The RFRA controversy is just one aspect of a much larger monkey wrench hurled by the right into the entire framework of civil rights.
With the excitement following the announcement of the forthcoming publication of Harper Lee's second book, Kay Whitlock and Michael Bronski take a fresh, critical look at the way in which To Kill a Mockingbird frames its discussion of racial violence and responsibility for both perpetrating and dismantling it.
It was another tragedy in a distrustful, on-edge society steeped in violent confrontation and extra-judicial killing as the solution to whatever ails us.
D. W. Griffith’s infamous silent film 'The Birth of a Nation' turns 100 years old this Sunday. In an excerpt from their new book CONSIDERING HATE, Kay Whitlock and Michael Bronski investigate the legacy of that film’s “politically fraught public discussion of hate, race, power, and sex.”
'Considering Hate' authors Kay Whitlock and Michael Bronski examine the shadow side of the #JeSuisCharlie movement.
In our January releases, we explore a geopolitical conservation effort, redefine the source of hatred and hate-driven violence, return Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to his radical roots, and expose the hypocrisy of “merit-based” admissions practices. These are books you will be thinking about and discussing for the rest of the year.