SOURCE: The Atlantic
Evaluating the Perpetually Forthcoming Racial Reckoning
Journalist Wesley Lowery turns to a rereading of James Baldwin and Derrick Bell to consider how the racial identity of the officers who beat Tyre Nichols to death fits into the history of American racism.
Who's Afraid of Critical Race Theory?
by Wallace Hettle
An introduction to the core ideas of the Critical Race Theory movement and its founding thinkers suggests the right today isn't mad about ideas, but wants a new and scary-sounding term to justify their ongoing opposition to racial equality.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
Jelani Cobb on Derrick Bell: The Man Behind Critical Race Theory
Derrick Bell's frustrations with the limits of liberal individualism in civil rights jurisprudence pushed him to develop the important critique of institiutional racism in the law.
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