Tag: Civil rights

Monuments to Hate

Chelsea Horton , July 2nd, 2020

We do not sit outside of the world in which we live. The current fight over the fate of Confederate monuments in US life is a direct struggle…

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Stonewall Mythology

Alexandra Frankel , June 21st, 2019

How we tell the story of Stonewall matters. This June marks the fiftieth anniversary of the riots at The Stonewall Inn in New York City. The days-long series…

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In the Journals, January-February 2019

williamodum , April 2nd, 2019

From: Diane M. Nelson, “Low Intensities,” Current Anthropology 60, no. S19 (February 2019): S122-S133.   Welcome back to In the Journals, a brief look at just a few…


DragNet: February 1 – February 15, 2018

anthropoliteiaadmin , February 20th, 2018

Image from ACLU.org For this dragnet update we have several fascinating articles to highlight. Among the stories from the United states was  an article on  the NYPD’s unofficial power…


The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 21: Maurice Magaña on Seeing Race and Citizenship in the U.S. through Ava Duvernay’s 13th

smulla16 , March 1st, 2017

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 9: Dana Ain-Davis On Taylor’s “From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation”

smulla16 , November 9th, 2016

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical…


#Review: Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

Anna Neumann , June 22nd, 2016

Dan Berger’s relationship with “America’s political prisoners” (xii) has been personal from the very beginning. At age sixteen and out of historical curiosity, Berger sought contact with black…


Under Surveillance: Islamophobia and Muslim Student Associations

Anne Kelsey , May 16th, 2016

In 2012, the Associated Press released a news report titled “NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast.” In the article, we learn that the New York City police…

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