Tag: Police brutality

Visions of Black Futurity Amidst the Double Pandemic of COVID-19 and Police Brutality by Nadia Mbonde

Nadia Mbonde , May 11th, 2021


When I ask Willow, an Afro-Puerto Rican young woman in her 20s, if quarantine has helped reduce the stigma of mental illness, she responds: I think it will…


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In the Journals – Police Abolition

allisontedesco , August 24th, 2020


Allegory of Justice (Sanctity of the Law) by The Metropolitan Museum of Art via PICRYL Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations…


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Re-framing Crime, Violence, and Poverty: new cinematic narratives of Black criminality in Imperial Dreams

ngraulich , October 12th, 2018


Introduction: reframings Redmond (2017) has noted that, in order to garner support for the punitive policies of the War on Drugs, Americans were presented with stories that framed…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus, Week 20: Sameena Mulla on Policing Mental Health and Metzl’s The Protest Psychosis

smulla16 , February 22nd, 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…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, Week 5: Meg Stalcup and Charles Hahn on Technology, Surveillance, and Security

mstalcup , October 7th, 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…


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In the Journals – May 2016

Sean Miller , May 24th, 2016


Summer is here and that means that most of us will no doubt be undertaking fieldwork of some sort. But fear not, as we here at In the…


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Introduction to “On the Ground”

Elyse Bailey , March 21st, 2016


The very public lynchings of black men, women, and children prompted much concern, discussion, and action at the 2014 Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association in Washington,…


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I Will Not Call Her Name: An Ethno-poem on Racial and Gendered Violence

Carole McGranahan , June 18th, 2015


[Savage Minds is pleased to publish this ethno-poem by L. Kaifa Roland who is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Kaifa is the author…


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DragNet: April 20 – May 3, 2015

kcastner , May 3rd, 2015


“I think you have to have a shared collective memory of the past to recognize another human being,” writes Lawrence Jackson. His post, On Becoming More Human, examines…


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