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November 7, 2014 – 2:56 am | Comments Off

I have a new article in a special issue of the journal Kalfou, “Banking without Borders: Culture and Credit in the New Financial World,” guest edited by historians Devin Fergus and Tim Boyd.
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“Be the Help” Campaign & Black Disappearance among the Multiracial Left

February 28, 2012 – 6:27 pm | Comments Off

One day a friend and I were talking about “Black disappearance” as a phenomenon. She spoke of it in regards to the new film about Joyce Carol Vincent, a Black woman whose dead body was “discovered” decomposing on the couch in her London apartment nearly three years after she went missing.

The Wages of Non-Blackness: Contemporary Immigrant Rights and Discourses of Character, Productivity, and Value

January 4, 2012 – 12:53 am |

I have an article in the latest issue of InTensions, “(De) Fatalizing the Present and Creating Radical Alternatives,” guest edited by Anna M. Agathangelou and Kyle D. Killian.  The special issue also features new articles …

“Race, Illegality, and Detention”: My Remarks at Imprisoned, Forgotten, and Deported

December 18, 2011 – 12:36 am | Comments Off

In October I presented on a panel that examined how race and notions of illegality intersected at the conference “Imprisoned, Forgotten, and Deported: Immigration Detention, Advocacy, and the Faith Community.”  Below are my remarks.
“Race, Illegality, …