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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.
Below is the abstract …

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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.

“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, …

The myth of imported immigrant success

July 21, 2009 – 1:20 pm | Comments Off

The Myth of Imported Immigrant Success
By Tamara K. Nopper, Ph.D.
If I had a dollar for every time I heard people claim that Asian immigrants do well because they migrate with the human capital to succeed, …