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Family photograph of Alisse Waterston's father standing in front of his store (El Imperio) in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A cropped version of this photograph is also on the homepage of the book's website at http://myfatherswars.com. Photo courtesy Alisse Waterston

“In order to understand history it is necessary to know not only how things are, but how they have come…More

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Reverend does popular "hands up don't shoot" gesture. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Ferguson: An American Story

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Raymond Codrington


By now the story is familiar to many. In Ferguson, MO, a town of less than 16,000 people, Michael Brown,…More

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What can anthropology tell us about the beheading of two American journalists by the self-proclaimed Islamic State (also known as…More

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Riot Police. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons

On March 19, 1935, the white manager of WH Kress & Co five-and-dime store on 125th Street in Harlem apprehended…More

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Night 3 in Ferguson, MO. Photo courtesy WIkimedia Commons

The Violence of the Status Quo

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Pem Davidson Buck


Michael Brown, Ferguson and Tanks Years ago I thought about writing a paper I would call “The Violence of the…More

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