Racialization, Affect, and Refuge

How do we begin to grapple with the racialization of empathy? How do we capture, both ethnographically and politically, the differential allocation of sympathy, compassion, and the kind of care that mobilizes? For some people, these disparities are exemplified by the recent mass demonstrations of the Million Women March in cities around the world, with […]

Letter from the Outgoing President

ABA continues to be at the center of vital scholarship, discussions and activism around social justice, race and blackness in their various manifestations

ABA Events at #AAA2016

Hi everyone! It’s that time of year again. We wanted to provided a centralized account of some of the exciting events being sponsored by and of potential interest to the Association of Black Anthropologists and its members. We can’t wait to see you all in Minneapolis! (Events marked with an * are official sponsorships of […]