Politics on social media may be exciting and even fun. But is it good for democracy?
Language access provisions to expand language minority voters’ access to the polls are not only about political participation. They also reveal the reproduction of white public space and white supremacy in US electoral practices.
Irma McClaurin is a black feminist anthropologist and consultant who conducts research on the social construction of inequality and its impact on African diaspora communities through an intersectional lens.
An anthropologist recalls a conversation with three older women as they reflected on their experiences of electoral politics past and present.
What do Black Latinx experiences add to the conversation of “Black Lives Matter” or, as we say in Spanish, “Las Vidas Negras Importan?”
These days, images of Black women protesting proliferate, but often they are accompanied with captions that describe Black women as on the frontlines fighting for the rights of Black men, as if police violence does not also affect us.
For our November/December issue, Anthropology News is putting all its eggs in one basket for a series about food production and consumption.
What a passionate exchange at a protest for civil rights tells us about the performance of Black masculinity as sincere investment in the Black community.
Cairo’s charitable water fountains are proliferating as locals respond to increasing thermal discomfort due to climate change.
The moment has come for a government commission on slavery and its present-day impacts; the moment has come for profound change.