They’re attacking as somehow “lesser” the Black woman Biden has promised to nominate—even before he’s actually nominated one.
Kali Holloway is a columnist at The Daily Beast. She also contributes to The Nation. Her writings have appeared in The Guardian, Salon, TIME and numerous other outlets. She co-curated the New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2017 summer performance and film series “Theater of the Resist.” In her spare time she produces documentary films, plays in bands, writes music reviews, and collects useless pop culture trivia. She was the director of the now defunct Make it Right Project, an initiative dedicated to taking down Confederate monuments and telling the truth about history.
There are so many people contributing, actively or passively, to the end of America’s brief experiment with real democracy that it’s hard to know where to focus your anger.
Alvin Bragg won office on a promise to make the city safer by only locking up people who do significant harm. But the moral panic began after he put out his plan for doing that.
There’s a lot of “I alone can fix it” in the new mayor. What is it with these guys who grew up in Queens?
Enslaved Black people dreaded New Year’s in Civil War-era America, when they might be separated from loved ones. Just don’t tell the people yelling about “critical race theory.”
Before she was before the Supreme Court arguing to end Roe v. Wade, her father had the secessionist and Klan leader’s cabin lovingly restored and then moved into it.
O Holy Night’s verse, written at a time when the transatlantic slave trade was ongoing, was overtly anti-slavery.
White lady racist agitators walked so Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene could run.
The show has almost no Black characters—but the few who are there know the Roys better than they know themselves.
A system that only allows for accountability when Black folks’ murders are played in heavy media rotation is, obviously, not interested in the equal dispensation of justice.