What McCain really wants is a return to a time when dominant groups spoke freely—in voices that were homophobic, racist, transphobic or otherwise bigoted—without accountability.
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.
The far-right Claremont Institute created a database that supposedly proved “woke” corporations funded “the BLM riots.” Try not to act shocked, but that’s a lie.
The GOP-led Senate was forced to tweak the bill—but make no mistake, this is still a paternalistic, white takeover of the majority Black city of Jackson’s justice system.
The state is moving to create a white-controlled district in an overwhelmingly Black city—with unelected officials, judges, and prosecutors.
They claim to support vigorous debate and spirited dissent, then they huddle in their ideological bubbles crying “I was canceled.”
In her foreword to Clarence Lusane’s “Twenty Dollars and Change,” Kali Holloway explores how symbols like statues and money can both harm and help.
It’s a national disgrace that this many people voted for a clueless, unqualified fraud like Herschel Walker.
The star just wrote a tweet so tone-deaf that the word “cringe” doesn’t do it justice. Why can’t she ever stop making it all about her?
New York Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit is bringing the ex-president’s racism and sexism back into the spotlight.
GOP governors sending immigrants to Democrat-led cities are following in the footsteps of the Southern white supremacists who bussed poor Black people to “liberal” areas.