Identity and Racism

  1. Nation, religion, language: Amin Maalouf on identity (DD)
  2. What is Political Polarization? [Why We’re Polarized by Ezra Klein] (BAOS)
    Reaction to Mark Lilla’s The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics (DD)
  3. Good News! Everyone Has Expertise About Their Own Identity (An Injustice!)
  4. Why Americans Can’t Avoid ‘Identity Politics’ (Medium)
  5. Who Is to Blame for ‘Identity Politics’? (Medium)
  6. Another jab at ‘identity politics’: The anti-democratic sentence at the end of the Sept. 5, 2018 anonymous op-ed (DD)
  7. How Did Richard Dawkins Undermine Transgender People? (on his 2021 bad tweet) (An Injustice!)
  8. Why Did Richard Dawkins Tweet About Rachel Dolezal? (background info) (Medium)
  9. Forming the cathedral (DMB)
  10. On Harry G. Frankfurt’s ‘The Importance of What We Care About’ (DMB)
  11. American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin by Terrance Hayes (GR)
  12. Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli (GR)
  13. Antisemitism: Here and Now by Deborah E. Lipstadt (GR)
  14. Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by C. Riley Snorton (GR)
  15. On My Way to Liberation by h. melt (GR)
  16. Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston (GR)
  17. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine (GR)
  18. Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation by Angel Kyodo Williams (GR)
  19. Mistaken Identity: Race and Class in the Age of Trump by Asad Haider (GR)
  20. Why Didn’t We Riot?: A Black Man in Trumpland by Issac J. Bailey (BAOS)
  21. Learning to See Racism as ‘Casteism’ [Caste by Isabel Wilkerson] (BAOS)
  22. How We Are ‘Biased’ [Biased by Jennifer Eberhardt] (Booxify)
  23. America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America by Jim Wallis (GR)
  24. Arab in America by Toufic El Rassi (GR)
  25. In the Name of Identity: Violence and the Need to Belong by Amin Maalouf (GR)
  26. Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger by Arjun Appadurai (GR)
  27. Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? What it Means to Be Black Now by Touré (GR)
  28. The Man of Genius by Cesare Lombroso (GR)
  29. The Skull Measurer’s Mistake: And Other Portraits of Men and Women Who Spoke Out Against Racism by Sven Lindqvist (GR)
  30. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (GR)
  31. How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide by Crystal Marie Fleming (GR)
  32. Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency by Willy Wilkinson (GR)
  33. Making the Social World: The Structure of Human Civilization by John Rogers Searle (GR)
  34. Us and Them: Understanding Your Tribal Mind by David Berreby (GR)
  35. Indigenous Student Manifesto and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People by Kimo Armitage (GR)
  36. Shouting at the Crocodile: Popo Molefe, Patrick Lekota, and the Freeing of South Africa by Rose Moss (GR)