Nationalism and national belonging — and the ways social-expectations placed on displaces peoples can limit their access to civic, medical, and everyday resources.
Gaming, as a medium often outside conversations on Blackness and digital praxis, is one that is becoming more visible, viable, and legible in making sense of Black technoculture.
Our faculty in the MIT Faculty Newsletter: “Each of us, separately and together, can continue to fight for justice.”
Vivek Bald reads from a new essay that uses a teenage encounter with police and the justice system to explore questions of immigrant acceptability, racialization, and the South Asians American embrace of model minority status.
Kimberly Juanita Brown will focus on US news media coverage of apartheid in the last year of its existence, and the images that anchored viewers’ interpretation of the event.
Scott C. Richmond argues that what is at stake in #blacklivesmatter is a Black political form that is also an emphatically network form, operating below, beyond, and to the side of what can be practiced, grasped at the level of the individual, of intention, and of representation.
A discussion of Black Panther at the MIT Black Students’ Union Lounge, co-organized by Annis Rachel Sands (CMS master’s student) and Ángel R. Rodríguez (Harvard University Ph.D. candidate).