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Where Is Race in Law and Political Economy?

Angela Harris

In their first post on this blog, Amy, David, and Jed assert that “politics and the economy cannot be separated.” Nevertheless, as they also observe, the separation of the two – as, for example, in the idea that economic activity is determined by laws of supply and demand that lie outside the power of governments to influence, other than through misguided “intervention” – continues to influence law and policy. 1,384 more words

What Is LPE?

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: The Fight for Life

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, a Kenyan writer and professor of Literature, prides himself in writing in his native-tongue of Gikuyu to articulate social issues in Africa, specifically during the time of British-rule in Kenya. 571 more words


Black Love

This originally was an email, to a beautiful friend of mine, whose friendship, whose love, whose care, whose conversation helped rewrite, reword, and rethink the words I have written here. 1,798 more words


Rainer Spencer Biography & Philosophy


  • Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
  • Associate Vice President for Diversity Initiatives & Chief Diversity Officer, UNLV
  • Founder and Director, Afro-American Studies Program at UNLV…
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Leader Analysis


The so-called Black man, woman, and child have been miseducated on more than one level. We’ve been miseducated mentally, physically and even spiritually. We have lost knowledge not just of who we are but who our creator is and what our duty is as a people. 371 more words


Halloween: A Day of Celebration or Devilment?

     Halloween is coming up in another week. I wonder how many of us will be celebrating and why? Is it just for the candy, or is there something about Halloween that speaks to our nature? 469 more words

African American

She Told Me...

I was a sophomore in high-school when I was told that I did a ‘great and professional job as an African-American’ after I performed my poetry for the talent show. 464 more words