Kyle Rittenhouse

Your friendly neighborhood sociologist: What we talk about when we talk about white supremacy

By Rod Graham / December 1, 2021 /

It’s not what it used to be.

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The system that allowed Malcolm X’s killers to walk keeps giving white supremacy a free pass

By Richard Sudan / November 26, 2021 /

In the decades since the assassination of Malcolm X, it might be comfortable to imagine we have traveled some way down the road of racial justice. But it’s a long road and not an easy one.  

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The Rittenhouse verdict isn’t a win for self-defense. It’s another example of white men having better rights than the rest of us

By Mia Brett / November 24, 2021 /

American history has plenty examples of whole classes of people that were explicitly excluded from claiming self-defense in court.

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In America, political violence is normal. So normal it’s invisible

By John Stoehr / November 23, 2021 /

It should always be on people’s minds.

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Kyle Rittenhouse, Audre Lorde and the rage of righteousness

By John Stoehr / November 22, 2021 /

Still in search of democratic responsibility.

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Kyle Rittenhouse’s actions fit into a long history of state-supported white vigilantism in America

By Mia Brett / November 15, 2021 /

His defense hopes to capitalize on white panic.

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Whiteness is working hard to vindicate Kyle Rittenhouse

By Richard Sudan / November 10, 2021 /

Please don’t pity him.

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Why isn’t the full force of the US government being brought down on the Proud Boys? Democracy and freedom demand it

By Richard Sudan / September 29, 2021 /

The FBI has the means, but not the will.

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