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Race relations

The Lightning Farm

The death penalty under Trump and the execution of Dustin Higgs

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The Umpire Strikes Back

From remarks made by U.S. judges in 2019, which appeared in the Winter 2020 issue of the Judicial Conduct Reporter, published by the National Center for State Courts. These remarks…

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You Say You Want a Revolution

Morality is often reduced to choices, and imperfect choices at that. This is the human condition; to accept it and do the best we can is a brave thing, and…

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On Defense

Twenty-five years of fighting mass incarceration in court

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Color Theory

From Afropessimism, which will be published this month by Liveright. In February 2001, I attended the Race Rave conference at the University of California, Santa Cruz, with my wife, Alice.…

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No Joe!

Joe Biden’s disastrous legislative legacy

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We Were So Happy Then

Life in the new South Africa

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Visits from the Goon Squad

From behaviors of Little Rock, Arkansas, police, cited by the department since 2007. The internal reports were made public in October, following an investigation of the killing of Bobby Moore,…

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The Gatekeepers

Unknown knowns: the limits of racial discourse in a system almost exclusively controlled by white people

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