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Ferrari Sheppard: Black Is An Experience

Note: The following article was published in Athens New Renaissance Magazine The interview began like many before it: there was a slight delay due to technical issues, there was a short exchange of pleasantries, and there was just enough light-hearted banter to smoothly ease into a full-fledged conversation. However, once the topic of Chicago weather...More

Journal: Travels to the South

This week’s Ferguson verdict calls to mind the countless cases of Israelis—security forces or civilian vigilantes—going unpunished for unauthorized killings of non-combatant Arabs. Though Americans—especially white Americans—may not apprehend this comparison, the system of control in the inner cities of the U.S. resembles the colonial “pacification” practices seen in Israel’s attempt to manage an angry...More