Monthly Archives: December 2014

Skin-Color. Impolite Conversations, The Web Series

Impolite Conversations is a fascinating collection of essay that captures a set of exchanges between journalist Cora Daniels and cultural anthropologist John L. Jackson, Jr. I make an appearance in Jackson’s chapter titled “All my best friends are light skinned women.” You’ll have … Continue reading

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Slavery & Sexual Violence. The Case of Missouri v. Celia, a Slave

For the past three years, I’ve been working with The Celia Project, a research and writing collaboration between scholars of history, law, and literature. Our broad subject is the history of slavery and sexual violence and the case of Missouri v. … Continue reading

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