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CASSANDRA PRESS REDEFINES THE WAY BLACK CRITICAL THEORY IS TAUGHT. In 2016, the artist Kandis Williams founded Cassandra Press, named in homage to the Trojan princess, with two other co-founders. The press produces lo-fi pamphlets called Readers, consisting of texts authored by Black critical theorists; holds classes; and offers artist zines at a substantially low price available for download from the site. A statement on the Cassandra Press website outlines its mission: “Our intention is to spread ideas, distribute new language, propagate dialogue-centering ethics, aesthetics, femme-driven activism, and black scholarship, because y’all ain’t listening.”
WHERE THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM BLOCKS AMERICANS’ RIGHT TO VOTE. Some U.S. states have changed rules to restore voting rights for people with felony convictions. But many may not even realize they’re […]
BIDEN AIDES SEE WARNING SIGNS IN BLACK, LATINO TURNOUT SO FAR. By Tyler PagerOctober 30, 2020 Despite record early turnout, Black, Latino votes lag Top Biden aides confident seniors, suburban votes […]