Al Sharpton

New York University Sociology Graduate student and Jacobin contributing writer Jonah Birch explains where the myth of the “culture of poverty” comes from, the roots of the culture of poverty idea, prison and African American men, racial discrimination ¬†and incarceration, the myths of African American commitment to education and work, social context and “valuing” families […]
Princeton Professor, Eddie S. Glaude Jr, explained the roots of the March on Washington, Malcolm X’s original critique of the march, how mainstream America has co-opted the Civil Rights Movement, how the left has been marginalized, why the Obama Administration’s failures to hold banks accountable undermines King’s social justice tradition, the intersection between social progress […]