My New essay about Paul Gilroy and his seminal The Black Atlantic: Modernity And Double Consciousness twenty-five years on for Africa Is A Country.
Category Archives: Visual cultures of racism
Racist speech does not function as an invitation to conversation. It does not offer reasons or arguments with which its audience can engage; and the visceral hostility it expresses effectively forecloses, rather than opens, the opportunity for further discussion. Caroline West, ‘Words That Silence? Freedom of expression and racist hate speech’, 2012. “We express ourselves […]