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African American Intellectual History

On Charlottesville and Our Current Intellectual Moment

I had something else written and ready to go for today’s blog post. However, after watching the news yesterday—and, more painful still, keeping up with events as they happened thanks to Twitter—I realized I needed to write something else. I am, for the most part, at a loss for words to describe what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia over the last two days. I want to use this essay to offer something to think about as the nation moves forward. Read more