Category Archives: sociology

After Obamacare

Americans of all hues expressed surprise when Barack Obama was elected four years ago (and again last year), with many candidly remarking that they never thought they would live to see the day when the United States would be led … Continue reading

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Doing Good Works: Ida B. Wells-Barnett and Troy Duster

I had the great honor of interviewing the trailblazing sociologist Troy Duster for Public Culture. Our conversation covers much of Duster’s extraordinary life trajectory, from his childhood on the South Side of Chicago, to his interactions with notable scholars, including … Continue reading

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