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George Yancy and Paul Gilroy: What ‘Black Lives’ Means in Britain

George Yancy: In a review of the 2013 movie “12 Years a Slave,” you wrote that neoliberalism — the unquestioning faith in free market values taken to ideological extremes — … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

George Yancy and Cornel West: The Fire of a New Generation

George Yancy: Recently, on Aug. 10, you were arrested along with others outside the courthouse in St. Louis because of the collective resistance against continued racial injustice and police brutality. … Continue reading

August 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

George Yancy and Joe Feagin: American Racism in the ‘White Frame’

George Yancy: To what extent does your work as a sociologist overlap or pertain to what we might concern ourselves with as philosophers? Joe Feagin: I have been deeply concerned … Continue reading

August 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

George Yancy and Peter Singer: On Racism, Animal Rights, and Human Rights

George Yancy: You have popularized the concept of speciesism, which, I believe was first used by the animal activist Richard Ryder. Briefly, define that term and how do you see … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

George Yancy and Noam Chomsky: The Roots of American Racism

This is the eighth in a series of interviews with philosophers on race that I am conducting for The Stone. This week’s conversation is with Noam Chomsky, a linguist, political … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

George Yancy and Judith Butler: What’s Wrong with “All Lives Matter”?

George Yancy: In your 2004 book, “Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence,” you wrote, “The question that preoccupies me in the light of recent global violence is, Who … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

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