Race and Genocide: How Trayvon Martin’s Murder Became Deracialized

Note: This is the first article in a two-part series scheduled to appear this week.  The second installment will be posted on Friday. By NAVID FARNIA Ida B. Wells was perhaps the most influential figure in the anti-lynching movement.  Wells recognized lynching’s devastating impact on Black people because she understood lynching as political violence.  Lynch … Continue reading