Posts by Amiri Tulloch

SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 02: (L-R) Eli Harold #58, Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel on the sideline during the anthem prior to the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium on October 2, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Colin Kaepernick, August Wilson, and the Denial of Black Freedom

Despite a massive time difference between playwright August Wilson's "Gem of the Ocean," and quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protests, both showcase a similar understanding of the relationship between blackness and freedom in America.

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A Note on Charlottesville

"It comes as a great shock around the age of 5, 6, or 7 to discover that the flag to which you have pledged allegiance, along with everybody else, has not pledged allegiance to you.” - James Baldwin, 1965.

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The School-to-Prison Pipeline (feat. Harold Jordan of the ACLU)

Harold Jordan, an advocate at the ACLU of Pennsylvania, joined the podcast to talk about punishment in American schools and the school to prison pipeline.

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On Serena Williams’ Identity in Tennis

Today, I talk about Serena Williams. How does her identity as a black woman contradict the sport she excels at?

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This is the third of 3 pieces I'm sharing from my personal English class blog.

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This is the second of 3 pieces I'm sharing from my personal English class blog.

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This is the first of 3 pieces I'm sharing from my personal English class blog.

Standing Rock in America’s Tradition of Indigenous Suppression

Standing Rock in America’s Tradition of Indigenous Suppression

The disregard of indigenous land is an American reality. I cover this country's imperialistic relationship with the Native American community and show the importance of Standing Rock's current position.

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The Black Role in Literature (feat. Writer Camryn Garrett)

Camryn Garrett -- a teenage author, filmmaker, and creator -- joined me to talk about the way Black people participate and are portrayed in modern literature and writing.