The Minneapolis Uprising in Context
"We as a nation still fail to reckon with the wisdom King prophetically offered toward the end of his life: that only 'social justice and progress are the absolute guarantors of riot prevention. There is no other answer.'"
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. on the #MinneapolisUprising in context: "A proper understanding of urban rebellion depends on our ability to interpret it not as a wave of criminality, but as political violence."
Elizabeth Hinton on the #MinneapolisUprising in context: "A proper understanding of urban rebellion depends on our ability to interpret it not as a wave of criminality, but as political violence."
"We as a nation still fail to reckon with the wisdom King prophetically offered toward the end of his life: that only 'social justice and progress are the absolute guarantors of riot prevention. There is no other answer.'" Great piece by
"a proper understanding of sixties-era urban rebellion—and similar rebellions now—depends on our ability to interpret it not as a wave of criminality, but as a period of sustained political violence."
The Minneapolis Uprising in Context
“we shd attempt to understand violent rebellion on its own terms, as a form of direct political action” On its own terms. Such an important point, which runs against styles of thought so frequently deployed in so many of the human sciences
"However, a proper understanding of sixties-era urban rebellion—and similar rebellions now—depends on our ability to interpret it not as a wave of criminality, but as a period of sustained political violence."
The Minneapolis Uprising in Context