Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is a writer, public speaker and activist in Chicago. She writes on Black politics, housing inequality, and issues of race and class in the United States. Her articles have been published in Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, New Politics, The Black Commentator, Gaper’s Block, Ms. magazine among other publications. She is on the editorial board of the International Socialist Review and will be a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana for the 2013-2014 academic year. You can follow her on Twitter at KeeangaYamahtta.
Where Obama’s Class Speech Failed
The president claims 'the opportunity gap in America is now as much about class as it is about race.' Is it? MORE
Views · January 23, 2014
A Verdict on Racial Profiling?
A judge has ruled stop-and-frisk unconstitutional and racist. But will it stop? MORE
Features · August 16, 2013
The Verdict on a ‘Post-Racial’ Society
What the George Zimmerman acquittal says about America. MORE
Features · July 16, 2013