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Some Thoughts on Juliet Hooker’s Theorizing Race in the Americas

By Lewis Gordon Juliet Hooker is a political theorist in the Department of Political Science at Brown University.  Her work focuses on the contradictions of...

Women in Philosophy: Minority Identities, “Minority Concerns”

By Tiffany Gordon Most of my work is situated along the lines of my identity. It should not be surprising, then, that since I am...
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On Diversifying the Classroom from Within: An Interview with Perry Zurn

Perry Zurn is Assistant Professor of philosophy at American University. He researches broadly in the fields of political philosophy, gender theory, and applied ethics, and his work contributes...
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Black Issues in Philosophy: On Teaching Anna Julia Cooper’s “What Are We Worth” in...

By Thomas Meagher Anna Julia Cooper begins her essay, “What Are We Worth?”—a chapter from her classic book A Voice from the South (1892), considered...

Women in Philosophy: The Work of the APA Graduate Student Council

By Zoë Johnson King Graduate school in Philosophy can be hard, in many ways, for everyone. But some of the ways in which graduate school...

The Ugly Truth of Being a Black Professor in America

Editor’s Note: Some of the language used in this article is racially sensitive. The Blog of the APA is publishing it because we believe...

Women in Philosophy: Publishing Ethics in Philosophy

By Kris Sealey I’m the lead PI on a Mellon grant to develop a code of ethics for publishing in philosophy. Our team came to...

Philosophy in the Contemporary World: The Double Consciousness of a Black Muslim American

By Shaireen Rasheed I shudder to think what the backlash against the Muslim community would have been if Mark Anthony Conduitt, the Austin bomber and...
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Black Issues in Philosophy: Interview of Alan Pelaez Lopez

By Brooks Kirchgassner   Alan Pelaez Lopez is a PhD student in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California Berkeley. Lopez’s preferred third-person...

Women in Philosophy: Southern Black Feminism in Philosophy

By Lindsey Stewart When I mention to fellow conference participants in various philosophy circles that I work on Zora Neale Hurston, I often get a...