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Wellesley prof, author: Black Metaphors: How Modern Racism Emerged from Medieval Race-Thinking (UPenn, 2019), founder: The Spoke-blog of the Albright Institute
Opponents of the name change say that there is a large body of evidence that the inhabitants of England called themselves Angli Saxones.
I’ll tell you what there is a large body of evidence about:
the name needs to change because the historical context has changed
Author @ProfCWhit, his landmark new book BLACK METAPHORS, and his commitment to community development efforts in Philadelphia's Point Breeze neighborhood are all highlighted in this article from @Wellesley
From the Middle Ages to Modern-Day Philadelphia: How Black Metaphors Shape Our Understanding of Race
Wellesley professor Cord Whitaker took his new book, Black Metaphors: How Modern Racism Emerged from Medieval Race-Thinking, home to his South Philade...