Author Archives: Joe Pettit

Racial Stigma and the Persistence of White Supremacy: Transforming a Democracy that Never Was

Here is the link to a paper I have written titled, “Racial Stigma and the Persistence of White Supremacy: Transforming a Democracy that Never Was.”  I am presenting this paper in this Blog format because I am very interested in … Continue reading

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Do Blacks Have A Right Not To Be Stigmatized?

The application of rights language to questions of racial justice in a post-civil rights era has been problematic for at least three reasons. First, it has reduced questions of racial justice to the treatment of individuals at the expense of … Continue reading

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The Triumph of White Supremacy (Short Version)

For the inaugural post on my new blog, I would like to present a condensed version of the argument found in “The Triumph of White Supremacy,” a working paper on my website.  In this presentation, I will go slightly beyond the … Continue reading

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