Using Ralph Ellison to Concern-Troll Black Students

Photo via The Independent

Photo via The Independent

I’ve just published a new piece on Warscapes, “Using Ralph Ellison to Concern-Troll Black Students.”  It’s partly a response to this op-ed in the LA Times, and also a remembrance of Jerry Gafio Watts, an Ellison scholar, CUNY Graduate Center professor, and world-class rancoteur, who passed away last week. (Read this piece by GC alum Sam Han for more on Watts and his legacy.)

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