AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Walter Ben Michaels

Friday, October 9th, 2009

WALTER BEN MICHAELS ON RACE AND CLASS

The Chicago-based literary theorist Walter Ben Michaels has been going on about why we privilege race over class. His right to a point. But that’s it: Race … has been a more successful technology of mystification. In the US, one of the great uses of racism was (and is) to induce poor white people to