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White Supremacy and ‘White Innocence’ Were Behind the Killings in Jacksonville

Reprinted with permission from Truthout, September 8, 2023. (Image by Mark Dixon) The murder of three Black people in Jacksonville, Florida, last month by white male supremacist Ryan Christopher Palmeter, who later killed himself, cannot be understood as anything other than an act of racist terrorism. In the wake of the horror of the attack, […]

George Yancy

George Yancy is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Philosophy at Emory University. He is one of the leading US scholars on critical philosophy of race and critical whiteness studies. His PhD (Distinction) in philosophy is from Duquesne University. Yancy has authored, edited, and co-edited over 20 books. Some of his recent books are Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race in America (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017), On Race: 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis (Oxford University Press, 2017), and Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly about Racism in America (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018). Yancy is known for his controversial and widely discussed interviews and articles published in The New York Times’ philosophy column, The Stone. Three of his books have won Choice Outstanding Academic Book Awards and he has twice won the American Philosophical Association Committee on Public Philosophy’s Op-Ed contest.

H. A. Nethery

H. A. Nethery is an associate professor of philosophy at Florida Southern College. He specializes in phenomenology and the philosophy of time. He has published essays on phenomenology, racism and rap music. His current project is on conspiracy theories and white supremacist radicalisation.