Judith Weisenfeld, African American Studies, African American Intelligentsia, African American News, A New World A-Coming, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

Online Roundtable: Judith Weisenfeld’s New World A-Coming | Black Perspectives Black Perspectives, the blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), is collaborating with the Journal of Africana Religions* to host an online roundtable on Judith Weisenfeld‘s New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration (New York University Press, 2017).

Poverty, African American Poverty, Black Poverty, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

How do Americans view poverty? Many blue-collar whites, key to Trump, criticize poor people as lazy and content to stay on welfare | Los Angeles Times Most Americans do not believe that the government bears the main burden of taking care of the poor. Asked who has the “greatest responsibility for helping the poor,” just over one-third said that the government does. That figure has not budged in three decades.

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