Kung Li

A History of Georgia's 1%: Why You Must Face Race to Occupy Atlanta

by Kung Li on Oct 13, 2011 10:12AM

When Occupiers decided civil rights icon John Lewis was no exception to their process of ordering speakers, critics said it revealed the movement's blind spots on race. Kung Li explains how race defines the very space protestors occupy.

Topics: Politics, History, #Occupy

Troy Davis's Legacy: A New, Deeply Personal Movement

by Jen Marlowe Kung Li on Sep 30, 2011 10:05AM

Thousands of young, black men and women in the South are declaring "I am Troy Davis" as if their lives depend on it. And they do. The fight against systemic racism in the justice system may have finally exploded out of the courts and into the community.

Topics: Troy Davis, Criminal Justice