Black and White No Longer

American society is neither post-racial nor stuck fast in a racist past, but fantasies of monolithic racial communities are distorting our national conversation on race and public policy.

Appeared in: Volume 8, Number 1 | Published on: August 10, 2012

Richard Thompson Ford is George E. Osborne Professor at Stanford Law School and author of several books, including Rights Gone Wrong: How Law Corrupts the Struggle for Equality and The Race Card: How Bluffing about Bias Makes Race Relations Worse.

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