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We had a lot of footnotes for this episode. I list the most significant works here:
Michael J. Klarman From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality;
Lawrence Friedman Crime And Punishment In American History;
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak "Can the Subaltern Speak?" in Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture;
Edward Said Orientalism (reproduced in its entirety here);
Tricia Rose The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk about when We Talk about Hip Hop--and why it Matters;
Baratunde Thurston, Raquel Cepeda, and Tanner Colby's podcast "National Conversation about Conversations about Race," episode 4;
Judith Butler Gender Trouble;
Dipesh Chakrabarty Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference.
Ryan recommended Charles Taylor Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity. He also is a big fan of George Winston.
DC recommended Slavoj Zizek "What does it mean to be a great thinker today?"
The outro song is called "Ignominy" by our friends in We Can Be Trees, who just released their debut EP Strangers At A Birthday Party.