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About P. Khalil Saucier

P. Khalil Saucier is Associate Professor of Sociology and the Director of Africana Studies at Rhode Island College. He is the author of the forthcoming study from Michigan State Press, Necessarily Black: Cape Verdean Youth, Hip-Hop Culture, and a Critique of Identity.

Articles by P. Khalil Saucier

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The sadism of anti-trafficking and the erasure of racial slavery

This debate has failed to engage with the enduring structure of racial slavery. As representations of African migrants in the Mediterranean illustrate, anti-trafficking campaigns feed into the problem they aim to dismantle. 

Slavery’s afterlife in the Euro-Mediterranean basin

Invisible to even the most progressive Europeans, antiblackness is the foundation from which to understand the tragedies now occurring in the Mediterranean Basin.

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