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What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration

The Atlantic

This long-form Atlantic feature gives names, faces, and voices to the staggering statistics on mass incarceration in the United States.

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A Call for Hope in the Age of Mass Incarceration

The Atlantic

In a short response, Anyabwile applauds Coates’ insight and candor, but argues that his message suffers from a lack of hope.

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Lifting As We Climb

Harper’s

A Harvard law professor’s take on “respectability politics,” a strategy of attentiveness to public presentation that undergirded much of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Blood At the Root

The New Yorker

In conversations with Charleston residents three months after this summer’s killings, what emerges most powerfully is the healing and sustaining role of the black church.

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