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By David Theo Goldberg

We listen a lot discuss the appearance of a “postracial” age. The election of Barack Obama as President of the U.S. was once held via many to be evidence that we have got as soon as and for all moved past race. The Swedish govt has even long past as far as to erase all references to race from its legislative documents.

However, as Ferguson, MO, and numerous social information express, underneath such claims lurk extra sinister shadows of the racial daily, institutional, and structural racisms persist and renew themselves underneath the polish of nonraciality. A conundrum lies at its very center as obvious whilst the election of a Black President used to be taken to be the top of postraciality.
 
In this glowing essay, David Theo Goldberg seeks to provide an explanation for this conundrum, and divulges how the postracial is in basic terms the afterlife of race, no longer its loss of life. Postraciality is the recent common sense of raciality.

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