Alberto F. Alesina, Stelios Michalopoulos, and Elias Papaioannou (NBER): Ethnic Inequality. Gil S. Epstein and Erez Siniver (Bar Ilan): Can an Ethnic Group Climb Up from the Bottom of the Ladder? Tanya Kateri Hernandez (Fordham): The Value of Intersectional Comparative Analysis to the “Post-Racial” Future of Critical Race Theory: A Brazil–U.S. Comparative Case Study. Melting pots and salad bowls: What is the future of assimilation in America? Josh Trapani reviews Living Color: The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color by Nina Jablonski. Emily S. Lee on Merleau-Ponty and philosophy of race. Is the Constitution colorblind? Edward J. Erler investigates. Eona Bell reviews Histories of Social Studies and Race: 1865-2000. Osagie K. Obasogie reviews Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Recreate Race in the Twenty-first Century by Dorothy Roberts. The tech world is brimming with optimism for our augmented-reality future — but what will happen when flawed, prejudiced people get their hands on these tools? Yes, racism is waning — but it’s critical to understand what kinds of bigotry persist and why.

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