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  • print • Feb/Mar 2009

    Signifier In Chief

    What Obama Means . . . For Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Future by Jabari Asim • Salim Muwakkil

    ...Jabari Asim’s previous book, The N Word (2007), employed the notorious racial epithet to illuminate the history of American white supremacy. Now Asim, the editor of the NAACP’s...

  • politics • August 19, 2014

    Tell the World the Facts

    Jabari Asim

    ...’s other hand, the specter of consumerism’s eventual triumph even in the midst of genuine fury. Jabari Asim has written three nonfiction books and a collection of short stories, A Taste of Honey...

  • print • Feb/Mar 2010

    Whiteness Falls

    The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter • Jabari Asim

    ... steep price. Too bad some of us still can’t afford it. Jabari Asim is a 2009 Guggenheim Fellow. His next book, A Taste of Honey, will be published by Broadway Books in March....

  • print • Sept/Oct/Nov 2008


    God and Race in American Politics: A Short History by Mark A. Noll • Jabari Asim

    ... marched in their determination to rescue the nation.” That they considered their country in need of rescue is a provocative notion-and a fitting subject for another short history, perhaps. Jabari...

  • print • Sept/Oct/Nov 2017

    O Cousin, Where Art Thou?

    Danielle Allen goes in search of a family member lost in the prison system • Jabari Asim

    ... Michael to appreciate the author’s devastating sense of loss. They will also have an understanding, barring changes to the system, of the many more Michaels we stand to lose. Jabari Asim is director of...

  • print • Feb/Mar 2015

    Hard Laughter

    Looking back at the legacy of America’s most influential black comedian • Jabari Asim

    ... place. Jabari Asim’s novel Only the Strong will be published by Agate/Bolden in the spring....

  • print • Sept/Oct/Nov 2016

    Bearing Witness

    Two essay collections examine race relations in America • Jabari Asim

    ... Chang’s text, in essence, poses the same question. Enriched and stimulated as much by his passion as his ideas, I’m pleased to answer with a resounding yes. Jabari Asim is director of...