Liz Appel


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White Supremacy in the Movement Against the Prison-Industrial Complex

Appel explores the role and various manifestations of white supremacy in leftist politics, specifically in the emergent movement against the prison-industrial complex. Her critique of white progressives is that their actions, though well intentioned, are laden with manifestations of white supremacy; she challenges them to embrace a more radical politics, one that makes antiracism a central tenet in any analysis and subsequent action against a white-supremacist state.

racism, white supremacists, activists, radical groups, political prisoners

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 30, No. 2 (2003): 81-88