Abstract

This essay argues that the killing of Trayvon Martin illuminates how the criminalization of blackness operates as a political institution of the post-enslavement liberal order and how black vulnerability to injury and death constitute a distinctive structure of political antagonism.

Additional Information

ISSN
1092-311X
Print ISSN
2572-6633
Launched on MUSE
2012-08-30
Open Access
No
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