Black Lives and the State of Distraction
Distraction makes racism and state violence seem like moving targets, difficult to critique amid the constant, shifty inquisition....
Eddie Bruce-Jones is a legal academic and anthropologist based at Birkbeck College School of Law, University of London. He is the author of Race in the Shadow of Law: Activism in Contemporary Europe (forthcoming 2016, Routledge/ GlassHouse). He serves on the Board of Directors of the Institute of Race Relations and the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group in London.