George Lipsitz is a professor of Black Studies and Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His publications include A Life in the Struggle: Ivory Perry and the Culture of Opposition, Rainbow at Midnight: Labor and Culture in the 1940s and The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics.
Forging Change, Breaking Chains
Against the Current, No. 145, March/April 2010