Christopher Petrella

Christopher Petrella
Christopher Petrella is a lecturer in American cultural studies at Bates College. Christopher's work explores the intersections of race, state, and criminalization. He completed a Ph.D. in African diaspora studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Follow him on Twitter @CFPetrella.

Articles by this author

In August of 2017, white supremacists gathered at a violent "Unite the Right" rally to protest Charlottesville, Virginia's plan to take down a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Views
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Stop Using Mental Illness to Explain White Supremacy
A few weeks ago, we convened and moderated a “justice and equity” reading group for students, staff, and faculty at a local college. Our inaugural meeting centered on an essay in which the author calls attention to the shortcomings of organizing racial justice interventions in higher education...
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