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Month: December 2017

CAN Stands with Rudy Martinez

CAN Stands with Rudy Martinez

The great anticolonial philosopher Frantz Fanon once declared, “The Negro enslaved by his inferiority, the white man enslaved by his superiority, alike behave in accordance with a neurotic orientation.” By “enslaved,” Fanon meant that both white people and non-white people were made less human, less free, by racism and white supremacy. True liberation of humanity, Fanon argued, would come when Black and White were “free” of the plague of racism itself, meaning when “ whiteness” no longer meant superiority over…

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LESSONS FROM A SHUT DOWN: AN AFTER REPORT ON WINTRICH EVENT AT UCONN

LESSONS FROM A SHUT DOWN: AN AFTER REPORT ON WINTRICH EVENT AT UCONN

A Report from UConn CAN Many of us here at UConn are still reeling from the most intense political clash we’ve seen on campus in years.  You’ve probably seen the news, but here’s a quick recap. White nationalist, Milo-wannabe, Lucian Wintrich comes to campus for a speech. At least 75% of the 200-member audience there are hostile, with at least 100 other hostile people outside who couldn’t get in.  Students of color and queer students formed a significant part of…

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