Postcard from NYC

Dancing in front of the May Day march against the state of Arizona’s draconian anti-immigration laws down Broadway in New York City, one protestor in festive spring drag.

 
(Photo by Marc Mayer).

Related Posts

The Neoliberal Crisis and the Open University  By now we should all recognize the global economic effects of neoliberalism. David Harvey reminds us that free market policies have led, first and foremost, to a dramatic class realignment in which the relative egalitarianism of the post-World War II era was successfully beaten back, and over ...
In Conversation with Luke Willis Thompson The following is an edited transcript of an e-mail interview between the artist Luke Willis Thompson and Social Text editor Tavia Nyong’o that was conducted over the spring and summer of 2015, during and after the New Museum triennial, within which Thompson’s piece, eventually they introduced me to ...
Revolution in Ukraine: The View from Lviv   These photographs show the Euromaidan revolution in Ukraine from the perspective of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv.  All photographs were made in Lviv between February 19-23, 2014.  The Euromaidan revolution began as a public protest in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on November 21, 2013...
Which Way Wisconsin? The Meaning of the Madison Movement On arriving in Madison some years ago, I went to the huge farmers' market that winds round the Capitol. Startled by the slow-moving procession of orderly, white shoppers all pacing in the same direction, I dubbed the market throngs "The Million White Person March," little imagining how in the spring...

Tavia Nyong'o

Tavia Nyong’o is a cultural critic and professor of African American studies, American studies, and theater studies at Yale University. He writes on art, music, politics, culture, and theory. His first book, The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory (2009), won the Errol Hill Award for best book in African American theatre and performance studies, and a new book, Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life, is forthcoming from NYU Press in the fall of 2018. Nyong’o has published in venues such as Radical History Review, Criticism, GLQ, TDR, Women & Performance, WSQ, The Nation, Triple Canopy, The New Inquiry, and n+1. He is co-editor of the journal Social Text.