In recent weeks, a handful of nooses have appeared on college campuses. Diverse recently asked some African-American Studies professors for their interpretations of this disturbing development. Two Group of 88 members were interviewed.
Lee Baker—as often has occurred—offered a thoughtful reply, noting that the anonymity of the internet seemed to encourage hate speech. He pointed to one (non-lacrosse) vile e-mail he had received.
Then there was Mark Anthony ("thugniggaintellectual") Neal:
Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, an associate professor of Black Popular Culture at
The magazine cited two colleges (