Peter A. Coclanis

Enough with the 1970s comparisons

16 March 2022 2:09 pm

The media are abuzz these days about a purported “return to the 1970s.” Generally speaking, such chatter is not intended…

Is it fair to compare inner-city crime to the Global South?

3 July 2021 2:11 pm

Just before 11 p.m. on Tuesday June 1, 18-year-old Kennedy Hobbs of Jackson, Mississippi stopped at a gas station off…

Twerking, Chicago and the decline of police power

15 June 2021 2:40 am

A cellphone video surfaced in Chicago last week showing three African American women twerking on top of a slowly moving…