Randall Kennedy has been a contributing editor of the Prospect since 1995. He is the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard University. His several books include The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency.
The case of a black Army veteran that spurred a South Carolina federal judge to defy his state's white supremacist power structureRandall KennedyFeb 25, 2019
Whether by example or by strategy, Dr. King always looked for opportunities to build bridges.Randall KennedyApr 03, 2018
Foes of hateful speech should remember how free expression was protected on campus in the first place—through the civil rights movement.Randall KennedyDec 28, 2017
Jim Crow was the descendant of Southern slavery. More shocking is the legacy of government-enforced racism in the North.Randall KennedyJul 24, 2017