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 Forgotten Origins of the Constitution on Campus
Foes of hateful speech should remember how free expression was protected on campus in the first place—through the civil rights movement.Randall Kennedy | December 28, 2017
State-Enforced Segregation and the Color of Justice
Jim Crow was the descendant of Southern slavery. More shocking is the legacy of government-enforced racism in the North.Randall Kennedy | July 24, 2017