Author: Claudia Rankine

Book Review: Citizen by Claudia Rankine

Posted May 9, 2015 in Reviews / 4 Comments
Book Review: Citizen by Claudia Rankine

Citizen: An American Lyric, Claudia Rankine’s collection of prose and poetry, catalogues the microaggressions and blatant racism black Americans face on a daily basis. From things as seemingly small as being called the name of a different black person to incidents as awful as being reported to the police as a suspicious figure in an affluent neighborhood, these moments build up to a constant hum of “Hold up, did you just hear, did you just say, did you just see, did you just […]