Eleanor Bumpurs and the Alchemy of Race and Rights

Harvard University Press blog has some excerpts of Patricia Williams’ excellent book from 1991, The Alchemy  of Race and Rights


If our laws are thus piano-wired on the exclusive validity of literalism, if they are picked clean of their spirit, then society risks heightened irresponsibility for the consequence of abominable actions.


Holy ratfarts, I wish I could write like that. Go read.