Anthropology Magazine

Why Capitalizing “Black” Matters
  • Ask SAPIENS

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    Why Capitalizing “Black” Matters

    SAPIENS supports and adopts the recent change made by many publications to capitalize Black in recognition of the significance of a person or group’s identity—yet, as an anthropology magazine, we must dive deeper into the “myth of race.”

  • Poetry

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    An anthropological poem journeys to the eye of the storm to understand how “race” has no biological basis—and is instead rooted in discrimination. What future for our species?

  • Ask SAPIENS

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    Why Capitalize “Indigenous”?

    The Associated Press Stylebook and The Chicago Manual of Style do not capitalize the term Indigenous when it is used to refer to people. But SAPIENS does. The editorial team explains why.

  • Poetry

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    Why Poetry + Anthropology?

    SAPIENS’ first poetry contest received dozens of remarkable entries. A total of five winning poems will be featured for World Poetry Day in March and National Poetry Month in April. Find out why we think anthropological poetry matters.