Panelists break down precedents of racism in international affairs

By: Michelle Vassilev ,  The GW Hatchet
February 22, 2021

"Siba Grovogui, a professor of international relations theory and law at Cornell University, said the Black Lives Matter movement has given the public the authorization to use certain vocabulary in reference to the United States.

Grovogui said the term “failed state” can now be applied to the United States in light of the racism prevailing within it, arguing that being a failed state goes beyond lacking the resources to support one’s people.

“It is when the social compact upon which a country built has consistently failed a category of people,” he said. “If it’s a failed state, then the people who are subject to its failure have to be protected and all have to get into the fight against racism.'”

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Siba N’Zatioula Grovogui