On revisiting Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric”

The seemingly mundane interactions that Black people experience on an everyday basis in “Citizen: An American Lyric” highlight the nefarious ways racism is always around us.

James Woods
3 min readFeb 5, 2023

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Book cover for Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

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James Woods

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