Archie L. Alston II

Archie L. Alston II is a Virginia native with a JD from Virginia Law.  There he was a Board Member of the Center for the Study of Race and Law, Notes Editor for the Journal of Social Policy and the Law and a writer for the Virginia Law Weekly.  He is currently finalizing a legal article, “Affirmative Inaction: How Allowing African Americans to Opt Out of Affirmative Action Can Increase its Efficacy and Recapture its Originators’ Intent” for publication.

When a Walk Is No Longer Just a Walk

After Ahmaud Arbery’s death, even stepping out the front door for a walk provokes a protracted mental checklist of how to stay safe in my own neighborhood.