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On June 7, 1943, 16 black workers at Buckeye Cotton Oil Company in Memphis, a Proctor & Gamble owned operation, went on a wildcat strike in protest of continued workplace discrimination despite federal orders to integrate the defense industry, a sign of the poor enforcement of the Roosevelt administration anti-discrimination initiatives. Racism was as reflected […]

Black in America

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On April 19, 2018

Every single reader of this blog should read this amazing conversation about being black in public spaces. Jamelle Bouie, Tressie McMillan Cottom, Gene Demby, and Aisha Harris get at the heart of what

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Black in America

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On April 14, 2018
Our post-racial society is pretty great. A 14-year-old boy nearly lost his life after being shot at while trying to stop at a home in Rochester Hills, Mich., to ask for directions to school. According to Brennan Walker, for some reason, the homeowner seemed to think that when he knocked on her door, he wanted […]
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Racism in Action

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On March 21, 2018
Of course. #watchwhitenesswork pic.twitter.com/6j9bms3tWt — Samuel Sinyangwe (@samswey) March 21, 2018 Remember kids, it’s not terrorism unless the murderer is brown or black. And if the murderer is white, it must be some mistake, some mental illness or sudden snap, not growing up in a society dedicated to perpetuating systemic racism. Share

Teaching Evaluations

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On February 13, 2018

Get in a conversation with any group of professors and the topic of teaching evaluations will come up. Specifically, what will come up is that teaching evaluations serve as an excuse for students to s

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