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The Battle for History Education

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On February 13, 2021
Someday, we are going to look back and realize that the early 21st century was both the period when universities stopped hiring history professors and the period where people were literally dying in the streets over interpretations of the past (Charlottesville, specifically). The interpretation of history is a literal battleground that places a huge role […]
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Nurses Unite!

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On September 17, 2020
A huge win for the National Nurses Union and all those who undertake the herculean task of organizing the South! It’s a new day at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, for registered nurses, for their patients, their community, and as a message to nurses and all workers across the South. In the first private […]
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This MGM-produced travel film from 1942 focuses on the ways and life of western North Carolina. It’s an interesting view into what might appeal to travelers at a time when few did travel, especially to a place like western North Carolina. After making Asheville look dead boring with a stupid southern belle festival, it goes […]
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North Carolina has not had a functioning democratic system since the Republican takeover in 2011. Its extreme gerrymandering is just one of the consequences but it’s probably the most important given that it protects these fascists from challenge. That may be about to end. On Tuesday, a three-judge panel delivered a major blow against Republican […]

Black Cemeteries

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On February 7, 2019

I’m a little behind in my grave posts because I have been trying to get a bunch of other things done. Unlike what people generally believe, I do not find cemeteries interesting at all for themse

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