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I know that the media loves finding white people in Youngstown and Canton to talk to about their personal lord and savior Donald Trump and repeat the economic anxiety arguments that elite pundits love to blab on about without any real evidence that they are true. Now, trade agreements, deindustrialization, and indifference to the fate […]
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The White Nostalgia of the CCC

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On October 28, 2020
We have our annual (at least) longing to fix our national problems through reviving the Civilian Conservation Corps. In 1933, with the country deep in the Great Depression, the United States government created the Civilian Conservation Corps, a work program that gave young men jobs transforming the American landscape. They built trails and roads, fought […]
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Good White Parents

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On August 7, 2020
Clearly the problem in the discussion about race and education on this blog is my lack of understanding for white parents. Angry White parents gripping picket signs. People making death threats and a piece of hate mail reading “Blacks destroy school systems.” Community panic about school desegregation orders. But this wasn’t archival footage of White […]
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Good Rebecca Nagle piece at the always valuable High Country News on racism within the Cherokee Nation. On a warm Saturday morning this June, a crane pulled up to the courthouse square in downtown Tahlequah, Oklahoma. As controversial monuments were being taken down by activists and cities across the country, the Cherokee Nation shook two […]

#Whites

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On July 18, 2020

Leave it to rich white people to double down on privilege in education! Fed up with remote education, parents who can pay have a new plan for fall: import teachers to their homes. This goes beyond tut

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