Like so many others, I’m still processing the events in Charlottesville which, …became the site of an extended white-supremacist revival meeting. On Friday night, like a nightmarish graduation procession, a few hundred white… Continue reading
For me, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is always a day for both remembrance and for action. Dr. King was a visionary who sought justice. Who fought for equality. Whose spoken and written… Continue reading
In the aftermath of a series of jarring events–the deaths of Terrence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott, violence, protests–throughout the last few weeks, I know that so many people are hurting; are tired, angry, heartbroken.… Continue reading
What if ‘Hamilton: The Musical’ is a satirical sociopolitical commentary on the ways in which we tend to remember and retell American history?
Because there are heavier and more pressing issues at hand this week, this post will be brief, but in light of the event at Spring Valley High School earlier this week, and given that… Continue reading
Scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed last night, I noticed a few people had posted a link to Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake’s latest edition to their video series, the “History of Rap”. This… Continue reading
Since late last week, my Facebook newsfeed has been riddled with opposing opinions, quotations, and links about Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray. As in the aftermath of the… Continue reading
I am so incredibly proud of and excited to share my interview with one of my mentors (and members of my dissertation committee!), Dr. Chris Emdin, for an amazing online publication, Esteem: Conversations Between Educators. It’s… Continue reading