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Meet the Palestinian Gandhi – Dr.Mubarak Awad

He has been called the ‘Palestinian Gandhi’. Dr.Mubarak Awad stood for nonviolent resistance to the Israeli occupation since he was very young. Dr.Mubarak Awad is the founder of the Palestinian Center for the… 1,385 more words

Logan:"We are Coming"

Logan, Shirley Wilson.  We Are Coming: The Persuasive Discourse of Nineteenth-Century Black Women. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1999.

In this book, Logan identifies “common practices across rhetorical acts that were molded and constrained by prevailing conventions and traditions” via the rhetorical analysis of speeches given by Black women in the 19th century in order to provide an intellectual history of Black women rhetors. 260 more words


Trinh: Woman, Native, Other: Writing Postcoloniality and Feminism.

Trinh T. Minh-ha.  Woman, Native, Other: Writing Postcoloniality and Feminism. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989.

Trinh explores the relationships between writing, identity, race, ethnicity, gender, and the literary cannon. 910 more words


America's Native Prisoners of War: photographic documentary

Since becoming interested in the plight of Aboriginal Australians forced into reservations in a country they once owned, I have frequently drawn comparisons with the Native Americans in the US. 404 more words

With Otherness

I is an other.
(Je est un autre.)

#twisdom #human


McPhail: "The Politics of (In)visiblity in African American Rhetorical Scholarship: A (Re)quest for an African Worldview”

McPhail, Mark Lawrence. “The Politics of (In)visiblity in African American Rhetorical Scholarship: A (Re)quest for an African Worldview” Understanding African American Rhetoric: Classical Origins to Contemporary Innovations. 198 more words


Gilyard: Voices of the Self

Gilyard, Keith. Voices of the Self: A Study of Language Competence. Detroit, MI: Wayne State UP, 1991. Print.

In this autobiographical analysis, Gilyard demonstrates the impact of literacy acquisition on students’ lives inside and outside of the academy. 190 more words