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Alexander - New Jim Crow

After slavery ended many social and economic factors kept former slaves as second class citizens. Eventually the creation of the Jim Crow laws formalized their position as second class citizens. 797 more words


KU's Cliff Alexander sidelined vs. Texas due to NCAA issue

Courtesy: Kansas Athletics

LAWRENCE, Kan. – University of Kansas freshman forward Cliff Alexander will not play in Saturday’s basketball game versus Texas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Saturday. 75 more words


Modeling Alexander's Victories with Risk Pieces: Using Games to Teach Ancient Military History

I have long been a fan of Classics and classical history, and though I ply my trade as a Homerist, I have been fascinated with ancient battles and military tactics. 1,543 more words


A Cold Winter on the Tundra

Build our memories on remembrance,
Built our houses with the cold stones,
Prised from rotting hands.

To live,
All we needed was to live, 49 more words


Cameron Dallas

Cameron Alexander Dallas is a YouTube and Vine star who is known for his comedic videos on his self-titled channels. He was signed by AwesomenessTV to star in a movie alongside Nash Grier in 2014. 68 more words

Review: The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

I thought I would start this blog with this year’s Newbery and Coretta Scott King winner: The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander.

I didn’t know anything about the book before I read it, except that it had won the Newbery.  337 more words