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"Anchor Babies" and Interest Convergence

You’ve probably heard by now about Jeb Bush’s “anchor babies” remark, and his subsequent doubling down by clarifying that it’s “frankly… more related to Asian people coming into our country…” 198 more words


Sandra Bland and Black Girls Matter

Kimberle’ Crenshaw, law professor and co-founder of the African American Policy Forum, discusses the death of Sandra Bland in the context of her report, … 7 more words


Quotes that click!

Today I bring for you a capsule of motivation that is indeed as concise and efficient as a real one-a singular and emphatic quote that has the potential to transform your life. 63 more words

Motivation For Teens

Entitlement, privilege and exploitation

It’s a common trope of sports discourse to hear talk of “entitled” athletes. Often, I find this talk particularly irksome. In part, that’s because the folks complaining about others’ entitlement are often themselves endlessly so. 1,134 more words


June Read-a-thon Update: Day 11

First day of class was lovely, and then this morning I had to do more class shuffling, and now I’m registered for a different class, but it means I get to read Sherlock Holmes for school credit. 251 more words


Book Finished: Faces at the Bottom of the Well

I finished my third book for the June Read-a-thon: Faces at the Bottom of the Well by Derrick Bell.

It fulfilled a prompt and a challenge off the Treesofreverie… 42 more words


June Read-a-thon Update: Day 9

Classes start today, and I’m excited, but also a bit frazzled. I’ve been having trouble getting all of the books for my non-fiction class, and several of them are still in the mail. 384 more words