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Every motivational speaker, every Ted Talker, every successful person, can take their positivist bullshit and shove it right up their protestant sphincter. To pretend we live in a meritocracy, a land where the harder you work the more you succeed, is to reveal yourself as either a propagandist or a fool. 1,062 more words
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“Did I tell you my mother, she never did stop dancing?”
“Yes. You told me. And mine, she never got well.”
Roberta lifted her hands from the tabletop and covered her face with her palms.
“ …anti-blackness is usually not overt. It no longer hangs plainly on the front door of a restaurant reading “whites only”; it is cloaked in neoliberal colourblindness and post-racialism. 96 more words
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“It is the policy of the Government of the United States to encourage full participation in the National Defense program by all citizens, regardless of race, creed, color, or national origin, in the firm belief that the democratic way of life within the nation can be defended successfully only with the help and support of all groups within its borders.
Grading is a method to measure students’ performance while the type of grading system employed is a representation of its underlying educational ethics. The more simple the grading system, the more simple the assertions of graders about the graded. 1,268 more words