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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

by Max Brooks

Those who know me know I am not a fan of zombie stories. I don’t like the idea of the undead going around and eating people’s brains. 669 more words

Reggio "The Hoofer" McLaughlin

On August 1, the CDHP interview team met with Reggio “The Hoofer” McLaughlin at Old Town School of Folk Music, where he has taught tap since the 1990s. 144 more words

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SFGate: StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders

SFGate: StoryCorps’ Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders. “StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening. 35 more words

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Member of the Week: Elizabeth Todd-Breland

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

Assistant Professor

University of Illinois at Chicago

@EToddBreland

Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? 

I am currently finishing a book about transformations in Black politics, shifts in modes of education organizing, and the racial politics of education reform in Chicago from the 1960s to the present. 611 more words

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Conference Report: Oral History Australia 2017

The Oral History Australia Conference was held last week in sunny Sydney (13-16 September). I was torn between wanting to scurry away for a few hours to furiously write out new ideas and the desire to hop between all sessions across the programme, certain that it would provide further inspiration. 733 more words

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