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What do diverse college academics do? Maybe make quilts…


This is a guest post by Angela Mae Kupenda, a professor at the Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Jackson State University in Mississippi and holds a master’s degree from The Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. 862 more words


Giving Thanks for the Life and Legacy of Dr. George Jackson

Earlier this month, I had the honor of attending Dr. George Jackson’s Iowa State University memorial service. For those who haven’t had the opportunity to know, work, or benefit from his labor, Dr. 418 more words

University Archives

History Lessons and Poor White Kids

Summary: Colonial British class attitudes linger yet in the challenges facing rural and small town white poor. Hillbilly Elegy, a memoir of Appalachian poverty, reminds that the lot of poor white kids in school follows remarkably similar patterns to that of their similarly challenged poor black and brown brothers and sisters. 1,060 more words

Schools And Culture

#StayMad, Commenters

Pacific Lutheran University, my place of employment (Go Lutes!), recently hired Rae Linda Brown as the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. To put it eloquently, Rae Linda Brown is a baddie. 1,523 more words


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Empower yourself…Learn about racial microaggressions

Thanks to the many social media campaigns among colleges and universities in the U.S. and media coverage by mainstream outlets, conversations about racial microaggressions are exposed, and very controversial. 21 more words