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mapping compexity in & outside classrooms

I look forward to today’s conversation with graduate students in my “Gender, Race and Urban Space” course. We will take up excerpts from W.E.B. DuBois’ 1899 study on African American life in Philadelphia, excerpts from St. 1,146 more words

Fighting Germans and Jim Crow: African-Americans in the First World War

Harlem Hellfighters in Action

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

One of the things about history is that we tend to forget the sacrifices of men who fought for the ideals of liberty, even when they were denied it themselves. 1,591 more words


W.E.B. DuBois, black liberation and liberal education for all.

The great African American academic, socialist, peace and civil rights activist William Edward Burghardt DuBois (1868-1963) wrote about philosophy, sociology, history, race equality and education as well as writing fiction. 820 more words


The Best and The Brightest

W.E.B DuBois was a huge advocate for a classical education. Unlike Booker T. Washington, Dubois believed that receiving a liberal arts education was more important then receiving a vocational or industrial education. 345 more words


Higher Education

On February 1st, we were asked a question that caused me to really self reflect. We were asked, “what is the goal of higher education?” and it is a simple question, but I struggled to answer it. 464 more words

Booker T. Washington

Black History Month

One of the goals for 2016 is to educate myself more on cultures that are different than mine. Black History Month seems like a good motivator to narrow my focus and read some Black* authors. 299 more words

Presidential Candidates' Education: Mike Huckabee and John Kasich

We are just about finished with the examination of the education and early influences that shaped each of the Presidential candidates. This exercise was inspired by… 535 more words

Citizen Action