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Surely Learning

Even though my summer will be spent working at two internships starting next Monday, I have been learning a thing or two. Thank you to Dr. 638 more words

Berkshires - Jug End Loop, Housatonic, Mt. Everett, 6/6/15

After a lovely breakfast, courtesy of Great Barrington Bagel Co. (OMG, you have got to try the “tornado,” “blizzard,” and “el nino” bagels!) we headed out for our first hike of the day – to… 376 more words

Book Review: Three Negro Classics by John Hope Franklin (ed.)

Contained in this book are three essential works for those interested in the history in the history of African-Americans and even of the United States as a whole, as the African-American experience is one quite important aspect of the wider American experience. 533 more words


Smashing the Foundations to Build a Democracy


I’m a bit behind on my journal reading, but I’ve endeavored to catch up in the last couple of weeks as the school year is winding down. 1,925 more words


Be Right Black

“It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one’s self through the eyes of others, of measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity. 66 more words

Michelle Obama Should Have Read the Founder of Tuskegee University Before She Spoke There

by Jeannie DeAngelis
May 12, 2015

First lady Michelle Obama may know the names of the world’s most famous clothes designers, and she may even know how to dance the… 164 more words


Privilege as Paradox

The namesake of this blog post comes from Allan G. Johnson’s book Privilege, Power, and Difference and in particular Chapter 2, “Privilege as Paradox.”

This is my effort to help explain this concept of privilege to people — a sort of introduction to it, if you will. 1,157 more words

Non-fiction Writings