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Ida Bae Wells Oct 15
"I stood at the border, stood at the edge, and claimed it as central. Claimed it as central, and let the rest of the world move over to where I was." -- Toni Morrison
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The New York Times Oct 13
For the finale of “1619,” our podcast from the , we hear the rest of June and Angie Provost’s story, and its echoes in a past case that led to the largest civil rights settlement in American history. Listen here.
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Ida Bae Wells Oct 11
This's a very thoughtful piece by on the language we use when we write abt the descendants of slavery in the United States. I produced a mini style guide to guide the because I knew the ability words have to empower/harm/define.
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Andrew R. Hairston Oct 17
Thinking of Nikole Hannah-Jones' essay in the heavily this morning. Despite the hands that have been dealt us, Black Americans have always been the perfecters of this democracy. Congressman Cummings was the embodiment of that notion. May he rest in perfect peace.
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Angie Maxwell Oct 12
The white flight suburbs of Baton Rouge just voted to secede from the city to form their own white city & white school district. They don’t want their taxes to support those they deem “undeserving.” Shameful. .
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Ida Bae Wells Oct 11
Someone just pointed me to this excellent style guide for writing about slavery.
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Pumpkin Spiced Racism Oct 17
Been thinking a lot about today. Ad points out in , no one has done more to try to perfect this democracy and hold this country to its founding ideals than black Americans — and perhaps none more in Congress than Cummings.
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Lucius on the 🎙️ Oct 18
This episode tore right into my heart. If you haven't read or listened to please do.
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Jania Hoover Oct 17
Used “The Idea of America” with my US history classes Tuesday & today. We had SUCH rich discussions. These conversations are SO necessary. There is no need to avoid sensitive topics in the classroom.
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duke silver Oct 18
Just finished the and honestly I recommend this for everyone because it's heartbreaking but necessary to understand our country's history. Go listen to it
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Charlie McGeehan Oct 14
A student who is indigenous called me out today for not teaching enough about indigenous folks - and she’s right. I was teaching about the today and didn’t mention at all. I told her I was sorry and that I’d do better.
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Charlie McGeehan Oct 14
Replying to @CMcGeeIII
Anyone have any great indigenous voices that pair well with the ? Articles, poetry, etc.
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Brook Paslay Oct 17
If you haven’t listened to the by the New York Times yet, you really should. Powerful and beautifully put together.
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HunterC137 Oct 14
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