Category Archives: Education

Who is Walter Rodney?

Who is Walter Rodney? Via Nate H.

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No papers. No water. No words.

Read section 30 of the new Alabama immigration law HB56 (pdf) “This demonstrates the cruelty of the new law by denying the most basic facilities to people. It’s designed to make life so miserable that people self-deport, and this poster … Continue reading

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PEOPLE: “We all deserve the same rights as our peers to be educated.”

WI State Journal reports: UW senior Althea Miller weeps as she gives an impassioned statement to students on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. More than 100 people took over a press conference held by a conservative think tank to introduce a study … Continue reading

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Teachers are awesome!

Matt Damon is pretty cool too. (Via Diary of a public school teacher)

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Racist friend

My dad brought us up on a diet of quality music. Including The Specials. (Who are from my uni town of Coventry UK). I remember him blasting Free Nelson Mandela and jumping around the living room when I was a kid. I … Continue reading

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We are all Americans

My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant, By JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS, June 22, 2011 in the New York Times There are believed to be 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. We’re not always who you think we are. Some … Continue reading

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1968 Morrill Hall Take Over, University of Minnesota

Excellent video about the historic Morrill Hall Take Over at the University of Minnesota in 1968.  At the time there were 87 black students at the U, most of them were athletes and many of them not from the Twin … Continue reading

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