Monthly Archives: May 2012

Historical lessons

LGBTQ, same-sex marriage, etc have been debated more intensely over the last few weeks. As a historian, I would like to add a comment. Even on the simplest term, the Voting Rights Act gave African Americans right to vote. Of … Continue reading

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Getting ready for summer 2012

The week prior to a new semester is always busy. It is even busier if I’m teaching an online class. It’s busier than that if I have two online clases to teach. That is where I am at now. I … Continue reading

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recent debates on Black Studies

There have been some debates on the legitimacy of Black Studies for the last few days mostly as a response to an article published in the¬†Chronicle of Higher Ed. The author has also posted her rebuttal. I disgree with her … Continue reading

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journalism and human lives

There has been a lot said about the value of human lives and journalism. Frequently, it is within the context of war reporting. Some other times, it is if journalists should stop their work responsibility to help people survive, rather … Continue reading

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