The trajectory of history in the United States continues. In the face of violence, death, and suffering, conservatives opt to do nothing. Opting to do nothing when solutions are readily available amounts to moral failure. Even scant acknowledgments of the… Read More ›
Exploring: What does it mean to see history everywhere? How do people have a “voice” in everyday life?
This blog attempts to explore two questions/topics that interest me and the points at which these questions intersect. Please be sure to read and think about this one and let me know what you think! Thanks! For the past decade… Read More ›
The more I study and teach history, the more committed I am to notions of history repeating, that humans haven’t changed that much, and that History is the study of the present, not the past. In Mexican American History I class… Read More ›
Historians en masse say that History is the study of the past and change over time. This is misguided. While I have previously written about this topic (History, intertextuality, and how Barack Obama has influenced Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,… Read More ›
Eyes from around the nation and world have been watching events in Ferguson, Missouri, for some time now. The bifurcated nature of the responses is particularly problematic when it specifically comes to the inability of many people colorized (or racialized)… Read More ›
In response to pressure from the transgender community and their allies, Facebook started allowing people to choose their gender. No longer confided to the Male/Female binary, users have been able to enter anything they desire since February of this year…. Read More ›