While waiting forever in a doctor’s office waiting room this morning (we’re talking four hours of waiting!), I got to hear some very interesting conversations while I was finishing Becoming Mexican American and preparing this study guide for my students…. Read More ›
My latest poem about the magical power of words on a page came during a “bell hooks” moment, that is when I wanted to sleep but my brain had other plans.
WASHINGTON—Late on the evening of Saturday, November 28, 2015, a 70-year-old Donald Trump in an unprecedented move and with unanimous Republican support declared himself the next president of the United States effectively immediately and signed a Congressional bill suspending the… Read More ›
Similar to Christmas and the Santa Myth, Thanksgiving–given the accompanying emphasis on family and capitalism–Privileges those who fit the “happy and successful and normal” paradigm. I was not planning to post anything today, but the “thinker” creature in my head had other… Read More ›
Society regularly miss-labels academics “radicals in the ivory tower,” especially those who work in the Liberal Arts, as they tend to be very aware of everyday culture and life. This wrath from society targets people, regardless of degrees or jobs, who… Read More ›