This article explores numerous issues related to historical memory and struggles for equality.
Discussing systems of privilege is important, but there are wrong, and potentially dangerous, ways of having such conversations.
A Case Study Looking at the Rhetoric of Journalism Bias: Structure, Photography, Voice, and Events at the University of Oklahoma
They say good journalism is free from (overt, excessive) biases. Such standards are impossible, without even considering the personal interests of a writer. The rhetoric of an article, even when seemingly balanced, helps speak to the “true” agendas–conscious or unconscious–of… Read More ›
My students are beginning to really focus in on their argumentative research papers for the semester. They have the option to write on anything that is in anyway related to Black History. I asked them to post a quick blog… Read More ›
Several aspects of the historian’s general treatment of traditional historical documents has occupied significant mental energy lately. Items such as letters are generally not meant to be read by audiences en masse (or sold). Anne Frank’s diary was also not intended… Read More ›