Photo taken by Andrew Joseph Pegoda, April 20, 2015, Lake Jackson, Texas Innocent fun? Think again. This sign perfectly embodies what bell hooks calls the Imperialist White Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy, which is basically the status quo. This sign not only… Read More ›
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 ›