This afternoon CNN Reporter Rick Santorum (yes, you read that correctly) said that Barack Obama constantly singles out and criticizes people of Christian faith. He also said: …I take big issue because President […]
On the way to lunch today I heard part of an NPR report where the broadcaster gave thanks to those who “were brave enough to serve.” This struck me and deserves some […]
Every now and then I enjoy seeing what Polk Elementary is up to – the school where I spent seven years of my young life! There were lots of great times, lots of […]
What I call Racism 2.0 (and Sexism 2.0, Nationalism 2.0, etc.) is manifestations of this ideology and pattern of discrimination on the Internet, especially through social media. Memes can be very powerful, useful, […]
This past few weeks my students and I have been discussing various sides of the so-called Texas Revolution in depth in both my Texas History class and Mexican American History I class. One […]
Today at lunch I overheard a comment the greeter made to a customer as she seated him. She said something to the effect of so you’ve been in Lake Jackson for fifty years and […]
Much of what you think you know about the Underground Railroad is not true and undermines the horrors of enslavement and complexities of the institution.