The word hero is used so often, too often. This man deserved the title. We are all better off because of the life he lived.
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I have been thinking about Ta-Nehisi Coates‘s op-ed in The New York Times ever since it was published. I’ve discussed it in my classes and plan on using it, permanently, in my Intercultural Communication courses. Do yourself a favor and … Continue reading
…is 102 year-old Desiline Victor.
On this Inauguration Day on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, may we always remember that “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”
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Congratulations Mr. President and Mr. Vice-President.
In honor of the 92nd anniversary of the 19th amendment, this photograph of women learning to use voting machines in Chicago reminds us that our democracy thrives when we encourage citizens to vote rather than legislating to suppress their votes.
This is in response, perhaps, to a colleague looking at my office door and saying, “We might be working with a revolutionary.” “Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system.” Dorothy Day
When I was a Ph.D. student, my desk, in an office crammed with teaching assistants, was next to Jerzy’s. Jerzy, as we all called him, was simply the sagest, coolest graduate student in the program. How appropriate to read his … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what life is really like at The White House? Now, thanks to Chief White House Photographer Pete Souza and a suggestion, over a year ago, we don’t have to wonder any longer. Today marks the one … Continue reading