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Did White Feminists Ignore Attacks on Quvenzhané Wallis? That's An Empirical Question

Disclaimer: Dear white feminists, this post is in keeping with my organizational background. I do an analysis of media organizations and not, say, you and your friends, your individual experiences, … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 31 Comments

More "Post-Racist" Debate with Org Theory

Fabio continues to defend his position that ours is a post-racist society. As I say in my comments below, Fabio has a peculiar tension. He is trying to reconcile a … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 4 Comments

"A Letter From Birmingham Jail" Was an Op-Ed: Teaching Voice & Social Justice

That’s how I now start my talk on social justice, voice, and opinion writing: “A young preacher wrote a letter in a Birmingham jail. It was published in the New … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Higher Education Ideology Wars: Who Is The "Slave"?

When Emory University president, James Wagner, made a plea for  restraint in contentious debates about the future of higher education he appealed to history. The history he chose to appeal … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 21 Comments

Outgrowing Your Social Media

When I first joined anything that might today be called a social media site I did so as a private person living in a particular experience: working 9-to-5, navigating messy … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Who's Afraid of Post-Racist?

I called your attention to the following post at a few weeks ago. At the time I took issue with the construction of Fabio’s argument and used the opportunity … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · 7 Comments

Rationalization of Higher Education: We're All Bureaucrats Now

I have been working on a project with a good friend and mentor about the rationalization of higher education. It has been a joy. I am less happy with the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 1 Comment