tressiemc

some of us are brave

When is a Real College A Real College?

Does college promise you a job? That’s the gist of recent Borrower Repayment Defense Rule, covered today in the Washington Post by Jeffrey Selingo: A little-known rule called Borrower Defense … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

What Now?

That’s the question. What now? As in, what has happened NOW? What do we DO now? We are in the middle of a long, hot summer in a series of … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

I Went To A Trump Rally

I went to a Trump rally last week in Richmond, VA. Here are some comments and thoughts from my live tweeting/ field notes: https://storify.com/tressiemcphd/that-time-i-went-to-a-trump-rally That Time I Went To A … Continue reading

June 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

There Are Thieves In The Temple Tonight

I spent a lot of years wanting to feel the holy spirit. I tried all the religions in North Carolina and never happened upon it until a Prince concert in … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Discussing “Race, Gender and Deviance in Xbox Live” at #SSS2016

I am in Atlanta, Georgia for the 2016 Southern Sociological Society conference. I’ll be doing a couple of talks while here. The first is a discussion of Kishonna L. Gray’s … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maybe God Is A (Wonder) Woman?

I saw Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. Bless its heart. Cultural critique isn’t my wheelhouse but I am a fan of superhero movies. I don’t follow the comic books because … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · 8 Comments

On Sanders and HBCUs

When I spoke with the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign about recent political chatter about historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) I had three points I hoped someone important might listen to: … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a comment
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 46,689 other followers