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Dylann Roof is not an extremist

Ironic: Charleston murderer Dylann Roof burning an American flag.<p>I am the daughter of two Zimbabwean immigrants. My parents were born in what was …

The art of #BlackLivesMatter

In the last half of 2014, protests against police brutality and entrenched racist policies in the United States made their mark across the country. …

"Don't they represent us?": A discussion between Jacques Rancière and Ernesto Laclau

Is representation necessary, or antithetical, to the democratic will? In light of the significant gains made by the indignados in the Spanish …

Two Videos of the Same Arrest in Baltimore Shows How MSM Does Not Give You the Whole Truth

Baltimore, MD — Just minutes after the police state curfew went into effect in Baltimore Saturday night, the brutality began. However, the actual …

Meet the Woman Behind #BlackLivesMatter—The Hashtag That Became a Civil Rights Movement

Alicia Garza and two friends first tweeted #BlackLivesMatter to spark a conversation after the death of Trayvon Martin. Three years later, their …

Black Lives Matter

teaching literacy.

NCA 104th Annual Convention: Communication at Play

The game is afoot! In 2018, the National Communication Association’s 104th Annual Convention will be held in scenic Salt Lake City, Utah. The …

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How Hollywood is failing black audiences

<b>BY DOMINICK MAYER</b><p>“Vegas, baby!”<p>Ever since Vince Vaughn hollered about the promise of a weekend of hedonism in 1996’s <i>Swingers</i>, this has been the …

Sociological Images

Popular Threads<p>by Evan Stewart<p>Major policy issues like gun control often require massive social and institutional changes, but many of these issues …

Sociology

Symbolic annihilation

<b>Symbolic annihilation</b> is a term first used by George Gerbner in 1976[1] to describe the absence of representation, or underrepresentation, of some …

Why Alternative Media Matters for Media Literacy–And How You Can Help | The LAMP

Image found on activistpost.com. Click image for original source.<p>You know that annoying person in the crowd that just can’t seem to happily go along …

Teachers' Guide - When Kids Get Life | Teacher Center | FRONTLINE | PBS

About the Film:<p><i>When Kids Get Life</i> profiles the cases of five juveniles sentenced in Colorado to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The …

Teaching

Teachers' Guide - Fat | Teacher Center | FRONTLINE | PBS

The world loves and hates fat. Driven by a primitive survival instinct for this once-scarce source of nourishment, the human brain craves it. But …

Nutrition

Learning Through Visuals

Visual imagery in the classroom<p>A large body of research indicates that visual cues help us to better retrieve and remember information. The research …

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