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Archive for April, 2011

Asians In The Ivory Tower

April 30, 2011

There’s been a lot to blog about over the past few months that I just haven’t bothered to approach.  I didn’t want to touch the Amy Chua Tiger Mom debacle with a ten foot pole, as much of the Asian American and racial justice blogosphere had done a comprehensive job of analyzing the fallout...
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This Week In Media, 4/17 – 4/23

April 23, 2011

Education Secretary Arne Duncan Says Minority Teachers Needed – Diverse Education “I see this as the civil rights issue of our generation,” Duncan said, arguing that hewas optimistic that even “the poorest kid, from the toughest community from the mostdysfunctional family” can thrive when given a good education. “But put that child inschool that...
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Outside Story: It’s Not Just Yale: Are Colleges Doing Enough to Combat Sexual Violence?

April 18, 2011

It’s Not Just Yale: Are Colleges Doing Enough to Combat Sexual Violence? Originally posted on Time.com Written by: KAYLA WEBLEY On the evening of Oct. 13, 2010, members of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Yale University marched across campus chanting, “No means yes! Yes means anal! No means yes! Yes means anal!” A...
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This Week In Media 4/11 – 4/15/2011

April 15, 2011

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley Angers Black Legislators over Medical School Board Removal -Diverse Education “She doesn’t get it,” said Rutherford, D-Columbia. “She calls herself the first minority governor, but that doesn’t mean she likes Blacks. If you’re Black, you need a great deal of experience. But if you’re White, you just need a fresh set of...
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This Week in Media

April 2, 2011

Are We All Black Americans Now? – The Nation “In the months following September 11, my colleague Cornel West offered this insight: national political elites used the devastating attacks to promote the “niggerization of the American people.” West understood that long before 9/11, African-Americans were intimately familiar with terrorism. Through the Jim Crow century,...
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