Posts tagged: Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean - Diverse
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The Myth of Meritocracy

by | March 13, 2019 To my high school guidance counselor, I wasn’t college material. I remember flipping through Read more

The Fallacy of NOT Seeing Race

by | February 14, 2019
Over the last two weeks I’ve listened to friends, pundits and scholars debate the implication [...] Read more

Dr. King Deserves More

by | January 28, 2019
We have now entered what I and many other scholars of color call, “The High Season.” It’s [...] Read more

Sorority Life as an Act of Resistance

by | January 14, 2019
My expectations of life as a Black, college student in the 90’s were largely shaped by a TV s [...] Read more

Teaching Through Trauma

by | January 7, 2019
Trauma nestles in the crevices of our memories. It burrows in our shoulders, lies dormant in ou [...] Read more

Giving Thanks Amid Political Uncertainty

by | November 20, 2018
In my family Thanksgiving has never been about pilgrims having a mythical dinner with Indian tr [...] Read more

Minorities, Younger Voters Influenced Seminal Mid-Term Elections

by LaMont Jones and Monica Levitan | November 6, 2018
The Democratic party regained the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Republi [...] Read more

On Citizenship and Voting

by | November 4, 2018
Citizenship has never been a requirement for U.S. military service. Immigrants and non-citizens [...] Read more

The Hate We Give: Voting Against Violence

by | October 29, 2018
Lifting your voice can be subversive. This is a lesson learned by Starr Carter, the main charac [...] Read more

Still Separate, Still Unequal: American Indians and Election 2018  

by | October 20, 2018
To be sure, the legacy of conquest meant that American Indians and enslaved Africans were often [...] Read more

Feminism, Womanism and Election 2018

by | October 12, 2018
As we stand a month away from the midterm elections, we do so as a record number of women of co [...] Read more

Aretha Franklin, John McCain, and the Meaning of Legacy

by | September 7, 2018
Last week my twin obsessions with politics and pop culture collided as I joined millions of vie [...] Read more

Stacey Abrams Could Become Nation’s First Black Female Governor

by Walter Hudson | May 23, 2018
Stacey Abrams, the 44-year-old Spelman graduate, shocked the political establishment when she b [...] Read more

Thousands March in Honor of 50th Anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 8, 2015
Crowds of people, activists gathered in Selma on Sunday to make the legendary walk across the E [...] Read more