Category Archives: Class

A Complacent State

The recent chemical spill in West Virginia is the least of their problems. Here, we have a State of Complacency. Continue reading

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Words for Sean Bell and Thoughts on Troy Davis

I wrote the following piece “Words for Sean Bell [1]” right when he was shot and murdered by NYPD. It was also in my book, “Cold, Black, and Hungry”. I’m not sure of the relation, but with the Troy Davis … Continue reading

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9/11 on Repeat: A Personal Memory

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Images replay in my head like a record that skips when it wants because you accidently scratched it when your daddy said not to touch it. Things come to me forewarned and on constant repeat like that as if it’s … Continue reading

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Talking Race Relations in the Classroom: The Art of Being a “Practically White” Teacher

by Sumeeta Patnaik Talking about race is always a prickly issue in the classroom with students’ eager to assert their own politically correct views of race relations today. With the election three years ago of the nation’s first biracial president, Barack … Continue reading

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