Why Have YOU Ignored This?

I was bothered by the headline on the Chronicle of Higher Education article that came out, ‘We Can’t Ignore This Issue’: How to Talk With Students About Racism. Here’s the thing, in my classroom we DO talk about racism. I have to, it isn’t something you can afford to ignore when you work at aContinue reading “Why Have YOU Ignored This?”

The Politics of Face Masks

When it looked like we were going to need to wear face masks whenever we went out, I quickly went online and ordered some basic black face masks for my husband and I to use. They just arrived 3 weeks after I placed my order but in between placing the order and the black masksContinue reading “The Politics of Face Masks”

Oppression and Anger in a Pandemic

One of the things I didn’t expect to happen while starting a doctoral program was how angry I would be about…everything. The more I read, the more I learn, the more I really think about things, the madder I get. I asked a professor if I was supposed to get this angry about the worldContinue reading “Oppression and Anger in a Pandemic”