I believe that one of the major reasons for the current political conflict and strife is this chart above. As I explained in yesterday’s post, this shows projections by the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) that in 2028, only 44% of public school students will be white. That white students are now a minority … More How White Bias Gets Institutionalized in Literature Classes Conclusion: A Change Is Gonna Come
*Yes, I do realize that is my second allusion to Yates’ poem during this pandemic. What can I say? I love the poem, and find it very appropriate right now. If you want to read my first reference, including the poem itself, click HERE. My state of North Carolina is easing up stay-at-home and commercial … More Slouching Towards Reopening*
This exemplar of modernist poetry, written in the aftermath of World War I and at the beginning of the Irish War of Independence, in retrospect seemed eerily prescient of the coming monstrosity that we know as World War II. That was an event that demonstrated the incredible cruelty and prejudice that groups of people could … More What If We Believed that the Aftermath of this Disruption Could Be Good?