My week at Oberlin has been pretty great overall. Despite the unfortunate weather all week, I still had fun, and the day of commencement was beautiful. I didn’t get to do all the outdoorsy activities or laying around in the grass that I would’ve liked to, but that just means once I get back to…Read More
oberlin-college: In case you were unaware, today is Friday. A collection of talented young video folks and production assistants, along with several extremely wonderful Oberlin College administrators, joined forces for this year’s senior supper video: a parody of Rebecca Black’s Friday. Enjoy. my alma mater! (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)Read More
I just…WOW…really no words. I thought when I saw the original…you know, I really don’t like the song, but Beyonce’s choreographer is pretty much always on point. BUT CLEARLY, the statement needs to be modified to—yes, the choreographer is on point not only in the actual steps, but finding the people to dance the choreography…Read More
narkissa: By Bill Earle, Art Model Moon MarieRead More
My schooling gave me no training in seeing myself as an oppressor, as an unfairly advantaged person, or as a participant in a damaged culture. I was taught to see myself as an individual whose moral state depended on her individual moral will. My schooling followed the pattern my colleague, Elizabeth Minnich has pointed out: whites are taught to think of their lives as morally neutral, normative, and average, and also ideal, so that when we work to benefit others, this is seen as work that will allow them to be more like us.