Cruises, Culture, and Responsibility

So I realize I haven’t posted in a good minute. My practicum, the last requirement for my degree, really took over my life; I’m not being hyperbolic. I no longer had time to be creative in the kitchen, I didn’t cook much at all, and I could barely breathe a second long enough to think…

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Another Stunningly Ahistorical Comment on Race

This mess right here. I knew it would be bad when it started off with the oft heard excuse of wearing the confederate flag as just being a symbol of pride in heritage. I went to high school in the south, and I expected the confederate flag waving, and while it didn’t really get under…

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The benevolence of slavery?

“No portrayal of minority experience in the history which actually occurred shall obscure the experience or contributions of the Founding Fathers, or the majority of citizens, including those who reached positions of leadership.” History textbooks in US public schools have always been kind of a shit show. They like to frame slavery as a purely…

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