Category : Culture

Lifestyle / Culture - 1 week ago

I Know Why the Mockingbird Sings

republic.com.ng - How would one describe America now? How could one? To do so is as much an exercise in contradiction as self-incrimination. From which stories, which facts, which heroes and villains should the collec…Tweeted by @republicjournal http...

Lifestyle / Culture - 1 week ago

StoryCorps and Stetson Kennedy

npr.org - This week in Washington, a unique national project gets under way. It's called StoryCorps. Two Airstream trailers outfitted with recording studios will roam the country to collect people's memories o…Tweeted by @StarchyArchie https://twitte...

Lifestyle / Culture - 1 week ago

An American Lent – Repentance Project

repentanceproject.org - Take a moment or two to be still. In the silence, remember that God is nearer than the breath you breathe. Exhale. When you are ready, offer these words (or your own) in prayer. Here I am, Lord. With…Tweeted by @darrylford htt...

Lifestyle / Culture - 1 week ago

Opinion | The ‘Lost Cause’ That Built Jim Crow

nytimes.com - Whatever the terms of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender to General Grant at Appomattox, the Confederacy didn’t die in April 1865; it simply morphed. Frederick Douglass put it this way in 1894’s “Lessons…Tweeted by @crewislife https://twitt...

Lifestyle / Culture - 1 week ago

The Myth of Class Reductionism

newrepublic.com - had a chilling effect on class-oriented civil rights politics, setting the stage for analyses of racism that divorced prejudice from economic exploitation—the fundamental reason for slavery and Jim C…Tweeted by @JeremyDaCruz1 https:...