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White book cover with black words White Trash the untold history of class
05 August 2017

Not since President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty have we seen so much attention paid to poor white people. The iconic Life magazine...

Brown book cover with lots of family photos on the front depicting families with people of different colors and the words Same Family, Different Colors
13 June 2017

Like many black people, I grew up knowing families in which the color of everyone’s skin was different, sometimes dramatically so. I also have people in my...

Yellow book cover with title weapons of math destruction and a digital skull and crossbones
03 April 2017

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O’Neil

Like millions of students, I never liked math...

The Obama family posing outside
02 February 2017

I have been in a funk since the day after last year’s presidential election. About a month before the voting, I began to feel as though Donald...

The Obama family posing outside
02 February 2017

I have been in a funk since the day after last year’s presidential election. About a month before the voting, I began to feel as though Donald Trump would...

The Obama family posing outside
02 February 2017

I have been in a funk since the day after last year’s presidential election. About a month before the voting, I began to feel as though Donald Trump would...

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