I know we’re winding down the semester and that you probably have even more papers to write and/or exams to take, but I hope you’ll take time to read these two short pieces about where race relations are at the present.
This one is more general and remarks upon the supposed greater tolerance for difference among “millenians,” the current generation coming of age:
This one really got my blood boiling. It’s a reaction to a piece in the Chronicle of Higher Ed disparaging Black Studies as a discipline. The title ought to give you a clue:
I have thoroughly enjoyed this semester with all of you. I’m happy to be g0ing out on a very high note, having taught my favorite class ever Best of luck to all of you! I hope to hear great things from you.