Mass Killings in the U.S.: Masculinity, Masculinity, Masculinity. This article was first published by The Huffington Post Schools in Philadelphia are currently on high alert because of a threat of violence made against “a university near Philadelphia.”
The threat was posted on 4chan, an anonymous message board, on Friday, the day after a murder-suicide that left 10 people dead in yet another campus shooting. The new threat, echoing other comments, praised the Oregon shooter for being part of a “Beta Rebellion,” a beta being a weak, unattractive man who lacks confidence and can’t get a girl. An unnamed police official described the Oregon shooter this way, “He didn’t have a girlfriend, and he was upset about that. He comes across thinking of himself as a loser. Cornel West's Rise and Fall by Michael Eric Dyson. Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned” is the best-known line from William Congreve’s The Mourning Bride.
But I’m concerned with the phrase preceding it, which captures wrath in more universal terms: “Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned.” Even an angry Almighty can’t compete with mortals whose love turns to hate. Cornel West’s rage against President Barack Obama evokes that kind of venom. He has accused Obama of political minstrelsy, calling him a “Rockefeller Republican in blackface”; taunted him as a “brown-faced Clinton”; and derided him as a “neoliberal opportunist.” In 2011, West and I were both speakers at a black newspaper conference in Chicago. West’s animus is longstanding, and only intermittently broken by bouts of calculated love. Despite West’s disapproval of Obama, he eventually embraced the political phenom, crossing the country as a surrogate and touting his Oval Office bona fides. Yet West is, in my estimation, the most exciting black American scholar ever.
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“Mike Brown!” “I am!” “Mike Brown!” J. Cole - Be Free. Melissa Harris-Perry's Searing Tribute To Black Men Killed By Police. In a short but powerful segment on Saturday, Melissa Harris-Perry connected the recent police killing of Michael Brown to the deaths of other black men at the hands of police — and to America's history of injustice towards black people.
Harris-Perry read the names of some of the hundreds of men who were killed by police across the country "in the past decade alone," from Sean Bell to Oscar Grant to Eric Garner to Brown. All of the men she mentioned were unarmed at the time of their death. In the past decade alone, these men and hundreds of others have lost their lives to police. "From 2006 to 2012 a white police officer killed a black person at least twice a week in this country," she said. She then noted that Ferguson, where Brown was shot dead, is close to the place from which the slave Dred Scott waged a legal battle for his freedom. M.colorlines.com/archives/2014/08/artists_on_ferguson.html. America Is Not For Black People. Trending on Related Blogs Robin Williams' Daughter Pens Heartbreaking Goodbye to Her Father 7k people reading on Gawker America Is Not For Black People 1.7k people reading on The Concourse Robin Williams Once Bought Conan O'Brien a Bicycle to Cheer Him Up 1.2k people reading on Gawker Recommended by Greg Howard America Is Not For Black People.
These 4 Sisters Were Photographed Every Year For 36 Years. The year was 1975 when world-renowned Nicolas Nixon, a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art originally photographed his wife Bebe and her 3 sisters.
They were so impressed with the result, they collectively decided to make it a yearly event, the annual family photo. 36 years later, the sisters and Nicolas had all kept their promise, resulting in 36 beautiful and candid photographs. Despite the years changing, the four sisters Heather, Mimi, Bebe and Laurie always remained in their same positions from that original photograph back in 1975. Whilst the fashion, haircuts and indeed their lives & personalities continue to evolve and change over the years, one thing that is incredibly evident is just how much of a loving bond there is between the four of them.
You can find them in the archives of New York’s Museum of Modern art and on display at the wonderful Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco. Via: Fraenkel Gallery. World War I in Photos: A Century Later. Frameworks for Thinking. The 4Cs - Consumption, Creation, Curation, Connection This framework guides our thinking, particularly with iPads and mobile devices.
It allows us to focus on WHAT we are asking our students to do with the technology. Consume: Teachers and students use effective strategies to gather relevant information and building blocks needed to demonstrate their learning. They read digital content, watch videos, listen to audio recordings, conduct research, annotate images or text, and take notes.
Create: In this stage, teachers and students use the information that they have consumed and processed to create unique expressions of learning. My First Year. Smitten kitchen. TEDxAldeburgh - Akala - Hip-Hop & Shakespeare?