Jeanne Theoharis: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Rosa Parks (from The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis) 1. Parks had been thrown off the bus a decade earlier by the same bus driver -- for refusing to pay in the front and go around to the back to board. She had avoided that driver's bus for twelve years because she knew well the risks of angering drivers, all of whom were white and carried guns. Franchised H2O Solutions - Sarvajal Aims to Solve the Clean Water Problem in India Sarvajal, a for-profit business established in 2008, is looking to expand the reach of clean drinking water in India by making it more accessible. The name of the company literally translates to "water for all." Sarvajal has a unique business model in that they recruit local entrepreneurs to sell the water in their communities.
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The Public Intellectual Within the last few decades, the emergence of public intellectuals as important cultural and social critics has raised fundamental questions not only about the social function of academics, but also about the connection between higher education and public life, between academic work and the major issues shaping the broader society. Truthout's Public Intellectual Project will provide progressive academics with an opportunity to address a number of important social issues in a language that is both rigorous and accessible. All too often, academics produce work that is either too abstract for a generally informed public, or they separate their scholarship from the myriad of issues and contemporary problems that shape everyday life in the United States and abroad. Articles by Henry A. Giroux
Harvard Seeks to Jolt University Teaching - Teaching By Dan Berrett Cambridge, Mass. A growing body of evidence from the classroom, coupled with emerging research in cognitive psychology and neuroscience, is lending insight into how people learn, but teaching on most college campuses has not changed much, several speakers said here at Harvard University at a daylong conference dedicated to teaching and learning. Too often, faculty members teach according to habits and hunches, said Carl E. The 150th Anniversary of the United States Colored Troops Today’s blog post comes from archives specialist Jackie Budell. On May 22, 1863, the War Department issued General Orders 143, establishing a Bureau of Colored Troops in the Adjutant General’s Office to recruit and organize African American soldiers to fight for the Union Army. With this order, all African American regiments were designated as United States Colored Troops (USCT).
How Self-Confident Are You? - Improve Your Self-Confidence by Building Self-Efficacy - Stress Management from MindTools.com Improving Self-Confidence by Building Self-Efficacy Do you feel energized about life? © iStockphoto/francisblack How self-confident do you feel? Are you full of it, or do you wish you had more of it? Whether someone demonstrates self-confidence by being decisive, trying new things, or staying in control when things get difficult, a person with high self-confidence seems to live life with passion and enthusiasm. In Which These Are The 100 Greatest Writers Of All Time The 100 Greatest Writers of All Time by WILL HUBBARD and ALEX CARNEVALE Other lists of this kind have been attempted, none very successfully. We would like to stress that there is a crucial difference between "an important writer" and "a great writer"; the latter is at this time our sole interest. We will account for some of the names that did not make this list in a later dispatch.
Drop Me Off in Harlem In the following transcript, Sr. Thompson provides an oral history describing the development of the Lafayette Players and its relevance to black theatre. The Harlem Renaissance was a rebirth. [Black theatre] was a part of this great burst of energy that came out of Harlem—literary as well as dramatically. [People cite literary works first] because these are what have been saved.