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Everett Cafe: The Award Goes to Mis / Representation 

The Oscars have not been without controversy, from this year’s lack of host, to surprising nominations of the best films. Like cinematic productions, awards may involve false or misleading contexts to sway opinion, even if misrepresentation is rightfully exercised through freedom of speech and artistic license. But ... you make ask... What about the larger …

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Today in History: Birth of a Nation Premiers 

Adapted from Thomas Dixon's novel, The Clansman: A Historical Romance of the Klu Klux Klan, D.W. Griffith's silent movie "Birth of a Nation" premiered on February 8th, 1915 at Clune's Auditorium in downtown Los Angeles. Its opening sequence included a "Plea for the Art of the Motion Picture": We do not fear censorship, for …

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Today in History: Hurricane Katrina 

For a year -- if not more -- after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, reaping unimaginable destruction, citizens near and far -- including our very own library staff -- volunteered in relief efforts down in New Orleans;  parishes were inhabitable, governmental responsibility seriously questioned, life exacerbated by the highly charged political climate. As one colleague described, it was …

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Library Resources for Dr. Robert Carter’s Research Group 

This is a listing of databases of particular relevance for ongoing work being done by Dr. Robert Carter's Research Group in the Counseling Psychology program at Teachers College. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones of relevance to …

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Learning in a burning house: educational inequality, ideology, and (dis)integration 

Title: Learning in a burning house : educational inequality, ideology, and (dis)integration Author: Sonya Douglass Horsford,  foreword by Marian Wright Edelman Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, 2011. Check it out! LC2741 .H67 2011 From the publisher: The negative consequences of school desegregation on Black communities in the United States are now well documented …

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