Tagged: race

Social Justice, bell hooks and The New School

Social Justice, bell hooks and The New School

This article was originally published as an OpEd in The Free Press with the title: Justice: Are We Walking or Just Talking? By way of context, we had a series of events this fall at The New School that were built around...

Race Crisis Series – An Unfolding New School Story

Race Crisis Series – An Unfolding New School Story

More than a year ago I wrote a post about finding some buried New School treasure while working on a class lecture. The image was of MLK Jr. (at left) and it turned out to be part of a 1964 “Race Crisis”...

Post-racial US myths

Post-racial US myths

Just some random examples I ran across recently debunking the idea of a post-racial US… Found while looking for inspiring political speeches on YouTube tonight. Found on the sidewalk in Greenpoint, Brooklyn this fall.

Occupation: Call and Response

Occupation: Call and Response

  What follows is a response to the folks over at the Sacred Conspiracy, who were kind enough to respond to my “magnum opus” on the lessons from the recently ended 90 5th student occupation at the New School, and the issues...