CNN's recent in-depth investigative piece, Black in America, explores contemporary race issues, and the various challenges and achievements among blacks in the U.S., presenting a hard-hitting depiction of the frustrations among black Americans who consistently face prejudice because they are racialized as black.
"There is a raging national debate about the state of writing and how high-tech communication by teens might be affecting their ability to think and write.... Those on both sides of the issue will see supporting data here."
“The question is, How do you become a universal figure when you represent movements that have claimed the right of equality for you in your difference?” -Joan Scott
I hate to exhaust the topic. It's not always All-Shepard-Fairey-All-the-Time here at gnovis. But Jed's comment helped a lot in refining my thoughts, which were admittedly unclear as I worked through some tangles. And aside from fostering more healthy dialogue on the blog, I think exploring these knotty but not impenetrable questions of interpretation that are relevant to a lot of CCT work could be fruitful.
I reject and denounce, as well as renounce, condemn, decry, deride, and whatever other verb one can conjure to express, that I will not be subjected to any more debates between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
As a usual proponent of debates, I guess this means I... tergiversate.
Unlike the usual buzz concerning Fidel Castro, today's widespread news reports indicate the iconic leader remains among us, but has stepped down from his position as Cuban head of state, which he occupied for almost fifty years.
The announcement of Fidel's resignation comes -- of course -- after having secured one last election to parliament... I use the term election loosely.
On the Superest of Tuesdays, millions of voters across the U.S. trudged through inclement weather and dealt with logistical voting fiascoes in their states to support their candidate of choice in record-breaking numbers. Meanwhile, Mardi Gras goers in southern Louisianna gorged themselves on all things celebratory-- as the tradition goes, before the next forty days of Lenten abstinence.
The proposed consolidation of XM Satellite Radio Holdings and Sirius Radio, is one media mashup that's certainly gotten a lot of play.
Given my demonstrated interest in Media and Politics, which is my course of study and the basis for most of my gnovis articles, one might expect that I would have already written about the huge deal that is this year's Iowa caucuses.