Workshop at DU: decolonizing the classroom, Friday, 3-4:15

Kristy Kumar sent me the following announcement about an important workshop, now called a colonial harm-reduction workshop in Sturm Hall, room 434, Friday afternoon 3-4:15. This will be a very lively session, challenging the often unconscious colonization/racism/sexism/hierarchy of the class room, and raising many important questions. She also called it a reducing harm workshop (since …

Gil Caldwell’s birthday letter to Martin King

Gil Caldwell, activist with King, longtime Methodist minister and friend, wrote a letter to King about our current circumstances of systemic disenfranchisement of blacks and others. His letter names the racism that the Republicans used to stymie many of Obama’s programs. *** Yesterday, John Lewis, the great civil rights leader who suffered a concussion on …