APV tonight!

Tonight I’ll be speaking with the Alliance for a Progressive Virginia on criminalization of sex work and its impact on policy to combat human trafficking. Join us!

Morning Announcements:

If I were a teacher in this school, or any Negro school, and I was dealing with Negro children, who were in my care only a few hours of every day and would then return to their homes and to the streets…I would try to teach them—I would try to …

What we can do

Trump is president elect. My classes are full of tearful students asking what can be done. In truth I have no idea, and very few of us truly do I suspect. It will be some time before anyone gets their footing. This seems true of everyone I encounter, even though …

Checking in and Catching up

I’ve barely written at all this year, on my VCU site or on any of the other spaces I frequent online. I think the only online space that’s seen much of me lately is Twitter, in part because it’s so merciful for people who are low on resources. Over the next …

It’s a hazy, quick shot by a student’s phone, but still: here’s The Case for Reparations, summarized, outlined, and annotated:

My Year of Multi-Modality

My students have done a lot of multi-modal work this semester. We started the semester with a small-scale data assessment of our own lives, inspired by Nicholas Feltron’s much larger annual report project. The assignment was a fun first step with some entertaining outcomes: a student who discovered that video games were …