Daily Archives: February 16, 2014

Discussing Common Core at My Church’s Lunch (and Thereafter)

My church had a pizza party after services today, in honor of my pastor’s birthday.  A topic of conversation that came up more than once at the party was the new Common Core educational standards.  There was a couple whose … Continue reading

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Two Nations 7

In his updated 1995 version of Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal, Andrew Hacker has a chapter about the O.J. Simpson trial, and the difference of opinion between many whites and many African-Americans about it.  Incidentally, Hacker states … Continue reading

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