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February 5, 2016
LiLi Johnson GRD ’19 grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts — a town that prided itself on its colorblindness. For years, Johnson found herself surrounded by teachers and peers...
February 1, 2016
A few blocks away from one of Havana’s busiest intersections, the wildly popular Don Donato Bakery operates out of the back of an old house in the city’s Vedado neighborhood...
January 25, 2016
Last semester, the chant “We out here. We’ve been here. We ain’t leaving. We are loved,” reverberated around campus, as over 1,000 students took to the streets and filled...
January 19, 2016
Professor Blackhawk’s field of interest is American Indian history. He is the author of “Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West,” a study of...
January 11, 2016
What are some of the key ideas you want your students to consider? I encourage my students to think about history, not to take for granted that things are the way they are...
December 14, 2015
My whole life, I have been allowed a way of “knowing”. White people like me are permitted to exist with this way of knowing, i.e. of occupying the world unknowing of not...
December 10, 2015
In my application to Yale in the fall of 2011, I wrote my “Why Yale” 50-word statement about Yale’s ethnic studies program: “I am most intrigued by the ethnicity, race and...

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