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Will Rogers once quipped, “Everybody is ignorant, only different subjects.” That certainly pertained to me. I had not heard of the artist Thornton Dial until yesterday when I read a New York Times article on him by Carol Kino. We should all check out Mr. Thornton’s works of art. The Indianapolis Museum of Art will [...]
Dr. Adam Banks is Associate Professor Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media at the University of Kentucky. This post is taken from his blog site Talking Book: A Blog on Language, Literacy, Technology, and Culture. This blog site addresses:
“Technology and literacy issues; African American language and rhetoric; Cultural politics; Celebration of Black people [...]
It is Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is a civil holiday that dates back to the Reconstruction era in American history. It is the day we honor our dead who have given national service, especially those who have served in the armed forces. It is a day we set aside to go to the cemetery [...]
Condi Rice recently did an interview with Fortune 500 Magazine she discusses why she believes the US should stay involved in Afghanistan & other things… Interesting thoughts what do ya’ll think?
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By Nina Easton, Washington editor