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  • RT @theshrillest: The American Flag, as redesigned by Mark Twain, 1901 (via @Nytzchy)
  • Tocqueville and Beaumont on Slavery in America
  • @An0nKn0wledge
  • Protocols Of The Learned Elders Of Zion
  • RT @wcaleb: @tanehisicoates Arguably TJ made similar move: "I advance it...as a suspicion only, that the blacks…are inferior"
  • @tanehisicoates Arguably TJ made similar move: "I advance it...as a suspicion only, that the blacks…are inferior"
  • Against the American Grain, by Dwight MacDonald. Read the first chapter 'Masscult & Midcult':
  • The Dynamo and the Virgin (1900)
  • RT @Asa_Lama_Laika: "...the moment he/she realized he/she was Black, and the moment when he/she realized that was a problem."
  • "...the moment he/she realized he/she was Black, and the moment when he/she realized that was a problem."
  • In The Souls of Black Folk, arguably W.E.B. DuBois’ most famous work, he introduces and addresses two concepts...
  • Today begins the serious Christmas reading, done while the fruitcakes bake. Here's the first:
  • RT @robg0927: Washington crossing the street. (From The Far Side, of course...)
  • Washington crossing the street. (From The Far Side, of course...)
  • On #IndigenousPeople, #HigherEducation & #HamptonUniversity: "The Indian Experiment" at Hampton Institute:
  • Columbus in 1493: [The Indians] are of a very acute intelligence and they are men who navigate all those seas.
  • Great words from Zora Neal Hurston in her 1928 short essay How It Feels To Be Colored Me. Indomitable spirit.
  • Columbus in Chains: Happy Columbus Day!
  • .@deray @GrantGambling: #FergusonOctober #FergusonShaw
  • #FergusonOctober #FergusonShaw
  • “Secara politis memang sulit, tapi potensi keuntungan pasarnya begitu besar dengan 70 juta penduduk,” tulis
  • The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe (1843)
  • What is happening to game media happened before It wasn't ok then it shouldn't be ok now. #GamerGate
  • Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau
  • RT @SalemWitchHunt: Cotton Mather: Magnalia Christi Americana; or the Ecclesiastical History of New England #Cotton …
  • Cotton Mather: Magnalia Christi Americana; or the Ecclesiastical History of New England #Cotton #Mather #Salem
  • HOW TO WRITE A BLACKWOOD ARTICLE by Edgar Allan Poe
  • Thinking of this tonight: Edgar Allan Poe
  • Little reminder:
  • Ernest Hemmingway's description of the summit: "...wide as all the world, great, high, and unbelievably white in t...
  • The struggle of reconciling two "worlds" in Mama Lola reminds me of DuBois' double consciousness. #Rel300eu
  • Do you have college-bound teenagers? Here's a major for them: American Studies Dept at the University of...
  • Read this to get in the mood for my sherry tasting this evening... Poe, you always make me thirsty
  • RT @KristenAFC: Fruitful #treehouse discussion tonight. Next up, Faulkner: @calliearmstrong @cedrixclarke @petersame…
  • RT @wangchuanshi: @wangchuanshi @YouChu: 香港说的公民抗命,大陆的翻译是公民不服从。这个概念从梭罗开始,经由众多哲人探讨,以及不乏很多实践者。但是大众仍是陌生,以致以违法来阻吓不服从者。是时候再好好普及一下公民不服从。
  • @wangchuanshi @YouChu: 香港说的公民抗命,大陆的翻译是公民不服从。这个概念从梭罗开始,经由众多哲人探讨,以及不乏很多实践者。但是大众仍是陌生,以致以违法来阻吓不服从者。是时候再好好普及一下公民不服从。
  • 香港说的公民抗命,大陆的翻译是公民不服从。这个概念从梭罗开始,经由众多哲人探讨,以及不乏很多实践者。但是大众仍是陌生,以致以违法来阻吓不服从者。是时候再好好普及一下公民不服从。
  • Fruitful #treehouse discussion tonight. Next up, Faulkner: @calliearmstrong @cedrixclarke @petersamet @CrazyIdealist
  • @mtracey Mencken gets one of his many digs against Kiwanis/Rotary at endof graph 3 here; Tresca eventually killed btw
  • Celebrate Faulkner's birthday with his creepiest story:
  • @sunsweetSA @coconono
  • If you've never read any Faulkner, do yourself a favour and read this, for starters: "A Rose for Emily"
  • RT @ShrillCosby: The American Flag, as redesigned by Mark Twain, 1901 (via @Nytzchy)
  • @andynotwithani This blowing up of your twitter feed brought to you by the satirical side of Edgar Allan Poe
  • The American Flag, as redesigned by Mark Twain, 1901 (via @Nytzchy)
  • IT'S MY FAVORITE AUTHOR'S BIRTHDAY! HAPPY BIRTHDAY F. SCOTT FITZGERALD! 💕 Have my fave short story of his:
  • @SarahGPerry There's so much of "Big Two-Hearted River" in my work it's not even funny.
  • More Thoreau: "It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for the right." #MinesSF
  • Via Sogang University professor Kyung-Sook Boo: What makes Superman so darned American?
  • .@UsaSlumdog Ever read this? Christ in Alabama by Langston Hughes
  • Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau (1849)
  • RT @DavidJMadeira: I guess I have to reread this. Some stuff I didn’t know about. #theDMS
  • I guess I have to reread this. Some stuff I didn’t know about. #theDMS
  • Bowling Alone! Read for tomorrow. Thoughts?
  • @pbsideachannel Starting point, in case you were interested: (I have an undergrad AmSt degree, focus in pop culture)
  • W.E.B. DuBois’ "The Veil" and "Double Consciousness"