Rinku Sen

Weekly Round Up: Black Geniuses and the Feminist Police

Rinku Sen observes the passing of Nelson Mandela, the distortion of his legacy, and the lessons for racial justice activists.  If you’d prefer good news, Rinku Sen comes through for you again in this video which compiles 10 wins for racial justice in 2013.   Crosscut talks to Dr. Charles Johnson and his daughter Elisheba Johnson about their collaboration on Emery Jones: […]

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Weekly Round Up! Opportunity Gaps and Developments in Hollywood

Rinku Sen on NPR in Connecticut, discussing the implications of Connecticut’s plan to desegregate its public schools, reframes racial “achievement gaps” in education as opportunity gaps: “the achievement gap language puts a lot of the onus on students themselves, whereas the opportunity gap language begins to get us looking at what are the opportunities available

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Weekly Round Up! Sports Camp and Racial Justice.

Happy Tuesday!   It seems there’s always plenty to keep us busy.  Perhaps we should take a tip from Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, spotted last month using his laptop on the subway, a form of transit he describes as “fast, cheap, and easy,” adding that, “when I do, I am always working. … The universe can be

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“5 myths about marriage” by Stephanie Coontz is a special to The Washington Post… New York prepares for “Manhattanhenge” today,  the term coined by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson… Rinku Sen writes, “What Fires Young Progressives’ Activism? A New Study Asks Them.” for The Huffington Post… The Nation features Jessica Valenti’s latest, “Are Most Americans Really

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Professor Yvonne Latty has won “Best Short Documentary” at the Phoenix Film Festival for “Sacred Poison”… Rinku Sen examines the varied elements of impression, stereotype and diversity during “Day of Dialogue” at Bridewater State University… Sandra Steingraber’s Generosity Invigorates Anti-Fracking Movement… New York Daily News reviews ‘Perla’ the lastest book from author Carolina De Robertis…

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Stephanie Coontz writes about “The State of Marriage” and “Marriage: Saying I Don’t“… “The Real Goal of Ariz.’s Book Banning Thought Police: Harass Latinos” by Rinku Sen for Colorlines.com… Bernice Johnson Reagon “urges students to pursue progress” during her talk for the Purdue celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr…. Listen to Ed Miller discuss

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Arn Chorn-Pond along with Waterek Productions and CLA are working on Waterek Our Village Concert… Edith Widder explains the definition of Bioluminescence in the article “Bioluminescence lights up the creatures of the ocean.“… NASA & Federal Budget, hear what Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson has to say… Arsalan Iftikhar, “The Muslim Guy” latest novel reviewed in

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The Christian Science Monitor does an interview with Tim Riley… Watch David Goldfield talk about “America Aflame” on cspan… Jessica Valenti and Samhita Mukhopadhyay are featured in the New York Post… The latest article by Rinku Sen for Colorlines…  Stephanie Coontz writes “Women in the Obama White House: sexism and progress” for CNN..

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Steve Broder on Hitting the Debt Ceiling…  Featured in Colorlines – Real Diversity Looks Like Inclusion and “The Help” Today Still Don’t Have Rights, Actually by Rinku Sen…  Charles C. Mann shares with us The Real Story of Globalization… Did you miss Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on Bill Maher… The Washington Post feature – Music

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