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The Kidnapping of Higher Education in Alabama

December 24, 2021

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In the past five to ten years the University of Alabama has abandoned its dedication to the basic elements of higher education in the country: namely, placing excellence and freedom of speech (or academic freedom) as the twin principles that have helped place Alabama among the top 500 universities and colleges in the nation. Programs […]

A Historian’s View of Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project, Part 2

July 27, 2021

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A few weeks ago we ventured into the mine field of Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project which supports it. We did this as a professional historian might, by an examination of both the facts and the hypothesis or interpretation of those facts. Today let’s examine what other historians have said about CRT and […]

A Historian’s View of Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project, Part 1

July 27, 2021

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Last summer, the Pandemic Summer of 2020, I took up two subjects that have now come to dominate the political discourse in our country. Everyone seems to have an opinion on CRT and the 1619 theory and how they impact the nature of our country’s history. I thought I’d revisit these from the perspective of […]

How to Teach Successfully in Today’s Educational Battlegrounds

July 27, 2021

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Okay, here’s a lesson we all need to hear. As so many things that pop into this column, I borrowed it from someone else, this time from a bright and imaginative person who teaches at Duke in Durham, N. C. and surprised me just about totally. Duke is heads over heels into the woke frame […]