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“Woodlawn Summit (2017)” #woodlawnsummit #southside #chicago #neighbors #woodlawn

In Chicago, Events, photography, University of Chicago on March 19, 2017 at 7:37 am

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“Khusugtun Mongolian Ethnic Ballad Group – March 2017”

In Art, Events, music, photography, University of Chicago on March 18, 2017 at 6:25 am

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“Khusugtun Mongolian Ethnic Ballad Group (March 2017)”

In Art, Events, music, photography, University of Chicago on March 17, 2017 at 10:18 pm

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“My Notes from the Field (@uchiaccelerator @uchicagonsp) [2017]”

In photography, University of Chicago on March 13, 2017 at 7:44 pm

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“They Are Terrified To Be Away From Their Families”

In Chicago, Education, University of Chicago on March 2, 2017 at 5:28 pm

I was at a local public school this morning, as part of my day-job I’m the University’s person that supports local schools, and the principal asked if we can get her additional foreign language support for a group of refugee children that have recently joined the school community.

She, a no-nonsense CPS principal said, “They Are Terrified To Be Away From Their Families”, in a way that made me stop cold.

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#10Readings – May 15, 2016

In Art, Books, Chicago, Education, Events, Film, History, literature, music, news, University of Chicago on May 15, 2016 at 10:37 pm

Things I have Written

  1. Amplify Arts Conference | Voices UChicago
  2. 4 Events from 3rd Week | Voices UChicago

Books Recently Read (& Recommended)

3. The Big Short by Michael Lewis | The Financial System.  Run by honest geniuses.  Best of The Best.

4. Death from the Skies by Philip Plaitt | Clear Science Writing.  Lot of things to (not) worry about.

Found on the Internet

5. How Illinois Pays For Public Schools, $9,794 Vs. $28,639 | WBEZ |  unconscionable.

6. 2016: Age Of The On-Screen Black Superhero | Two years before #BlackPanther

7. Heads Up: More F-Bombs Being Dropped in Public, New Research Shows | It’s not just me.

8. ‘Normal America’ Is Not A Small Town Of White People | Demographics are changing, even if perceptions lag behind.

9. Columbia is first U.S. university to divest from prisons | Divestment movements remain a viable method to advance moral arguments

10. Oral history: Prince’s life, as told by the people who knew him best | One of many good stories about Prince published after his passing

 

“Storyteller”

In Africa, Chicago, Education, Events, History, photography, University of Chicago on January 17, 2016 at 4:12 pm

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“Sunny Winter Day @ UChicago”

In Chicago, photography, University of Chicago on January 16, 2016 at 6:13 pm

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“Eight minute silent film”

In Art, Film, photography, University of Chicago on January 15, 2016 at 10:19 pm

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“RMC on a Snowy Night”

In photography, University of Chicago on January 11, 2016 at 10:57 pm

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