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How identity shaped Civil Rights

Lee McClelland January 31, 2013

W.E.B. Du Bois asked in his 1897 essay “The Conservation of Races” a question that would split African American communities from then on: “What, after all, am I? Am I an American or am I a Negro?...

Simplified view of race dangerous

Lee McClelland January 24, 2013

A person’s identity is a complex, multifaceted thing yet is often viewed through a very simple, shallow lens. Identity is one of humanity’s great conundrums. The Oxford English Dictionary defines...

Humor reveals social identity of Americans

Lee McClelland October 4, 2012

A culture’s core values can be derived from its humor, an indicative measure of what people find important. Humor, as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary, is “that quality of action, speech,...

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