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Writing a book review for Soc of Religion on this excellent volume of essays written in response to Divided by Faith. Closing chapters by Korie Edwards (“Much ado about nothing? Rethinking the efficacy of multiracial churches for racial reconciliation”) and Darryl Scriven (“The call to Blackness in American Christianity“) are must-reads.
My dear friend Stephen Quaye’s pie on Melissa Harris-Perry around 3:20
(What is more random, the pie or the segment? Good job SJQ!)
Reminds me of one of my favorites: http://www.amazon.com/Gang-Leader-Day-Sociologist-Streets/dp/014311493X
Haven’t read it yet but thrilled to hear about it–Kira-Kira is (tear-jerking) magic, and it looks like Cynthia Kadohata has done it again: http://blog.angryasianman.com/2013/11/cynthia-kadohata-wins-national-book.html#more
As someone who basically grew up in the public library, so glad that young nerdy kids growing up in remote random places can see their faces in these books.
I love this family. Go Chatsworth High!: http://www.latimes.com/sports/varsity-times/la-sp-vi-football-chatsworth-at-47-is-a-dangerous-team-20131118,0,7245840.story#axzz2l3Mo6B6Z
Some comments on the UCLA Black male spoken word piece that’s trending: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/julie-j-park/black-men-at-ucla-the-dev_b_4297110.html