Monthly Archives: October 2013

  • Politics is Bigger Than You Think

    Posted on October 20, 2013 by AMoffettB in #Sojourners, Politics.

    I was really in the groove with my #30WriteNow challenge and then last week hit. Suffice it to say that work got crazy and I had to make some choices. Nevertheless, my hope is to get back to it now, and to continue thinking and growing with you all. So one of the things I […]

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  • Three Things Folks Get Wrong When They Research Communities of Color

    Posted on October 13, 2013 by AMoffettB in Research/Data.

    They assume that because they grew up in a community of color, they know how to research all communities of color.It’s a relatively common assumption that tends to go as follows: “I’m black, I’m interviewing black folks, I don’t need to worry about differences in language, culture or religion.”However that couldn’t be further from the […]

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  • Can Academics Have Non-Academic Interests? Or The Academic Politics of Respectability

    Posted on October 12, 2013 by AMoffettB in Higher Education.

    Deciding to start a blog, pursue my freelance writing dreams, start a business AND pursue a tenure-track job, were not easy decisions to make. Deciding to write about those things publicly on said blog, was also not an easy decision to make. Why would that be might you ask? After all, these are all things […]

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