The New Jim Crow — A Response

I’m reading an article right now called The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. In it, the author argues that the mass-incarceration of the nation’s black populace is a new means of racial control similar to...
Joining Teach for America

Joining Teach for America

I’ve been accepted as a 2012 Teach for America corps member! Teach for America is a peace-corps-like program that sends individuals with strong qualifications (but no teaching degree) into impoverished neighbors where they will serve as teachers. The...