year in review

Naz & Maalik

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It’s not a good sign when it’s easy to find parking in a city’s downtown—that had been one of my first thoughts upon moving to Allentown, PA when I started teaching at Muhlenberg College in 2009, and the thought returned …

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Teach Me How to Dougie

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At first it all seems rather banal: a politician delivering his grateful victory speech to a room full of excited supporters after a nail-biting campaign. Thanks for this, thanks for that… the usual platitudes and empty promises abound, resounding across …

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The Punch

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On the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration earlier this year, many of us were still grasping about. Just what, in fact, the political reality was or would become seemed up for grabs, and there was no shortage of signs to …

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