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#272: Sociology’s Race Problem

We’ve reached December, loyal readers, in this very wild year. I’m feeling the crunch as we close out
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#272: Sociology’s Race Problem
By Mark Isero • Issue #281 • View online
We’ve reached December, loyal readers, in this very wild year. I’m feeling the crunch as we close out the semester, but amid all the stress, in less-than-ideal circumstances, I’m reminded how grateful I am to have this reading community. Every week, you help me pause, find some good articles, read closely, and reflect. Thank you.
I’m a big fan of all four pieces this week, and I like that they come from a variety of publications. This week’s lead article, “Sociology’s Race Problem,” challenged my praise for Matthew Desmond’s Evicted and other works of ethnography. The rest of today’s issue offers a powerful example of resistance, an inspirational interview directed at educators, and another critique of reading-a-lot-but-not-doing-very-much. Please enjoy!
+ There are only two free tickets left to next Thursday’s First Annual Highlighter Game Show. Get ready for friendly competition, keen strategy, and general merriment (plus tons of prizes!). It’s going to be a great way to connect and build our reading community.

Sociology’s Race Problem
The Memory Weavers
Here’s Courage back with his second photo shoot of the year, once again accentuating his flawless profile. He belongs to VIP Mahogney.
Here’s Courage back with his second photo shoot of the year, once again accentuating his flawless profile. He belongs to VIP Mahogney.
Called To Lead: Linda Cliatt-Wayman
White Feminism, Anti-Racist Reading Lists, And White Women’s Voting Habits
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