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AIN’T I A WOMAN? by Sojourner Truth

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP At the Oxford Teaching Academy (Professional Development from Oxford), EFL teachers not only learn from the course facilitator, but also from each other. Questions and issues of concern get looked at through the lens of theory and practice … Continue reading

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Teaching the N-Word To EFL Students: History & Meaning Of The N-Word

Today, I take you back 400 years in time, to the year 1619. The place is Jamestown, Virginia. The first African slaves have just “arrived” in America. At least, that’s what our history books tell us that John Rolfe documented: … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Is Dead Now: Should #BlackHistoryMonth Be Eliminated?

Should Black History Month Be Eliminated? That question gets asked every year around this time of year, when we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Some people go so far as to argue that if we don’t … Continue reading

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‘The Lowest White Man’ by Charles M. Blow| New York Times OP-ED COLUMNIST

As an African-American, I know that it is an extremely rare occasion, when the truth about racial division and discrimination in the United States of America is so openly and eloquently, and most importantly, understandably, offered for public consumption, as … Continue reading

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#BookReview: Prophet – The Story of Nat Turner #ASMSG #BlackHistoryMonth

Synopsis Nat Turner, born into slavery October 2, 1800, on a Southampton County plantation, became a preacher who stated in his confession he’d been chosen by God to lead slaves from bondage. On August 21, 1831, he led a freedom … Continue reading

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#BlackHistoryMonth #ASMSG African #Slave Trade & Bartolomé De Las Casas: Gold, #God & Glory

Bartolome De Las Casas: Protector of the Indians “We came here to serve God and also to get rich.” -Bernal Diaz del Castillo With the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Caribbean, two civilizations that had previously been isolated from … Continue reading

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Are You A Native Speaker? Willing to Live as a Criminal in South America? Come to Chile… (Comments on Some Bad Advice)

Teaching English in Chile Jobs Are Available for Untrained Teachers By Emily Tell The demand for English teachers in Chile is a direct result of Chili’s (it’s “Chile”) attempt at integration into the global economy through trade agreements with the … Continue reading

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