Ta-Nehisi Coates

This book is a must read for everyone.  I hope that all of my students this semester will read it (it may be required!).           I did not tell you that it would be okay, because I have never believed it would be okay, – Coates  p.11 Keep the dialogue open,…

Vietnam – Popular Culture Versus Reality

Vietnam – the last moments of a painful evacuation The war in Vietnam has been termed a travesty in the otherwise glorified military success of the United States.  There have been multitudes of books and movies created about the events in Vietnam with varying degrees of truth and inaccuracies. It is these half truths and outright…