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Channyn Lynne Parker on Being a Trans Community Advocate for People in Jail | We Are Witnesses

January 3, 2020 at 3:16 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

The jail humbled me. It reminded me of my own resilience. My name is Channyn Lynne Parker, and I have been an advocate inside the Cook County Department of Corrections. When I went into the jail, initially no one knew I was trans. But, well, word travels fast and so much for that. The fact

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Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’ dominates Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, winning four titles

December 16, 2019 at 10:24 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

the South Korean film parasite has dominated this year’s Chicago Film Critics Association Awards scooping for awards the association announced Saturday night local time the parasite won Best Picture Best Director Best Original Screenplay and Best Foreign Language Film now after becoming the first South Korean film ever to win the Padma d’Or at the

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Major US Academic Association Endorses Academic Boycott of Israel

December 7, 2019 at 8:16 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

JESSICA DESVARIEUX: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. On December 16, the membership of the American Studies Association endorsed the boycott to end Israel violations of Palestinian rights. ASA is the largest and oldest association devoted to interdisciplinary study of American culture and history. In the resolution, it says, quote:

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Bruce D. Perry: Social & Emotional Development in Early Childhood

December 2, 2019 at 1:16 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

Thank you very much, I am very honored to be here, I love Chicago. And I’m very very grateful to Deloris, for this wonderful honor, and really for her ongoing work, and her lifelong work, in trying to help all of us understand the importance of early childhood, and the role that safety, predictability, nurturing,

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Community Honors Late Teacher By Donating Books to Underprivileged Kids | Good Start | NowThis

November 25, 2019 at 1:17 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

and a on this week’s Good Start. Hey guys, and welcome to Good Start. I’m Sally Turner. For our first story. a school in Michigan blocked an 8-year-old girl from getting her school picture taken because of her red hair extensions. But after her story hit the Internet, a photographer came to the rescue. Chicago-based

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Mark Kenoyer | Meluhha: the Indus Civilization and Its Contacts with Mesopotamia

November 20, 2019 at 11:14 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

I wanted to welcome you all, here, this evening, to our main Members’ Lecture. And it’s really a pleasure to welcome tonight’s speaker. One of the things that, I think, is of greatest value about being at the University of Chicago, and especially at the Oriental Institute, is the fact that we have such a

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Bridging the Cultural Divide Between Teachers and Students

November 18, 2019 at 8:14 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

HARI SREENIVASAN: But, first: Urban school districts are tough places to be a teacher — but also where the best and the brightest are needed the most. In Chicago, which is dealing with one of the worst budget crises in years, recruiting and holding on to good teachers is an uphill battle. The district also

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