What’s race got to do with it?

“They tell us race is an invention, that there is more genetic variation between two black people than there is between a Black person and a White person. Then they tell us black people have a worse kind of breast cancer and get more fibroids. And White folk get cystic fibrosis and osteoporosis. So what’sContinue reading “What’s race got to do with it?”

Written Words Worth Reading

Dr Seuss wrote: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” I’ve decided to share some (just some)  readings I’ve found especially powerful during my  PhD, breaking  up along the lines of theory and praxis. I’ve  also  tried  not  to select the  mostContinue reading “Written Words Worth Reading”

New Year Reflections

Today is the official start of my third year as a PhD here in Cambridge and my 4th  year in Cambridge as a student. Along the way I’ve learned a lot about myself–my capabilities, strengths, weaknesses. One of those things is to listen more carefully to others, particularly those who have gone through the journeyContinue reading “New Year Reflections”