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By Renée H. Shea   Titus Kaphar is a young and rising artistic star.  Named a MacArthur Genius in 2018, he’s making his presence known with his provocative paintings that “revise” canonical ones as he investigates who gets to speak and who gets left out. He’s done a brief TED Talk (about 12 minutes) on the  subject. His painting “The Cost of… (Show more)
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by Renee H. Shea   Take 90 seconds—really, it’s just a minute and  a half—and treat yourself to “Words Matter,” a video made by outspoken activist and brilliant filmmaker Spike Lee (and not incidentally, recent Academy Award winner for BlackKKKlansman).   The motorcycle roars through the California desert toward the camera; the handsome cool guy… (Show more)
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By Renée Shea   The Education chapter is many teachers’ choice to start off the AP® Lang course, usually after introducing rhetoric in an opening chapter or two. The central text by Fareed Zakaria on the value of a liberal education and the classic work by Frederick Douglass on the vital link between liberty and education are substantial and,… (Show more)
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