Students often poke fun at humanities degrees, but my philosophy and ethics class have been the most rewarding.
Straight, upper-class, white men (and often white women) are excused for being dismissive, brusque and outright rude when people without these privileged identities acting in the same way face serious consequences.
Without fighting their unconscious effects, these health aids transform into our masters.
The mission for Christians in America today may well be to reconnect with the identity-politics Christians—to fight white supremacy and Christianism at its roots—to reclaim the hearts of Christianists in our nation.
I’ve only been here for two months, but I’m already excited to see what the next Duke Difference moment will be. Because that phrase, to me, is what makes this place special. What makes this place a home.