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Pathways to Racial Democracy in America

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

America is at a crossroads. Our nation must choose one of two alternative futures. We will either choose to become the world’s first truly multiracial democracy, or we will choose to sustain or even strengthen existing patterns of segregation and inequality. At the center of this national future-choosing is urban public education Dr. Curtis L. Ivery In my recent book, Detroit and the New Political Economy of Public Education (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2022), I use Detroit as a national template to exp

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How to Accept Criticism Gracefully

Steve Keating

Early in my career I was not a fan of criticism. Truth be told, I’m still not a huge fan of it. I, like most everyone else would prefer to hear accolades but let’s face it, criticism is a part of life. That being the case, how we receive it and what we do with it will determine whether it hurts us or helps us. I decided long ago the best way to deal with criticism is by becoming my own worst critic.