I’m now in my second month serving as the Interim Director for the Center for Digital Inclusion (CDI) in the iSchool at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. But I’ve also served as a senior research scientist with the Center since it’s inception a couple of years ago. It might be asked why this focus on… Continue reading Why Digital Inclusion
The other day I shared a video from Sojourners magazine, that highlights and builds upon the results from a recent Public Religion Research Institute survey. From the article introducing the video: While about 80 percent of black Christians believe police-involved killings — like the ones that killed Tamir Rice, Laquan McDonald, and so many more — are… Continue reading Why does the argument of white vs black have to carry on?
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question. Eugene Ionesco I am an educator both as vocation and avocation, although I do not have a formal education degree. And while I can deliver a strong 3-hour lecture with the best of them, I much prefer to leave behind the banking model of education… Continue reading Problem-posing Education
“To love someone is not first of all to do things for them, but to reveal to them their beauty and value, to say to them through our attitude: ‘You are beautiful. You are important. I trust you. You can trust yourself.’ We all know well that we can do things for others and in… Continue reading Love: The Heart of Dialogue and Engagement