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Forming Identity – Rick Santorum, Twitter, and Immigration

Rick Santorum, former Republican Senator from Pennsylvania, appeared on CNN’s “The Messy Truth with Van Jones” yesterday. The show is a town hall style debate with Van Jones moderating. In the audience was a Dreamer, an undocumented immigrant since childhood, named Elizabeth Vilchis. Elizabeth came to the US from Mexico with her parents when she was seven years old.

Reading the Classics in Prison with Andrew McKenna

"Mimetic theory is a no brainer," states a student of Andrew McKenna, in an essay written within the confines of prison. The anthropological truth of mimetic theory, exposed in Scripture and expressed in literature, is deeply understood by prisoners. Suzanne Ross introduces us to Professor Andrew McKenna and his compassionate outreach to prisoners through his teaching of African American classics as they "unveil the sacrificial dynamics that propel myriad forms of racial oppression.”