Have you ever thought about parallels between the Panic of 1837 and the economic crash of the early 2000s? In episode two of 1619, “The Economy that Slavery Built,” Nikole Hannah-Jones disrupts mainstream narratives about the economic history of America. She takes listeners through the violent taking of land from Indigenous peoples for cotton fields, the invention of the cotton gin and what it meant for enslaved workers, capitalist strategies with histories of abuse, and a trip home to Greenwood.
Baylee is a MA student, a performer, and a media enthusiast.
The ability to understand emotions contributes almost as much to students’ grades as their IQ. Past studies show two personal qualities are important for student academic success – intelligence and conscientiousness.IQ scores explain about 15%of the differences between students’ grades. Conscientiousness, such as having the diligence to do enough study, explains about 5%.
This is by no means an exhaustive list, if you believe there are books that we should include in future, please let us know. The EQ Edge: emotional intelligence and your success Third Edition, Steven…
Episode three of 1619 with Nikole Hannah-Jones is narrated by Wesley Morris. Morris starts cutting vegetables in his friend’s kitchen and listening to a “Yacht Rock” playlist. He says that these songs are often framed…
This episode is about healthcare. Going back to 1866 it introduces listeners to Rebecca Lee Crumpler who was the first Black woman to become a doctor in America, and it progresses through time from there.