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"The major cause of this language gap is the failure of monolingual White communities to successfully assimilate into the multilingual and multidialectal mainstream. The continued existence of White ethnic enclaves persists despite concerted efforts to integrate White communities into the multiracial mainstream since the 1960s. In these linguistically isolated enclaves it is possible to go for days without interacting with anybody who does not speak Standardized American English providing little incentive for their inhabitants to adapt to the multilingual and multidialectal nature of  US society."
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Happy Eid 2015!
The end of the month of Ramadan marks Eid celebrations around the World for over a billion muslims. Don't forget to donate to charity and make amends with family, friends and neighbours!

And now, I'm off to eat some wonderful desserts!
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The Fear Nation ... 
“I’m filing this lawsuit because the government uses the U.S. border to bypass the rule of law,” Poitras said. She filed a Freedom of Information Act request in 2013.
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#Houston Mayor’s #Hispanic Heritage Awards nominations due Friday, July 24, 2015 
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This is even worse than it looks: Due to Texas' influence on the text book industry, these bogus books will likely spread to schools in other states...
New Texas history textbooks soft-pedal the cause of the Civil War: “It’s about states’ rights”
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Taking out Jim Crow laws and the kkk from America history is pure white washing 
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Audio Pick: Cherríe Moraga and the Importance of Chicana Feminism
Today's audio pick is a terrific interview with author Cherríe Moraga on Latino USA. The topic is her feminist anthology, "This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color," which she...
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This declaration of language rights for indigenous peoples in the U.S. is the enunciation of people that have been forcibly and violently displaced from their native ancestral lands, south of the border, by policies promulgated by and for the benefit of political and economic elites north of the border. These policies are now systematically applied to repress Indigenous diaspora people as “illegal aliens”, an absurd notion since these are the rightful heirs of the ancestral and still extant civilizations of North America.
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Been meaning at Orange Show for years and always putting it off. The Orange Show <http://orangeshow.org/> not only a central site of folk life in Houston, but also sponsors the world's largest art car parade. 
#Houston   #Folklife  
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+Bruce J. Martin I've seen art car parade in magazines never been to one. 
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Just read. Wish this was in #Houston. 
L.A. band features the world's first trans mariachi performer.
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  • Lone Star College
    Assistant Professor, Composition and Rhetoric, 2007 - present
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    GA, Center for Teaching Excellence, 2012
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Assistant Professor, Department of English | ACAD 217-E Lone Star College – North Harris 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073-3499 Office: 281.618.5496 E-mail: ruce.j.martin@lonestar.edu
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Bruce is an assistant professor of writing at Lone Star College while completing his PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy at the University of Houston. His academic interests include constrastive rhetorics and ethnography in college composition.
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PhD candidate at U Houston in Rhetoric, Composition & Rhetoric.

Interests: ethnography, folklore, first year writing, writing in the community, astrophysics, ice hockey, Thomas Hardy.
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Fell of a 50-foot cliff to live another day.
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  • BYU
  • WGU
  • UH
  • Memphis
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Peanuts by Charles Schulz, June 06, 2015 Via @GoComics
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Life of a King - Movies &amp; TV on Google Play
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Life of a King is the true story of one man's inspiring mission to better the future of inner-city youth in Washington, D.C. After being inc

Ann Coulter: Mexican culture “is obviously deficient,” and Hispanics are...
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"If you don't want to be killed by a Mexican, I don't know what to tell you" VIDEO

David Adickes' famous Beatles statues relocating
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Houston has lost of its favorite photo venues with the relocation of four famous statues.

The Texas Observer
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In its fourth year, "Huizache," published by CentroVictoria at the University of Houston-Victoria, provides a glimpse into the fault lines o

a quote by Audre Lorde
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A Litany for Survival For those of us who live at the shorelinestanding upon the constant edges of decisioncrucial and alonefor those of us

A Student Trip
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Last week, thanks to the generosity of North Harris's Student Engagement Fund, Professor Martin and I took a group of students to the 8th an

Corinthian Colleges to shut down all 28 remaining campuses
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In a statement Sunday, the Santa Ana, California-based company said it was working with other schools to help students continue their educat

Houston traffic is horrible and about to get a lot worse (unless we do t...
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Texas' population grew by almost 60 percent since 1990, adding ten million residents at the fastest rate in the nation. All those new folks

Peanuts by Charles Schulz, March 08, 2015 Via @GoComics
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Field of Oats at Grez - Karl Nordström - Google Cultural Institute
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The Swedish artist Karl Nordström was a leading figure in the Swedish art world in the last decades of the 1800s. He settled for a time in G

Dan Patrick's Lonely Border Surge
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While Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is still intent on fighting the good fight to keep the borders secure with expensive...

Lynchings in Jim Crow South more widespread than first thought
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A new report shows that lynchings in the Jim Crow south were more prevalent than previously thought. The Equal Justice Initiative paper rele

Desire
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I led a workshop yesterday at the Dornsife Center, a community center in a largely impoverished area of West Philadelphia. The workshop is p

The Public Domain Project Makes 10,000 Film Clips, 64,000 Images &amp; 1...
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Sure, we love the internet for how it makes freely available so many cultural artifacts. And sure, we also love the internet for how it allo

The bell tolls for thee, motherf*cker - John O'Reilly
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Get ready to never see bus drivers the same way again. This week we feature a story by John O’Reilly who takes us through the route of his d

Henry A. Giroux | Barbarians at the Gates: Authoritarianism and the Assa...
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The emergence of larger social movements depends on public education maintaining its democratic sphere.

I used to like at the Runway, but the service is getting lazy and the beer selection is bland. Server today couldn't bother visit after delivering food, never offered silverware, offered plastic instead of a glass pint, and I had to search her to find the close tab. Food -- hamburgers getting lazy -- miser with bacon portions. Beer essentially the standards -- has only one Saint Arnold (a local beer) and not even the popular Saint Arnolds. Overall, the Runway is down poorly as Mr. C's did same.
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When it's quiet, it's good.
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Good access to subways; a few good restaurants around the corner, and better ones a few streets away. Rooms clean and wi-fi accessible, though not strong, in rooms (strong access in lobby). Great front desk service. Continental breakfast is adequate, but lacks protein.
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reviewed 8 months ago
Good, not great. Service needs to be more informed and more professional. Limited local/ craft beer selection. Menu standard fare, but should consider expansion. Interior environment is camp, unauthentic.
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