Tressie McMillan Cottom

Tressie McMillan Cottom

Author. Professor. Sociologist.

Study: How we learn for work in the new economy. See more at www.tressiemc.com

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Slate

I’m Not Your Black Friend, and I’m Not Your Racial Confessor

Last month, a woman tweeted her discomfort with a New Yorker comic saying, “I’d like to know what people of colour think, esp. @GeeDee215.” The specifi ......

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Issue No. 7 - Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology

Tressie McMillan Cottom. Abstract: Populists and capitalists conceptualize academic public writing as a democratizing process. I argue that interlocking ......

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Masthead | Dissent Magazine

CO-EDITORS Michael Kazin • David Marcus EDITORS EMERITI Mitchell Cohen • Irving Howe (1920-1993) • Michael Walzer BOOK REVIEW EDITOR Mark Levinson ASSOCIATE EDITORS Kaavya Asoka • Colin Kinniburgh • Natasha Lewis EDITORS AT LARGE Tim Barker • Sarah Leonard …Continue Reading…...

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dissentmagazine.org

Why Free College Is Necessary | Dissent Magazine

Higher education can't solve inequality, but the debate about free college tuition does something extremely valuable. It reintroduces the concept of public good to education discourse....

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When Your (Brown) Body is a (White) Wonderland | tressiemc

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“Who Do You Think You Are?”: When Marginality Meets Academic Microcelebrity - Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology

Share Article Abstract: Populists and capitalists conceptualize academic public writing as a democratizing process. I argue that interlocking structures of oppression contour neoliberal academic appeals for public scholarship. Using data from a public academic blog, I conceptualize the attention economy as stratified by attenuated status groups. I also discuss the...

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The Atlantic

Tressie McMillan Cottom

Tressie McMillan Cottom is an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University. Between the World and Me Book Club: Two ......

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Conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks...

Conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks....

The New York Times

Federal Financial Aid Is Now a Middle-Class Entitlement - NYTimes ...

Federal Financial Aid Is Now a Middle-Class Entitle...

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Talking Points Memo

Why Do Poor People 'Waste' Money On Luxury Goods?

Why Do Poor People 'Waste' Money On Luxury Goods?

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ColorLines

My Feminism Starts 300 Years Ago - COLORLINES

My Feminism Starts 300 Years Ago - COLORLINES

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The Washington Post

No, college isn't the answer. Reparations are. - The Washington Post

No, college isn't the answer. Reparations are. - Th...

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dissentmagazine.org

The University and the Company Man | Dissent Magazine

The University and the Company Man | Dissent Magazi...

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Slate

Redefining the “Typical” College Student

Redefining the “Typical” College Student