Book Review

The New Jim Crow

The New Jim Crow is a book written by a civil rights attorney by the name of Michelle Alexander.  In this book, Michelle discusses the history racism in America and how it has evolved into different forms of systemic oppression and abuse as it pertains to our modern day state.  She equates this evolution to an …

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English Rhetorical Devices

Sonic Rhetorics in Sonic Youth’s Goo – John Ramey

How did “punk” break? As a genre that is predominantly political and aggressive, punk music influenced many bands that would later become recognized by large media outlets and award ceremonies for their contribution to the advancement of music, specifically rock-oriented genres. As such, New York City noise-rock group Sonic Youth formed in 1981 with the …

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