I began to understand the challenges that first-generation college students and students of color have in college.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value. It is a process; it’s not random.
The question is always ‘What is the role of a labor movement?’ How much is about collective bargaining, how much is about social change for all workers?
The Portuguese and Galician term ‘saudade’ suggests a profoundly bittersweet nostalgia.
It is part of the work of education to have substantive relationships with your students.
On sensitive issues, talk isn’t cheap – it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut.
I wanted to find ways for colleges and universities to become involved with public schools to help young people prepare for college.
In every culture, in every language, there is expressive play, expressive word play; there’s language use to different purposes that we would call poetry.
Anyone who has lost a child will tell you that they don’t recover their sense of endless possibility. Some people hide that well. But after a certain age, almost everyone is carrying something like that around, I suppose.
Everything has to be done to build some sort of international democracy. We’ve seen only the tiniest beginnings of that.