We Need History About Roma

NPR has the right idea. This week we need to be reminded of the history of the Roma people instead of just focusing on fear and stereotypes. In their story “New Stories Dredge Up Old Stereotypes of Europe’s Roma” Dr. Jennifer G. Illuzzi, assistant professor of history at Providence College in Rhode Island, talks briefly…

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The History of Cool (Dance Moves)

Has anyone else noticed the concept of “cool” seems to have cycled around again and is being examined and pondered and mused upon? Or maybe it’s one of those topics that’s always floating around and I just noticed. Either way, this is a fun examination of the history of dance as a representation of “cool”…