What we don’t see. Or why is long distance running so white? @NPRCodeSwitch

I promise to bring this back to history and education, but I’m going to start this post with a long digression about running. Gene Demby is reporter for NPR’s podcast Code Switch. Code Switch talks about race in America, and Demby was [featured](https://www.runnersworld.com/im-a-runner/gene-demby) in a fall Runner’s World (September?) magazine section called “I’m a runner.”… Read more What we don’t see. Or why is long distance running so white? @NPRCodeSwitch

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================================================================== https://keybase.io/djacknorton ——————————————————————– I hereby claim: * I am an admin of http://jacknorton.org * I am djacknorton (https://keybase.io/djacknorton) on keybase. * I have a public key ASBEU-3BLYscio2OYHimAy5GMOd_Jmn4qCzST4jfsRgXLQo To do so, I am signing this object: { “body”: { “key”: { “eldest_kid”: “01204453edc12d8b1c8a8d8e6078a6032e4630e77f2669f8a82cd24f88dfb118172d0a”, “host”: “keybase.io”, “kid”: “01204453edc12d8b1c8a8d8e6078a6032e4630e77f2669f8a82cd24f88dfb118172d0a”, “uid”: “32e3512632e08330ffdd7e34531ee719”, “username”: “djacknorton” }, “merkle_root”: { “ctime”: 1508554130,… Read more keybase.txt

My 95% rules. Or why I critique others so little on social media.

Like you, I have strong opinions about a variety of subjects. Most of these subjects are not my expertise, but I still have strong opinions. I just read a tweet about men asking their wives to change their names when the couple marries. I thought, I should comment/like/reflect or problematize that idea. Then I thought,… Read more My 95% rules. Or why I critique others so little on social media.

Going quiet.

During various times in my career, I’ve stepped back from public-facing work. I attend but do not present at conferences. I organize fewer meetings. I avoid stirring up trouble. This is one such time. On sabbatical, I work reasonably hard, taking coursework, reading widely on history and pedagogy, and doing my best to self-teach myself… Read more Going quiet.