Illinois School Bans Discussions of Michael Brown’s Death | Alternet

Illinois School Bans Discussions of Michael Brown’s Death | Alternet

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Leonard Pitts Jr.: What’s next in Ferguson? Let’s try a little education

Like Dewey, poet Adrienne Rich honored the mission of universal public education as “the development of a literate, articulate, and well-informed citizenry so that the democratic process can continue to evolve and the promise of radical equality can be brought closer to realization,” but she also warned:

The study of silence has long engrossed me. The matrix of a poet’s work consists not only of what is there to be absorbed and worked on, but also of what is missing, desaparecido, rendered unspeakable, thus unthinkable.

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