Danny Duncan Collum, author of the novel White Boy, teaches writing at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.
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Gaming the Curriculum
Why Does Glenn Beck Hate Community Organizers?
The Main Reason: They upend the power structure to give people at the bottom a better chance.
Corporate Country's Sell-Out
Once Was Lost
A Virtual Monopoly
Johnny Cash's Final Songs
Corporate Blocks on Broadband
High-speed Internet service arrived at our home this week. We’re only one decade late for the 21st century, and the rejoicing has reached the heavens.
The Voiceless Majority
I have a relative up in the Rust Belt who owns a small machine tool company and watches Fox News.
My oldest child is applying to colleges, so there’s been a lot of talk around my house this year about the underlying purpose and real value of education.
America's Rebel Artist
Was Jack Kerouac a keeper of visions or a self-destructive individualist?
Our politically mad times.
Fat Cats and Failed Systems
Seeing is Believing
God's Word for the Pint-Sized
Long Live Gravity
Smart people concocted a fantasy empire based on investing in other people’s debt.
Changing Our Minds
When I began writing this column back in 1985, my page could hold up to 1,000 words. Over the years that number has shrunk, first to 800, then 700.