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Living Out the Land Ethic: The Campbells in Pope County

This week’s Seed and the Story column is part of the McElroy House: Organization for Folklife, Oral History, and Community Action’s ongoing series featuring the stories of local growers in the Yell and Pope County regions of central Arkansas. To learn more about the Garden Book project, go here.  Interested in supporting this work? Click
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The Myth of Humanities and the Concept Of Usefulness.

Many of our readers are cultural workers with some background in the humanities. If that describes you, chances are you’ve spent a great deal of time fielding questions of the “what exactly do you expect to do with that degree?” variety. So, yeah, what do you expect to do with it? Those of us with
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Democracy, Dialogue, and Community Action:Truth and Reconciliation in Greensboro.

A recent book published by the University of Arkansas Press, Democracy, Dialogue, and Community Action: Truth and Reconciliation in Greensboro, follows the work of the Greensboro, North Carolina Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a citizen led initiative exploring the events of November of 1979 when five Greensboro protesters were shot and killed by the Ku Klux
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