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This week in North Philly Notes, Philip Evanson, coauthor of Living in the Crossfire, provides an interim report about Brazil during the pandemic. Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) met wit...

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil, and COVID-19

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Christopher Sullivan wins ASC Outstanding Contribution Award

Christopher Sullivan's Taking Juvenile Justice Seriously won the American Society of Criminology's Division of Development and Life Course Criminology's Outstanding Contribution Award. This award recognizes an outstanding DLC book, article, or book chapter published in the previous two years and will likely be presented at the DLC Open Meeting at the 2021 ASC in Chicago. [NOTE: The website has not yet been updated.]


Conversations In Exile: Sportscaster & Playwright Ray Didinger

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Hear about Ray Didinger’s journey writing Tommy and Me, a Theatre Exile audience favorite, his thoughts on the parallels between sports and theater, and his predictions for the coming year. Register here for the event. 

Didinger is the author of The Eagles Encyclopedia: Champions Edition and One Last Read: The Collected Works of the World's Slowest Sportswriter.

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Shades of Black
Diversity in African American Identity

William E. Cross, Jr.

William Cross, author of Shades of Black and the forthcoming Black Identity Viewed from a Barber's Chair, received the American Psychological Foundation's Gold Medal Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Applications of Psychology (American Psychologist July-August 2020 issue)

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Undocumented Fears
Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Jamie Longazel

READ: Jamie Longazel's essay "The Death of a Meatpacker" online in The Progressive (July 29)

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Allies and Obstacles
Disability Activism and Parents of Children with Disabilities

Allison C. Carey, Pamela Block, and Richard K. Scotch

READ: an interview with coauthor Allison Carey on BLOOM (July 28)

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