RA 6- Post Gender Society

In her article “His & Hers? Designing for a Post-Gender Society,” Suzanne Tick discusses the need for society to familiarize themselves with a new post-gender society. In her article, she addresses the sectors of society that are supporting gender-neutral roles in different ways (e.g. Google creating all-inclusive bathrooms). In fact, Suzanne argues the post gender […]

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HDP- Class 11

  Part I The image is calling for an individual using the restroom to be aware this particular restroom is available for everyone regardless of their gender identity.  The sign is thanking everyone for making it an inclusive environment, and then goes into instructions on how an individual can enhance a sense of safety and […]

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How To Save Paper?

The image above illustrates an elementary’s school poster board on “How To Save Paper.” Ironically the school demonstrates “How To Save Paper” by using paper a 10′ x 8′ sheet of paper for each letter in the title, which totals to 14 pieces of paper. Below the title, there are descriptions essentially describing how to […]

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RA 5- Final Chapter

             In his final chapter of City of Rhetoric, David Fleming argues the importance of civic engagement, because politics is what shapes the city in which one lives in. Flemming stresses the importance of questioning one’s city to understand the purpose of space and place, because engaging in that conversation allows for an individual to understand […]

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Annotated Bibliography 9 & 10

  “Shaw.” Washington.org, 17 Feb. 2017, washington.org/dc-neighborhoods/shaw. Accessed 25 Feb. 2017. Exhibit  The article on the neighborhood of Shaw within the District of Columbia’s website provides a brief summary of the neighborhood’s composition and history. The page highlights restaurants within the neighborhood that are up incoming along with the neighborhood. Hyperlinks make the website easily […]

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Under Reconstruction IV & V

Lincoln Theatre and Black Broadway           The image above illustrates the Lincoln Theater Exterior view, shows marquee advertising movie “Personal Property”, with Jean Harlow and Robert Taylor.  This image was taken the DC Race Riots during the mid-1960s. The theater closed after the 1968 race-related riots. It was restored and reopened […]

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Under Reconstruction III

The image above illustrates the demolition site of the 1975 Watha T. Daniel Library. The two story building contained adult reading room, a lounge area, and a listening booth on the first floor while the second floor provided space for a children’s room complete with a specially designed enclosure for story hour. Originally local tax payers […]

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