Radical Reference members' blogs

Radical Reference Members: Please list your blog here, and annotate it if you like. Note: most of the entries are from 2007 and might need updating.

QUESTION: paid fellowship programs for activists, academics. journalists or analysts concerned with human rights, social, economic or environmental justice

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Where would one find databases or lists of paid fellowship programs (national or international) for activists, academics, journalists or analysts concerned with human rights, social, economic or environmental justice? Thank you.

QUESTION: Requesting permission to reproduce an article "The Challenge of Prison Abolition: A Conversation between Angela Y. Davis and Dylan Rodriguez”

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I am requesting permission to reproduce the article below for educational purposes, on a cost recovery basis. If possible, I am requesting this on an ongoing basis, which will save having to request permission each year.

Davis, Angela Y. & Dylan Rodriguez (n/d) “The Challenge of Prison Abolition: A Conversation between Angela Y. Davis and Dylan Rodriguez” (pp. 1-6). History Is a Weapon. Downloaded May 16, 2012 from: http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/davisinterview.html

QUESTION: Racially Restrictive Covenants and Deeds on Long Island

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I am finishing a documentary on housing policy in NYC and there is a section about redlining and "white flight" from the city to Long Island and South Brooklyn suburbs. I am desperately looking for visual evidence of the fact that blacks in particular were excluded from some suburban communities (levittown, for example). does anybody know where i can, on short notice, get an example of either a restrictive deed from this area, and/or some promotional material from a developer advertising the fact that a community was restricted?

i am finishing up next week for the Brooklyn Film Festival. I hate a great image i was using but realized it was from LA, not NY!

thanks for any help you can give me. this documentary is independent, muckraking and challenges bloomberg development policy. i have made other films on progressive/radical issues, like Every Mother's Son (police brutality) and Out At Work (LGBT discrimination in the workplace).

thank you!!!

kelly anderson

QUESTION: Flipping/Inverting Classrooms in Schools

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Could you point me to some research that has been completed on:

1. Flipping/Inverting classrooms. At home students watch a short video (perhaps from Khan Academy) and then at school work math problems in class under the supervision of the teacher.

2. Do using computers in secondary math classes help students learn

Thank you for helping me find research on the above.

QUESTION: Use of Library Services by Queer and Trans Adults

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Hi all, I am writing a short paper on the use of public library services by queer and trans adults and I was wondering if Rad Ref knew of any recent studies on this subject or any journals that may be worth looking at? Thanks!

QUESTION: American Indian incarceration rates

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What are the rates of incarceration for American Indians compared to Whites? or, What is the chance that as an American Indian you will be incarcerated in your lifetime? (Need source as well. The information I'm finding on the internet is mostly unsourced or refers to a mother jones article that I can't find.)

QUESTION: Police shootings

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I was wondering what the number was for the number of whites shot in 2011, and how many were by police and how many were shot by someone other then their on ethnic back ground.

QUESTION: Police Shootings

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How does the number of police shootings for 2011 in Albuquerque, NM compare to San Diego, California and San Antonio, Texas?

QUESTION: tax practices of five companies

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The Occupy Boston Tax Day Working Group needs info on the tax payment history and practices of these companies:

State Street
GE Capital
Bank of America

How much they paid, as well as unusual ways of avoiding taxes, the carried interest loophole, benefits of the bush tax cuts to the wealthy, how much they paid tax lawyers and accountants. Thanks.

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