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It may have the money to add a new wing and start up a membership drive. " How right she was, and frighteningly so. 37. Catherine R. Stimpson, "Setting Agendas, Defining Challenges," 14. 38. Ibid. 39. Gloria Anzaldua, "How to Tame a Wild Tongue," in Borderlands /La Frontera: The New Mestiza (San Francisco: Spinsters/Aunt Lute, 1987), 59. 40. Derrick Bell, And We Are Not Saved (New York: Basic Books, 1987): 34. 41. : Crossing, 1984), 110-13. 42. Because we have consolidated progressive debates within such a wide and diverse field as multicultural education, this book has its own gaps and absences.

The campaign is also waged out of new institutions created specifically for the campus war against student and faculty affirmative action and multicultural curricular changes. Key among the new organizations is the Madison Institute, founded by Bloom and Bennett, which merged with Kristol's older Institute of Educational Affairs. Its many notable activities include the Intercollegiate Network, which sponsors and channels funding to some sixty conservative campus newspapers after the model of the notorious Dartmouth Review, whose first editor was none other than the celebrated Mr.

Joan Scott, "Liberal Historians: A Unitary Vision," Chronicle of Higher Education, September 11, 1991: B1-B2. 18. "One Nation, Many Peoples: A Declaration of Cultural Interdependence," Report of the New York State Social Studies Review and Development Committee, June 1991. 19. One young African-American scholar undertaking serious study of the appeal and significance of rap music is Robin D. G. Kelley, who published a short essay on the subject in The Nation, June 8, 1992: 793-96. 20. , Beyond PC: Toward a Politics of Understanding (St.

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