Ray M. Sanchez is Faculty Coordinator of Academic Success Centers at Madera Community College in Madera, California and has a M.A. in History from CSU, Fresno. David Richardson also has a M.A. in History from CSU, Fresno and has taught history in community colleges for 30 years. James Druley teaches philosophy at Madera Community College.
From Resolution to Radicalism In the spring of 2020, Madera Community College was granted full accreditation and became the newest California community college in the nation’s largest higher education system. It was a time of hope and optimism amongst the faculty, in particular. This could be a fresh start as we separated from our parent […]Read More
In Part I of this essay, we discussed the origins of the term “equity,” its original meaning of fairness, its degeneration into forced equality of outcome, and its eventual inversion into unfair repression of some groups as a necessary means to bring about successful outcomes for others. In this second part, we describe how equity—equality […]Read More
I. A Good Term Gone Bad The modern term “equity” originally comes to us from the Old French term, equite, which in turn came from the original Latin, aequitatem, a word that could mean a number of different things, including equality, fairness, uniformity, or even symmetry. At the end of the 16th century, Western Europeans began […]Read More