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Metrics used to refer to a baffling system of weights and measures that Americans refused to adopt.¬†These days, however, sports fans quote a different kind of metrics that measure¬†everything from K/BB ratio to Kobe’s plus-minus. We live in an age … Continue reading

Illinois Press staff and authors had a great time at the 98th Annual Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Convention held from October 2-6, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. At the conference were a number of … Continue reading