From the Graduate Journal of Social Science, a special issue on critical whiteness studies methodologies. From Critical Race and Whiteness Studies, Kevin J. Burke (Notre Dame): The Village in the City: Critical Race Theory, Schooling, and a Life. From Big Think, why were the Melungeons surprised by their African roots? “Lowest difficulty setting”: John Scalzi on straight white males. What’s the matter with white people? As the GOP loses its grip, it's got one loyal constituency — will white America go down with the ship? The silly panic over a minority white nation: Claims that whites will be a minority by 2050 are historically outworn. Matthew Yglesias on the myth of majority-minority America: Will more Hispanics and Asians become “White”? “White America Has Lost Its Mind” Revisted: Where are those crazy white folks now? Razib Khan on white supremacy and white privilege, same coin. From, what judge will rule that today’s complex diverse world economy requires students to learn how to interact with white males? Menachem Rosensaft on white nationalism, a scourge that won't go away.