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American Diversity

'White Privilege' Lesson At Wisconsin School Draws Ire

Posted 01.17.2013 | Education

A Wisconsin high school is under fire after a parent accused a diversity class of promoting a critical race theory, alleging that students are being t...

Binders Full of Everyone

Paul Schmitz | Posted 02.06.2013 | Impact
Paul Schmitz

Diversity and inclusion require commitments to action. They are not passive words to put into mission and values statements, but actions one takes that demonstrate the commitment.

Finding Diversity In An Unexpected Place

National Journal | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

For a rapidly diversifying America, a hidden success story is unfolding in places like Oak Park, Ill., the suburbs of Portland, Ore., and Wake County,...

Those Whose Stories We Have Not Heard

Rev. Charles Gibbs | Posted 09.05.2011 | Religion
Rev. Charles Gibbs

The past 35 years have witnessed unprecedented human migration all over the world, pointing to an extraordinary dislocation, to untold human tragedy as well as triumph.

Knowing Your Neighbor Is A Powerful Force For Religious Civility

David Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Briggs

America's ability to foster and create webs of interlocking personal relationships among people of many different faiths is the key to solving the puzzle of religious pluralism.

Multiculturalism And Play: Lessons From The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra

Jason Derr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jason Derr

What is required instead of an other is a partner in play. Play requires that the participants remain who they are truly and deeply but also imaginatively engage in the construction of a shared space.

Questioning The Jewishness Of Thanksgiving

Alyssa Pinsker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alyssa Pinsker

After reviewing a book in which an author mentioned "that goyish holiday" Thanksgiving and then noting that one of my Jewish friends in New York was not celebrating, I took an informal poll.

Islam In America: Choosing Pluralism Over Prejudice

Eboo Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eboo Patel

This Thanksgiving, let us be grateful for the contributions of all America's diverse communities. And let us remember that standing for the logic of pluralism may be America's greatest contribution to the world.