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Ethnic Identity

How 'The Cosby Show' Taught Me to Express My Cultural Identity

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.27.2015 | Entertainment
Ian Reifowitz

Bill Cosby is what he is, and he did what he did. I'm not here to comment on that. As for how his greatest creation is remembered, that's up to all of us collectively. What I'll say is that it had a tremendous effect on me, personally.

To The Guy Who Asked Me Where I'm 'Really' From

Marie Zafimehy | Posted 10.26.2015 | Women
Marie Zafimehy

Thank you for reminding me who I really am. I thought we were now beyond ethnic identities. But apparently not. There is still quite a long way to go. And it's a shame.

Oh My Gods: The Triumphs of a Little Brown Kid

Sutheshna Mani | Posted 06.01.2015 | Religion
Sutheshna Mani

To me, all faiths shared similarities, and my childhood naiveté could not comprehend tension and factionalism within and between these religions. I was also incapable of understanding why my teacher went so in-depth with the Abrahamic faiths, but skipped over the eastern religions, including mine.

Photographer Captures The Future With Mixed Race Family Portrait Series

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.17.2014 | Parents

The Census Bureau has predicted that by 2043, no single racial group will make up a majority in the U.S. Furthermore, the number of people who self-id...

Not So Fast, Charlie Sheen

Chon A. Noriega | Posted 08.07.2013 | Latino Voices
Chon A. Noriega

In the Robert Rodriguez action sequel Machete Kills opening in September, Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has reverted to his original "Hispanic" name in the credits: Carlos Estevez. Sorry Charlie, but there are rules here.

Our Naked Lives: Essays From Gay Italian American Men

Michael Carosone | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Carosone

My book is a continuation of my work on giving voices to marginalized peoples, groups, and communities. The theme that stitches all of the essays together to create a colorful tapestry is the intersection of sexuality and ethnicity.

Do Christian Denominations Have a Future?

David Lose | Posted 08.22.2012 | Religion
David Lose

Despite my obvious denominational loyalty I'm not sure Christian denominations have a future -- or whether they even should. Here are five reasons that I not only suspect the day of denominations has passed.