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This Is What the World Needs to Know About Israel

Quora | Posted 10.27.2016 | Travel

What should the world know about Israel beyond what we read in the news headlines? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where ...

The Great Melting Pot

Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D. | Posted 10.04.2016 | Education
Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D.

Like any great nation, America has a number of myths about itself. A great American myth portrays America as "the great melting pot," a gumbo of sorts, in which people come from all over the world, from different nations, ethnicities, and cultures, to become one.

Cultural Diversity and the 2016 Vote

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 09.20.2016 | Politics
Deborah J. Levine

On my birthday, I spoke about U.S. culture and the 2016 election. I addressed a group of Global Scholars at Chattanooga State Community College on the societal trends in this election year through the lens of cultural anthropology.

The Global Search for Education: The Top Global Teacher Bloggers on Integrating Diverse Classrooms

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.28.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The changes in immigration are dramatically impacting our global communities and our classrooms, which are becoming more diverse and multicultural. O...

The Global Search for Education: Migration - The Millennial Bloggers

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.22.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. The goals address the n...

Why America Has A Leg Up On Fighting Extremism -- For Now

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics

This week’s standoff between Donald Trump and the parents of slain Muslim American soldier Humayun Khan is the latest example of the Republican pres...

A Warning To America's 'Older, Less Educated' White Males

Margaret Placentra Johnston | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Margaret Placentra Johnston

The uneducated, the poor and the oppressed do NOT belong to the group Donald Trump sees himself a part of. Trump may talk like he shares their concerns, but rest assured he is not one of them.

How This Immigrant Shop Owner Is Helping Make Cleveland A 'Cultural Hub'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.21.2016 | Religion

A little cafe near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio is embracing the city’s vibrant multiculturalism in the best of ways. The A...

Equity in educational content is neither a privilege nor asking too much

Murali Balaji | Posted 07.07.2016 | Education
Murali Balaji

Next week, the California State Board of Education is set to adopt new history and social science curriculum frameworks after a nearly two year proces...

Multicultural Societies Teach Us The 'Global Citizen' Mindset

Iris Fisher | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Iris Fisher

So, I may not be a globetrotter per say, and don't have a memorabilia of stamps on my passport, but my Canadian citizenship has provided me more than the better life, and peaceful nation my parents sought when they decided to migrate to Canada.

Donald Trump's Adviser Has Been Battling Multiculturalism Since High School

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics

On Monday, Politico published a lengthy profile of Stephen Miller, the 30-year-old Senate staffer turned Donald Trump adviser who now revs up crowds f...

3 Ways Love Can Triumph Over Hate

Mona Shah Joshi | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Mona Shah Joshi

Two thousand sixteen is more than an election year, it's a critical moment for Americans as we chart the future trajectory of our country and decide: What kind of country do we want? If we want a safe, peaceful country that continues to model democracy and egalitarianism for the rest of the world, then we need to take steps to ensure that happens.

Soy/Somos: "LOUIE"

Marlena Maduro Baraf | Posted 06.14.2016 | Latino Voices
Marlena Maduro Baraf

From my blog Soy/Somos, a real-life collage of Latinos in the USA. You can read the introductory post here. Soy/Somos: We are Many The first thing th...

Evolution Education Without Indoctrination

David Moshman | Posted 06.13.2016 | Books
David Moshman

How should we teach evolution? In Teaching Evolution in a Creation Nation, historian Adam Laats and philosopher Harvey Siegel take an uncompromising ...

Razing Babel: Two Sonnets for Too Xenophobic Times

Harold Lloyd | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

In these Xenophobic times, we should recognize that Razing Babel was a blessing not a curse. The punishment of imprisonment within a single, narrow tongue proves much, much worse than the inconvenience of dealing with others who don't speak our native language. Here's why:

Why We Need a More Diverse Mental Healthcare System

Nicholas Covino | Posted 06.01.2016 | Black Voices
Nicholas Covino

We have a crisis in mental healthcare. More than 40 percent of our population is reluctant to access a system that feels unwelcoming, because they won't see people who look and sound like them.

A Guide for Educators: Meeting the Needs of Biracial Kids at School

Diedre Anthony | Posted 05.18.2016 | Education
Diedre Anthony

As educators, we are in the unique position to break the chains of discrimination within the boundaries of our classrooms. We can work with our parents, community members and administrators to bring diversity to our schools on a regular basis.

5 Companies That Are Betting Big On Diversity

Posted 05.03.2016 | Business

Winning at workforce diversity isn’t easy; the inclusion puzzle has confounded countless companies striving to cultivate a culture that values peopl...

Migrant And Refugee Children Find A Home In Greece's Intercultural Schools

HuffPost Greece | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.30.2016 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Behind the gate of the schoolyard in Athens’ Nea Ionia neighborhood, a group of children, dressed in colorful t-shirts and jackets...

How Brands and Content-Makers Are Thinking Beyond Diversity

Advertising Week | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Rajiv Menon, Cultural Analyst, TruthCo. In the last year, one particular word has been a standout in the cultural psyche: diversity. From the s...

Soy/Somos: Any Bridge Between People Is Worth Crossing.

Marlena Maduro Baraf | Posted 04.08.2016 | Latino Voices
Marlena Maduro Baraf

From my blog Soy/Somos, a series that celebrates the many identities of Latinos in the USA. You can read the introductory post here: Soy/Somos: We Are...

Your Bigotry Is Hurting You, Not Me

Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera | Posted 03.30.2016 | Queer Voices
Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera

You're standing behind me in the line at the grocery store and a flicker of annoyance arises in you. The hand that I'm holding, the melanin in my skin and the brazenness of my actions, fool your eyes, making you believe I am different from you.

Education or Indoctrination?

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 03.18.2016 | Religion
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Our founding fathers set out a difficult, practically impossible task: freedom of religion, majority rule, yet protection of minorities. We as a nation have been struggling for over 250 years to find the balance between these three conflicting ideals.

Soy/Somos: "I'm Not Yelling! I'm Cuban!"

Marlena Maduro Baraf | Posted 03.14.2016 | Latino Voices
Marlena Maduro Baraf

Her hair is dark, her skin tawny, her eyes the green of coke bottles with a little yellow limón in the mix. While we are speaking in English mostly, when she switches to Spanish, her Spanish is faster and more clipped than my own. Her "Cuban" is making me nostalgic for my family's voices in Panama.

The Global Search for Education: Learning to Live Together

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.11.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"It's important for schools to begin by setting a tone that values and leverages diversity as an asset, across all aspects of teaching and learning. ...