We have both spent years away from our family and homelands, been on the other side of the world when loved ones passed away, missed our best friends and mama's cooking and native language. To be together, we had to fight.
Every once in a while, new terms and jargon come in and out of favor within the business community. Terms such as these are intended to help communicate a concept that would require many more words to understand.
Increasingly more and more African-American, Hispanic, Asian, biracial and other ethnic women are asking a question prior to booking their facial appointment. The question is, 'Do you have someone who knows how to work with my skin?'
25 million Americans have served in the U.S. armed forces, and you just need to look online or watch TV to see how advertisers are increasingly pursuing them. However, most companies don't understand the veteran market segment opportunity.
Stereotypes run rampant in much of our media consumption and children's cartoons are no exception. Our children, no matter what their race or background, don't see enough cartoons with diverse characters in different cultural settings.
Cultural awareness, cultural competence, global leadership and cross-cultural communication are embraced as the tools of the market place of the future. What accounts for this black hole of information on diverse religions?
Although our national parks are increasingly accessible -- more than 70 are in urban areas and most are within 100 miles of a city -- the parks have struggled to engage growing urban and multicultural populations.
Every bride has hundreds of decisions to make when planning her big day, but for the brides planning multicultural weddings, there are twice as many decisions and balancing your own personal preferences with traditional South Asian customs can be tricky.
The history of inter-connectedness between culture, media and US interests in the Middle East offers a great contextual window into the ways in which the entertainment industry at once mimics and solidifies foreign policy.
Daily news headlines dampen the message of the Yuletide. Thankfully there are, and always have been, organizations and individuals that demonstrate when our intentions are focused on peace-making and global welfare, we as a world community can live together in harmony.
Michelle's maternal grandmother, Rebecca Jumper, did an admirable job of keeping her past a secret, but that's probably because she didn't know much about it herself. That's unfortunate, because hers is an intriguing history.
The United Methodist Church has become a cushy institution, banking on measures kept by fancy dials to help save it from the fate towards which all mainline denominations seem to be heading -- slow death.