Cultural Diversity

Cultural Diversity

by Betsy Gross I grew up in Edina, Minnesota and New Canaan, Connecticut. Anyone who knows about America’s suburbs will recognize these two places as being among the most exclusive in America. I tell you this because, while as a child I lived in privilege, in reality...
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Enough of This

by Jennifer Karchmer I was invited to write a blog post that explored the theme of “Resist.” Is it fitting that I resisted sitting down to write the post, or is that irony at its best? I have always had trouble meeting deadlines (shh, don’t tell my editor). But what...
Cultural Diversity

Resisting in Spain

by Karuna Tzadi Arnold Helena and Karuna age eleven, played soccer with the boys in their school. But the boys would not let other girls play, as they did not think they were good enough. The girls complained to their teacher Esther and she decided to have a debate in...
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The Beauty of the Hermaphroditic Snail

by Betty Scott Surrounded by political rancor, I found myself wishing Superman would swoop in and solve global chaos. Instead I read up on Gastropods and Mollusks. One night I dreamt about … oh Hail to the Chief … Super Snail!   Snails weigh mere grams. An average...
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When a Word Goes to War

by Jean Waight Remember the so-called War on Christmas—just another snit by Fox News, right? In the wake of last year’s presidential election results, we—secular and religious progressives, liberals, centrists, and presumably, a good many conservatives—have looked far...

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