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The Wisconsin Sikh Temple Attack And Why Post-Tragedy Rhetoric Matters
Fellow in Public Affairs at Coro Pittsburgh
Mourning should not be reserved just for anniversaries.
Listen to a Story
Suzy offers resources and guidance to parents of children who ...
Imagine: A room full of New York's finest doctors sitting through a university lecture on how storytelling can help them better appreciate and better connect with their patients.
How I Finally Developed Some National Pride
Author of Crime Rave and American Monsters; contributing write...
Being a Third Culture Kid -- someone who spent her developmental years outside her parents' home countries -- I never got the cultural coding that provides for a sense of nationalism or patriotism.
Talking About Privilege With Your Kids
Writer and toddler-wrangler at Becoming SuperMommy
I have no idea how I'm going to have those conversations, but it is essential to teach our children that racial biases exist. I want my children to see these messages for what they are -- ignorant assumptions made by a class that is spoon fed privilege from the day they're born.
Black Women's Hair And The Human Zoo: Admiration, Exploitation And Othering
At the intersection of politics, race and social justice | www...
In the "You Can Touch My Hair" exhibit, the Others, black female participants, consent to the ogling in hopes of deconstructing the curiosity for mutual education. The exhibit and the exhibited are forced to confront each other's questions about race.
'Kumare' and the Allure of Otherness
Rabbi, Writer & Organizer
A man with a long beard, exotic accent, flowing robes and a staff enters the mainstream American culture of Phoenix and becomes a beacon for the most assimilated people in the city. It is as if his otherness transmits an aura of authenticity, spiritual profundity and religious truth.
Embracing Otherness: Jarreth Merz
Editorial Director, TEDWomen
Jarreth Merz's documentary,
An African Election
, illustrates the stories on the ground that often contradict the stereotype of violence and corruption.
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