Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The Race is on - Thinking Mixed

It's not just the presidential race that is causing healthy thought on race. Of the eight cultural identifiers - ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, ability, sexual orientation and socio-economic status - race will help us understand the benefits of seeing each other as human beings. The children we have, raise, and teach will lead the way for the future assimilation of cultures. Sunday's NYTimes "Week in Review" article "Stopping Traffic in the People's Republic" was a timely, telling article . . . as was the video clip posted in the March 31 article, "Who Are We? New Dialogue on Mixed Race." After reading the article, scroll to the middle that page and click on the four-and-a-half-minute video, "Being Multiracial in America" found on the left-side of the article.

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