Tag: #diversity

CULTURE SHOCK: HOW HAVE I REACTED TO NEW ENVIRONMENTS

“This is a whole new world.” coming into a new environment I remember when I first cam to the city of New York from my small town in Wisconsin. It was such a new environment for me. The traffic seemed to be moving at…

FITTING IN: WHAT IT’S LIKE AS A BLACK PERSON EXISTING IN A NON BLACK ENVIRONMENT

“Trying to feel welcome.” new face new challenge Growing up, I have always been one of the only African American students in my class and school. And for me, I didn’t know anything else. That was until I came back to my community. And…

DISADVANTAGE EDUCATION: WHAT SHOULD BE DONE ABOUT KIDS LIVING IN AREAS OF POOR EDUCATION

“Poor at no fault of their own.” poverty stricken For myself, growing up in a poor community, I could have easily fell victim to the poor education crisis most major cities fall victim to. But since I was from a small city where kids…

MEGA CITIES: HOW THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE WILL CHANGE OVER TIME

“The exodus within a civilization.” In the future to come, we know that the United States will take on a major cultural shift. But what about the geographical shift that will take hold. Over the next few decades we’re going to see the country…

WHY WE FIGHT: WHY SO MUCH RACIAL TENSION IN AMERICA LATELY

“Why we fight.” This past weekend, there was yet more race related tension in America. This time it was a clash between Neo-Nazi and White Nationalist versus protesters on the other side pushing back against the Nationalists. The main site was Charlottesville, Virginia, where…

CHANGE THE LANGUAGE, BUT NOT THE CONDITION: HOW AMERICA PUTS YOU BACK INTO SITUATIONS

“We change the language, but not the condition.” – George Carlin Diversity, diversity, diversity!! That’s all we hear into today’s society. We must be impartial and open to different ethnic groups and cultures. But are we really as diverse as we think we are…

BE AMERICAN; REALLY! WHY EXPRESSING ETHNIC PRIDE IS THE REAL AMERICA

“We are not everyone else, we are us.” In the United States, we always tell people to stop qualifying themselves by these different ethnic groups. But in my opinion, we are this country because of our ambiguous racial makeup. We say stuff like, “Drop…