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Rabbits in the Park

It was hot for early summer. Schools weren’t out yet, and it was before noon, but already a persistent band of perspiration beaded at my son’s hairline. 527 more words


This morning I read an article by an Asian lady who describes her childhood growing up in Queens, New York. She proceeds to describe how her school in Queens was quite a “diverse” school with Mexicans, Germans, Chinese, Koreans, etc. 1,151 more words

Melting Pot Babies

On the anniversary of Loving Vs. Virginia, I am thankful. I am grateful that my country’s justice system recognizes people of different race and accepts interracial couples. 512 more words


A Foot in Two Cultures: What it means to be in the middle of the melting pot of America

Although considered a predominantly white country, the United States of America is a unique country in that it features a blend of cultures coming from all corners of the earth. 307 more words


Refugees Are My Neighbors

Refugees aren’t strangers walking off a plane — not permanently. One of my mentors was a North African refugee 30 or 40 years before we met, and now cooks spaghetti and hassles me about whether I’m living up to my potential. 63 more words