The story of the man we now call Santa Claus can be traced back to the third century to a monk named St. Nicholas. It is said that he gave away his inherited wealth and instead traveled the countryside helping the poor. 294 more words
An excellent essay on the history of racial attitudes in America. When we discuss "white privilege" today, a term which rankles many white Americans, one can find the origin of that attitude in our nation's immigration history. An excellent recap with a thorough list of citations and quotes! I am proud my work is included.