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Meritocracy

When the world tells you that the highway to personal fulfillment is accessible to all, yet you struggle to find the on-ramp, do you begin to believe the journey is…

Talking with Children about Diversity

Children are so amazing at what they soak in from what they see around them. I think we often assume that their primary method of learning is words, so we…

With the Holidays Upon Us

With the holidays upon us, I am wrapping presents anticipating excitement when the presents are opened and listening to my favorite holiday tunes. I love the way I can get…

Bias and You

We may not all agree about what exactly happened at the polls on November 8, but we can certainly agree about what didn’t happen. When it comes to electing a…

We’re all biased—even nice people like you.

I am so happy to see President Obama issuing a memorandum requiring more focus on promoting diversity in agencies involving defense, intelligence, diplomacy and homeland protection! Now national security agency…

Try a Listening Lunch

If you don’t already have plans for lunch today, may I make a recommendation? Think of somebody with whom you could easily find conflict, an acquaintance whose worldviews and beliefs…

What is your Cultural Inventory?

This year’s Banned Books Week was dedicated to the theme of Diversity, inspiring me to pay tribute to all of the artists, musicians, and writers who stand on the frontline…