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Multiculturalism

EssaysMulticulturalismWorld
June 22, 2017

Russian Culture of Struggle And Happiness.

A few weeks ago during his visit, my friend told me ecstatically that he learned how to say “deal with it” in Russian. As the only American-raised Russian speaker out of his numerous friends and acquaintances, I almost play the role of a cultural advisor and authentic storyteller. “This is…
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Issues in Israeli SocietyMulticulturalism
March 24, 2017

Societal Allowance for The Honorary Ethnicity.

In this post, I examine the notions of ethnicity and identity basing my thoughts on personal observations and experiences while living in Israel. At the beginning of Americanah, a book, written the Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Efimelu, one of the central figures of the narrative talks about how she…
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MulticulturalismWorld
January 27, 2017

Books on Immigrants and Immigrant Experience.

  The picture above is the author's courtesy. A collection of books from all over the world to read about immigrants and immigrant experience with quotes and the descriptions of plots. Many of us know that the path to healing is accompanied by the art of well-told stories. When we…
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EssaysMulticulturalism
January 12, 2017

Loneliness, Solitude and Solace

While thinking about immigration or just any transition in one’s life one of the first things that come to mind is loneliness. We cannot brush off the fact that we feel lonely sometimes. Is it a good thing? Perhaps, there is a meaning behind it if it's successfully transformed into…
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#feminismMulticulturalismWorld
January 9, 2017

Carol Rossetti, a Feminist Who Expresses Her Ideals Through Art.

The image is taken from https://rampages.us/sociallyengagedmedia/carol-rossetti/ They say that people who have acquired fame overnight often become pretentious, but it is not the case with Carol Rossetti, a Brazilian illustrator who became famous for her illustrations about women. During our interview, Rossetti was humble and simply friendly. She was eager…
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EssaysMulticulturalism
January 5, 2017

The Assumption of Assimilation

This is a guest post by Nick, editor of LiveLiftCode.   I don't consider myself multicultural. Multi-racial, yes, but not multicultural. Growing up in Los Angeles, you find that people of a multiracial descent are not uncommon. My particular combination (Mexican roots mixed with a few white backgrounds) is one…
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MulticulturalismWorld
January 4, 2017

At the intersection of disparate privileges.

As I have repeatedly pointed out in my previous posts, I believe that fighting for human rights and equality cannot be extended to only one group or category. If it is rights for women, women of all backgrounds should be considered. If it is social advocacy for the prevention of…
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EssaysMulticulturalism
December 28, 2016

On That Unfavorable Question “Where Are You From?”

In 2014, Taiye Selasi gave a talk titled “Don't ask where I am from, ask where I am a local” In her speech, Selasi elaborates on the concept of inter-localism and the set of simple tips that we should use to create the right picture about one’s background. She used herself…
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Issues in Israeli SocietyMulticulturalism
October 16, 2016

A Small Peek At A Major Issue In Israeli Society

  This article provides a look at the major issue faced by single mothers, as well as the roles of education and abuse in Israeli society.  There is a segment of the Israeli population that is often neglected and abused by the people with power. No, it is not Israeli…
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