Tag Archives: Diversity

Maxine Phillips :
Do Christians and Muslims worship the
same God?

For non-Muslims to understand diversity among Muslims seems to be a leap too far. By Maxine Phillips | The Rag Blog | January 3, 2016 In December, a tenured political science professor at evangelical Christian Wheaton College was placed on … finish reading Maxine Phillips :
Do Christians and Muslims worship the
same God?

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METRO | Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Are Texas legislators just slow learners?

Texas is not alone in its willingness to restrict its upscale education to a ‘possessive investment in whiteness.’ By Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte | The Rag Blog | October 22, 2014 AUSTIN — The Texas legislature seems determined to govern … finish reading METRO | Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Are Texas legislators just slow learners?

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David Rovics :
Coca Cola’s ‘America the Beautiful’

Here’s my contribution to the discussion resulting from Coca-Cola’s multilingual ‘America the Beautiful’ Super Bowl commercial. ‘America the Beautiful’ By David Rovics | The Rag Blog | February 5, 2014 America is beautiful but it’s got a lot of ugly … finish reading David Rovics :
Coca Cola’s ‘America the Beautiful’

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Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Supreme Court Case Raises Larger Diversity Issues at UT-Austin

Though the UT-Austin student body is among the most diverse in the country, other related issues plague the school and its history. Photo by Eric Gay / AP / Christian Science Monitor.Supreme Court focus on UTstudent DNA masks pressing issues … finish reading Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte : Supreme Court Case Raises Larger Diversity Issues at UT-Austin

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SPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : Enter the Dragon, Jeremy Lin

Jeremy fan at the Knicks game against the Toronto Raptors, Feb. 14, 2012. Photo by Mike Cassese / Reuters.Enter the Dragon:NBA lucks out in New Yearwith Knicks’ Jeremy Lin-sanity By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | February 23, … finish reading SPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : Enter the Dragon, Jeremy Lin

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Dick J. Reavis : Texas Monthly’s ‘Where I’m From’

Erykah Badu (right) at nine years, with her sister Nayrok, six, in Dallas in 1980. Badu contributed to Texas Monthly‘s special edition. Photo from Texas Monthly.Signs of a new inclusiveness?Texas Monthly‘s special edition By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Texas Monthly’s ‘Where I’m From’

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Dick J. Reavis : Something Missing at Texas Writers’ Festival?

“The Texican.” Painting © Mike Aston /mikeastonart.com .Artaud and Arizona:Tempest at Texas Observer’s writers’ fest By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / May 5, 2010 This weekend a startling email come to my inbox and to those of … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Something Missing at Texas Writers’ Festival?

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Robert Jensen : Holding Ourselves Accountable

Savage Chickens. Cartoons on Sticky Notes by Doug Savage.Diversity dead-end:Inclusiveness without accountability By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2010 After a recent talk on racism and other illegitimate hierarchies at a diversity conference in Dallas, I … finish reading Robert Jensen : Holding Ourselves Accountable

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Textbooks in Texas : Rehabilitating Joe McCarthy?

Sen. Joseph McCarthy displays one of his many reports on Communists he found in the woodwork. Photo from Wisconsin History.What did you learn in school today?Efforts to vindicate commie-hunting senator By Justin Elliott / January 15, 2010 See ‘Who stays … finish reading Textbooks in Texas : Rehabilitating Joe McCarthy?

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UT’s InCite : Documenting a Diverse Community

Patience and attention to detail go into producing a fine quilt. See story about Austin’s Blackland Quilting Group, below. Photo by Priscilla Villarreal / InCite.InCite into Austin:Online publication kicks UT journalism up a notch By James Retherford / The Rag … finish reading UT’s InCite : Documenting a Diverse Community

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Star Trek and the ‘Prime Directive’ : We’re Still Meddling

Star Trek’s post-cold war, multi-ethnic, multi-gender and multi-specie crew: early imperialist warriors or noble seekers?Aboard the Imperial Star Ship Ameriprise…Heading for the Final Frontier By William Astore / March 27, 2009 I grew up in the 1970s on reruns of … finish reading Star Trek and the ‘Prime Directive’ : We’re Still Meddling

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Ethnic Media : Important Voice Seriously at Risk

The danger of losing the ethnic media With their ability to tap into the communities they serve, the ethnic media contribute context, history, and perspectives found nowhere else. By Sally Lehrman / March 5, 2009 AsianWeek, San Francisco’s English-language weekly … finish reading Ethnic Media : Important Voice Seriously at Risk

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