Tag Archives: Ethnic Identity

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La Jornada – A Journey In Cultural Identity

The following post is part of our series on Ethnic Identity. At some point in my career I had to do a presentation about Mexican culture in a multicultural team. I gladly did it, but no one else did one. It ...

The Danger of a Single Story: Wholeness in our Ethnic Identity

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9Ihs241zeg Wow!  This talk has resonated with me in so many ways!  I love this idea- that telling a single story about a people creates stereotypes.  The problem with stereotypes is not that they are wrong but that they are incomplete. ...

Being a Mexican-American is Exhausting!

Being a Mexican-American is Exhausting! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5imXk_XGYRY Latinos in the U.S. live in between two worlds. They’re Mexican (or Cuban/Honduran/Columbian…) and American. It’s a tough identity for students to live in. The above video is a perfect explanation of the reality of being ...