How do we connect with those who are different from us?

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The Danger of a Single Story

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Video

Overview

Born in Enugu, Nigeria in 1977, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an internationally acclaimed writer of novels, short fiction and nonfiction. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship along with many other…

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Why Do We Help or Refuse Help to Strangers?

Highlights

This poem and its themes generated a lot of interest amongst students. One student told me later she incorporated the poem and our reflection in her philosophy paper.

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An Unanswered Question

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Reading

Overview

German-born poet and translator Lisel Mueller fled the Nazi regime with her family when she was 15.  Her family immigrated to the US and settled in Indiana, where Mueller attended…

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Hallelujah the Saviors are Here

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Audio

Overview

Rachel Smith wrote the poem, "Hallelujah the Saviors are Here," when she was 18 years old and a member of the Kenwood Academy Slam Poetry team. She performed this poem…