How do we remain loyal to our heritage and traditions?

Title

Andrew Moodie’s Story of Belonging - Otherness

Author

Moodie, Andrew

Type

Video

Overview

Canadian actor and playwright, Andrew Moodie discusses the complex feelings of belonging, difference, and otherness he experiences as a child of Jamaican immigrants in Canada. Moodie relates how he…

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Title

His Grace

Author

Naimy, Mikhail

Type

Reading

Overview

A poet, philosopher, and biographer of Kahlil Gibran, Mikhail Naimy was born in Lebanon in 1889. He, along with Gibran and eight other writers, founded the New York Pen League, which during the 1920’s…

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Title

Race

Author

Alexander, Elizabeth

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Reading

Overview

Born in New York City in 1962 and raised in Washington, DC, award-winning poet and essayist Elizabeth Alexander teaches in the Department of African American Studies at Yale University. This poem from…

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Title

The City

Author

Cavafy, C. P.

Type

Reading

Overview

Constantine Cavafy was born in Alexandria, Egypt to Greek parents and spent his childhood living in England and Egypt. He is considered one of the most influential twentieth century Greek poets. His…

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Title

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

Author

Le Guin, Ursula

Type

Reading

Overview

Le Guin's beautiful, perceptive short story unfolds a moral conundrum as it reveals the stunning costs of a seemingly utopian town's comforts. If our comfort depends on the suffering of others,…

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