What causes division between people and groups?

Title

The Money-Empathy Gap

Author

Miller, Lisa

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Reading

Overview

"The Money-Empathy Gap" examines several physiological and sociological studies on the correlations and causations between money and interactions with others. The piece observes that many…

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Title

Significant Other

Author

Espaillat, Rhina

Type

Reading

Overview

Poet Rhina Espaillat was born in the Dominican Republic, but came to the United States in 1939 after her family was forced into exile for opposing the Dominican government. For many years, she taught…

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Title

On Some Streets

Author

Cortez, Sarah

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Reading

Overview

Sarah Cortez is a teacher, poet, and police officer who often writes about her experiences on the force. Her poem “On Some Streets,” describes streets where people so not welcome police…

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Title

His Grace

Author

Naimy, Mikhail

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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

Mending Wall

Author

Frost, Robert

Type

Reading

Overview

Robert Frost is perhaps the most famous American poet of the twentieth century. The narrator of this well-known poem is a landowner who meets once a year with his neighbor to mend the wall between…

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