How does my race, culture or ethnicity shape who I am?

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    The Danger of a Single Story

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    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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    Dr. Bethune’s Last Will & Testament

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    Mary McLeod Bethune, the founder of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, was born on a South Carolina farm in 1875.  The child of former slaves, she went on to become…

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    Kalounna in Frogtown

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    Born in southeastern Pennsylvania in 1946, James (Jaime) Browning Wyeth joined a family of artists. His father was the famous painter Andrew Wyeth, and his paternal grandfather, N.C. Wyeth, was…

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    Of the Sons of Master and Man

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    Although he wrote during the early twentieth century, the racial issues that NAACP founder W.E.B. Du Bois explores are, sadly, still pertinent to this day. In chapter 9 of his…

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    Significant Other

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    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…