ethnicity

Muslims Are People’s Neighbors

“There are two billion Muslims in the world, like, that’s two-sevenths of the world population.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What happened at the mall? How would you describe the speaker’s reaction? her friend’s reaction? Interpretive Questions Why do you […]

I Don’t Believe in Borders

“The more I learn about other people, the more the obstacles fall between us.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why does the speaker say he doesn’t believe in borders? In Utah, why does the speaker end up only “hanging out with […]

Curious In A Very Positive Way

“I love that my older daughter makes reference to her friend, Regina, as brown.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflecti.. Clarifying Questions What does the speaker mean by “curious in a positive way?” Why is the diversity of Hilltop House important to the speaker? […]

I Am International

“My two other American roommates and myself would never consider ourselves very American. When people ask us, we would always say, ‘We are international.’” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one […]

We Don’t Know What You Guys Think

“We really want to make friends with any American students.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for […]

Nobody Talks to Me

“I was getting mad every single time.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does the narrator experience in his first year? How does he respond? What emotions does he describe? What changes in his second year? How does he respond? What […]

I Have a Mohawk; I’m Scaring People

“On those really, silly, totally American, almost hackneyed or clichéd topics, you find these commonalities, and then you can just burrow from there.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) […]