national origin

Spirit of Challenge

A 4-part series about Captain Hanadi Al-Hindi, Saudi Arabia’s first female pilot. Part 1: Looking for Value “My voice was so little, nobody heard it. I started screaming.” Transcript for Part 1: Looking for Value Part 2: First Female Saudi Pilot “Oh my God, what trouble did I put myself in?” Transcript for Part 2: […]

A Comfort Thing

“I don’t know if it’s really a race thing so much as a cultural difference.” 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 […]

My Ties Are Through That

“There isn’t a single Syrian family that has not had to deal with loss in Syria…, but humanity in general should be worried.” THIS STORY INCLUDES SOME MATERIAL THAT MIGHT NOT BE SUITABLE FOR SENSITIVE LISTENERS. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions […]

Because I Changed My Style

“I used to be a stereotypical girl.” 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 our consideration. If […]

Getting Used to It

“It was strange to see men and women sitting with each other, discussing economics, politics, sports.” 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 […]

Act of Hospitality

“I would teach him something so when he encountered with people from my community, he or she would never get shocked or surprised by my people.” 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 […]

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 […]

Where Are You From?

“We are not different. All of us, we are human.” 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 […]

Classroom Challenges

I can’t bear the indifference of my classmates. Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What classroom challenges do these two students describe? What surprises you most in the stories they tell? Interpretive Questions Do you think the second student is right, in […]