Perspective

“When you get to school, you the brother… and when you come home, you the white boy.” 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 […]

Pulled Over Probably Twenty Times

“They found out I wasn’t just, I guess, their perception of what a mixed kid from the south side of Chicago is.”   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 Don’t Come To My House

“If I just let them assume, they’ll assume I have the same kind of stuff as them.” 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 […]

No Part Of Me Is White

“I need for people to stop making that assumption of me.” 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 […]

Hijab Is Not Just This Cloth

“I grew up in America and I wear jeans, and I want to make sure that’s something that works, that’s still modest.” Want to learn about the first day the speaker decided to wear the hijab?  Check out “I Was Afraid I Was Gonna Chicken Out.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this […]

As Far As I’ve Gotten

“My Hindu friends say I’m a Hindu… my black friends call me ‘sistah…’  So, no, I don’t identify with white.” 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 […]

Growing Up On A Farm

“It seems a little strange to them when I get people overload.” 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 […]

Springboard

“I’m ok with identifying myself as a Southerner, but I wouldn’t say that that’s my identity as a whole.” 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 […]