What Are You?

“I would have been so normal if I grew up anywhere else.“ 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 […]

A Tan That Holds Up

“I don’t think there’s a strictly White category; I think that’s just the default.” 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 […]

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 […]

The Ultra Evil Eye

“I’m used to the idea of being looked at, but I’m not used to actually being looked at.” 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 […]

Real Dreamers

“It’s especially important for students that have grown up here and don’t have another home.” Hold for 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 […]

We Are a Unit

“American parents say, ‘Be independent.’ Mexican parents say, ‘You’re staying home.’” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions How does the speaker describe the difference between an American and a Mexican way of raising children?  Why does the speaker lean “towards the American […]

Neither Mexican Nor American

“More importantly than bilingual in my mind is bicultural.” 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 […]

First Generation

“I never knew I was illegal.” 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 you […]

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 […]