Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel is founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core and author of Inside Higher Ed's Conversations on Diversity blog. He can be found on Twitter @eboopatel.

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Most Recent Articles

April 24, 2018
Many campuses are dots of blue in a sea of red. Even as we in higher ed build towards a multicultural future, can we communicate to our heartland neighbors that they will thrive in that future too? 
April 18, 2018
Are negative stereotypes acceptable if one of mine is doing the stereotyping? 
April 10, 2018
Is it useful to talk about checking our privilege if we don’t actually have the courage to give it up? And a quick look at the (religious) people who actually do.
April 3, 2018
My upper middle class brown child talks about his race frequently. How do I get him to talk about his class?   
March 26, 2018
Should I have tried to raise the identity consciousness of a black friend who wanted no part of it? 
March 12, 2018
I’m interested in asking hard questions about the diversity progressive paradigm, but it’s important to remember why that paradigm is justified in the first place.  
March 5, 2018
A new book argues that tribal political affiliations are not just about the groups we cluster in but how we interpret facts and understand truth.
March 2, 2018
Beware of allowing your identity to be a canvas on which other people paint their politics. 
February 27, 2018
How should campus professionals guide a gay, Muslim and South Asian student when his diverse identities are in internal conflict? 
February 23, 2018
Is there a way to recognize the racism that produced the Rodney King beatings without ignoring the lives of people like Tonya Harding? 

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