Conversations on Diversity

A blog by Eboo Patel, Mary Ellen Giess and Tony Banout that looks at identity and diversity issues from multiple angles.

November 14, 2019 - 3:00am
The People’s Supper -- you should organize one!
November 12, 2019 - 3:00am
America needs civic spaces that bring different people together. Can colleges nurture leaders who can build such spaces?
November 6, 2019 - 3:00am
The Obama approach to diversity and disagreement is the one we should emulate.
November 4, 2019 - 3:00am
How Gurinder Chadha’s and Sarfraz Manzoor's brilliant film Blinded by the Light teases formulaic models of identity.
October 30, 2019 - 3:00am
Lessons and affirmations Thomas Jefferson’s legacy offers colleges and universities navigating free speech and religious freedom.
October 28, 2019 - 3:00am
Want to run an organization well? Look to the Dead -- and listen to their music!
October 23, 2019 - 3:00am
Civic leaders play a central role in shaping a healthy, diverse democracy.
October 21, 2019 - 3:00am
Bruce Springsteen turned 70, and his musical canon continues to spread empathy to diverse voices of the American tradition.
October 15, 2019 - 3:00am
Eli Saslow’s excellent Rising Out of Hatred demonstrates how campuses can work magic -- even on the most vile racists.
October 7, 2019 - 3:00am
A new research report illustrates the power of friendships across religious lines to break down prejudice and build appreciation. But who is involved in these powerful relationships -- and who isn’t?


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