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Autism and “being the other”

In a poignant article about his life as an “other,” Arturo Madrid talks about growing up in a small village in New Mexico, going on to graduate school at UCLA, and then teaching at Dartmouth College.  As a Mexican-American, he … Continue reading

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The Classroom Makes Much More Sense Than Starbucks: PART TWO

RACE TOGETHER is an initiative sponsored by Starbucks and USA Today.  Simply put, it seeks to stimulate talk about race in America.  According to Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, it is an “opportunity to begin to re-examine how we can create … Continue reading

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The Classroom Makes Much More Sense Than Starbucks    PART ONE

  Imagine walking into a Starbucks for your morning fix.  After waiting in line, you order a café grande.  When the barista hands it to you, you notice the words Race Together on the side of the cup.  Finally, you … Continue reading

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