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    Code Switching is an Inherently Multicultural Experience

     Code Switching is an Inherently Multicultural Experience Have you ever noticed that you have one set of verbal and non-verbal attributes in one conversation and then participate differently in the next?  Our accents may change, our expressions, body language and even our whole attitudes can fluctuate between communities.  Is this wrong?  Does it mean we’re being “fake”?  Or is it a sign of the growing diversity here in the U.S.? Code-switching gets a bad rap most times, but really, doesn’t…

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    The White Privilege Series: Workplace Discrimination

    This post is part of a series about white privilege, in which I discuss my views on the topic and how it affects our greater community.  Click here to read the entire series.…

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    Parenting Awareness: ‘Race’ Talk #2

    Parenting Awareness: ‘Race’ Talk #2 Some of you might remember not long ago that I wrote the first in a series of ‘race talks’ with my daughter about skin color.  Read…

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    Code-Switching is Part of Our Multicultural Identity

    Multiculturals & Code-Switching Have you ever noticed that you have one set of verbal and non-verbal attributes in one conversation and then participate differently in the next?  Our accents may change,…

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    Tips for Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Who is Martin Luther King Jr. ?  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., not to be confused with the 15th century German priest Martin Luther, is an internationally recognized civil rights leader and preacher…