By Martha Bigelow, Meeting Minnesota’s Muslims Multicultural education seeks to include a range of perspectives often suppressed by the majority culture as well as include students from diverse backgrounds in the process of learning. What is sometimes lost in efforts to create inclusive educational experiences is serious thought to how to welcome students of minority
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Minnesotan’s Book Aims to Dispel Ignorance by Promoting Cultural Awareness By Mary Coons To many in the Arab world, America seems like a threat – or at least the big bully on the playground. But America is not the real threat – although it can be a bully. Ignorance is the true threatening enemy. I wrote
“…we never wanted wars of retaliation that would cause the deaths of innocent civilians in other nations.” By September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows Peaceful Tomorrows Statement on the 7th Anniversary of 9/11. Letter via Email The experience of yet another anniversary of 9/11 provides an occasion to reflect upon the hopes and beliefs that
By Francisco J. Gonzalez I was at the March on the Republican National Convention (RNC) in St. Paul that took place Monday Sept 1 and was overwhelmed by the passion, the excitement, the vibrancy of the peaceful participants. I was particularly pleased to see the interaction between marchers: Somali immigrants protesting against the US-supported Ethiopian
Coalition for Palestinian Rights, Engage Minnesota On September 1, the Republican Party will be in St. Paul, Minnesota for the Republican National Convention (RNC). More than 45,000 people, including 15,000 media employees, are expected to attend the 2008 convention.