The Value of You | Tami Sawyer | TEDxMemphis

Translator: Patricia Martínez López Reviewer: Denise RQ On an average street, in an average neighborhood, a piece of paper lies on the sidewalk. The people of the neighborhood leave their homes that morning to walk past the piece of paper. Many ignore it, some don’t see it, others are irritated and hope that the person […]

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Multicultural Diversity and the Educational Experience (2017)

[MUSIC PLAYING] A lot of people will try to say, oh, we’ll just put a person of color in something. That’s diversity. I think that’s one of the main misconceptions. People just think diversity is everything physical, everything that you can see right off the bat, but it’s absolutely not. Diversity is more than race. […]

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali — Free & Equal: What It Really Means

Ayaan Hirsi Ali — Free & Equal: What It Really Means

SARAH MACDONALD: Hello. Welcome to this session of ‘All About Women’ with Ayaan Hirsi Ali. My name is Sara Macdonald. Ayaan is going to speak for about half an hour and then we’ll have time for you to ask questions. And, when that moment comes, I’ll tell you where the microphones are. Ayaan Hirsi Ali […]

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David Foster Wallace – The Problem with Irony

the problem is i think post-modernism has to a large extent run its course David Foster Wallace is known for being one of the most influential writers in recent history before taking his own life in 2008 he decried the negative effects post-modernism had on his generation post-modernism is a very wide-ranging term used to […]

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Law Enforcement and the Transgender Community – CRS Training Program

Law Enforcement and the Transgender Community – CRS Training Program

Every day law enforcement personnel from across the country encounter transgender individuals who are victims hate crimes, abuse, discrimination, intolerance, and injustice. This training has been developed by the United States Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service, referred to as CRS, in consultation with law enforcement and transgender community leaders. The purpose is to provide […]

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What if gentrification was about healing communities instead of displacing them? | Liz Ogbu

What if gentrification was about healing communities instead of displacing them? | Liz Ogbu

I grew up in a family of social scientists, but I was the weird child who drew. (Laughter) From making sketches of the models in my mom’s Sears catalog … to a bedroom so full of my craft projects that it was like my own personal art gallery, I lived to make. I don’t think […]

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Revitalized Soul Food Festival hopes to share African American culture to the Treasure Valley

PUT PUT A PUT A DAMPER PUT A DAMPER ON PUT A DAMPER ON YOUR PUT A DAMPER ON YOUR DAY…IF PUT A DAMPER ON YOUR DAY…IF YOU PUT A DAMPER ON YOUR DAY…IF YOU HAVENT PUT A DAMPER ON YOUR DAY…IF YOU HAVENT MADE PUT A DAMPER ON YOUR DAY…IF YOU HAVENT MADE DINNER […]

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Synthia Taylor – Southwestern Region

Synthia Taylor – Southwestern Region

(Introduction Music) Hello and thank you for visiting the CRS Southwestern Regional page. My name is Synthia Taylor, Regional Director of the CRS Southwestern Regional Office. We serve the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Community Relations Service is the Department of Justice’s “peacemaker” for community conflicts related to race, color, […]

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Are insects the future of food? | Megan Miller | TEDxManhattan

When you hear crickets chirping, what do you think of? Warm summer nights, grassy fields, the awkward silence that happens when a joke falls flat? When I think of crickets, I think of the future of food. Because I eat crickets almost everyday in the form of baked goods, like this, which I made from […]

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Top concepts for job seekers – Global, Cultural, Diverse

Top concepts for job seekers – Global, Cultural, Diverse

The Internet, telework, and today’s global market place all make it possible for companies to hire the right talent whether they are local, a transplant, or live somewhere else in the world. Because of this, today’s job applicants need to be able to understand and collaborate with diverse populations. The Maryland International Education Consortium aims […]

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