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danielle-ofri's picture
Feb.05.2010
The first book I wrote about medicine, Singular Intimacies, did not start out as a book. It started out as a breather—an exhalation, you might say—after a decade of medical training at Bellevue Hospital. After ten years of exams, hospitals, illness and death, I needed some air.             I left...
aberjhani's picture
Sep.12.2009
Popular media references to the 1960s musical British Invasion headed by history-changing acts like the Beatles and Rolling Stones are far more common--at least on the U.S. side of the planet--than references to the corresponding African America's Rhythm and Blues invasion of the United Kingdom...
aberjhani's picture
Jun.12.2009
The following is presented in honor of Juneteenth, the traditional commemoration of the celebration that dates back to  June19, 1865, when African-American slaves in Galveston, Texas, learned for the first time about the Emancipation Proclamation that had been issued to free them two years earlier...
Chander's picture
Jun.02.2009
  A SALUTE TO CANADA – MY ADOPTED LAND OF UNPARALLELED MULTICULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY People of all faiths joining a Sufi chanting circle (zikher), with a turning Dervish in the center. By permission of Stephen Epstein   To quote Thomas Merton, we have reached a fork in the road...
robert-gray's picture
Nov.14.2008
I stopped giving my poems titles almost ten years ago, and I must admit that this blog system's requirement of a title is causing me some difficulty.  So please keep in mind that the title above is for the blog post, not the poem, for if I had to title the poem, it would probably need to be a bit...
rene-colato-lainez's picture
Oct.21.2008
My goal as a writer is to produce good multicultural children's literature; stories where minority children are portrayed in a positive way, where they can see themselves as heroes, and where they can dream and have hopes for the future. I want to write authentic stories of Latin American children...
judy-jones's picture
Oct.21.2008
 Live on The Judy Joy Jones Show Chamein Canton; Literary Agent & Publicist of Romance Novels Wednesday; October 22 6-7pm pst;  8-9pm cst;  9-10pm est Call In No: (646) 929-1344 Chamein Canton is a literary agent, publicist & author. Her books include; 'Down That Aisle In Style A Wedding...
raul-ramos-y-sanchez's picture
Sep.21.2008
With Hispanic Heritage Month upon us (September 15 through October 15), it’s worthwhile to consider just what “Hispanic” really means. Some argue that being Hispanic is something passed along in your genes—even by one parent. Groups like the National Council of La Raza reinforce this attitude. (In...
cheryl-l-snell's picture
Jun.11.2008
I saw this definition of a multicultural novel in the paper a while ago... ‘Postcolonial novels explore the cultural bouillabaisse: characters of various national origins...living in an international capital queasily negotiating...cultural transition.’ Queasily is important, I think--like the main...
stacy-ann-nyikos's picture
Apr.18.2008
I spoke on Tuesday at the Texas Library Association Conference in Dallas, Texas. Mind you, I'm a native. I was born in Houston. Still, every time I get back to the Lone Star State, I'm impressed with how big everything really is, even their library conferences. Everything really is bigger in Texas...