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Why We Need to Represent

Why We Need to Represent

By G. S. Norwood On his last full day in office, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted that multiculturalism “is not who America is.”  He is wrong, of course. America has always been a multicultural nation. Our music, literature, art, and beautifully varied forms of worship make that clear. They’re all informed by the people who stepped forward to represent their cultures. They shared their experiences of growing up African, Asian, Latinx, Native, gay, bi, or transgendered. The day…

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How Should We Launch 2021?

How Should We Launch 2021?

By G. S. Norwood Seems like everybody was eager to call it quits on 2020. But how do we launch 2021, to make sure we’re doing it right? Tradition Last July the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association cancelled the 2021 Tournament of Roses Parade, making do, instead, with a televised assortment of celebrity appearances, musical acts, and film footage of floats from years past. One of my favorite New Year’s Day traditions—Gone! But there are lots of other traditions for…

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