April 2012

April 30th, 2012
Written by Rita Cook in Focus on Health, Latest News with 1 Comment
There are many destinations around the world to travel this summer, but depending on where you go, in many countries health and safety are not as much of a priority as in the United States.No matter the destination or your ethnicity, it’s important to remember to observe a few things in regard to safe travel. For the most part, eating right, exercise, and being aware of your surroundings will...
April 30th, 2012
Written by Abby L. Ferber in Latest News, National Collegiate Dialogue with 0 Comments
Each week, the White Privilege Conference and the Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion, housed at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS), hosts a half hour radio show called Intersections Radio that features an interview with a different author, scholar, and/or speaker.In this segment, Dr. Kathy Obear, Founding Faculty of The Social Justice Training...
April 30th, 2012
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Latest News, National Collegiate Dialogue with 16 Comments
Whether it is our thoughts about black teens wearing hoodies or baggie pants, or white kids wearing punk hairstyles and mystic tattoos; whether it is rich kids driving BMWs and Corvettes to high schools; or Hispanics kids driving decorated low-riders. We all use stereotypes that wield a lot of persuasive power, intentionally, or unintentionally in our daily lives.The influence they have on our...
April 27th, 2012
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Latest News, Publisher's Note with 0 Comments
Summertime is a time for many things. For teens all over the nation, it is often seen as a break from school — a time to hang with friends, earn a little money with a summer job. At least this is what summer might mean for the lucky ones. But, for too many minority teens, it is simply not the case. For millions of minority teens and pre-teens, summer does not mean a job and healthy venues to hang...
April 26th, 2012
Written by Rita Cook in Latest News, The Welcoming Table with 0 Comments
Since New Zealand is an island nation, access to both land and seafood options are a regular part of the local diet. Driven by ingredients that are not only indigenous, but also seasonal, expect a cuisine in New Zealand that resembles that of Australia and Britain, but with a few twists derived from the local Maori population.Agriculture plays a big role in New Zealand as well as adding a Pacific...