Stereotypes: Fact or Fiction

How do we distinguish between what is true or characteristic about a people or a culture, and what is a stereotype? This is a question that I ask myself periodically as I catch myself and others labeling an entire people group, nationality, gender or social class on account of a few interactions with people from …

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Just A Lil’ R.E.S.P.E.C.T

Aretha Franklin might have made the word respect popular but it had been around well before she came on the scene. As the song suggests, respect is something that everybody craves and longs for, something that people will go at great lengths to get. Often people try to get respect by putting others in their …

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