Challenges of Diversity: Essays on America, Introduction
While the readings this week are both American-focused and focused on specific aspects of diversity, they help illustrate how the lens of history can help us understand diversity and related issues. These readings also demonstrate the interconnectedness of the four lenses, as you will encounter facets of the other lenses in these articles. As you read this module’s selections, consider:
What are some key attributes of the historical lens, and what do they reveal about diversity?
How do historical events affect how we currently perceive diversity in the past?