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Healing Body and Heart, Cuban Style Healing Body and Heart, Cuban Style
by Beverly Bell and Tory Field
Cuban doctors and artists–on the ground in Haiti even before the earthquake–are helping survivors heal.
Can a Video Game Teach Sustainability? Can a Video Game Teach Sustainability?
by Rik Langendoen
In an entertainment subculture famous for violence and resource exploitation, one video game offers lessons for urban sustainability.
Brett Dennen on the Healing Power of Music Brett Dennen on the Healing Power of Music
by Madeline Ostrander
Though he’s climbed to the top ten of the indie music charts and won accolades from Rolling Stone, 30-year-old musician Brett Dennen says his most important work to date has been with children at The Mosaic Project, a small outdoor school in the Napa Hills of California.
Brett Dennen: My Most Important Songs Brett Dennen: My Most Important Songs
by Madeline Ostrander
A little-known album by pop star Brett Dennen is still changing lives at The Mosaic Project, teaching kids to stand up to intolerance.
Faith Adiele: My Life in Black and White Faith Adiele: My Life in Black and White
Why memoir is the ultimate multicultural act.
Artist Explores the "Hapa" Experience Artist Explores the "Hapa" Experience
by Ashlee Green
Kip Fulbeck created the book he always wanted as a kid: The Hapa Project, a series of photos and essays documenting the part-Asian experience.
Comedian Teja Arboleda Uses Humor to Break Down Racial Barriers Comedian Teja Arboleda Uses Humor to Break Down Racial Barriers
by Ashlee Green
Teja Arboleda is part of a new generation of mixed-race comedians who are using humor to break down racial barriers.
Blended Nation: Photos That Teach About the Complexities of Race Blended Nation: Photos That Teach About the Complexities of Race
by Berit Anderson
Mark Tauber's Blended Nation is a book that chronicles the struggle for identity faced by mixed-race individuals.
El Otro Lado: Immigrant Stories Become Public Art El Otro Lado: Immigrant Stories Become Public Art
by Judy Herzl, Aaron Stern
How residents of Santa Fe are breaking down barriers and growing closer as a community.
Lessons from Howard Zinn Lessons from Howard Zinn
by Anthony Arnove
The late historian and activist lived a life of struggle—and enjoyed it to its fullest.
World Economic Forum, Take Two World Economic Forum, Take Two
by Brooke Jarvis
Prankster filmmakers found a way to make business and political leaders say all the right things.
The Hapa Project The Hapa Project
Artist Kip Fulbeck's portrait project delves into the complex relationship between race and identity for hapas, a growing population in multiracial America.
Blended Nation: A Portrait of Mixed-Race America Blended Nation: A Portrait of Mixed-Race America
Photo Essay: Mike Tauber's 2009 book, Blended Nation: Portraits and Interviews of Mixed-Race America, features photographs of individuals alongside intimate interviews about their thoughts on what it means to be multiracial.
We Are All Connected We Are All Connected
Electronic musician John Boswell's project "The Symphony of Science" sets scientific knowledge to music, exploring our relationship with one another and with the universe.
The Necessity for Balance The Necessity for Balance
by Milenko Matanovic
Milenko Matanovic responds to the question: "What Next? Now that the page has turned, what stories will we need to change our world?"
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