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On the Beat – Diversity

February 25th, 2020 by

NEW RULES ON SCHOOL PRAYER, RELIGIOUS GROUPS, HAILED AND ASSAILED

Jan.17, 2020

By Christopher Scragg, Cronkite News

Many Arizona religious groups agree with a federal guidance Trump’s administration released that protects religious expression in school. State departments have been required to report religious incidents, but some think new wording will make it stronger.

RISH NARAN: FROM ZIMBABWE TO BLOOMINGTON

Jan. 15, 2020

By Tracy Zollinger Turner, Bloom Magazine

Rish Naran moved to Texas to be a professional golfer. But he did not know or expect to end up in Bloomington. His background in golfing still influences his life as a member of the Bloomington Country Club.

 

LETICIA GONZALEZ ENJOYS HELPING LATINO STUDENTS FEEL COMFORTABLE IN A DIVERSE PLACE

Nov. 7, 2019

By Yixian Li, Bloomington Beat

One of Leticia Gonzalez’s main goals is to help students feel more comfortable by working at the La Casa Latino Cultural Center. She grew up in Indiana and discovered more of her Latino roots in Bloomington than she ever has before.

ACTIVATE! – DIANNE SHEWMAKER :: CITY OF BLOOMINGTON DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION COMMISSION

July 15, 2019

By Lucy Shaich, WFHB

With role models like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dianne Shewmaker decided to join the NAACP of Bloomington. Her hope is to end hate in the city and bring residents together. She tells her story of serving in her life in this recording.

AMERICANS LIKE DIVERSITY, SURVEY FINDS. (AT LEAST IN THE ABSTRACT).

May 8, 2019

By Niraj Chokshi, NYTimes

A survey by the Pew Research Center found that Americans believe diversity is important, but many did not think it affected their everyday lives. It also found there were many reasons that divided Americans’ opinions on diversity.