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View Resource The Myth of the Melting Pot: America's Racial and Ethnic Divides

The Washington Post has recently launched this site, which will be the home for a series of occasional articles about racial and ethnic divisions in the US. The first article in the series, "One Nation, Indivisible: Is it History?" by William Booth, is currently featured. The article discusses the "second great wave of immigration" into America, which greatly differs from the first wave of...
View Resource Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation

"Sorry Day," held on May 26, 1998 in Australia, was an attempt on the part of some Australians to come to grips with the policy of forced removal of Aboriginal children that took place for 150 years until the 1970s. The Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, made up of 25 members, over half of whom are Aborigines or Torres Strait Islanders, as well as members of the Commonwealth Parliament,...