Yvette Carnell, writer and founder of Breaking Brown, talks about what ethical behavior looks like in terms of race relations in the United States.
The Bible “answers all or most of the basic questions of life” for roughly two-thirds of Americans, according to a recent survey. “Do you believe that the Bible answers all or most of the basic questions of life, or not?” asked an October 2000 Gallup Poll of 1,024 adults. A majority (65 percent) responded they […]Read More
Whether or not English is, or will be, the “global language” is a matter of debate, according to a recent article. “English may eventually usurp all other languages, establishing itself as the global mother tongue,” wrote Andy Steiner in the November-December issue of Utne Reader. “Technology, the force that’s making our world smaller and more […]Read More
Generation Z (those born from 2000 to 2020) will be more media literate, more diverse and “defy easy classification,” according to a recent article. “For these kids, multimedia will be as prevalent in the classroom as the chalkboard,” wrote Alison Stein Wellner in the September issue of American Demographics. Race and varying family structures will […]Read More
On initial examination, any ethical consideration concerning the dismissal of Bobby Knight as Indiana University’s basketball coach is a slam dunk. His tantrums, tirades and out-of-control antics caused irritation. In his tenure, he was a self-centered monster who somehow existed above normal parameters. Possibly for too long, Indiana officials looked the other way concerning some […]Read More
Americans are overwhelmingly happy and optimistic, according to an October 6-9 Gallup poll. A majority (94 percent) of Americans identify themselves as “very” or “fairly” happy, while 78 percent of Americans are optimistic about the nation’s future. Marital status and religious involvement significantly influence levels of happiness, reported Gallup News Service. The happiest Americans are […]Read More