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Re: Commonality vs diversity

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Aaron and Jennifer (THEGREEN99)
Wed, 20 Oct 1999 16:48:04 -0400

I once heard a Holocaust victim speak. He said, "Every race, every
religion is or has been prejudiced against at some point in time." We need
to realize we are bound together because we are similar - we are human.

Jennifer in Michigan
-----Original Message-----
From: Kimberly Anne Herbert <kimberly>
To: <>
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 1999 11:16 AM
Subject: RE: Commonality vs diversity

>I agree. It also helps children see that the Holocaust is not a Jewish
>problem, that Civil Rights are not an people of color problem, but that
>hatred and intolerance affect everyone in the society and limit all of us.
>When we talked about the Holocaust in our Hero's exhibit. I always used the
>9 million people figure (6 million Jews, 3 million Catholics, political
>opposition, gays, people who were mentally ill etc). I wanted them to
>understand we can all be victims if we don't stand together against the
>Kimberly Herbert
>CAM Administrator
>San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts/Children's Art Museum
>-----Original Message-----
>[] On Behalf Of Melissasmi
>Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 1999 6:37 AM
>Subject: Commonality vs diversity
> <<Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 17:07:32 -0400
> <<From: "Aaron and Jennifer" <THEGREEN99>
> <<Subject: Re: Today in Art Class....religion
>I find folks (students) who feel threatened by we are
>different....can accept it better if first we explore we
>are similar. Melissa