Read about its origins and peruse the related readings and images.
Listen to Ethan Lisi discuss autistic behaviors and debunk stereotypes.
Several deaf individuals speak on what it means to be deaf, what deaf culture is, and how they wish to be perceived and treated.
Learn about the holiday’s origins and how it is celebrated.
Source: AP News
Asian American actors feel like they’re finally getting the representation they deserve.
Source: Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage month begins September 15th. Peruse the list of videos featuring Hispanic history, culture, music, and more!
Read about the extraordinary women who overcame adversity to
work as pilots, translators, guerilla fighters, and more during their country’s
time of need.
Muhammad was the first female Muslim-American to win an Olympic medal. Read about her life and career in this article.
Source: Psychology Today
Our emotions, such as shame, are largely determined by the environment and people in which we are surrounded.
Read about how society benefits from encountering and experiencing diverse cultures.
projects seek to help people build sympathy for others by allowing them to take
on the role of someone else.
What exactly is Mardis Gras, and where is it celebrated? Its long-standing history embedded in different places throughout the world may surprise you!
Source: Christian Science Monitor
Read about why lowriding is important to Juan Ramirez and his community in Los Angeles.
Read about the different holidays celebrated this time of year by people all over the world.
Source: The Washington Post
Tapi Yawalapiti is one of the remaining two people who know the Yawalapiti language. He’s doing all he can to to ensure it’s not completely lost one day.
Source: University of Florida International Students
Culture shock is something many people in foreign countries experience. It refers to the anxiety and feelings (of surprise, disorientation, uncertainty, confusion and so on) felt when people have to operate within a different and unknown cultural or social environment.
Source: Smithsonian Magazine
As schools across the United States begin the new school year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Native people face steeper obstacles than many other Americans.
Source: NBC News
In 2011, researchers conducted a study to find out why people often gain weight after moving to the United States. They found that immigrants often choose unhealthy foods because they want to fit in to American culture.
Source: Smithsonian Insider
The annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C., highlights the cultural diversity of American communities. Read to learn more about this colorful event that brings many cultures together in the nation’s capital.
Source: Reader’s Digest
Read predictions about ways the coronavirus might permanently alter our culture.