Our readings about religion and immigration contain terms that may not be familiar to all students. Use this glossary to brush up on the definitions.
The first of a 3-part series explores the early years of Chinese immigration to the U.S.
The third of a 3-part series explores the immigration laws of 1965, and intimate portraits of the new Chinese Americans
The second of a 3-part series explores the impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act
Luma Mufleh speaks about her grandmother's compassion as part of a Community Conversation.
Tejwattie speaks about how Facing History helped her understand her identity.
Facing History and Ourselves alumna Clarinda Ofori-Annor gave an account of her experiences as an immigrant from Ghana and finding her voice in her Facing History class at the 2014 Chicago Benefit Dinner.
This section focuses on France, where Islam—the religion of many North African immigrants and their French sons and daughters—has become the subject of many public discussions. In particular, we will examine the recent debate over headscarves in French state-run schools. This discussion, while involving particular dynamics and histories, echoes larger global conversations about religion, identity and integration and reveals varying understandings of what different social groups and societies need to do to integrate people of diverse ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds.
Mohammed S. speaks about what he learned through Facing History.