New research from Portugal finds youngsters feel more positively toward members of an ethnic minority if they have learned songs from their culture.
The outpouring of hostility toward immigrants and refugees has reminded us that ethnocentrism remains a fact of life in both Europe and the United States. Combating it will require teaching a new generation to view members of different cultures as potential friends rather than threatening outsiders. But what mode of communication has the power to stimulate such a shift? Full story.
Tom Jacobs (Pacific Standard) / May 24, 2018
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