This shows how different cultures and religions have spread throughout America and how certain regions atract certain types of religion. This affects the areas culture and movement of people to certain areas.
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This is an excellent article that can be used in a thematic class for analyzing religion, the human landscape, the urban environment and cultural iconography. For a regional geography class, this show great images from Indonesia, Spain, Egypt, Syria and Israel/Palestine.
Our culture has very mixed feelings when it comes to politics. They tend to be so strong that a simple handshake can be the main focus point when a brilliant, honored man died. America is divided on it's point of views of those who believe that even simpile gestures of welcoming to people thay America has had a history disliking is wrong, and those who think it is write. To me this means there is something terribly wrong with our culture if this is our main focus point.
There is a pretty ridiculous North-South split, although Maryland, northern Virginia, and southern Florida (which is pretty much the North anyways) fall into pancake territory, while Waffle House has made inroads into Ohio and Indiana.
This article shows some pretty simple aspects of Northern and Southern Culture in whether they prefer pancakes of waffles. This article shows how culture can be a major difference or just a waffle or pancake.
That's what you said, right? That the discussion of structural racism made you uncomfortable? That you felt the classroom was hostile? That you didn't like that "we have to talk about this all the time"?
This article explains how the American culture is set around the male white population. Our culture is set around that the white people are the good guys and when someone threatens that we get defensive like the 3 students. This just shows how our culture covers up all the hatred that the white population has created, and is turned around to be a good thing. And when the tables turn we feel discriminated.
This is just a simple crash between old cultures and new ones. Old cultures have created descrimination and race differences in our culture that have become so common that it has become a tradition. Now as we move foward our views change and we have to fight between should we change the tradition and accept our past was full of discrimination, or change it to be more relevant to the times.