Redefining the Melting Pot

Tamar Jacoby Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute Author of Someone Else's House:America's Unfinished Struggle for Integration Edward Rincon President, of Rincon & Associates a marketing research firm in Dallas Other Guest TBA Throughout the twentieth century America was described as a melting pot, a stew and a tossed salad. As we enter the twenty first century the U.S. is more culturally diverse than ever. One out of every ten Americans is now foreign born. And the number of Hispanics, Asians, and Black Americans has never been higher. Many Americans struggle with how large of a role their traditional culture and racial identity should occupy in their daily lives. How do you not let your culture get erased by the American mainstream? Join Juan Williams and guests for a look at how heightened sensitivity to racial and ethnic identities is changing the concept of American identity. What's happening in the melting pot?

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