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Articles by: Donna Chirico

  • Social media is rife these days with people taking personality quizzes. Although as a whole the enterprise seems frivolous, the underlying tension is one of personal encounter. Will someone tell me who I am!
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    Donna Chirico(November 04, 2013)
    An extraordinary circumstance that reveals the myth making is death. It is the clashing cymbals of who we are in the eyes of the world. It is also a time when the cultural stereotypes we choose seep through the diverse manifestations of self.
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    Donna Chirico(March 25, 2013)
    Enter Francis with an opportunity to identify once again according to religious affiliation and the public has seized this opportunity.
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    Donna Chirico(April 29, 2012)
    When did we become the White privileged? When did we leapfrog over our fellow tenement dwellers to a position of lofty self-righteousness? When did we lose sight of our own immigrant heritage of discrimination and exploitation?
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    Donna Chirico(February 29, 2012)
    Netflix launches "Lilyhammer," a series made for Norwegian television. In it you'll find almost every known stereotype of Italian/American culture that you can imagine.