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Explain the effects of cultural diversity among the American people during the late 20th and early 21st centuries The effect that cultural diversity had among Americans during the late 20 th and early 21 st century was significant, in both poems “On the Pulse of Morning” and “One Today". They both focus on cultural diversity but do highlight it in different ways. Within "On the Pulse of the Morning" (written by Maya Angelou) it states, “the singing river and the wise rock, so say the Asian, the Hispanic, the Jew, the African, the Native American, the Sioux, the Catholic, the Muslim, the French, the Greek, the Irish, the Rabbi, the Priest, the Sheik, the Gay, the Straight, the Preacher, the privileged, the homeless, the teacher. They all hear the speaking of the tree,” and this speaks about the change in our culture, and how different it is now. This part shows the way in which we all face and deal with challenges and diversity. Evan though people may have
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  • Spring '16
  • English, Richard Blanco, 21st century

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