Can Science Help Us Change Culture?

Can science help us change culture? In particular, can it help us change a dominant/majority culture that knowingly and unknowingly discriminates against those who aren’t members of this dominant culture? Can science point us to specific exercises and activities that will help us become mindful of our privilege and change our programming? How can we be more productive in our work to create a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that works for everyone? I hope to make some headway in answering these questions in this five part series….read more…

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 Steve Slocum is an award-winning author and the founder of nonprofit, SalaamUSA.org. Slocum’s book, Why Do They Hate Us? Making Peace with the Muslim World, is a 2020 silver medalist in the prestigious IBPA Benjamin Franklin Book Awards, and was named a Top Book of 2019 by both Booklist and Kirkus. Slocum is passionate about breaking down barriers and bringing unlikely groups of people together. He has appeared on the KTLA and CBS8 morning news programs and been invited to speak at international conferences in Qatar, the UN headquarters in Geneva, and the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Toronto.

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Why Do They Hate Us? Making Peace with the Muslim World

Why Do They Hate Us? Making Peace with the Muslim World

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In Why Do They Hate Us?, author Steve Slocum takes the spotlight off the extremists and instead exposes the heart of the everyday Muslim.

"In an era of rampant Islamophobia, Slocum’s book is essential reading."
Todd H. Green, author of The Fear of Islam: An Introduction to Islamophobia in the West

Silver medalist: IBPA Benjamin Franklin Book Awards
Named a best book of 2019 by Booklist and Kirkus.

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With Americans still in shock after watching packed airliners fly into the World Trade Center towers, George W. Bush asked America, 

Why do they hate us?