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Unity, Conversation and Being American

What does unity require in a country full of diverse opinions and experiences? Are there values that unite Americans, no matter who they are and what they believe? What do we need to do to bridge even our most difficult divides?

Dr. Jennifer Thompson talked with Samar Ali, co-chair of the Vanderbilt Project on Unity & American Democracy and founder of Millions of Conversations about what it means to be American in 2021 and how we pursue unity in an increasingly polarized society. She shares her experience in international conflict resolution and grassroots community conversations, and talks about the importance of respectful discourse.

Unity, Conversation, and Being American

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