The “Patch” Quilt Analogy Explained

Most of us are familiar with the term “melting-pot” as it is used in reference to the population make-up of the United States. It ties closely with yet another term: “Out of many, one.” Both terms suggest that the many races, ethnicities, cultures and nationalities which are reflected in the U.S. population all combine to produce a single, new homogeneous whole.


“A Gathering Storm I” described Palm Beach County schools from black students’ perspective as a place “…where adults who may have little appreciation for community and family traditions that are..