America is NOT a melting pot. This art is based on "Crowded" by Mari Orr (@meandering_mari), available on Society6.

America is Not a Melting Pot

In Culture by Punita Rice

I wrote a little bit about the misunderstood concept of the “melting pot” over at Medium. Here’s the link.

PS – You may also like these posts: some thoughts on American tragedies, and a post on the 2016 election. The art used in the featured image for this post is based on an original art piece called “Crowded,” by artist Mari Orr (@meandering_mari), available on Society6. You can click here to purchase the art as a small print — it would also make a great notebook or bag (affiliate link).

About the Author
Punita Rice

Punita Rice

Punita Rice is the founder of the ISAASE.org resource-hub, and author of the research book "South Asian American Experiences in Schools: Brown Voices from the Classroom" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019), the children's book series "The Adventures of Hunny & Sunny," and "Toddler Weaning." She holds a Doctorate in Education from Johns Hopkins University, and is a former classroom teacher, academic adviser, and researcher. She lives in Maryland.