Read English isn’t the official language of the United States at https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/20/us/english-us-official-language-trnd/index.html?no-st=1526860229.
That said, there are “English Only” states:
We see lots of videos and reports in news about citizens attacking others when they speak or look different from them. We can also see this in our own communities. But how should we respond to such attacks? Please see a short cheat sheet below as a helpful guide:
Reblogged from the American Friends Service Committee Facebook page
Print out a copy of our Do’s and Don’t for Bystander Intervention and post it in your workplace, gym, classroom, or place of worship. Let’s protect each other and make sure we do it safely!https://www.afsc.org/resource/dos-and-donts-bystander-intervention
The word American can stir strong feelings. Often used to describe citizens of the USA, it should rightfully be used for any person living on the American continent, north, central, and south. Read more here: https://www.quora.com/Why-do-U-S-citizens-claim-to-be-American-when-America-is-a-continent-not-a-nationality
Teachers, be prepared for discussions on this topic at your schools and in your community. Learn more at http://www.tesol.org/news-landing-page/2018/05/09/tesol-statement-on-the-possible-addition-of-a-citizenship-question-to-the-2020-u.s.-census