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Here are some articles found in the news, some are dealing with some of the topics we are talking about in class, many of course, involve the COVID-19 crisis but in the context of these topics, i.e., Migration, Folk and popular culture, ethnicity and religions. Please read at least one of the articles that interests you and write a minimum of two well-reasoned, clearly written paragraphs in response to the article; a paragraph is technically 5-6 sentences or more. In your response the first paragraph must include a brief summary of the contents of the article in your own words and importantly the second paragraph must discuss how the article connects to some of the topics we are talking about in class. Your task is to post your response on the discussion board of canvas by next Friday April 24 no later than 11:59 pm. Please remember that this activity is worth 50 points if you submit them by the deadline.

The world’s newest major religion: No RELIGION (Links to an external site.)

Stunning Portraits Reveal the Power of Traditional Fashion (Links to an external site.)

Religious Restrictions Growing Around the World, Study Finds (Links to an external site.)

Bob Marley led globalization of reggae (Links to an external site.)

Migration: how many people are on the move around the world? (Links to an external site.)

Rural Japan’s folk traditions fading as residents age (Links to an external site.)

How climate change is pushing Central American migrants to the US (Links to an external site.)

5 ways social media connects religion to younger generations (Links to an external site.)

In the U.S. and Western Europe, people say they accept Muslims, but opinions are divided on Islam (Links to an external site.)

Who’s Hit Hardest By COVID-19? Why Obesity, Stress And Race All Matter (Links to an external site.)

Five Ways COVID-19 Is Changing Global Migration (Links to an external site.)

Where will the next decade take religion? Experts predict the future of faith (Links to an external site.)

Love your neighbour: Islam, Judaism and Christianity come together over COVID-19 (Links to an external site.)

These are all the world’s major religions in one map (Links to an external site.)

Ranked: The 100 Most Spoken Languages Around the World (Links to an external site.)

The many languages missing from the internet (Links to an external site.)

How Technology Helps Preserve Endangered Indigenous Languages (Links to an external site.)

What coronavirus reveals about the world’s culture (Links to an external site.)

What Is Pop Culture?