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AMERICAN LIKE ME: Contributors to American Like Me

American Like Me by America Ferrera

What is most important about the contrbutors?

The table of contents lists the names of the contributors with no details about their ethnicity, religion, gender, occupation, talent... other than what you can create in your own head given the name and the possible chance that you have heard of them before.

Do you think this was on purpose?

What does that lack of information take away and/or add? 

What do these stories have in common?

Does this help to connect you to the story tellers?

Some more than others?

Contributors - Table of Contents

Reshma Saujani

Al Madrigal

Jenny Zhang

Bambadjan Bamba

Padma Lakshmi

Randall Park

Roxane Gay

Carmen Perez

Issa Rae

Diane Guerrero

Joy Cho

Liza Koshy

Kumail Najiani

Michelle Kwan

Geena Rocero

Frank Waln

Auli'i Cravalho

Jeremy Lin

America Ferrara

Ravi V. Patel

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Tanaya Winder

Wilmer Valderrama

Anna Akan

Laurie Hernandez

Kal Penn

Anjelah Johnson-Reyes

Martin Sensmeier

Carmen Carrerra

Uzo Aduba

Linda Sarsour

Joaquin Castro

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