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Humans have a propensity to discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, nationality, and other characteristics. World music programs in schools and universities may help alleviate prejudices and increase empathy.

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    Humphreys, Jere T. "World Music: Bringing Harmony to Our (Flawed) World." Keynote Speech presented at From the Exotic to the Global: Perspectives and Reflections on Teaching World Music in the 21st Century [symposium]. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. April 2014. Video recording.

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