What Keeps Americans United?

My Thoughts After a Year of Traveling Across the U.S.


Constantino Diaz-Duran is a fellow at the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University. He is chronicling his walk from New York to Los Angeles to celebrate his eligibility for American citizenship. Follow Constantino’s progress.

So here I am, in San Diego. Further south than I’d originally intended, but in California, and looking at the Pacific. It has been an unforgettable year. My life changed in ways I never expected. I met hundreds of people. Talking to them, I sought to figure out what it means to be an American. …

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