“at Trinity, the war dance embraces the culture of a growing population of immigrants from the island kingdom of Tonga…An estimated 4,000 people of Tongan descent live in Trinity’s hometown of Euless, a city of 52,900…”
“Overall, immigrants to the United States use relatively few health services, primarily because they are generally healthier than their American-born counterparts, according to the study by the nonprofit research organization.”
“If I were white, Latino or black, the texture of my hair — curly, wavy or straight — wouldn’t be such a defining feature. But a big part of being identified as Asian is being plunked into a box labeled “You guys all look alike.”…”
Thanks HighJive! “It’s time to admit that “diversity” is code for racism. If it makes you feel better, we can call it “nice” racism or “well-intentioned” racism or “racism that’s good for you.” Except that’s the rub: It’s racism that may be good for you i
Thanks Sandra! “”I have been nervous about this interview with you, because what I feel like saying is, ‘Sir, prove to me that you are not working with our enemies.’ ” Beck added: “I’m not accusing you of being an enemy, but that’s the way I feel, and I t
Thanks Luke! As new Census data documents a growing racial divide across the country, the Applied Research Centerreleases three reports grading legislators on their efforts to move innovative solutions at the color line.
“Parliament on Tuesday approved the controversial Civil Unions Bill, which provides for same-sex marriage, making South Africa the first African country to do so and one of only a few in the world.”
“Jay-Z, president and CEO of Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella Records, has become a universal brand in the past year. And don’t think that any of it was by accident either. In fact, it’s highly likely that it was a well-planned strategy, focused on creating hype f
“Given what psychologists and sociologists now know about the much higher likelihood of social pathology among those who grow up in single-mother households, the Hispanic baby boom is certain to produce more juvenile delinquents, more school failure, more
Basically, high-ranking Bush officials. “Parents in Louisville, Ky., and Seattle, Wash., are taking their public-school districts’ enrollment policies to court. Both districts employ race-conscious practices such as magnet or cluster programs to ensure ra
Thanks D. Heath! “After the expulsion of two members who dressed up in blackface for Halloween, the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is working with the Black Student Alliance to coordinate mandatory diversity awareness sessions for incoming students during fres
“New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War,” which opens Friday at the New-York Historical Society and runs through Sept. 3, explores how slavery was integral to the economic powerhouse of New York City during the war.