Hat tip to MultiCultClassic. “a suspect cry of rape in an impassioned racially charged case does great harm to that fight. It leaves rape victims of any color and income wide open to the charge that they will falsely shout rape to cover up their sexual mi
“One of India’s most famous Bollywood actresses, Shilpa Shetty, is reported to be taking part in the next series of UK celebrity TV show Big Brother.”
“The family of Sean Bell, the groom fatally shot by police on his wedding day, has begun a round-the-clock 50-day vigil in front of a police precinct to press for indictments in the case and the appointment of a special prosecutor.”
Thanks Tariq! “Most of us think that education broadens an individual’s perspective and helps diminish racist attitudes. Prior studies have validated that conventional wisdom, but new research indicates just the opposite may be true.”
Thanks Rob and Jason! I’ve been meaning to write something meaningful about this story but haven’t had a chance. Just wanted to make sure you all saw it – from The New York Times on Dec 26, 2006.
Thanks Jason! “2000 people were asked for 5 things individual people can do to end racism. Here are the solutions in our own words.” Download the ebook and share it with others!
Thanks Rob! “An English teacher and two administrators who face discipline over a racism project in which students posted “whites only” signs on Hot Springs High School water faucets are getting support from their colleagues and students.”
Thanks roamingknowmad! From November, but I missed it. “as egg donation has surged over the past two decades, clinics and donor recruiting agencies say the supply of ethnic minority donors, especially Asians, has not kept pace with demand.”
Thanks Rob! “the holy book at tomorrow’s ceremony has an unassailably all-American provenance. We’ve learned that the new congressman — in a savvy bit of political symbolism — will hold the personal copy once owned by Thomas Jefferson.”
“I saw a good story yesterday on the local news that challenges the stereotype on “non-heroic” blacks. When a 19 year old fell into the tracks in front of an oncoming train, Wesley Autrey jumped in after him…”