“Last night at the Waldorf-Astoria, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, who proved that hip-hop was more than party music with their 1982 hit “The Message,” became the first hip-hop group to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”
“It has showed that Muslim immigrants are a part of the fabric of this city and that these families represent the majority of Muslim immigrant families in that they come here to seek a better life for themselves and their family and they are not here to h
Move over, Asians! The next big thing to be culturally appropriated by the fashion industry is Jewish culture. “Nevertheless, designers have stopped short of weaving Jewish references into their designs—until now. The pioneer in this is Herchcovitch…”
Thx Tereza! “being Black, female and overweight is synonymous with being loud, unattractive and undesirable…It is an unacceptable, systematic practice of disregarding and disrespecting a significant and specific part of the population.”
Thx Kyla! “African Americans and other minorities are more likely than whites to want, and get, more aggressive care as death nears and are less likely to use hospice and palliative-care services to ease their suffering”
Thx Kyla! “The demographics of those being arrested are so diverse that many European counterterrorism officials and analysts say they have given up trying to predict what sorts of people are most likely to become terrorists.”(tags: racialprofiling)
Thx Kyla! Authorities use fotonovelas to educate Latinos about statutory rape. “Authorities believe Latinas are at higher risk of becoming victims because of their limited understanding of American laws and cultural mores condoning May-December relationsh
Thx Tereza! “Although they make up 46 percent of Port Chester’s population, no Hispanic has been elected to the board governing the town of 28,000 people. The Justice Department sued Port Chester in December”
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