h/t Stereohyped. “More than eight-in-ten Americans (83%) now agree that “it’s all right for blacks and whites to date,” reflecting the most dramatic change among the racial attitudes tested in Pew polls”
“The researchers…had full knowledge that the medication had “life-threatening side-effects”…All of the children used in the tests experienced life-altering side effects from the drugs. The children were left blind, deaf, paralyzed, brain-damaged, and
h/t Jae Ran, Leigh-Anne. “The growing interest in Ethiopia comes at a time when the leading countries for international adoption – China, Guatemala and Russia – are, respectively, tightening eligibility requirements”
Thx ananser. “Bono and Vanity Fair editor in chief Graydon Carter clearly are thinking big when it comes to the magazine’s Africa-themed July issue…could publish as many as 20 different covers, all shot by Annie Leibovitz.”
Thx womunofcolour. “Subtle racism which can include social slights and ambiguous remarks that are hard to pin down is more dangerous to mental health than overt discrimination, according to a study of 180 Korean immigrants living in Canada.”
h/t Resist Racism. “Local black leaders are decrying a recent performance by three white men at a church who wore blackface while pantomiming traditional black hymns. The performance at Pilgrim Baptist Church was meant to honor gospel music history”
h/t Resist Racism. “More of the city’s newcomers, compared with immigrants in other parts of the country, continue to gain entry through the very family visas that the pending bill would restrict or abolish — and that would be replaced with a point sy(tags: immigration)
h/t Resist Racism. “Manhattan’s Upper West Side is the Chinese-adoption capital of the U.S. About 20 percent of 50,000 Chinese children adopted in the country in the past 20 years live in New York…Most live in a 2-square-mile area”
“The idea that Asian Americans are not “real minorities” is certainly nothing new…The exclusion of Asian Americans from the “minority” label serves to marginalize the oppression suffered by Asian Americans, and to ultimately further de-value our
“Since it’s time to court the Latino vote, what better a way to do that than with a reggaeton anthem written in support of Barack Obama”
h/t Rachel. “state agency tried to prevent Stacey from being adopted because of “cultural issues.” She is white and her adoptive mom is black…Regina Bush, who was in the process of adopting Stacey’s biracial stepsister, decided to adopt Stacey to keep t
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