“Typically, slaves were sold to kilns for $66 by people traffickers who abducted the young and weak from train and bus stations or off the street, and lured the stronger with false promises of good paying jobs.”
Yung was booked on suspicion of possessing a destructive device, and of committing arson and making terrorist threats. And yes… he is Asian American. I don’t want to connect too many dots, but dude, what the hell is up with this trend?
“Rather than having to invest in the often deplorable schools attended by home-grown minorities…the U.S. could simply attract the cream of the talent from other countries, individuals whose educations have been paid for by their home societies.”
“Sen. Barack Obama scrambled Monday to soothe hurt feelings among some of his strongest supporters after they complained that a memo distributed by his presidential campaign was offensive to Indian Americans.”
“One take-away point is that stereotypes are very easy to learn and very robust. They don’t require higher order attention, or apparently even attention to social stimuli, to develop. Stereotypes can be learned even in the face of damage to the ‘social br
“Beginning Thursday, Chicago will host a four-day conference titled, “Loving Decision Conference 2007: The Next 40 Years of Multiracial Communities.”…it will focus more on the issues affecting the offspring of interracial couples.”
“It is incontestable that he has benefited from affirmative action at critical moments in his life, yet he denounces the policy and has persuaded himself that it played little part in his success.”
“Unexplained delays in determining whether longtime residents pose a threat promise neither justice to the applicants nor added security to the country, they said. They blame bureaucratic mismanagement and poor coordination”
“The panel ruled that Mr. Nifong had misled a judge and defense lawyers about findings from a private laboratory that showed DNA from four unidentified men on the body and clothes of the stripper. No DNA from any lacrosse players was found.”
“The juxtaposition of the photo of a smiling young white couple and then passport-size photos of three sullen black men and a black woman said more than it meant to…how critically important the position on the page plus the headlines, labels and photo c
“In a place where talking about money is taboo, Aurora Nichols wants to tell you how much she spent on deodorant, train tickets and takeout. And so, as the finale to her Yale education, she took pictures of these purchases and put them on display in a cam
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