“In the wake of Father’s Day, Jeff Yang muses on what it means to be an Asian pop, and he dishes with his fellow bloggers on the Asian American fathers’ forum Rice Daddies on how they spent their special day”
“The bill, called the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act…it authorizes $10 million annually to federal agencies, which will be tasked with unearthing cold cases from the civil rights era and investigating them fully.”
“The study found a majority of Americans…value diversity…regardless of race, Americans’ definition of diversity places white people at the neutral center and all other groups of people as outside contributors.”
“There are at least 75 million black women in Latin America and the Caribbean, but those who occupy high-level political or public administration posts number less than 50. As activists pointed out to IPS this week, black women are at the very bottom of t
“A white-supremacist Web site angered by a Leonard Pitts Jr. column alluding to the murder of a white couple posted The Miami Herald writer’s home address and phone number — leading to threats against the 2004 Pulitzer Prize winner.”
“among the participants between 18-25 years old…Men laugh more at jokes degrading to women and reject those degrading to men. By contrast, women laugh more at jokes degrading to men and reject those degrading to women”
“one of the first things Mr. Hughes says, by way of introducing himself to posterity, is: “My grandfather belonged to Thomas Jefferson.” As if, after 100 years of living, that’s what he’s most proud of – that his grandfather had been the slave o
More stupid multicultural marketing. “You may not know this, but we Hispanics are “avid scent seekers.” That is according to Procter & Gamble, which worked closely with “smell expert” Dr. Alan Hirsch in determining the impact of scents in Latinos
“Fewer and fewer of NYC’s white, upper middle class gays are attending the city’s wildly popular gay pride parade. Why? Well, it’s getting a little too poor and a little too brown for the city’s gay establishment.”
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