“Their crime? Defending themselves from a physical attack by a man who held them down and choked them, ripped hair from their scalps, spat on them, and threatened to sexually assault them—all because they are lesbians.”
“Choi found grades, not race, to be the strongest predictor of Asian American youth behavior—just as it is for the behavior of whites, Hispanics, and African Americans. Higher GPAs correlated with lower rates of drinking, smoking, sex, pregnancy, and ga
“So began a new Q. and A. column, “¡Ask a Mexican!” which made its debut in November 2004 and unleashed a torrent of criticism and attention, not to mention questions. Among them: What’s with the Mexican need to display the Virgin of Guadalupe ever
“white kids, have adopted the culture to such an extent that they don’t really need the “authentic” version. They have their own. DJ AM, who appeared on the show is a good example of how to be Hip Hop without being Black.”
“if you did actually want to find somebody that was her exact makeup, she’s actually majority Dutch, and she’s as black as she is Chinese, and she’s Cuban, and she’s French. So, it could have gone to many different racial backgrounds, probably, if you wen
“Should a murderer serving life in prison get a sex-change operation at taxpayer expense? The case of Michelle — formerly Robert — Kosilek is being closely watched across the country by advocates for other inmates who want to undergo a sex change”
Yolanda breaks down all the ways you can help thefour African American lesbian women who were given excessively long prison terms fordefending themselves against homophobic harassment and violence.
“When Haitian immigrants assimilate, explains one study, “they become not generic, mainstream Americans but specifically African Americans and primarily the poor African Americans most vulnerable to American racism.”"
“The whole concept of the issue seems to be about Westerners telling other Westerners about Africa (à la the cover). Bill Clinton muses about Nelson Mandela. An interesting music festival in the deserts of northern Mali, is described through the diary en
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