“The Belgian woman of Congolese origin who set herself alight in the middle of Place d’Armes told witnesses that she was doing it to protest against racism, moments before she carried out the desperate act which has left her in hospital fighting for her
“Zick’s AfriClassical.com website documents the history of minorities composing and performing classical music. His work combines a love of classical music with a commitment to racial equality.”
“Hard figures are difficult to come by, but local people on the coast estimate that as many as one in five single women visiting from rich countries are in search of sex.”
“as the UK’s Asian, African and African-Caribbean communities grow, so too — cosmetics industry experts say — does ethnic spending power for products promoted to lighten skin tone.”
“One of the most controversial issues is the ability of the tests to determine the country or the ethnic group of origin for African-Americans or Native Americans.”
“My gut told me that featuring Andre J. with Carolyn amounted to presenting him as a mascot or accessory to the blond supermodel. Nothing completes a look like a gay black BFF, right?”
“It seems that the September rally in Jena…signaled not a renewed march toward racial and social justice, but a surprisingly broad and deep white backlash against the gains of black America.”
Not really race-related but too crazy of a story not to post. “The winner of Miss Puerto Rico Universe’08, Ingrid Marie Rivera…her evening gowns and makeup were doused with pepper spray causing her to break out in hives.”
“why are white people suddenly so interested in race and how should blacks feel about them bumrushing the racial microphone? Broyard’s joins a growing canon of books about whites finally interrogating their family’s role in America’s original sin. “
After their big booboo, Glamour tries to make good: “Tuesday, the magazine will host “Women, Race & Beauty,” a panel that will explore the culture of beauty, with an emphasis on ethnic hairstyles in corporate America.”
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