"Under the new regulations, military personnel “must not actively advocate supremacist doctrine, ideology or causes” or “otherwise advance efforts to deprive individuals of their civil rights.” The new rules specify that “active participation” includes activities such as recruiting, fundraising, demonstrating or rallying, training, organizing and distributing supremacist material, including online posts."
"Interestingly, despite the frequent framing of the Tea Partiers as a predominantly blue-collar, the NYT poll also found that they are wealthier and better-educated than the public as a whole. And half of them think the Obama administration’s policies favor the poor.
If you stopped there, you might think this is largely a class-based movement, built on the principle of “I got mine.” But there’s more to it than that: 25 percent of the movement’s supporters think that the administration favors blacks over whites (compared with 11 percent of the general public)."
"Direct language from the casting call states that the casting crew is looking for “Persian-Americans who rule the Hollywood nightlife and own Beverly Hills.” Furthermore, another description reads, “At least 21 years old, appear younger than thirty and are outrageous, outspoken and a proud Persian-American,” and, “[If your life is] ‘all about Gucci, Gabbana, Cavalli and Cristal’ or if buying anything ‘from BMWs and Bugatis, to Mercedes and Movado–money is no object.’” The use of the word “outrageous” and the emphasis on nightlife and Beverly Hills is alarming as are the values the call associates with Iranians. It is also important to point out that a majority of Iranian-Americans do not embrace those values."
"As a member of this city’s economic elite, Ms. Kollman-Moore is not unusual among immigrants who live in St. Louis. According to a new analysis of census data, more than half of the working immigrants in this metropolitan area hold higher-paying white-collar jobs — as professionals, technicians or administrators — rather than lower-paying blue-collar and service jobs."
"I've been called colored boy, coon, monkey," said Dontrail Mathis, 33, a painter's helper at the plant in Paris who began highlighting racist conditions in December 2006. "When Obama won, they went off. My superiors said 'If he ain't white, it ain't right.'
Dr. Anthony Griffin, a Los Angeles-based plastic surgeon who invented the Brazilian Butt Lifft, during which fat from the "patient's body is injected into the buttocks to make it fuller, says that what used to be a hush-hush procedure is now both popular and commonplace — especially among people of color.
"Initially, it was funny, because I thought it was mostly going to be Caucasians that wanted this procedure," he told Black Voices. "But, ironically, mostly people of color wanted it, because they're like, "Hey, look — I'm supposed to have a butt.'"
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