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150 Years of Racism: Attitudes in the American South

Written by Lisa Wade, Ph.D.

A new paper by Avidit Acharya, Matthew Blackwell, and Maya Sen has discovered that the proportion of enslaved residents in 1860 — 153 years ago — predicts race-related beliefs today.

Written On Wednesday, October 09 2013 23:07

Culture Matters: Defining Diversity Through Appreciating Culture

Written by Marva Allen

I discovered Pandora. I may be late to the game but thanks to my wonderful son I found this amazing technology. For those who are yet to discover Pandora, it is an Internet radio station that allows you to customize the music you want to listen to on any given day or for any given mood.

Written On Tuesday, February 05 2013 10:32

Before It’s Too Late, Let Us Not Forget…

Fifty years ago, Americans from community after community came together and committed to a vision for justice and equality.  People fought. People died. People transcended the small interests of their own needs, as Blacks, Jews, women, gays and lesbians, took real risks to advocate for change and common cause.

Written On Friday, November 16 2012 16:44

Asian Americans: Is Yellow the New White?

Written by Meizhu Lui

Asian Americans are seemingly well positioned these days, having surpassed white households in income and wealth levels. At least that’s the current story, repeatedly presented in the media. But is it true?  Is yellow really the new “in” color, the race most likely to succeed?

Written On Thursday, May 10 2012 13:57

From Appearance to Identity: How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America

Written by Lisa Wade, Ph.D.

Publicizing the release of the 1940 U.S. Census data, LIFE magazine released photographs of Census enumerators collecting data from household members. Yep, Census enumerators. For almost 200 years, the U.S. government counted people and recorded information about them in person, by sending out a representative to evaluate them directly.

Written On Tuesday, April 17 2012 15:21

Leticia Miranda, National Council of La Raza

Written by Spotlight

Leticia Miranda is the associate director of the Economic and Employment Policy Project at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States.  The Economic and Employment Policy Project provides NCLR’s perspective on employment, energy, retirement, and poverty policy at the federal level.

Written On Monday, December 12 2011 11:37

Race Talk in the Obama Era

GlobalPolicy.TV is pleased to bring you the third article in the special report on race in America series, Color Blinded: Do Americans see race too much – or not enough?

Written On Monday, March 07 2011 17:45

Polling Prejudice

GlobalPolicy.TV, is pleased to bring you the second article in the special report on race in America series, Color Blinded: Do Americans see race too much – or not enough? This special report was originally published by The American Prospect and Demos, in their April 2011 issue, and is reprinted here with permission. This special report  was funded in part by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Polling Prejudice, by Taeku Lee, takes a look at how polling is impacted by race and how those messages can perpetuate racism.

Written On Monday, March 07 2011 17:38
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