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Tag Archives: Racial Identity
Census may disaggregate Arabs, Hispanics, and whites.
Black director wants actor to be judged “by the content of [his] character.”
Texas Troopers Ticketing Hispanic Drivers as White, KXAN (Austin)
Probably to avoid charges of racial profiling.
Rachel Dolezal Finally Admits She Was Born White, New York Post
But she identifies as black.
Popularity of Skin-Bleaching Skyrockets in Africa, Washington Times
75 percent of Nigerian women regularly use skin-lightening products.
Tribes Balk at Dartmouth’s Native American Director, Wall Street Journal
She could be another “pretendian.”
Non-white children becoming as nervous about race as white children.
It perpetuates Japanese stereotypes.
White privilege didn’t help him.
Researchers try to disrupt how children categorize races.
He was awarded a scholarship intended for black men, but his parents are white.
It helps them get racial preferences.
“I love light skin,” says Fatou. “I can’t stop.”
No Afros for white girls. No violins for black people?
When Computers Assess Personality Better Than We Do, Wall Street Journal
Computer easily detects race and sex based on Facebook “likes.”
Police Seek Bank Robber Who Used Lotion as a Disguise, Times-Tribune
It didn’t work.
Watch the Uncomfortable Trailer for MTV’s Documentary White People, Entertainment Weekly
Illegal immigrant journalist helps white people discover their “privilege.”
58 percent of white-Asian adults think being multi-racial is an advantage.
Meet the Native American Rachel Dolezal, Daily Beast
Another woman voluntarily gives up white privilege.
Dolezal’s Delusion, USA Today
Race is not a mere “social construct.”
I Sometimes Don’t Want to Be White Either, Huffington Post
Woman decided not to have children because that would only propagate white privilege.
A white man ran as a black for the Stockton city council in 1983.
Respondents will simply choose a category.
NAACP Imposter Sued School Over Race Claims, Smoking Gun
Before she pretended to be black she sued Howard University for anti-white discrimination.
She says her racial identity is a distraction from important things like #BlackLivesMatter.
She’s passed herself off as black for eight years.
Some Hispanics say “no.”
Biracial Beauty Queen Challenges Japan’s Self-Image, New York Times
Many Japanese think that someone who is half-black cannot be Japanese.
Group wants more non-whites in Google images search results.
Our Biased Brains, New York Times
Nicholas Kristof says only black Americans don’t have in-group bias.
The Case for Black Doctors, New York Times
Blacks want doctors who look like them.
Many Japanese don’t think a half-black person can represent Japan.
ATF says race information is useful for tracking guns used in crimes.
What the Unearthed 1995 Video Tells Us about Obama, American Thinker
20-year-old video shows Obama struggling with black identity.
Apple’s New Diverse Emoji Are Even More Problematic than Before, Washington Post
White people just can’t get it right.
Al Cardenas: “He’s totally bilingual and bicultural in every sense.”
“If people say they are Japanese, that’s enough to make them Japanese in my opinion.”
With Colorism, It’s Often the Lighter Your Skin the Better, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“The blacker one’s features . . . the lower that person generally is on the economic and social totem pole.”
New poll also has interesting statistics about racial identity.
Man Spray-Paints Face Black in Attempt to Evade Arrest, Police Say, Los Angeles Times
Hispanic criminal pretends to be a black criminal.
Mandatory Race Talks Roil Elite New York City School, Wall Street Journal
Indoctrination starts in third grade.
The Benefits of Minority Teachers in the Classroom, Real Clear Education
Study: Students of all races benefit from teachers of same race.
Novel explores racial identity through a mixed-race relationship.
They want their share of the ethnic pie.