Insightful reflections on a 30-year friendship with a black man.
Tag Archives: Racial Identity
Why I Feel Free to Be Honest About Race, Just Not Said
“My heart beats with the African and Caribbean blood of my ancestors.”
This is true for Hispanics and Asians.
How Gangs Took Over Prisons, The Atlantic
Before diversity, there were no gangs.
No legislation requires this.
Blacks want to stop thinking of Jesus as white.
Victim is picked on for being light skinned.
He calls black Highway Patrol Captain “my brother.”
Columnist says black students need black teachers.
Not All African Women Believe ‘Black Is Beautiful’. And That’s OK, Telegraph (London)
Dark-skinned Nigerian defends skin lightening.
Department to receive diversity training.
Is Race Plastic? My Trip Into the ‘Ethnic Plastic Surgery’ Minefield, New York Magazine
Plastic surgery for non-whites increasing much more rapidly than for whites.
Blacks and whites were divided then, divided now.
Only non-whites can teach non-whites about being non-white.
Doctors at fertility clinic say mixed-race children will have trouble with racial identity.
Nelson Mandela Park Public School enjoy stories like Chocolate Me and I Like Myself.
Researchers say resource scarcity influences our views on race.
“Kenya’s Kim Kardashian” has spent $170,000 on skin-lightening treatments.
Standardized Ethnic-Studies Curriculum for High Schools to Be Studied, Los Angeles Times
“The whole point of ethnic studies is American at its core.”
He is happy with his new, slanted eyes and black hair.
How the Asians Became White, Washington Post
It’s Asians, not whites, who are over-represented at Google.
13 of the past 17 winners have been Indians.
Company cannot adjust its product lineup without being accused of racism.
Preferring your own kind is not “hate.”
Hispanics account for most of the switches.
He said Thomas “doesn’t like black people, he doesn’t like being black.”
Hispanics More Likely to Write In Race on Census, Study Shows, Huffington Post
And their most common “race” is “Mexican.”
End Racism–This Generation, End Racism
Teach your children about diversity in Roman Britain.
They’re obsessed with American hip-hop.
Babies Just 15 Months Old Show Racial Bias When Picking Playmates, Daily Mail (London)
White babies prefer other white babies.
Is Barack Obama ‘Black’? A Majority of Americans Say No., Washington Post
Most whites and Hispanics consider him “mixed-race.”
. . . once they move out to the white suburbs.
Study: Blacks with White Friends Are ‘Less Black’, Washington Examiner
Blacks don’t like blacks who have white friends.
She says it’s just a spot cream and that “white means pure.”
Study says when whites play violent games as blacks they view blacks as more violent.
More black self-absorption.
Mulatto and quadroon are definitely out.
Online marketplace hopes to help blacks buy from other blacks.
Salon editor says 2013 was the year of “white grievance mongering.”
TMZ Poll: “African-American or N – – – -?”, DiversityInc
More than half of respondents prefer “nigga” to “African-American.”
Blacks prefer a black Santa.
She was responding to the view that Santa Claus “should not be a white man anymore.”
8-Year Study: Black Federal Judges ‘Conditioned’ to Go Easy on Fellow Blacks, Washington Examiner
The solution is more black judges.
Registered Sex Offenders, Special to AR News
Public records get one detail wrong.