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March 17th, 2013
Written by Hope Yen in Cover Stories, Latest News with 1 Comment
Latino population growth impacts racial divides all across America in many ways. Such fast growth of Latinos is blurring traditional black-white color lines, testing the limits of civil rights laws and reshaping political alliances as "whiteness" begins to lose its numerical dominance. With a historic and steady decline in the growth of the white population, the U.S. is rapidly becoming a nation...
March 16th, 2013
Written by Jenna Fryer - A... in Latest News, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - NASCAR driver Jeremy Clements was back at the track Friday after a two-week suspension for using a racial slur, hopeful his lapse in judgment hasn't caused irreparable harm to his career. "I think everybody deserves a second chance," he said. "I think you've got to look at the person's history. I have never been in trouble with NASCAR. I always try to do the right thing and...
March 15th, 2013
Written by Michael Rubinka... in Eyes On The Enterprise, Latest News with 0 Comments
Zippo's German distributor is withdrawing a number of lighters bearing militaristic designs after they showed up on an extremist website that sells anti-Semitic and neo-Nazi clothing and accessories. U.S.-based Zippo Manufacturing Co. said it had no idea the designs carried a negative connotation and apologized for bringing them to market. One lighter bears the image of a soldier and the word "...
March 15th, 2013
Written by Angela Delli Sa... in Latest News, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Republican Gov. Chris Christie has been asked to apologize for referring to the first black female leader of the state Assembly by race and gender, not by name, during a church-hosted meeting. Christie, who's white, told an audience Tuesday that an "African-American female speaker of the Assembly" is blocking a vote on a school voucher bill that would let children in failing...
March 13th, 2013
Written by Roger Alford - ... in Feature Stories, Latest News with 0 Comments
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - It isn't Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell who comes out swinging in his first TV ad of his 2014 re-election campaign. It's his wife, former U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao. "You've seen the ads attacking my husband," Chao, speaking directly into the camera, says in a spot that's set to begin airing across Kentucky on Thursday. "As Mitch McConnell's wife, I've...

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