November 2011

November 30th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Eyes On The Enterprise, Latest News with 1 Comment
If discrimination and racism still reign when it comes to hiring in certain industries in New York City, the supposedly symbol of America’s melting pot where different races and ethnicities “rub shoulders” on an hourly basis, then is there real hope that one day inclusiveness and equality will be a way of life in this country?New York, New York, let’s spread the news…. But, what news? That as...
November 29th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Focus on Health, Latest News with 2 Comments
The negative impact and consequences that systemic racism wields on the human condition can be seen in obvious ways. One only has to look around them and see the gross disparities when it comes to educational achievement, employment, quality of housing, and other living conditions among white Americans and other minorities, especially blacks.What is often less obvious are the other insidious and...
November 28th, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Latest News, National Collegiate Dialogue with 49 Comments
Currently, it is estimated that more than twelve million illegal/undocumented immigrants from Mexico live in the United States. At the same time, the 2010 Census confirmed that Hispanic Americans are the largest and fastest growing minority population in the United States, not including the twelve million undocumented Mexican immigrants.One can hardly watch the news, read a newspaper, or drive...
November 28th, 2011
Written by Abby L. Ferber ... in Latest News, National Collegiate Dialogue with 10 Comments
Each week, the White Privilege Conference and the Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion, housed at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS), hosts a half hour radio show called Intersections Radio that features an interview with a different author, scholar, and/or speaker.On the September 11, 2011, the show featured Paul Kivel, whose work grows out of four...
November 22nd, 2011
Written by Janice S. Ellis... in Common Ties That Bind, Latest News with 4 Comments
When I look at the behavior of Congress during this last year — failure to pass the American Jobs Bill, now failure of the Super Committee to arrive at much-needed cuts in the federal budget — voters should take a lesson from Ole’ Saint Nick as he prepares his sleigh with presents to be delivered for Christmas. Members of Congress certainly have not been “good for goodness sake.”Christmas is...