Blog: Racism News & Discrimination Cases

April 11th, 2013
Written by Russell Roberts in Race & Politics, Latest News with 0 Comments
Losses by Republicans in the last two presidential elections made them realize that the party offers little for minority voters. According to Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul, they are the exact voters the party must appeal to - even though it will be a “daunting task.” President Barack Obama received more than 9 in 10 votes from African-Americans in both the 2008 and 2012 presidential...
April 5th, 2013
Written by Nicholas Riccardi - Associated Press in Race & Politics, race relation news, Race Relations with 1 Comments
PHOENIX (AP) — On the political map of the Southwest, Arizona stands out. Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico are independent-minded states that once leaned Republican but are trending Democratic, partly because of increasing numbers of Hispanic voters alienated from the GOP by its tough stance on illegal immigration. California, a GOP bastion for decades, is now solidly Democratic and the ultimate...
April 1st, 2013
Written by Nicholas C. Stern – The News-Post of Frederick in Religion's Mighty Rivers, Race Relations with 0 Comments
Maria-Teresa D'Orazio
When Maria-Teresa D'Orazio began volunteering at St. Joseph-on-Carrollton Manor Catholic Church about 22 years ago, she noticed that none of her fellow Latinos attended Mass there. "I saw them in the supermarkets and on the streets and I started wondering, 'What is the reason?'" said D'Orazio, now 75. She met with other local Latinos and asked them why, when many had been practicing Catholics in...
March 27th, 2013
Written by Marlene Caroselli in Business Biases & Building Blocks, race relation news, Other with 1 Comments
Say the word “diversity” and others will probably think immediately of the adjective “racial” as a preceding adjective. “Diversity,” of course, is a word with many, many definitions. Yes, the most common is racial diversity, but — especially in the workplace — diverse associations are equally common. The word could apply to the difference between people of different genders, different sexual...
March 27th, 2013
Written by Jonathan Kaminsky - Associated Press in Race & Politics, race relation news, Race Relations with 0 Comments
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A Washington State Senate committee heard testimony Tuesday on legislation to make it easier for minorities to get elected to local government posts. The Washington Voting Rights Act, as supporters call it, would encourage court challenges to cities, counties, school districts, and others to push them to switch from at-large to district elections in areas where large...


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