Feature Stories: Articles on Racial Profiling, Immigration Today

Current news, events, research, and reporting, covering the full range of racial issues, racism, discrimination, race relations in the contemporary society

April 29th, 2009
Written by Diane Reynolds in Feature Stories with 0 Comments
A thick red Oriental rug lies on the living floor of Ernestine Slaughter’s row house on the corner of St. Mary’s and Tessier streets in Baltimore. Carved elephants and figurines from Africa line the windowsills. Eighty-two year old Slaughter, a retired high school teacher, answers the door wearing an apron printed with images of children in greens, reds and purples. Some of the children have...
April 28th, 2009
Written by Mary Castillo in Feature Stories with 0 Comments
Hindu wedding ceremony
When Janice Kwan planned her wedding, she was no different from any bride in that she wanted her dream to come true.“Growing up, I remember looking at my parents’ wedding banquet pictures and thinking how beautiful my mom looked in her red silk dress,” Kwan says, who with her husband, Adrian, is first-generation Chinese American. “But I had also always envisioned myself wearing the traditional...