Stereotypes and Labels: Racial Discrimination Articles - Racism Against Blacks, Asians & More
Research findings, reporting incidents, personal reflections, anecdotes, and commentary that illustrate the pervasive beliefs, the use and harmful effects of labels, stereotypes, slurs, and derogatory slang in contemporary society.
May 3rd, 2013
Written by Nicole Winfield - Associated Press in Latest News, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Black Italian Minister Focusing On Cultural Education ROME (AP) –The first black Italian minister says she plans to focus on cultural education. Congolese-born surgeon Cecile Kyenge held a news conference to introduce herself to Italians so they could get to know her. Targeted by racial slurs and taunts since her appointment, Kyenge said Friday that Italians aren't racist but that some are...
May 2nd, 2013
Written by Ben Nuckols - Associated Press in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Despite the objection expressed by Native Americans, of the use of sacred names from their history and culture as nicknames and mascots for team sports, most Americans still support the use of names like “Redskins,” according to a recent poll conducted by the Associated Press. The team's nickname has faced a new barrage of criticism for being offensive to Native Americans. Local leaders and...
April 26th, 2013
Written by Glenn Minnis in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
One of the largest and most storied Greek fraternities on the University of California Irvine campus is under fire after video footage surfaced showing members of the Asian-American Lambda Theta Delta organization parading about in blackface. With the Justin Timberlake song "Suit & Tie" echoing in the background, the video clearly captures as many as four students dressing in suits and dark...
April 24th, 2013
Written by Marlene Caroselli in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Asians Are Victims Of Racial Stereotypes According to ABC News, online edition (“New Jersey Woman Sues CVS for $1M for Racist Receipt,” Alexa Valiente, April 18, 2013), Hyun Lee was at a Egg Harbor, New Jersey, CVS Pharmacy, Inc., picking up photos, when she noticed the words “Ching Chong Lee” on her receipt. She immediately called the store to complain, but she never received an apology. Instead...
April 23rd, 2013
Written by Glenn Minnis in Latest News, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
White Separatist Killer Loses Appeal Chevie Kehoe, a white separatist killer loses an appeal on the life sentence he is serving for the murders of an Arkansas family. He once wrote a letter to his hometown newspaper boasting, “he is not afraid to die for his beliefs,” yet, he frantically sought this new trial. In an even more ironic twist, Kehoe’s grounds for appeal stemmed from a plot he hatched...