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No convictions over 500 black and Asian deaths in custody

Deaths in custody,Prisons and probation,Race issues,World news,Police,UK criminal justice,Society,Law,UK news<p>Research by Institute of Race Relations accuses state institutions of ongoing prejudice and ‘culpable lack of care’<p>More than 500 black and ethnic minority individuals have died in suspicious …

Sociology

Bigotry Hits US-Born Latino Teens Harder than Immigrant Teens

It's not easy being a teenager. The zits, the hormones, the awkward encounters with the opposite (or same) sex -- it's all stressful. And you can't even buy even buy a damn beer, at least not legally, until your teen years are long over.<p>But if it sucks to be an adolescent, it sucks more to be an …

Prejudice Does Not Discriminate

I've been reflecting a lot lately on the things that have been going on in our culture. While I generally focus on the positive and try to be an optimistic guy, it's hard when you see the banter that people throw around in order to purposefully demean someone else.<p>I have luckily grown up very open …

Boston University condemns prof's racist tweets after Terrier alums bark

Boston University had a weekend change of heart about a new professor's angry tweets about white people, after FoxNews.com and others reported on the racially-charged comments -- and Terrier alumni threatened to stop writing checks.<p>" ... we are deeply saddened when anyone makes such offensive …

Working on Behalf of All Minorities

A fundamental element of majority privilege is the blind universality that members of an ethnic, religious, racial or sexual majority often unconsciously embrace. They believe that their perspectives are held -- or should be held -- by everyone. They think that everyone celebrates Christmas, wants …

Why are so many Asian Americans missing out on Ivy League schools?

Michael Wang was ranked second at James Logan high school in California, on GPA. He had a perfect score on his ACT, and a near-perfect score on his SAT. He was a national districts qualifier on the debate team. At the AMC 12 – a nationwide mathematics competition – he placed first in the state.<p>He …

Is it time to ditch the term ‘black, Asian and minority ethnic’ (BAME)? | Lola Okolosie, Joseph Harker, Leah Green, Emma Dabiri

Trevor Phillips says this is an outdated way to refer to Britain’s racial minorities, and that we should look for new terminology. Here’s our panel’s verdict<p>This week, former chairman of the commission for racial equality Trevor Phillips gave a speech in which he suggested that phrases such as …

Teachers Of All Races Are More Likely To Punish Black Students

Two students. One is black and the other is white. On Tuesday, they both refuse to complete the math worksheet. On Wednesday, neither will stop talking during lessons.<p>Same behavior. Will they receive the same punishment?<p>A new Stanford University study predicts that the black student will be …

Remembering Our Past for a Better Future: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

It is easy to forget your history. It is particularly easy to forget if your history is neither a part of the mainstream American historical narrative nor included in our history books. Asian American Pacific Islanders face this challenge. However, our memory needs to become part of our …

Diversity in children’s apps: ‘Gender depictions tend to be very stereotyped’

Photograph: PR<p>Toca Robot Lab was redesigned to be less boy-focused.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/8/1433764878854/c72687ea-0112-4b83-a559-3c7c0bd9546d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Toca Robot Lab was redesigned to be less …

Boston University prof in racist tweet flap accused of trolling white rape victim

Boston University, which has already condemned the racist Tweets of an incoming faculty member, has now been sent an outrageous Facebook exchange in which a poster who identifies herself as the controversial sociology professor mercilessly ridicules a white rape victim.<p>“go cry somewhere. since …

Jemele Hill Suspended by ESPN After Response to Jerry Jones

Jemele Hill, the “SportsCenter” host on ESPN whose tweets last month calling President Trump a white supremacist caused the White House to call for her firing, was suspended on Monday for once again running afoul of the company’s social media policy.<p>After the Dallas Cowboys’ owner, Jerry Jones, …

Wall Street vets are threatening to pull the plug on the NFL

Wall Street veterans are huddling up against the NFL.<p>Many brokers and bankers — some of whom are also military veterans — have threatened to pull the …

George W. Bush: Bigotry and white supremacy are 'blasphemy' against the American creed

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former President George W. Bush condemned bigotry and white supremacy Thursday while endorsing policies that run counter to those supported by President Donald Trump.<p>"Our identity as a nation, unlike other nations, is not determined by geography or ethnicity, by soil or blood. …

George W. Bush

How Black Americans See Discrimination

One of the paradoxes of racial discrimination is the way it can remain obscured even to the people to whom it's happening. Here's an example: In an ambitious, novel study conducted by the Urban Institute a few years ago, researchers sent actors with similar financial credentials to the same real …

All the Times People Have Called Me 'Chink' to My Face

A case-by-case history of all the times the racial slur has been used directly and indirectly throughout my life.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>"I look so Asian in this photo—look at my chinky eyes."<p>People say this after they have taken a grinning photo and their eyes have …

When You're Accused of Appropriating Your Own Culture

Gina Mei, who is half-white and half-Chinese, learned firsthand how complicated the politics of cultural appropriation can be when she was accused of appropriating her own culture.

My Mother Passed as White—Even to Me

Gail Lukasik grew up with a white mother and father—and then discovered her mother’s entire family had been designated as black in the 1900 Louisiana …

I'm the descendant of a founding father and I have two black daughters — and I am racist

<i>About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Look for the About US newsletter launching this winter.</i><p>I am the co-owner of a successful business with clients across the U.S. and in 27 countries. We have a racially diverse staff of 22. Over the …

Race & Ethnicity

WATCH: Virginia Gun Store Refuses Black Customer, Accused Of Stereotyping

Chris King Mason of Richmond, Va., posted a video on Nov. 6 that has since been rapidly shared on social media for the Hopkins Gun and Tackle store’s …

She Has Lived Legally In The U.S. For 19 Years. Now The Trump Administration Wants Her Out.

Maria Elena Hernandez is one of about 5,300 Nicaraguan immigrants set to lose temporary protected status in 2019.<p>Maria Elena Hernandez, a 58-year-old immigrant from Nicaragua, has lived legally in the United States for 19 years. She has family here that she sees daily and a job as a janitor. She is …

Unspeakably racist tweets at black NASCAR driver get coach fired

CAMBRIDGE, Wis. — A Wisconsin high school golf coach has resigned and apologized for a series of racist tweets aimed at NASCAR driver Darrell Wallace …

Photo Of Deported Veterans Saluting US Flag Goes Viral

A photo of several deported veterans went viral over the weekend as the U.S. celebrated Veterans Day on Saturday. The photo was taken by …

Can East Asians Call Themselves 'Brown'?

It's time for another Ask Code Switch. This week, we're getting into the gray area between yellow and brown.<p><b>Amy Tran, from Minneapolis, asks:</b><p><i>Can light-skinned Asians (East Asian) call themselves "brown"? I am East Asian, and have a friend who is South Asian. She is much darker than me, and told me</i> …

For Many Native Americans, Fall Is The Least Wonderful Time Of The Year

"Do Indians celebrate Thanksgiving?"<p>I am asked this question at least once every fall. Which, by the way, is too many times.<p>The answer is that my family (though I can't speak for the other 5 million Indigenous people in America) doesn't. Not the "brave-pilgrims-and-friendly-savages" version of the …

Native Americans

When 'Miss' Meant So Much More: How One Woman Fought Alabama — And Won

June 1963. Gadsden, Ala. Mary Hamilton, 28, stood in a courtroom before a judge.<p>She was a black civil rights activist, arrested for nonviolent protest. And the judge was losing his patience.<p>The atmosphere in Gadsden that summer "was truly frightening and terrifying," says Colin Morris, a history …

Black History

White America is quietly self-segregating - Vox

Everyone wants diversity. But not everyone wants it on their street.<p>There's a small town in Minnesota called Worthington. It's a place that fascinates sociologists.<p>In the 1980s, Worthington was on its way to becoming a ghost town, like many other white, blue-collar communities.<p>But in 1989, the …

University of Illinois

40 percent of black Americans distrust the criminal justice system: Why I’m one of them

For most people in society, their interactions with the police range from nonexistent to fairly neutral: that time the sheriff found you and your friends in the woods messing around and sent you home without notifying your parents.<p>That time when the police came over and helped you get your cat out …

When a drug epidemic’s victims are white

In Minneapolis, Fostering Friendship Across Racial Barriers

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment.</b><p>The Takeaway has been presenting conversations about race and identity through our original series, "Uncomfortable Truths: Confronting Racism in America."<p><b>Jessica Shryack</b> in Minneapolis emailed The Takeaway and said she wanted to participate in …