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Education Researcher sur Twitter : "#affirmativeaction #whiteprivilege #race #racism #positivediscrimination... Education Researcher sur Twitter : "#race #racism #WhitePrivilege @WritersofColour @MediaCulturedUK @AsgharBukhari @rezaaslan @DillyHussain88 @islam21c. Incredilby Detailed Map Shows Race, Segregation Across America In Beautiful Color (PHOTOS) Segregation as pointillism?

Incredilby Detailed Map Shows Race, Segregation Across America In Beautiful Color (PHOTOS)

Using data gleaned from the 2010 U.S. Census, Dustin Cable at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service has created what might be the most comprehensive color-coded map of racial segregation in America. Made up of 308,745,538 colored dots representing five major ethnic groups, Cable's map is vivid, highly detailed and oddly beautiful. While it isn't the first map to show racial segregation, nor is it the first to map each citizen in the U.S. -- it is the first to do both, according to Wired.

For the purposes of his map, Cable chose blue dots to represent white people, green dots for African-Americans, red dots for Asians and orange dots for Latinos. (Story continues below.) The United States of America. Fuck yeah, feminists! - youngblackandvegan: nativnuance: The 8 White... Stillicides : Privileged tears bingo. Racism Takes a Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Research Shows. From Published: September 22, 2013 9:13 AM -- Robert Preidt Being a victim of racism may trigger poor mental health, depression and anxiety in children and teens, according to a new review.

Racism Takes a Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Research Shows

The report, published in the October issue of the journal Social Science & Medicine, looked at 461 cases of links between racism and the health and well-being of youngsters. "The review showed there are strong and consistent relationships between racial discrimination and a range of detrimental health outcomes such as low self-esteem, reduced resilience, increased behavior problems and lower levels of well-being," lead researcher Naomi Priest, of the University of Melbourne in Australia, said in a university news release.

FactTank : Slideshow: 50 Years After the... Map: America still divided by race. Map Legend: Blue dots: white Americans, Green dots: African-Americans, Yellow dots: Latino-Americans, Red dots: Asian-Americans, Brown dots: Native-Americans/Other A new map that compiles demographic data from the 2010 Census shows just how much the United States remains segregated by race.

Map: America still divided by race

The map, created by Dustin Cable at the University of Virginia, is made up of over 308 million dots that are separated by race – one for each person included in the April 2010 U.S. Charlotte pastor: "Only white people to greet" at front door of church. By WBTV CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Controversy has sparked at a north Charlotte church after a pastor sent an email asking that “only white people” stand at the front door to greet the congregation.

Charlotte pastor: "Only white people to greet" at front door of church

Executive pastor of operation at Freedom House Church in Charlotte, N.C. Makeda Pennycooke. A viewer contacted WBTV after getting an email from Pastor Makeda Pennycooke, an African-American woman, at Freedom House Church along Salome Church Road. Your Spouse May Be Black, But You’re Still Racist. My former sister-in-law is Caucasian, originating from the trenches of the low-income Russian slums.

Your Spouse May Be Black, But You’re Still Racist

The Final Barrier: 50 years later, segregation still exists. By Abbey Crain and Matt Ford | CW Staff “Are we really not going to talk about the black girl?”

The Final Barrier: 50 years later, segregation still exists

The question – asked by Alpha Gamma Delta member Melanie Gotz during her chapter’s sorority recruitment – was greeted by silence. The sorority’s active members and a few alumnae gathered in the room to hear the unexpected news that there would be no voting on potential new members that night. Julie Chen Says Eyelid Surgery Saved Her Career. During a discussion of plastic surgery trends on The Talk, longtime news journalist Julie Chen showed before and after pictures from the eyelid surgery she got early in her career to give her a Caucasian-style double eyelid.

Julie Chen Says Eyelid Surgery Saved Her Career

She says she did it at the behest of media honchos who advised that she could not succeed with Asian eyes: This big-time agent had the biggest names. Like if you opened up his closet, it was all stars, he knew what he was doing. Smart enough to know better: Intelligence is not a remedy for racism. Smart people are just as racist as their less intelligent peers -- they're just better at concealing their prejudice, according to a University of Michigan study.

Smart enough to know better: Intelligence is not a remedy for racism

"High-ability whites are less likely to report prejudiced attitudes and more likely to say they support racial integration in principle," said Geoffrey Wodtke, a doctoral candidate in sociology. "But they are no more likely than lower-ability whites to support open housing laws and are less likely to support school busing and affirmative action programs.

" Wodtke will present his findings at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. The National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health, supported his research. He analyzed data on the racial attitudes of more than 20,000 white respondents from the nationally representative General Social Survey. Race relations in America: Chasing the dream. NanticokeNDN : #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen... The politics of being friends with white people. A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, which found that 40 percent of white people and 25 percent of nonwhite people have no friends of the opposite race, caused me to reflect deeply on the friendship segregation that has characterized my own life.

The politics of being friends with white people

These days most of my close friends are black. No. Let me be honest. All my close friends are black. Still Furious and Brave: Who's Afraid of Persistent Blackness?: Black Men's Bodies, White Women's Gazes Revisited. Racism learned - Business. Racial empathy gap: People don’t perceive pain in other races. Photo by Gary W.

Racial empathy gap: People don’t perceive pain in other races

Green-Pool/Getty Images George Zimmerman followed Trayvon Martin because he perceived him as dangerous. Opinion: Why can’t we talk about IQ? - Jason Richwine. “IQ is a metric of such dubiousness that almost no serious educational researcher uses it anymore,” the Guardian’s Ana Marie Cox wrote back in May. Colorblind Ideology is a Form of Racism. Blindness means being unable to see. What is racial colorblindness? Racial issues are often uncomfortable to discuss and rife with stress and controversy.

Many ideas have been advanced to address this sore spot in the American psyche. Currently, the most pervasive approach is known as colorblindness. A Simple Lesson on the Social Construction of Race. The images below are all screen shots from the fantastic American Anthropological Association website on race. The first five are designed to show how we take what is in reality a nuanced spectrum and turn it into racial categories. In this first image, they show how we could, conceivably, separate human beings into short, medium, and tall based on height: In this second image, they show how, by adding two additional figures, both taller than the tallest in the previous image, the way in which we designate people can easily change.

And this third image demonstrates how, when we actually consider all potential heights, where we draw the line between short and medium and medium and tall is arbitrary and, ultimately, not very useful. Skin color is like height. But, if we consider a wide range of people, it becomes clear that skin color comes in a spectrum, not in categories (such as the five from which U.S. citizens are forced to choose on the census). CYL. ‘Why I Don’t Want to Talk About Race’ The Census and the Social Construction of Race. Social and biological scientists agree that race and ethicity are social constructions, not biological categories. The U.S. government, nonetheless, has an official position on what categories are “real.” You can find them on the U.S. Census (source): Invisible Women: The Consequences of Forgetting Sybrina Fulton.

Share Sybrina Fulton mother of Trayvon Martin, speaks at the National Bar Association annual convention, July 29, 2013. (Reuters/Joe Skipper) Black Boys in Saggy Pants vs. White Men in Suits: Who Does More Damage to Society? Eve Ensler Is Wrong That for Women and Trayvon Martin, 'Our Struggles Are One' Census Bureau Rethinks The Best Way To Measure Race. Main § Race, Racism, and Quentin Tarantino. What to Do if Someone Asks: ‘Why Isn’t There a White History Month?’

Thecrayonboxes.tumblr. Willie Louis, Who Named the Killers of Emmett Till at Their Trial, Dies at 76. White Student Union: on-time or wrong time? Racism – Just A Walk In The Park – What Would You Do? (Video) In Missouri, Race Complicates a Transfer to Better Schools. 'Still Not Free': A Huffington Post Original Series.

Fifty years ago this summer, at the March On Washington, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech that forever altered the national conversation around race and injustice in America. How To Fight Racial Bias When It's Silent And Subtle : Code Switch. Researchers say it may be possible to temporarily reduce racial biases. Alabama Uses Races As a New Standard For Education - From Indentured Servitude to Racial Slavery. Human brain recognizes and reacts to race, UTSC researchers discover. Human brain recognizes and reacts to race, UTSC researchers discover Apr 26, 2010 by April Kemick.

Most Racist Song Ever Isn't Racist, Says The Racist Band That Wrote It. How The Right Talks About Race, Even When They’re Not Talking About Race.