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Reputation And The Economy Explain Why Latinos In St. Louis Are Comparatively Few. At Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in St.

Reputation And The Economy Explain Why Latinos In St. Louis Are Comparatively Few

Ann, the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe is cause for major celebration. The north St. Louis County church honored the patron saint of Mexico last month with a special mass attended by more than 300 people, many of them Hispanic. Cheap Scots and Disappearing Stereotypes. Flashback Friday.

Cheap Scots and Disappearing Stereotypes

A website called Found in Mom’s Basement posted this vintage toilet paper ad that plays on the stereotype that Scottish people are cheap. From the post: Leonard Nimoy On Mr. Spock's Jewish Heritage : Code Switch. Leonard Nimoy said that Mr.

Leonard Nimoy On Mr. Spock's Jewish Heritage : Code Switch

Spock was "an alien everywhere he went. " Jordan Strauss/AP hide caption itoggle caption Jordan Strauss/AP. Ldnu5rgiWf1qe5m70o1_r2_500. Autistic Self Advocacy Network. Autism is a neurological variation that occurs in about one percent of the population and is classified as a developmental disability.

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Although it may be more common than previously thought, it is not a new condition and exists in all parts of the world, in both children and adults of all ages. The terms “Autistic” and “autism spectrum” often are used to refer inclusively to people who have an official diagnosis on the autism spectrum or who self-identify with the Autistic community. While all Autistics are as unique as any other human beings, they share some characteristics typical of autism in common.

I am. I am. I am. - Autism Speaks Masterpost (new! Updated 6/20/14) - Autism Speaks Masterpost (new! Updated 6/20/14) Q&A. Featured Philosop-her: Teresa Blankmeyer Burke « Philosop-her. Teresa Blankmeyer Burke is assistant professor of philosophy at Gallaudet University, the world’s only liberal arts college for deaf and hard of hearing people.

Featured Philosop-her: Teresa Blankmeyer Burke « Philosop-her

She completed her Ph.D. in 2011 at the University of New Mexico. Burke’s research for the most part resides in deaf philosophy, the space where philosophy intersects with Deaf studies. (The use of uppercase Deaf designates the cultural community of signed language users; lower case deaf designates audiological status). Topics she has published on include moral justification regarding the use of genetic technology to bear deaf children (specifically, the question of signing Deaf potential parents considering this option) and signed language interpreting ethics.

Featured Philosop-her: Elizabeth Barnes « Philosop-her. There Was A History Of Race Based Violent Attacks. Telling Tales: Narratives About Black Men and Obesity. Rebecca Kukla and Sarah Richardson recently published a piece in The Huffington Post, “Eric Garner and the Value of Black Obese Bodies,” in which they examined a seeming paradox revealed in the cases of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and 12-year old Tamir Rice.

Telling Tales: Narratives About Black Men and Obesity

I seek here to add additional context regarding medicalization, narratives about black bodies, and how those bodies function as “public texts” (in Karla Holloway’s words), texts which tell tales. Though this conversation will focus on black men’s bodies, there is much to be said about how black women’s bodies are read by the public and by police. Bodies tell tales, and black bodies tell particular tales. Black Men's Jail Time Hits Entire Communities. Am I Demanding Violence? Thank you Rudy TwoMoonFollow @OurVoicesEcho Some people make the fraudulent claim I’m demanding violence because I believe we should burn down pesticide GMO crops, or destroy fluoride distribution centers so water can go through untouched.

Am I Demanding Violence?

I say we must destroy Monsanto, Cargil, Dow, etc. by hand, and have the right to return fire at cops. Putting Casual Racism on Trial. During her now-infamous CNN appearance, Zimmerman case Juror B37 made clear that, in her opinion, most people would have reacted the way that George Zimmerman did the night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin.

Putting Casual Racism on Trial

If she meant that a good number of people would perceive the black male teenager being followed as the aggressor rather than an innocent kid walking home from the store, she might actually be right. That’s because most people unconsciously employ what’s called implicit bias—an automatic negative perception of some people, along racial lines. In an era when overt racism is stigmatized, people are reluctant to admit to their prejudices, not only to one another but also to themselves. My Son Is Black. With Autism. And I’m Scared Of What The Police Will Do To Him. Thank you David Dennis Jr.

My Son Is Black. With Autism. And I’m Scared Of What The Police Will Do To Him.

Two months ago, my wife and I sat in the Marcus Autism Center’s exam room and heard the doctors tell us our son, Langston, had Autism Spectrum Disorder. Kendrick Lamar’s Blacker the Berry: Track Review. Yesterday brought the greatest musical gift of the year so far: a new Kendrick Lamar song!

Kendrick Lamar’s Blacker the Berry: Track Review

It’s called “The Blacker the Berry,” and it’s a striking piece of work, built around verses that provide an unflinchingly bleak assessment of race relations in America circa 2015. It’s related in the first person, and at first listen it seems to stand in direct contrast to the upbeat nature of “i,” the first single from his still untitled third record. Where that song was defiantly positive, based around the repeated assertion that “I love myself,” this track seethes with anger and resentment. Kim Crosby - Latest - THE AFRICANA: Language, Power, Privilege and Discourse  Why Grammatical Prescriptivism Reasserts a Bigoted Status Quo gram·mar (noun) /ˈgramər/ 1. Whitney: Sister Can’t Fly On One Wing. Perhaps the drugs were Whitney Houston’s “black” scream, the expression of her rage at the dichotomy between the truth of her life and what we were watching onstage. “Did Whitney Houston die from drug addiction or from co-dependency?” There are some people who may feel that asking a question like this so close to Whitney Houston’s passing is disrespectful and an act of betrayal.

Sexual Relations Between Elite White Women and Enslaved Men in the Antebellum South: A Socio-Historical Analysis. According to one historian, “few scholars… have viewed the relationships of enslaved men and free white women through the lens of sexual abuse in part because of gendered assumptions about sexual power” (Foster, p. 459). This is in keeping with both the standard feminist conceptualization of rape as a tool of patriarchal oppression as well as the traditional (un-feminist) notion of women as too weak, emotionally and physically, to commit serious crimes, let alone sexual abuse, and the idea that men cannot be raped (Bourke, 2007, pp. 219, 328). However, it is becoming increasingly clear that women, too, are capable of committing sexual offenses and using sex as a means of domination and control (Bourke, pp. 209-248). Indeed, there is considerable documentation of white women coercing black men into having sex.

According to Captain Richard J. The Deep Racial Divide Between White and Black Evangelical Christians. Though minority and white evangelical Protestants have more in common than any other Christian groups, they are deeply divided on matters of race and justice. Carlo Allegri/Reuters Now to the Lord sing praises, All you within this place, And with true love and brotherhood Each other now embrace; This holy tide of Christmas Doth bring redeeming grace —God Rest Ye Merry, Gentleman This week, approximately nine in 10 Americans will celebrate Christmas, in a wide variety of ways.

Among Christians, the two groups who share the most in their approach to Christmas celebrations are white and minority evangelical Protestants. Diversity In Space: Tracking The First Asian Pilot In The Star Wars Movies : Code Switch. "There's ... too many of them," a Y-wing pilot says as Imperial ships overwhelm the Rebel fleet in the climactic space battle in Return of the Jedi. This scene is important because we've just learned that the Rebels have been lured to the forest moon Endor by the Emperor — it's a trap!

It's also important for another reason: This is the first line spoken by an Asian character in the original Star Wars movies. Lieutenant Telsij of Return of the Jedi is one of just a handful of Asian characters in the Star Wars film series. Lucasfilm hide caption itoggle caption Lucasfilm. Question From the Inside. "Black/Asian Solidarity" Readings. Why discriminate if it doesn’t profit? Being Bigoted Isn't Being Brave (On "Political Correctness" As A Pejorative) (with tweets) · thetrudz. 8 Responses to Common Pop Culture Arguments About Offensiveness. Why I am not Charlie. Test Yourself for Hidden Bias. Psychologists at Harvard, the University of Virginia and the University of Washington created "Project Implicit"to develop Hidden Bias Tests — called Implicit Association Tests, or IATs, in the academic world — to measure unconscious bias.

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