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« In an American sports world where race sometimes seems irrelevant, Douglas is an African-American woman who dominated a lily-white sport. »
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Tackling a Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival. How the Decline of Unions Has Increased Racial Inequality » Scholars Strategy Network. By Meredith Kleykamp and Jake Rosenfeld, Sep 11, 2013, at 01:42 pm By 1980, the wages earned by African-American women and white women came close to being equal, but since then the gap has nearly tripled.

How the Decline of Unions Has Increased Racial Inequality » Scholars Strategy Network

Meanwhile, average wages for African-American men stagnated, and wage inequalities between black and white men remained stubbornly high. In this same period, membership in U.S. labor unions has plummeted – from one in every three private sector workers enrolled in a union in the mid-1950s to just one in twenty today. So it is natural to ask whether such sharp union decline helps to explain racial economic gaps today. Our research uses 40 years of nationally representative data and a technique sometimes called “counterfactual analysis” to discover what wage trends among blacks and whites, men and women, would have looked like if union membership in the private sector of the U.S. economy had not declined so sharply. The Story of African Americans in American Unions. Obamistan Excerpt.pdf. Déclaration du Combahee River Collective. 2 Nous avons choisi de traduire l’expression de Black feminist (par féministes Noires) plutôt que de (...) 3 Cette déclaration date d’avril 1977.

Déclaration du Combahee River Collective

(Note du texte originel). 4 Nous avons traduit littéralement l’expression originale : all women of color. The Combahee River Collective Statement. New Evidence That Racism Isn't 'Natural' - Robert Wright. The reaction to African-American faces was found to be weaker in people with racially diverse peers.

New Evidence That Racism Isn't 'Natural' - Robert Wright

There's never been good reason to believe that human beings are naturally racist. After all, in the environment of human evolution--which didn't feature, for example, jet travel to other continents--there would have been virtually no encounters between groups that had different skin colors or other conspicuous physical differences. Garry-Winogrand-New-York-1968-1969-painting-artwork-print.jpg (Image JPEG, 1536x1035 pixels) - Redimensionnée (86. The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World's Columbian Exposition. The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World's Columbian Exposition.

The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World's Columbian Exposition.

The Afro-American's contribution to Columbian literature. By Ida B. Wells (1862-1931), ed. With contributions by Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), Irvine Garland Penn (1867-1930), and Ferdinand Lee Barnett (1859-1936). From the reprint of the 1893 edition, Robert W.

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Black-White Divide Persists in Breast Cancer. Stuart Bradford Breast cancer survival is, over all, three years shorter for black women compared with white women, mostly because their cancer is often more advanced when they first seek medical care, new research shows.

Black-White Divide Persists in Breast Cancer

While cancer researchers have known for two decades that black women with breast cancer tend to fare worse than white women, questions remain about the reasons behind the black-white divide. The new report, from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, begins to untangle some of the issues by using an analytic method to filter the influence of demographics, treatment differences and variations in tumor characteristics, among other things.

Using data from Medicare patients tracked in the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results database, the researchers analyzed 107,273 breast cancer cases, which included 7,375 black women.

Stand Your Ground

How Social Networks Drive Black Unemployment. It’s easy to believe the worst is over in the economic downturn.

How Social Networks Drive Black Unemployment

But for African-Americans, the pain continues — over 13 percent of black workers are unemployed, nearly twice the national average. Blacks Professionals’ Progress Stalls. Such numbers raise the question of whether the private sector’s commitment to affirmative action and diversity programs is eroding, even as the Supreme Court again considers a high-profile case involving a public university.

Blacks Professionals’ Progress Stalls

“We’re at a precipice,” said John Page, the president of the National Bar Association, an 88-year-old group representing black lawyers and judges. “There is diversity fatigue. Course - Race & Ethnicity. The-strip-slide-TC87-jumbo.png (Image PNG, 1024x532 pixels) Sam Jackson talks House Niggas and Slavery.

Début de la fin du Blanc

Affirmative Action - A Complicated Issue for Asian-Americans. Patricia Hill Collins. Peut-on parler de musique noire  ? Actes choisis du colloque d'avril 2010 à Bordeaux autour de la fameuse lettre de Philip Tagg publiée dans le numéro 6-1&2, ce numéro de Volume ! Souhaite interroger notre manière d'appréhender un domaine des musiques populaires que nous identifions facilement (blues, jazz, reggae, rap, etc.) sans pour autant être capables de le définir précisément. Qu'est-ce qui rassemble des musiques aussi différentes ? La couleur de peau ? Une aire géographique ? Certaines qualités propres à la musique elle-même ? For President Obama, a Complex Calculus of Race and Politics. Pete Souza/The White House Mr.

For President Obama, a Complex Calculus of Race and Politics

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Why Don’t Black Leaders Demand More of the President? Maps of places you’ve never been, maps of paper routes, maps of desktops: artists and writers conjure directions for heretofore uncharted Xanadus.

Why Don’t Black Leaders Demand More of the President?

Maps are their own narratives of space. Who draws them, and who names them, holds immense power to determine not just Where You Are, but How Things Are. Subjective or empirical experience in conflict with the map’s own assertions can leave you nowhere, or somewhere unknown, as anyone who has tried to navigate, say, Venice by map will know. Don't Freak Out About the White Babies. The Persistence of the Color Line — By Randall Kennedy — Book Review.

Under Obama, Is America 'Post-Racial'? - Room for Debate. Damon Winter/The New York Times At an Obama presidential campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio, in 2008.

Under Obama, Is America 'Post-Racial'? - Room for Debate

The Obama administration is often criticized by black political leaders for failing to promote race-specific policies to address the socio-economic needs and inequalities that affect African-Americans and other minority groups. Recently, members of the Congressional Black Caucus urged the president to adopt more race-conscious policies to reduce black and Latino unemployment rates, which are at 16 percent and 11 percent, respectively.

So far, Mr. The Negro Soldier : Frank Capra. <div style="padding:5px; font-size:80%; width:300px; background-color:white; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto; border:1px dashed gray;"> Internet Archive's<! --'--> in-browser video player requires JavaScript to be enabled. It appears your browser does not have it turned on. Please see your browser settings for this feature. Publications - Magali Bessone.

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Powerful Days. From Grassroots to the Supreme Court. Federal Court Rules On Texas Voter ID. Texas voter ID law is blocked. The panel at the U.S. District Court in Washington ruled that Texas had failed to show that the statute would not harm the voting rights of minorities in the state. In addition, the judges found that evidence indicated that the cost of obtaining a photo ID to vote would fall most heavily on African American and Hispanic voters.


  1. gilles_horvilleur Aug 23 2013
    « For more than a century, segregation and struggles to confront its destructive force have been central to the history of the United States. Collectively, segregation and the confrontation with it have transformed the lives of lawyers, judges, and ordinary people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Brown was the key legal event in a century-long struggle with segregation and it continues to touch the lives of individua1s and American society as a whole. Brown stands as a living testament to the centrality of segregation and discrimination in American life and to the power of human beings to confront and achieve victories over both. At the same time, Brown is a testament to the price paid for change and to the realization that the struggle against segregation and discrimination and for greater equality and democracy is a struggle without end. » Peter Lau, From the Grassroots to the Supreme Court / Brown v. Board of Education and American Democracy