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2011-09-01 12:35:32

Students are stigmatized for any number of reasons, from the clothes they wear to what model cell phone they clench in their hands.

2011-08-30 11:17:06

Students are stigmatized for a variety of reasons, with youths from ethnic-minority backgrounds often feeling devalued in school.

2011-08-17 13:14:54

Women harbor a fat-stigma even though their family and closest friends may not judge them as "fat," according to findings by Arizona State University social scientists.

2011-05-17 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is proclaiming May 23 as "Let's Erase the Stigma Youth Day" throughout Los Angeles County to recognize youth leadership in mental health and raise interest from young people, a demographic historically uninvolved in mental health advocacy.

2011-05-13 15:00:00

Politicians should be careful when they rail against mainstream news media.

2011-05-06 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The children's charity Let's Erase the Stigma Educational Foundation (LETS) will host its First Annual Youth Summit at the California Endowment on May 23, 2011 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

2011-03-07 00:00:27

Houstonians launch a new chapter of The Walk for Mental Health to be held at Stude Park on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Spring, TX (PRWEB) March 6, 2011 Steve Curran, Founder of The Walk and Houston Walk President, Patrick McIlvain joined the Board for a kick-off celebration and announced October 15, 2011 as the date of the First Annual Houston Walk for Mental Health to be held in Stude Park.

2010-11-04 13:58:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The LETS Educational Foundation continues to implement innovative fundraising events to help raise awareness and funds that empower youth to eradicate the stigma of mental illness.

2010-10-13 11:19:03

With racism still prevalent in the 21st century, taking about the color of someone's skin -- even if it's your own -- can be a sensitive subject.

2010-10-08 02:04:18

A new study from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis looks at how much African Americans and whites favor or prefer their own racial group over the other, how much they identify with their own racial group, and how positively they feel about themselves.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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