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2014-05-05 11:40:28

Researchers find racism a common 'toxic stressor' among African-American, Afro-Caribbean youth The vast majority of African-American and Afro-Caribbean youth face racial discrimination, and these experiences are associated with an increased risk of mental health problems, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. "Sixty years after Brown vs. Board of Education, racism remains a...

2013-09-12 23:28:45

Skin Whitening X Factor is designed by Clara Sue, who teaches people how to make skin whiter naturally without any risky surgery. A complete overview about Skin Whitening X Factor on the site Health Review Center indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The “Skin Whitening X Factor” program is designed by Clara Sue, who will provide people with home remedies for anti-aging, and detailed instructions on how to make their skin whiter naturally...

2013-08-12 10:14:27

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. "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...

2013-08-05 23:20:40

Skin Whitening X Factor created by Clara Sue is a new book that covers skin whitening tips, a list of foods for beautiful skin, a list of anti-aging foods, and detailed instructions on how to look younger. A full Skin Whitening X Factor overview on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Skin Whitening X Factor created by Clara Sue is a new book that covers skin whitening tips, a list of foods for beautiful skin, a list of...

2013-08-05 07:59:57

Average American has trouble identifying multiracial people, research finds Multiracial people may be misidentified more often as being white than black and may value being accurately identified more so than single-race individuals, according to research presented at APA's 121st Annual Convention. "Today, the distinctions among white, black, Latino and Asian people are becoming blurred by the increasing frequency and prominence of multiracial people," said Jacqueline M. Chen, PhD, of...

2013-06-06 19:56:12

Conservatives are more likely than liberals to identify mixed-race individuals as Black, according to a series of new studies by researchers at New York University. Their findings, which appear in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, suggest that there is a link between political ideology and racial categorization. "A person's race is often thought to be clear-cut and fixed," explains Amy Krosch, a doctoral student in New York University's Department of Psychology and the lead...

2012-08-06 21:51:17

Voters' racial attitudes can influence candidate preference, sometimes unconsciously Voters' racial attitudes, both conscious and unconscious, may be a significant factor in this year's U.S. presidential election, particularly since whites tend to prefer people of their own race, according to research presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. "People may not even be aware that they have certain racial attitudes and that could be why, even with...

2012-01-18 22:32:11

Despite notable improvements in educational levels and opportunity during the past three decades, disadvantages associated with race still persist in Brazil, according to new research at The University of Texas at Austin. Although educational advantages for white over black and pardo (mixed-race) adolescents declined considerably in Brazil, the gap is still significant, with whites completing nearly one year more of education. Sociologist and Population Research Center affiliate Leticia...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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