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2011-02-10 13:22:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released more detailed 2010 Census population totals and demographic characteristics to the governor and leadership of the state legislature in Arkansas.

2010-12-14 15:28:40

In a country with Jim Crow segregation laws and the "one-drop rule" determining who was black and therefore where and what a person was permitted to be, it's easy to see why those who plausibly could, might pass as white.

2010-12-14 08:19:48

What ethnic group do most people consider President Barack Obama, Tiger Woods and Halle Berry to fall under?

2010-12-09 14:37:25

The centuries-old "one-drop rule" assigning minority status to mixed-race individuals appears to live on in our modern-day perception and categorization of people like Barack Obama, Tiger Woods, and Halle Berry.

2010-09-27 14:10:40

Head and neck cancer outcomes associated with race may be more closely linked to social and behavioral factors than biological differences, especially for African Americans.

2010-09-22 07:00:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "Colorblindness" has emerged as central strategy for managing racial diversity in schools, business, politics, and the law, with the hope that deemphasizing racial differences will lead to equality, tolerance and inclusion.

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2010-08-03 08:45:00

New research also shows loving siblings promote good deeds more than loving parents.

2010-08-02 20:41:07

A new UCLA study suggests that disparities in cardiovascular disease risk in the United States are due less to race or ethnicity than to socioeconomic status.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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