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"Melting pot"
2014-12-22 08:54:10

Americans who identify themselves as being from distinct ethnic groups may wish to reconsider, following the findings of a new genetic study that show mixed ancestry may extend further than previously thought.

2014-06-16 09:18:08

The first large-scale, comprehensive analysis of the genomic diversity of Mexico — led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the University of California-San Francisco and the Mexican National Institute of Genomic Medicine — has identified a dazzling mosaic of genotypes and population substructures across the country.

2014-06-11 12:25:54

LOS BANOS, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Official recognition of the country's MULTIRACIAL population begins with our first annual Multiracial Heritage Week, June

2013-08-05 07:59:57

Multiracial people may be misidentified more often as being white than black and may value being accurately identified more so than single-race individuals.

2012-05-15 13:32:45

The mothers of Britain's 'mixed families' are ensuring their children learn about their heritage and culture, according to a development project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

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.

Black-white Marriages Have Increased Rapidly Since 1980
2011-09-16 07:02:24

A new study of interracial marriages in the United States since the 1980s suggests that the racial boundary between blacks and whites continues to break down – but is not yet close to disappearing.

2011-04-19 23:01:46

What race best describes your background?

2011-04-06 06:00:00

CHICAGO, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For their annual conference, "Tipping Point? When Minority Families Become the Majority," the Council on Contemporary Families has collected some of the most important--though often under-reported--new findings about diversity in American family life.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.