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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 12 to June 19, 2014. Project RACE is a national non-profit organization that began advocating for multiracial children, teens, adults and our families 24 years ago. We began working on this specific, crucial initiative in March of this year. For more information about Project RACE, please visit our website...

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...

2013-06-04 23:00:32

The RACE organization signed into a joint venture agreement with Grand Munaie Invest Oil Trading FZE (GM Invest) to support large scale projects for the development and continued sustainment of global humanitarian efforts. This dynamic partnership is leveraging the large cash flows needed to continue the critical growth of the petroleum industry to support thousands of humanitarian projects around the world. These projects will train and employ millions of workers, provide clean water, food,...

Denisovan Girl's Genome Sheds Light On Early Humans
2012-08-31 05:33:57

Watch the Video: Mysterious Hominids Discovered In Denisova Cave April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A tiny bit of a finger bone, found in a Siberian cave, is shedding light on a rather enigmatic group of early humans called the Denisovans. The 80,000 year-old finger bone, along with two molars, were found in 2010 at the Denisova Cave in southern Siberia's Altai Mountains. Other than the fact that they were contemporaries of Neanderthals, another extinct human...

2012-08-07 09:59:57

Hearing generic language to describe a category of people, such as "boys have short hair," can lead children to endorse a range of other stereotypes about the category, a study by researchers at New York University and Princeton University has found. Their research, which appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), also points to more effective methods to reduce stereotyping and prejudice. The study focused on "social essentialism," or the belief that certain...

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...

2012-08-03 23:00:41

Lunagames the Dutch App publisher today announced the release of Election Game 2012: Race for the White House for iPhone, iPad, and Android. An App mixing political humor with strategy/sim type game-play challenging the user to become the next president of the United States. Netherlands (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Taking the White House and becoming the most powerful person in the world is no easy task, and as in real politics tough decisions need to be made and the game of dirty politics needs...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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