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2014-05-13 12:35:06

Minorities form united front against racism in NBA and NFL sports clubs. WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the appalling comments declared by Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, it's worth noting that the same level of racism, bigotry, and hatred survives in the National Football League (NFL). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110325/MM71964LOGO "It's commendable that the National Basketball Association (NBA) has responded in...

2014-05-08 09:49:32

Patients from minority ethnic groups in the US may be facing racist attitudes and beliefs that can unintentionally affect their treatment, a review of healthcare providers has found. The world first review explored interpersonal racism perpetrated by healthcare providers, a key driver of racial disparities in health. Interpersonal racism refers to racist interactions between individuals, rather than internalized or systemic or institutional racism. Researchers Ms Mandy Truong and Dr...

2014-04-16 16:17:29

The routes of slave trade in Eastern Europe in the medieval and pre-modern period extended all the way to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland suggests that persons captured during raids into areas which today constitute parts of Finland, the Russian Karelia and the Baltic Countries ended up being sold on these remote trade routes. There was a particular demand for blonde girls and boys who were seen as exotic luxury items, and it was...

2014-04-15 08:26:56

Provides critical information toward healing racial inequities and eliminating structural racism BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the launch of its online racial equity resource guide. The web-based, interactive solution provides individuals and organizations with access to extensive learning materials, tools and data on racial inequities, their impact on communities of color and the process for healing racial...

2014-03-23 23:00:31

NoBullying.com, releases today the ultimate guide on Racial Discrimination http://nobullying.com/the-real-deal-on-racial-discrimination/ London, UK (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Racial Discrimination can be defined in two different ways. First definition is where an individual believes that another person’s race is inferior to theirs. Or it can also be defined as an individual who is under the assumption that one race has the right to dominate or rule another. Racial Discrimination is also the...

2014-03-04 13:42:21

People's racial prejudices are influenced by where they live, reports a new study led by Oxford University psychologists. The researchers found that levels of racial prejudice among white people drop significantly when they live in ethnically mixed communities, even when they do not have direct contact with minorities. Simply seeing white strangers interacting positively with ethnic minorities is enough to reduce racial prejudice. The researchers have called this positive effect...

2014-02-05 11:38:02

Personal view: Allowing patients to choose the ethnicity of attending doctors is institutional racism Dr Nadeem Moghal, from George Eliot Hospital in Warwickshire, draws on the Macpherson report (the police investigation which took place following Stephen Laurence's murder) defining institutional racism as "the collective failure of an organization to provide an appropriate and professional service to people because of their color, culture, or ethnic origin". He says this report is...

2014-01-07 14:14:26

UMD-led study is first to link racism-related factors and cellular age A new study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American men, ages reporting high levels of racial discrimination and who had internalized anti-Black attitudes. Findings from the study, which is the first to link racism-related factors and biological aging, are published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Racial disparities...

2013-11-05 10:53:12

Study of internet dating suggests racial barriers can be overcome Usually, research findings on the state of U.S. race relations are pretty bleak. But a study of online dating by UC San Diego sociologist Kevin Lewis suggests that racial barriers to romance are not as insurmountable as we might suppose. Published Nov. 4 in the online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, "The Limits of Racial Prejudice" analyzes, over a two-and-a-half month period, the...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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