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2010-07-08 06:40:00

MERIDIAN, Miss., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "America is ready for the genuine truths about racism and why the Black and White races can't be in harmony after living together for hundreds of years," asserts author Robert J. Ray.

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2010-07-06 11:49:03

A study that examined 30 years of standardized test data from the very highest-scoring seventh graders has found that performance differences between boys and girls have narrowed considerably, but boys still outnumber girls by more than about 3-to-1 at extremely high levels of math ability and scientific reasoning.

2010-06-28 14:28:00

FREMONT, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark study, scientists from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) have discovered a startling 19.6-year gap in life expectancy between poor black men and affluent Asian women. According to the research, Asian females with the highest socioeconomic status had a life expectancy of 84.9 years, whereas the life expectancy for African-American males of the lowest socioeconomic status was 65.3 years. These results come from...

2010-06-21 15:51:27

A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, concludes that traditional gender roles and norms about "proper" motherhood makes women experience more guilt than men when travelling for work.

2010-06-09 14:19:03

Study shows that low-income African-Americans have higher rates of chronic kidney disease than other African-Americans or whites.

2010-06-02 20:26:52

While some Latino immigrants to the United States may be accepted as "white" by the wider society, a new American Sociological Review (ASR) study finds that many of them face discrimination based on skin color.

2010-06-01 19:10:36

While some Latino immigrants to the United States may be accepted as “white” by the wider society, a new study finds that many of them face discrimination based on skin color.

2010-05-27 17:28:37

When people witness or imagine the pain of another person, their nervous system responds in essentially the same way it would if they were feeling that pain themselves.

2010-04-05 16:59:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 10, over 400 athletes will compete in the Frawgstomp Metro Dash, the first urban race of its kind.

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2010-03-15 14:10:00

Be true to yourself, and better romantic relationships will follow, research suggests.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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