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2011-06-29 07:20:00

ATLANTA, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk through the mall, a school or a business office today, and in nearly any city in the country, it will be obvious that "we" is getting trickier to define in terms of race, ethnicity and collective identity.

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2010-04-13 11:15:00

Argentinean and Spanish researchers have shown that indigenous societies in Patagonia, the southernmost region of the Earth inhabited by humans over the past 13,000 years, were not static and marginal as had always been thought, but in fact had high levels of social organization.

2009-12-15 23:46:17

Study on memory for dance moves discovers substantial cross-cultural diversity in human cognition.

2009-12-04 09:48:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Soul Purpose, a historical fiction novel written by Dr. Kele Sewell, tells the story of the fiery racial discrimination of the 20th century in Forsyth County.

2008-09-07 00:00:16

By David O'Callaghan A Swansea man who brandished a baseball bat as he yelled racist abuse at a shopkeeper has been jailed for eight months. Peter Beynon was sent down after a judge told him: "Racism is evil and those who indulge in racially-aggravated violence must expect to be punished severely.

2008-01-18 14:06:28

It's no secret culture influences your food preferences and taste in music.

2007-10-04 06:00:11

By Ulin, Robert C Cultural relativism is among the most misunderstood yet socially charged concepts associated with anthropology today.

2006-06-07 10:33:13

By Tom Armitage BERLIN (Reuters) - Anti-racism campaigners in Germany on Wednesday renewed their warning that black visitors should avoid certain parts of the formerly communist east during the World Cup because of a risk of racist attacks.

2006-03-21 18:15:00

One third of French people say they are racist, a French human rights watchdog said on Tuesday, after a survey that showed an increase from last year in the number of people who acknowledged being racist.

2005-12-06 11:19:15

By Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - Calling a foreigner a "dirty negro" in Italian is not necessarily a racist insult, Italy's highest court has ruled.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.