Racism Review

(Racism Review) Trump’s policies: Killing immigrant Latino children

Posted: 25 Jun 2019 04:57 PM PDT Tweet As I plan a beautiful summer filled with fun with my family, my heart is heavy knowing that there are hundreds of immigrant children from Latin America who are locked up in modern day concentration camps–U.S. detention centers. These children are waking up on concrete floors, do

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How to tell someone they sound racist

Here’s a very good video clip with Jay Smooth that I found thanks to Racism Review that will help you challenge a person who makes a racist remark. The first and foremost thing you must do is stick to the that-sounded-racist conversation as opposed to they-are-racist conversation, according to Smooth. Read original blog entry here. The

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Racism Review: White Sexual Violence against Enslaved Black Women

MT comment: Understanding how why there was/is slavery enables us to understand the nature of the beast of  racism and social exclusion.  _____________ By Rachel F Historians have estimated that at least 58% of all enslaved women between 15 and 30 years of age were sexually assaulted by white men during the antebellum period. In

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Racism Review: Mixed Race, Pretty Face

It was once thought multiracial children were destined to be confused, inwardly conflicted and maladjusted. “Think of the children”, used to be the warning used to discourage interracial couples from marrying. Mixed-race children often faced discrimination and prejudice. Experts worried that these children would suffer from poor self-esteem and lack of identity (Fields, Julianna. Multiracial

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Racism Review: Does Cultural Diversity Promote Economic Growth?

By Racism Review Diversity has sometimes been considered as an abstract principle, divorced from macro-economic trends and global realities. Research by Quamrul Ashraf and Oded Galor of Brown University, suggests otherwise. In a paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research in 2011, Ashraf and Galor crystallize their findings on the interplay between cultural

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Racism Review (United States): Racism in 2012 – Year End Review

By Jessie As 2012 draws to a close, I pulled together some of the biggest news in racism for the year. Election Politics – Of course, much of the year we were focused on the racism in election politics. New scholarship on the Obama years, the 2012 election and systemic racism appeared in the Journal

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Racism Review: Racism in the Digital Era

Comment: A new term I learned from the video below was cloaked site.  The video says at the end that “we have to get smarter about how racism works in the digital age.” ————- By Jessie This is a short video (5:27) I created, explaining how racism operates in the digital era.  The danger may

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Du Bois and Finland: “Your country”

I read an interesting blog entry on Racism Review about what W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963), sociologist, historian and civil rights activist, wrote* about blacks in the United States. His words still ring out today in light of the hostility we see today towards immigrants and visible minorities in many parts of Europe and the United

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Racism Review: Gabrielle Douglas – Accenting Black Women’s Talent, Agency, Femininity

By Joe Anna Holmes has an excellent post on the great achievement of Gabrielle Douglas, the first African American to win the women’s all-around gymnastics gold medal in the Olympics. (And to win the two particular gold medals she got in this one Olympics.) What an achievement for any 16-year-old, but especially for one who has faced the

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