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Passing as Black: How Biracial Americans Choose Identity | TIME.com

Passing as Black: How Biracial Americans Choose Identity | TIME.com | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
The practice of passing — identifying with and presenting oneself as one race while denying ancestry of another — reached its peak during the Jim Crow era.
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Gilad Atzmon - Writings - Lobby, Tribalism and Jewish Identity

Gilad Atzmon - Writings - Lobby, Tribalism and Jewish Identity | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
For more information about Zionism, Jewish triblism and
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... Let's Help Them Speak Up Across the Cultural Divide - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

... Let's Help Them Speak Up Across the Cultural Divide - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Students from underprivileged backgrounds need a different kind of attention. A professor from a nonacademic family recounts what her students taught her about how to teach them.
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“If this be living I'd rather be dead”: enslaved youth, agency and resistance on an eighteenth century Jamaican estate - WRAP: Warwick Research Archive Portal

“If this be living I'd rather be dead”: enslaved youth, agency and resistance on an eighteenth century Jamaican estate - WRAP: Warwick Research Archive Portal | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
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Ask a Muslim: New Web Series Promotes Understanding of a Misunderstood Religion

Ask a Muslim: New Web Series Promotes Understanding of a Misunderstood Religion | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
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The Wormiest of Cans: who gets to be “mixed race”? | Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture

The Wormiest of Cans: who gets to be “mixed race”? | Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
A few days ago on Facebook I watched two community activists have a throwdown over the phrase mixed race.
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Is Human Nature Fundamentally Selfish or Altruistic? | Healthland | TIME.com

Is Human Nature Fundamentally Selfish or Altruistic? | Healthland | TIME.com | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Did selfishness — or sharing — drive human evolution?
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Colorism and Silence In The Natural Hair World

Colorism and Silence In The Natural Hair World | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
If Black women are fully aware of the impact of colourism on our lives, the beauty industry, film, music, media, employment, incarceration, relationships etc., why is it far-fetched to assume that...
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Thinking Kink: Playing With Race in BDSM | Bitch Media

Thinking Kink: Playing With Race in BDSM | Bitch Media | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
As with the issue of female sexual submission, racial imagery in a BDSM context is an issue apt to cause heated debates.
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Cognitive Dissonance: A Critical Tool in Social Justice Teaching (pdf)

I have come to learn that these moments form the critical crossroads of learning, the
educational moments of truth, in my social justice teaching. It is the moment when a white teacher first
hears the term “white privilege”; when a high school student learns that the U.S. never has named
English its “official” language;

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Books by Native Writers Key to Building Accurate Knowledge About American Indians

Books by Native Writers Key to Building Accurate Knowledge About American Indians | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Books by Native Writers Key to Building Accurate Knowledge About American Indians...
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Affirmative Action: A Complicated Issue for Asian-Americans

Affirmative Action: A Complicated Issue for Asian-Americans | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Asian-Americans are tangled up in race-conscious admissions in complicated ways. Some see themselves as victims of affirmative action. Others as benefiting.
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Daily Kos: What if Christians Stopped 'Saving' America and Just Started Loving It

Daily Kos: What if Christians Stopped 'Saving' America and Just Started Loving It | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
And today, we take the moral issues of homosexuality and immigration and assume there is only one God-approved way of seeing these things. I use the word "we" loosely, of course. Progressive Christians, such as myself ...
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FAQ About Parenting Partnerships co-parenting (or “known donor”) relationships | FamilyByDesign

FAQ About Parenting Partnerships  co-parenting (or “known donor”) relationships | FamilyByDesign | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it

What are parenting partnerships?

Parenting partnerships, sometimes called co-parenting (or “known donor”) relationships, are when two persons who are not romantically linked to one another decide that they want to build a relationship that will lead to raising a child together.

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Tanya Luhrmann, hearing voices in Accra and Chenai | Neuroanthropology

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The Mixed Debate: What does it mean to be 'mixed'? - Multicultural Familia

The Mixed Debate: What does it mean to be 'mixed'? - Multicultural Familia | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
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The origins of Pan-Africanism | SocialistWorker.org

The origins of Pan-Africanism | SocialistWorker.org | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
The rise of an independent Africa seemed a viable alternative to Black radicals like Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael.
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How Toxic is Black Hair Care? - New America Media

How Toxic is Black Hair Care? - New America Media | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
New America Media is a nationwide association of over 3000 ethnic media organizations representing the development of a more inclusive journalism.
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Social Identity Theory — Why Groups and Prejudices Form So Easily: Social Identity Theory

Social Identity Theory — Why Groups and Prejudices Form So Easily: Social Identity Theory | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
This classic social psychology experiment shows how little excuse people need to form into groups and start discriminating against others.
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Indigenous and ingenious: The roots of mobile banking in Africa | Build it Kenny, and they will come...

Indigenous and ingenious: The roots of mobile banking in Africa | Build it Kenny, and they will come... | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
In Ghana, it's popularly known as susu. In Cameroon, tontines or chilembe. And in South Africa, stokfel.
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