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Election results map from 2012 compared to 1846...

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Election results map from 2012 compared to 1846 Civil War map.
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Census shows growth in number of interracial couples - Cincinnati.com

Census shows growth in number of interracial couples - Cincinnati.com | Race | Scoop.it
Census shows growth in number of interracial couplesCincinnati.comHouseholds with interracial opposite-sex married couples grew by 28 percent in the past decade, according to new Census data released Wednesday.

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On Unconscious Racism: An Explanation of George Zimmerman and Upset Hunger Games Fans

On Unconscious Racism: An Explanation of George Zimmerman and Upset Hunger Games Fans | Race | Scoop.it
Racism has gone underground, upgraded its look to be more stylish and user friendly. In fact, it’s undergone such a dramatic face lift that racists themselves don’t even know they’re racist....

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Racist Anti-Obama Sticker Makes Rounds On Facebook

Racist Anti-Obama Sticker Makes Rounds On Facebook | Race | Scoop.it
A photograph of a bumper sticker that features racist, anti-Obama language has gone viral on Facebook and other social networks. The sticker reads "Don't Re-Nig In 2012," in large white type, above smaller text that reads: "Stop repeat offenders.
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Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s Racist Comments About Jeremy Lin a Disgrace - a Fan's Take

Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s Racist Comments About Jeremy Lin a Disgrace - a Fan's Take | Race | Scoop.it
Floyd Mayweather Jr. made some controversial comments recently, stating that New York Knicks' star Jeremy Lin is only getting hype because he is Asian.
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Heidi Klum And Seal Divorce As Interracial Marriages Between ...

Heidi Klum And Seal Divorce As Interracial Marriages Between ... | Race | Scoop.it
Because Heidi Klum and Seal never talked about their relationship in terms of race, they helped make progress for mixed-race couples, despite their pending divorce.
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Baby fat? Doctors urged to weigh newborns' ethnicity when judging health

Baby fat? Doctors urged to weigh newborns' ethnicity when judging health | Race | Scoop.it
New research suggests that some moms and dads are being needlessly worried, just because their newborn is a little petite.
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Big Fat Gypsy Weddings advertising campaign used by Channel 4 is branded 'racist'

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings advertising campaign used by Channel 4 is branded 'racist' | Race | Scoop.it
Adverts used to promote the show have been criticised for using the words: 'Bigger. Fatter. Gypsier' in large letters across images of travellers.
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More white children in low-income families than any other racial group | Get Schooled

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Study: Interracial marriage, acceptance growing - CNN.com

Forty-five years after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in the United States, the rate of marriage across racial and ethnic lines is on the rise, according to a new study released Thursday.
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Is Ethnic Ambiguity “The New Face of America?” Jess Shares Her Thoughts

Is Ethnic Ambiguity “The New Face of America?” Jess Shares Her Thoughts | Race | Scoop.it

Film critic and awesomesauce Tweeter Roger Ebert tweeted: “In auditioning for TV commercials, it’s a seller’s market for the ‘ethnically ambiguous’” and included a link to a commercial casting call where they specifically stated that all actors must be ethnically ambiguous. If you think about it, it makes sense. Rather than alienating entire groups of people who look at a person in a commercial and think, “Oh, they’re not like me, so this product isn’t for me,” it’s a lot smarter to cast people who look a little bit like everyone, and therefore you reach everyone.

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Black Entrepreneurs Gain a Foothold in Silicon Valley

Black Entrepreneurs Gain a Foothold in Silicon Valley | Race | Scoop.it
When Chris Bennett moved to Silicon Valley from Miami in 2010 to jump-start his Web business, his first goal was ...

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How to Raise a 'White' Child

How to Raise a 'White' Child | Race | Scoop.it

There's a new book by Tiffany Rae Reid about how to raise a 'biracial' child which got me thinking what a book would say about raising a 'mono-racial' child.


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Tavis Smiley battles O’Reilly on media and race

Tavis Smiley battles O’Reilly on media and race | Race | Scoop.it
A race attack in Virgina provokes a controversial debate on media and race...
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The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: The Racial Grammar of Everyday Life in Contemporary America (Lecture by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva)

The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: The Racial Grammar of Everyday Life in Contemporary America (Lecture by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva) | Race | Scoop.it

"Perceptions about race shape everyday experiences, public policies, opportunities for individual achievement, and relations across racial and ethnic lines. In this colloquium we will explore key issues of race, showing how race still matters."


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Racist Hunger Games Fans Are Very Disappointed

Racist Hunger Games Fans Are Very Disappointed | Race | Scoop.it
The good news? The Hunger Games made $155 million at the box office its opening weekend, making it the third-best debut in North American box office history.
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Gainesville High School Students' Racist YouTube Rant Forces Girls To Leave School, Apologize (VIDEO)

Gainesville High School Students' Racist YouTube Rant Forces Girls To Leave School, Apologize (VIDEO) | Race | Scoop.it
After two minors from Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Fla., posted a nearly 14-minute-long racist rant on YouTube, the girls are "no longer students at the school," WCJB-TV reports.
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Interracial Couple Loses Each Other, Son

Interracial Couple Loses Each Other, Son | Race | Scoop.it
Quiet suffering continues more than five decades after a law tore apart a Baltimore couple and put their child in an orphanage. Barry Simms explains why. Tuesday, February 14, 2012.
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Interracial relationships still face public obstacles | The Rambler

Posted by Brandon Loredo | Posted on 15 February 2012. Relationships have their trials and tribulations as it is — dealing with money issues, communication problems, or in some cases maybe even trust.
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Va. school boasts large number of multiracial students

Va. school boasts large number of multiracial students | Race | Scoop.it
About 6 percent of Caroline Middle School’s population is multiracial, a statistic that would not be possible without Mildred and Richard Loving, a couple from the school’s county whose Supreme Court case 45 years ago paved the way for mixed-race...
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More white children in low-income families than any other racial group | Get Schooled

I wanted to share this release from the National Center for Children in Poverty, based at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, because of (The @NCCP says: highest # of poor kids in America live in the South - Change assumption...
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Study: Interracial Marriages At Record High In U.S. : NPR

Study: Interracial Marriages At Record High In U.S. : NPR | Race | Scoop.it
One in 12 married couples is interracial, according to a Pew Research Center study.
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Right-wingers are less intelligent than left wingers, says controversial study – and conservative politics can lead people to be racist

Right-wingers are less intelligent than left wingers, says controversial study – and conservative politics can lead people to be racist | Race | Scoop.it
Right-wingers are less intelligent than left wingers, says study Children with low intelligence grow up to be prejudicedRight-wing views make the less intelligent feel "safe"Analysis of more than 15,000 people Right-wingers tend to be less intelligent...
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Meet a Black Guy

Meet a Black Guy | Race | Scoop.it
Aspen, Colorado is almost 95% white with an African American population of only .44%.
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Photographs of the Loving's interracial marriage at a time when it was banned in 16 states

Photographs of the Loving's interracial marriage at a time when it was banned in 16 states | Race | Scoop.it
In 1959, Richard Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred, of African American and Native American descent, were arrested for marrying. They took it to the Supreme Court - where they changed history.

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