Tag Archives: Race & Ethnicity
They Quietly Judged Him For His Skin Color Then They Got A Shocking Surprise. Greek filmmaker Nancy Spetsioti directed Tzafar, a powerful short film about casual, every day racism. Its subtlety underscores a powerful and timeless message about how we treat other people.
Discussions about racism should be all-inclusive and open to people of all skin colors. However, to put it simply, sometimes White people lack the experience or education that can provide a rudimentary foundation from which a productive conversation can be built. This is not necessarily the fault of the individual, but pervasive myths and misinformation […]
http://youtu.be/W8CXCH99fNQ PRECIOUS KNOWLEDGE Director: Ari Luis Palos; Producer: Eren Isabel McGinnis Documentary/60 Minutes PRECIOUS KNOWLEDGE interweaves the transformative stories of students in the Mexican American Studies Program at Tucson High School. The program has become a model of educational success with 100% of their students graduating from high school and 82% attending college. We filmed […]
In August of 1865, a Colonel P.H. Anderson of Big Spring, Tennessee, wrote to his former slave, Jourdan Anderson, and requested that he come back to work on his farm. Jourdan — who, since being emancipated, had moved to Ohio, found paid work, and was now supporting his family — responded spectacularly by way of the letter […]
Source: http://www.livescience.com/18132-intelligence-social-conservatism-racism.html Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Date: 26 January 2012 Time: 10:29 AM ET A new study finds links between low intelligence and racism, prejudice and homophobia. CREDIT: ArTono, Shutterstock View full size image There’s no gentle way to put […]
Reclaiming Identity: Dismantling Arab Stereotypes HISTORY, EFFECTS OF STEREOTYPING EXAMINED IN NEW ARAB MUSEUM WEB-EXCLUSIVE EXHIBITION Dearborn, MI (June 7, 2011) – Where did stereotypes about Arab Americans originate? What effects do they have on us as individuals and as a nation? How can they be defused? These are just a few of the significant […]