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guardian.co.uk

U.N. Suspects Ethnic Massacre in Ivory Coast

More than 100 people have been found dead in western parts of the Ivory Coast, victims of what investigators believe are ethnically motivated massacres. U.N. officials say the killings may have been carried out by Liberian mercenaries.

Posted on Apr 8, 2011 READ MORE



AP / Visar Kryeziu

Kosovo Goes to the Polls

With ethnic divisions still etched into the memories of its citizenry, Europe’s youngest democracy, Kosovo, is holding its first parliamentary elections since it formally declared its independence from Serbia in 2008.

Posted on Dec 12, 2010 READ MORE



Al Jazeera English

Kyrgyzstan Extends State of Emergency

The interim government of Kyrgyzstan has extended a state of emergency announced last week after ethnic violence erupted between Uzbek and Kyrgyz groups, killing more than 100 and extending to neighboring provinces.

Posted on Jun 13, 2010 READ MORE


Kyrgyzstan Violence Kills Dozens

Ethnic violence erupted in the southern part of Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 46 people and injuring hundreds more as the interim national government imposed a state of emergency in the region on Friday.

Posted on Jun 11, 2010 READ MORE



AP / Alfred de Montesquiou

A Return to War?

Officials say at least 140 were killed in ethnic clashes in southern Sudan over the past week, reigniting fears by many that the country—which still endures violence in Darfur—may return to war.

Posted on Jan 7, 2010 READ MORE


Stephen Colbert

Colbert Mocks Allen’s ‘Ethnic Rally’

Stephen Colbert spoofs George Allen’s latest attempt at damage control, following the senator’s racist gaffe.  After showing photos from Allen’s ethnic rally, Colbert offered the senator tips on how to appear more tolerant.

Posted on Sep 15, 2006 READ MORE


Survivor cast
cbs.com

Ghetto Survivor

The next season of “Survivor” will have a new twist that has already drawn criticism.  Four teams are to be divided along racial/ethnic lines?blacks, whites, Asians, and Latinos.  The individual who wins gets a million-dollar prize.

Posted on Aug 25, 2006 READ MORE


Jabari Asim: The N.Y. Times’ Unwitting Racism

The newspaper thought it was striking a blow for racial tolerance by bemoaning the phenomenon of “sassy, overweight’’ black actresses in TV commercials. Instead, it just betrayed its own biases about people of color.

Posted on Aug 8, 2006 READ MORE


Census: Hispanic Baby Boom Driving Population

Hispanics account for 49 percent of the country’s growth from 2004 to 2005, and 70 percent of the growth in children younger than 5, according to a new census report.

Posted on May 10, 2006 READ MORE


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