What do you think the response would be if a bunch of black people, filled with rage and armed to the teeth, took over a federal government installation and defied officials to kick them out? I'm pretty sure it wouldn't be wait-and-see.
Wealth inequality between whites and their black and Hispanic counterparts has reached its highest point since the late ’80s and early 2000s in the U.S.
Abroad, the widely noted aspect of Barack Obama's re-election victory was its social and class character. The president was re-elected by a majority of American minorities.
A mistake on Time magazine's latest cover has opened a nationwide conversation about race and ethnicity; Rick Santorum belittles American public education, calling it an "anachronism"; is the U.S. finally done with Afghanistan? These discoveries and more after the jump.
A hot-button issue from the ’80s and ’90s has come up once again at the U.S. Supreme Court: affirmative action on the college level.
You may know that American student debt—which is swelling at a rate of almost $3,000 a second—is expected to hit $1 trillion by the end of the year. But do you know how the tab breaks down by ethnicity? Who owes the most? Who owes the least? Is anyone escaping its debilitating grip? (more)
We need to remember that beauty and race are both social constructions—concepts societies create that may not actually exist in nature. As a result, beauty and race are associated with and impacted by class, immigration, gender, sexuality and marketing.Are mixed race faces considered the most beautiful?
Maybe she sipped a bit too much during Oktoberfest, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stumbled to the right after she claimed that multiculturalism has "utterly failed," stirring the proverbial cultural melting pot to suggest that immigrants have not effectively integrated into German society.
Many argue that Obama’s election to the presidency and status as global “supercelebrity” are signs that we have entered a post-racial moment in which everyone and everything are mixed. Among these believers is Chris Matthews of MSNBC. Many argue that Obama’s election to the presidency and status as global “supercelebrity” are signs that we have entered a post-racial moment in which everyone and everything are mixed.