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Do you enjoy exploring the current attitudes, opportunities, and challenges for and about people of color in the US? Do you discuss these views and interact with your peers on your personal social...
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Domestic and international news media influence and directly affect the quality and accuracy of information being shared with the public. News coverage of events, particularly of Presidential...
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At the State of Race in America symposium, at the Newseum April 9, Time Magazine's Michael Scherer, Telemundo's Jose Diaz-Balart and others discuss the voting power of the Latino base. They refer to...
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American politics are becoming more and more polarized along ideological lines, as contemporary fights over health and financial issues illustrate. What are the implications of this polarization for...
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Recent polls suggest that Latinos are dissatisfied with both major political parties and less than enthusiastic about the upcoming Presidential election. Politically, many assume that the Democratic...
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Schools in America are failing children of color at alarming rates. While the public education system should be a powerful democratizing institution, many charge that it is a stratifying institution...
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Rather than referring to the U.S. as “The Melting Pot”, many suggest that the country is in essence a “hyphenated America”, or a mosaic of cultures and ethnicities. With an estimated 12 million...
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Donna Byrd, Publisher, The Root Mona Eltahawy, Columnist Will Griffin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hip Hop On Demand Spike Lee, Founder, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks Richard Lui, Anchor,...
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How are America's Institutions impacting the current state of race in our country?
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Taken as a whole, Black and Hispanic families are poorer than white families. They live in poorer neighborhoods with worse housing, schools, crime rates and unhealthier environments. Family structure...
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