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Racial divisions in Obama's America

In March, Northeastern University professors Amílcar Barreto and Richard D. O'Bryant will convene a score of scholars for a daylong conference on gender and identity in the age of Obama. The experts will present scholarly ...

dateFeb 11, 2014 in Social Sciences
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The long history of 'Eurasian' identity

In 2001, a Time magazine story heralded a "Eurasian Invasion" in the United States, symbolized by multiethnic celebrities such as golfer Tiger Woods and model Li Jiaxin. People of mixed Asian and Western ...

dateJul 19, 2013 in Other
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Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043

White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That's part of a historic shift that already is reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate, and is redefining ...

dateDec 12, 2012 in Social Sciences
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The Obamas and the new politics of race

With the 2012 US presidential election campaign in full swing, the meaning and significance of Barack Obama and his presidency are once again in the spotlight. Has the election of Barack Obama served as the watershed moment ...

dateJun 05, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Racial identity is changing among Latinos

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a paper published in Social Science Research, USC Dornsife’s Amon Emeka and Jody Agius Vallejo look at why many people with Latin American ancestry are not identifying themselves as His ...

dateDec 26, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Biracial and passing -- as black

In a country with Jim Crow segregation laws and the "one-drop rule" determining who was black and therefore where and what a person was permitted to be, it's easy to see why those who plausibly could, might pass as white. ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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