News tagged with race

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 ...

Jun 05, 2012
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Sail around the world on your sofa

Hundreds of thousands of internet gamers are currently up at all hours as they take part in a virtual version of the ultimate endurance sailing experience, the round-the-world single-handed yacht race the ...

Nov 16, 2012
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Armchair skippers race virtual Vendee Globe

Navigating stormy seas by day and night, hundreds of thousands of virtual skippers are sailing the Vendee Globe while safe and dry at home thanks to an online version of the round-the-world yacht race.

Nov 19, 2012
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NSF teams with NASCAR to reveal 'The Science of Speed'

Science educators have a new way to engage science students in grades 8-12; they can turn to NASCAR. A new online series of videos called "The Science of Speed"--announced today at the Texas Motor Speedway ...

Apr 03, 2009
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New racism in 'reasonable accommodation'

It seems history has once again repeated itself. The recent introduction of a 'statement of values' by one of Quebec's biggest cities, Gatineau, harkens back to the 2007 outbreak of race anxiety when the village of Hérouxville ...

Dec 15, 2011
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