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Interracial Romance: A List of Groundbreaking Movies
Harry Belafonte, Natalie Wood, Wesley Snipes and Salma Hayek are some of the stars who have been featured in films about interracial romance. Want to see which other actors made this list of notable movies depicting interracial couples? This catalog of interracial love films spans the decades.

Interracial Romance: A List of Groundbreaking Movies
Harry Belafonte, Natalie Wood, Wesley Snipes and Salma Hayek are some of the stars who have been featured in films about interracial romance. Want to see which other actors made this list of notable movies depicting interracial couples? This catalog of interracial love films spans the decades.

What Is the Definition of Affirmative Action?
Definition of affirmative action.

Celebrities Bullied as Children Because of Race
A number of celebrities from ethnic minority backgrounds have recalled that they were bullied as children because of their heritage. Jessica Alba, Chris Rock and Steven Spielberg are some of the stars who've come forward as victims of bullying in childhood.

Interesting Facts About U.S. Minority Groups
Do you know as much about America’s largest minority groups as you think? The information the U.S. Census Bureau has pieced together about African Americans, Latinos and Asian Americans, to name a few, shed light on the size of these populations, where they live in the United States as well as their achievements and challenges.

What Is Racial Profiling? – Definition
Definition of Racial Profiling. Race Relations.

5 Controversial Bill Cosby Quotes About The Black Community
Bill Cosby has made a number of controversial statements about low-income blacks over the years. Here's a roundup of his notorious remarks.

Contemporary Films About the Civil Rights Movement
This overview of civil rights movies from the late 1980s on illustrates which films in the genre offer a balanced perspective of the movement and which films fall short.

What Is Colorism? - Discrimination Definition
Colorism is a practice of discrimination by which those with lighter skin are treated more favorably than those with darker skin.

Reviews of Fall 2014 TV Shows With Diverse Casts
Reviews of new shows in the fall 2014 network television lineup, including Black-ish, Jane The Virgin, Selfie and How to Get Away With Murder.

Christina Aguilera: “Got Tired of Being Skinny White Girl”
Christina Aguilera says the she grew tired of looking like a skinny white girl while promoting albums such as Stripped in 2002. She says she’s now taken control of her image.

The Backlash Against To Kill a Mockingbird
to kill a mockingbird 50th anniversary, harper lee, books about race

There’s Nothing Funny About Floyd Mayweather’s Racist Rant Against Manny Pacquiao
Floyd Mayweather's Racist Rant Against Manny Pacquiao

New Research Finds Jews Have African Ancestry
New research has found that Jews have about 3 to 5 percent sub-Saharan African ancestry.

What Happened to the Babies Fathered by Black GIs and German Women After WWII?
Two documentaries chronicle the plight of Germany's brown babies, the children African American GIs had with German women following World War II. Many of the children were put up for adoption for fear that they wouldn't fit into German society.

Does Race Affect Self-Esteem?
A study on self-esteem published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that self-esteem varies by race.

How a Genetic Mutation Led to the White "Race"
Penn State University researchers have found that a genetic mutation led to the rise of white skin when humans left Africa 20,000 to 50,000 years ago.

Ladies of “The View” Tackle Jill Scott’s Feelings on Interracial Dating
Jill Scott certainly knows what it's like to have her words come back to haunt her. In the April 2010 issue of Essence magazine, the singer-actress penned a

Black History Month Facts, Origin and History
With yearly celebrations of Black History Month taking place in the United States for decades, it’s easy to think that such cultural observances have always been a part of American society. In fact, Americans didn’t come together to recognize the contributions of blacks until the early 20th century. Thanks to the efforts of pioneering historian Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month became a phenomenon observed by Americans of all racial backgrounds.

The Debate Over Corporal Punishment and Culture
Sociologists, child welfare advocates and more debated the role culture plays in corporal punishment after Adrian Peterson's arrest for child abuse.

How to Get Away With Murder Reviews
Excerpts from critics' reviews of the new ABC drama

Rising Hispanic Politicians
Latino politicians are rising in both the Republican and Democratic parties. Most notably New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and former Texas Solicitor Ted Cruz have garnered national media attention.

Hispanic Voters Profile
Hispanic voters surfaced as one of the most coveted blocs in the 2012 presidential election. This overview sheds light on the major characteristics of this voting demographic. What do Hispanic voters care about and which political party do they feel best represents their concerns?

Facts About Michael Brown, His Killing & Reaction to His Death
An overview of Michael Brown's life, his death and reaction to his killing.

Who Was Michael Brown?
A profile of the life of slain teenager Michael Brown, who was gunned down by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, 2014.

Notable Quotes From Famous Women of Color
A roundup of quotes from famous women of color, including Toni Morrison, Misan Sagay, Sojourner Truth, Maya Angelou and Louise Erdrich.

Protecting Oneself Against Racism
This list of tips features strategies one can use to reduce the chances of being victimized by racism.

Do Stop-and-Frisks in New York City Amount to Racial Profiling?
Each year tens of thousands of black and Latino New Yorkers are stopped and frisked by police. While city officials says the stop and frisk program has cut down on crime, civil liberties advocates say it constitutes racial profiling.

Famous African Americans in History
When black history month rolls around each year, many focus on the accomplishments of black activists and inventors. However, black poets, politicians and war heroes are among the historical figures who’ve left indelible marks on U.S. society for hundreds of years now. Learn more about their contributions to American culture

Native American Heritage Month - Native American Heritage Month Info - Native American Heritage Month Background
Each November the U.S. government celebrates Native American Heritage Month with a series of events and activities. With this biography, learn more about the history and background of Native American Heritage Month and useful info to have while taking part in the observance. Native American Heritage Month is a time to reflect on the contributions of American Indians and Alaska Natives, the challenges they have overcome and continue to face.

Some Blacks Do Oppose the N-Word
A wide perception exists that African Americans are okay with the N-word as long as whites don’t say it. But when white actress Gwyneth Paltrow sparked controversy by tweeting the N-word, many blacks took to websites to say they didn’t condone Paltrow using the N-word or the rappers who defended her for saying it. In their opinion, the N-word has no place in society.

A Review of Cultural Appropriation
Spot cultural appropriation and explore alternatives to it via this review of appropriation in pop culture and the books and blogs that expose it.

An Overview of Cultural Heritage Months
This overview provides facts and background about a variety of cultural heritage months, including Native American Heritage Month, Black History Month and Hispanic Heritage Month.

Famous Arab Americans and the U.S. Arab Population
Learn more about the Arab population in the United States with this roundup of information about Arab American Heritage Month and famous Arab Americans in film, television, pop music and politics.

How Parents Can Counter Colorism
Parents can protect their children against the effects of colorism by not repeating harmful messages about skin color, praising people based on their complexion alone and more.

The Success of "Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
Quotes from film reviews of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” help explain why a period film about race and civil rights succeed at the box office.

U.S. Government's Role in Sterilizing Women of Color
In the 20th century, women of color—blacks, Puerto Ricans and Native Americans—were targeted for sterilization by the U.S. government. This overview provides details on what happened.

How Parents Can Encourage Children to Have Cross-Race Friendships
Five ways parents can encourage their children to pursue interracial friendships.

Facts And Quotes About Maya Angelou’s Life, Works and Death
This overview presents facts and quotes about Maya Angelou’s life, works and death.

Reviews of I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
A roundup of reviews about I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.

What Does the Racial Slur 'Oreo' Mean?
Definition of the racial slur Oreo.

The National Urban League: An Overview
The National Urban League is one of the oldest civil rights groups in the nation. The NUL’s history includes activism in the Civil Rights Movement, providing college scholarships to African American youth and the creation of its groundbreaking State of Black America report.

Civil Rights Film Documentaries - Multicultural List
Check out this roundup of documentary films that chronicle the black, Latino and Asian-American quest for racial justice in the U.S.

Zack de la Rocha - Biography of the Musician
This profile of Rage Against the Machine front man Zack de la Rocha chronicles his journey as a racially alienated youth in Orange County to an outspoken anti-racist musician.

What Is Miscegenation? - Definition
The definition of miscegenation.

Racially Inappropriate Behaviors at Work
Because Americans from different ethnic groups still have much to learn about each other, the workplace is often the site of racially offensive behavior. Sometimes colleagues unintentionally make racial gaffes, and other times racial prejudice is to blame for bad behavior at work. Whatever the culprit, it’s in every employee’s interest to avoid culturally inappropriate behaviors in the workplace.

Tips for Talking to Kids About Race
Talking to kids about race doesn’t come easy for most parents, but it’s a subject not to be avoided. That’s because children will form ideas about race whether parents raise the issue or not. Learn to inform children about this complex issue by exposing them to cultural celebrations, museums and more. Doing so will not only make kids more knowledgeable about race but also builds their character.

3 Japanese-American Internment Supreme Court Cases
After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor,the U.S. ordered some 110,000 Japanese Americans into internment camps.Three refused.Their cases went to the Supreme Court

The Case Against Racial Profiling
After 9-11, racial profiling garnered much support. Opponents of racial profiling, however, say the practice is ineffective and actually hinders legal investigations. So, what alternatives exist? Moreover, what can you do if you’re racially profiled?

The Case Against Racial Profiling – Racial Profiling Debate
After 9-11, racial profiling garnered much support. Opponents of racial profiling, however, say the practice is ineffective and actually hinders legal investigations. So, what alternatives exist? Moreover, what can you do if you’re racially profiled? Page 2.

Four Bad Reasons People Give for Using the N-Word
Many people continue to use the N-word, despite the slur’s ugly racial history. Find out the most common reasons N-word users give for saying the epithet and why their excuses don’t hold up.

Holidays of Interest to African Americans
While most Americans are familiar with holidays such as Kwanzaa and Martin Luther King Day, other holidays of particular interest to African Americans remain off the radar of mainstream America. This overview highlights holidays such as Juneteenth and Loving Day and provides history and background information on the “black” holidays with which Americans are already familiar.

Interesting Facts About African Americans
In honor of Black History Month, the U.S. Census Bureau has highlighted statistics about the African American demographic that may change one’s views of the black population. The census information points out that black businesses are booming, blacks exercise their right to vote in large numbers and are attending college in record numbers.

U.S. Universities Discrimination Against Asian Students
A high school student with perfect SAT scores and nine Advanced Placement courses under his belt should have his pick of colleges, right?

Tips to Prevent Hiring Discrimination
Job discrimination based on race is alive and well, but is it possible to avoid it while searching for work? Fortunately, yes. Learn which strategies to use to avoid hiring discrimination. Don’t be a victim.

A Roundup of Film Reviews About “Belle”
Excerpts from film reviews about

Racial Stereotypes and Food Product Marketing
Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben are just some of the African American faces that have been used to advertise food over the years.

Racist Food Products
Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben are just some of the African American faces that have been used to advertise food over the years. Because such food products have long been criticized for fueling racial stereotypes, however, the link between food marketing and racism remains a touchy subject. Page 2.

The Argument Against Black History Month
In today’s society, blacks are widely represented in U.S. society. So, is Black History Month still relevant, or worse yet, is it racist? The benefits and drawbacks to celebrating black history may be more complex than you think. Page 2.

Is Black History Month Still Relevant?
Is Black History Month still relevant, or worse, is it racist? The benefits and drawbacks to celebrating black history may be more complex than you think.

Barack Obama Mixed - Barack Obama Heritage - Barack Obama Biracial
Barack Obama made history in 2008 when he became the first man of African ancestry elected U.S. president. During his time in office, Obama's racially mixed heritage has had pros and cons. On one hand, it has led to wider discussions of biracial identity and to others exploring their roots. Conversely, being

Interracial Couples and Blacks on Television
Who were some of the earliest interracial couples featured on television? Which TV shows have featured black women as leads? When did MTV began featuring the videos of black performers? Discover the answers to these questions with this overview of race on television.

Black Actresses Speak Out About Colorism
A number of black actresses, including Lupita Nyong’o and Gabrielle Union, have spoken out over the years about the impact colorism and skin color prejudice has had on their lives.

Interracial Musical Collaborations - Segregation in Music - History of Black Music
Black music. White music. These terms seem outdated, but for years the segregation in music was a real problem. This made it all the more remarkable when black musicians and white musicians collaborated on projects together. Discover 10 of the most notable interracial musical collaborations to take place from the 1980s to the present.

Asian-American History and Culture
An overview of the highlights of Asian-American history and culture, including the events that led to the Asian-American civil rights movement as well as the effort to establish Asian-Pacific Heritage Month. Moreover, learn about how Japanese-American activist Richard Aoki contributed to the Black Panther Party and how the murder of a Detroit man named Vincent Chin by two white autoworkers galvanized the Asian-American community nationwide.

Definition of Xenophobia
Definition of Xenophobia. Race Relations.

Racial Controversies and Scandals - African American Controversies
With one slip of the tongue, a racial controversy can start. Just ask the celebrities caught saying the N-word. Racial scandals aren’t always verbal. There are also race-based political controversies, such as the birthers who claim President Obama wasn’t born in the U.S. because he's Kenyan. For decades, some famous people denied their racial heritage, passing for white to avoid having their career options limited. Today, many scandals involving race also concern sex. Learn more with this list.

The History and Inspiration of the Freedom Riders Movement
In 1961, a coalition of black and white civil rights activist embarked on a dangerous journey from Washington D.C. to the Deep South to protest segregation on interstate bus lines. They endured beatings from white supremacist mobs as well as arson attempts, but through their efforts, Jim Crow on interstate bus and rail lines was finally struck down.

Income Inequality Among Minority Workers
A number of studies indicate that even when whites and minorities work in the same fields, the latter earns less.

Five Bad Excuses People Give When Called Racist
No one wants to be called a racist but sometimes people who’ve been unquestionably racially insensitive protest the label by trotting out hackneyed excuses such as “some of my best friends are black.” This list explains why the excuses people commonly use to defend themselves against racism accusations don’t hold up.

Cultural Appropriation in Music - Race Relations
This overview examines celebrities who have been accused of cultural appropriation because of their behavior, style of dress, music videos and more.

World War II’s Impact on Race Relations
World War II had a tremendous impact on race relations in the United States.

Women of Color in the Civil Rights Movement – Women of Color in Social Justice Movements
The movements for change that swept across the United States in the middle of the 20th century would not have succeeded without the contributions of women. Women of color such as Jo Ann Robinson, Ella Baker and Dolores Huerta played key roles in the fight for equality for African Americans and Latinos.

N-Word Debate and Controversies
In recent years, the N-word has resulted in a series of controversies and debates on the public stage. Rappers who use the N-word in their songs defend its use and describe the epithet as a term of endearment. Others in the public eye say that they will forever regard the N-word as a racial slur.

List of Famous Latinos in History
This list of famous Latinos illustrates the contributions people of Hispanic heritage have made in music, film, politics and science. Remember the series of rap-rock bands that came out in the 1990s? A musician of Mexican descent, Zack de la Rocha, pioneered that trend. Also learn more about the five actors of Latin American background who’ve taken home Oscars. Rounding out the Latino history makers on this list are U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez.

American Indian Heroes - Native American Heroes – Famous Native Americans
Native American heroes such as Jim Thorpe, the Navajo Code Talkers and actors and authors such as Sherman Alexie, Irene Bedard and Adam Beach have left a significant mark on U.S. culture and society.

Native American Authors - American Indian novelists - American Indian writers
With works ranging from the irreverent to the heartbreaking, Native American writers such as Sherman Alexie, Louise Erdrich and Leslie Marmon Silko have painted a three-dimensional portrait of American Indians that challenges stereotypes and pervasive misperceptions about indigenous peoples. This list of top American Indian poets, novelists and short story writers highlights the best books of verse and fiction by Native American writers and the good this literature has done for U.S. culture and society.

Martin Luther King Information – Martin Luther King Life –Martin Luther King Overview
Live out Martin Luther King’s legacy by becoming familiar with his speeches and life story, not to mention the campaigns to establish a holiday and a memorial to recognize his work to end racial discrimination.

Obama on Race and Race’s Impact on His Reelection
As the first black U.S. president, Barack Obama’s racial identity and remarks on racial controversies have been scrutinized. By reviewing his speeches and writings on race and the public response to his reelection, learn more about the impact his presidency has had on race relations.

Films About People of Color - People of Color in Cinema - People of Color in Documentary Films
Explore some of the motion picture industry’s best films about the civil rights movement, interracial romance and how different minority groups experience the holidays with this list of movies. This overview highlights everything from the most racially diverse Christmas films to interracial romance films involving gay couples.

Celebrities Saying the N-Word
A number of celebrities have sparked controversy for saying the dreadful N-word in recent years. Find out which notable people made this dubious list. The stars included are actors, musicians and reality stars, to name a few. What’s more, they come from a range of racial backgrounds. Can you name any of the celebrities in question?

Multicultural Holiday Films – Multicultural Christmas Films – Diverse Christmas Films
Year after year, many families watch the same Christmas movies that have been in rotation during the holiday season for decades. Not only are most of these holiday films in black-and-white, they also feature entirely white casts. For families of color, these holiday film classics fall short. Fortunately, contemporary films capture what the holiday season is like for people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds.

Celebrities, Racial Identity and Racism
Even celebrities have to deal with racism and its impact on U.S. culture. A number of celebrities have discussed their experiences with racism, including their accounts of being racially profiled, bullied because of race and more. Celebrities also face questions from the public about their racial identity.

Classic Children’s Books, Children’s Books About Race, Race Children’s Literature
In the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, authors penned a variety of books for young people that tackled sensitive issues such as race.

Honoring Diversity During Multicultural and Interfaith Holiday Celebrations
The United States is a cultural melting pot, or as some now call it, a salad bowl. How can we honor cultural diversity during the holidays? The best way is by having interfaith celebrations that don’t mock other cultures and that respect those with different cultural traditions. That means no inappropriate Halloween costumes, understanding why some Native Americans view Thanksgiving as racist and why blacks celebrate Kwanzaa.

Latino History in the U.S. - Hispanic History
This overview of key moments in Latino history highlights the milestones of Hispanic Americans as well as the challenges they endured—from the Zoot Suit Riots to Desi Arnaz appearing on “I Love Lucy” to the 1968 walkouts to Roberto Clemente becoming a baseball legend to Prop. 187.

Trayvon Martin Overview – Trayvon Martin Summary – Trayvon Martin News
This overview of the Trayvon Martin case provides information on the events leading up to the 17-year-old’s murder, the controversies the case has sparked and biographical details about Martin and killer George Zimmerman. The summary also includes quotes from prominent figures about the case.

Avoiding Racist Language
Language can benefit race relations or worsen them. Knowing which terms to avoid and which questions to avoid asking people of color can help foster cross-cultural relationships.

Books about Race and Minority Writers
Reading literature about race is a helpful way to learn about different cultures, race and racism, among other issues. Novels, memoirs and other nonfiction have served to educate the public about what it’s like to belong to a minority group. Writers of various backgrounds—black, Asian American, Latino and Native American—have penned books that have led to national dialogues about race.

Notable Films About Slavery
This roundup of films about slavery sums up six major movies about the subject: “Django Unchained,” “Amazing Grace,” “Amistad,” “Beloved,” “Glory” and “Roots.”

The 2012 Election, Republicans and Race
The Republican Party reassessed its direction after President Barack Obama defeated Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in the 2012 election. After the race, Republicans discussed how they can better reach minority voters and improve outreach in communities of color.

Race Films During The Age of Obama
This overview highlights the race related films that have enjoyed box office success during President Barack Obama’s tenure.

The 2013 Year in Review: Top 10 Race Relations Stories
This year in review highlights the major new stories in 2013 about race relations, including George Zimmerman’s acquittal, Paula Deen’s use of the N-word and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Remembering Trayvon Martin After George Zimmerman’s Acquittal
A jury acquitting George Zimmerman of murder for killing Trayvon Martin sparked a huge public outcry. Public figures such as politicians, media personalities and celebrities shared their disappointment with the verdict and civil rights groups outlined ways concerned citizens could take action in the wake of Zimmerman’s acquittal.

Honoring Irish-American, Italian-American and Polish-American Heritage
This overview looks at the experiences of white immigrant and ethnic groups such as Irish Americans, Italian Americans and Polish Americans and the cultural heritage months observed in their honor. It also ponders whether there’s a need for White History Month?

Overview of Apartheid and Its Opponents Nelson Mandela and Steve Biko
Learn more about apartheid in South Africa by reading a history of the racially stratified system and those who fought it, such as Nelson Mandela.

Famous Civil Rights Leaders and Social Justice Activists
A multicultural lost of civil rights activists, including Cesar Chavez, Fred Korematsu, Dolores Huerta and Martin Luther King.

Information About Slavery in the U.S.
Revisiting the painful topic of slavery is one way to prevent the past from repeating in the future. This overview examines interesting facts about slavery, including the countries slaves ended up in, the slaves that revolted against the institution of slavery, why Texas slaves remained in bondage longer than others in the U.S., films about slavery and the misconceptions public figures have about slavery.

Types of Racial Bias and Discrimination
Racial bias and discrimination come in many forms, including racism, racial profiling, racial stereotypes and racial prejudice. Learn more about these types of bigotry with this overview.

Reverse Racism Overview
As the issue of reverse racism gains more prominence in the United States of the 21st century, more public figures are being accused of being anti-white. At the same time, more antiracist activists are arguing that reverse racism doesn’t exist because minorities lack the power needed to discriminate against whites.

Race, Intolerance and the Church
American churches have a past that’s been colored by racism, but in recent years a number of churches have apologized for their role in slavery, segregation and racial discrimination in the U.S. Today many churches seek to diversify their congregations, but some churches still make headlines for discriminatory treatment against minority groups.

Examples of Xenophobia
This overview of xenophobia describes how the practice resulted in the internment of Japanese Americans, racist smear campaigns against Barack Obama and other politicians and racial profiling of Latinos, to name a few.

Public Figures Discuss Key Moments in Race Relations
When racial controversies occur, public figures such as President Barack Obama, Cornel West and Spike typically don’t hesitate to share their thoughts on the issues at hand. Here’s what celebrities and politicians thought of key moments in race relations, such as the March on Washington’s 50th anniversary and George Zimmerman’s acquittal.

Cesar Chavez Quotes
A roundup of quotes from labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez about what inspired him to become an activist, how to curb poverty and the power of the farm workers.

12 Facts About Cesar Chavez
Boost your knowledge of Cesar Chavez with this list of quick facts about his life.

A Brief History of South African Apartheid
Learn more about apartheid in South Africa with this brief history of the racially stratified social system.

Celebrating Polish American Heritage Month
Celebrate Polish American Heritage Month by reflecting on the contributions of Polish Americans to the United States as well as on the history of Polish-American immigrants.

Excerpts From Memorable Nelson Mandela Speeches
Learn more about what spurred Nelson Mandela to fight against inequality by reading excerpts from his important speeches about apartheid and activism.

Celebrities on Interracial Marriage: From Taye Diggs to Tamera Mowry
This list of comments from stars in interracial relationships shows how the relationships remain taboo and how mixed couples can counter opposition.

Famous Examples of Early Interracial Marriage
A variety of celebrities dated and married interracially long before the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the ban on interracial marriage in 1967. They include singers, socialites, actors, athletes and writers.

Books and Blogs About Cultural Appropriation
Learn more about cultural appropriation with this roundup of noteworthy books, blogs and websites about the persistent phenomenon.

Steve Biko Biography
A biography of the late anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko, who became a martyr of the black consciousness movement after his death in police custody.

Black Parents React to George Zimmerman’s Acquittal
In the days after a jury of six women acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, many Americans felt heartsick. Black parents especially felt distraught about the plight of African-American boys in U.S. society. This roundup of quotes from famous black parents highlights their major concerns about racial prejudice and the Zimmerman verdict.

Sikh Temple Shooting Inspires Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes
Following the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting which left seven dead, including the gunman, a spate of anti-Muslim hate crimes swept across the United States. This overview highlights the major incidents of Islamophobia that took place in August 2012.

Black Men And The Criminal Justice System
Does the criminal justice system treat blacks unfairly? An overview of statistics reveals that race plays a role in everything from sentencing to the likelihood that a person will be stopped and frisked by police.

Race Relations and the Olympic Games
This overview highlights the major racial controversies that occurred during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. They include the decision of the IOC not to have a moment of silence in honor of the Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Games, racist tweets European athletes sent out about people of color and the controversy over NBC showing an ad featuring a monkey doing gymnastics after Gabby Douglas won the gold medal in the women’s all around.

Race Relations and the Olympics
This overview highlights the major racial controversies that occurred during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. They include the decision of the IOC not to have a moment of silence in honor of the Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Games, racist tweets European athletes sent out about people of color and the controversy over NBC showing an ad featuring a monkey doing gymnastics after Gabby Douglas won the gold medal in the women’s all around. Page 2.

Six Questions to Avoid Asking People of Color
People of color complain that they're often asked questions based on stereotypes and racist assumptions. Here are six questions not to ask members of racial minority groups.

Tips to Prevent Racist College Parties
An outbreak of racist college parties in the 21st century has led to more discussion about how to discourage students from participating in such events. Five tips for preventing college parties include disciplining students who participate in the events and discussing such parties during orientation week.

Top 10 Events in Race Relations This Decade (2000-2009)
The first decade of the new millennium saw extraordinary strides in race relations. New ground was broken in film, television and politics, to name a few. This timeline provides a look at the key events in race relations between 2000 and 2009, including Obama’s historic rise to the presidency in what some have called “post-racial America.”. Page 2.

Top 10 Events in Race Relations This Decade (2000-2009)
The first decade of the new millennium saw extraordinary strides in race relations. New ground was broken in film, television and politics, to name a few. This timeline provides a look at the key events in race relations between 2000 and 2009, including Obama’s historic rise to the presidency in what some have called “post-racial America.”

History of Race in the U.S.
Race and racism have a long and complicated history in the U.S.—from the peculiar institution of slavery to the civil rights movements of the 1960s and the efforts to right the wrongs of the past with programs such as affirmative action. Interested in exploring the history of race in America? Learn about the movers and shakers in the fight for civil rights, how to honor the past and the issues and controversies related to the country’s history of racism.

Interracial Love
Interracial love runs the gamut—from being in an interracial marriage to raising biracial children or to simply reaching out to those from different racial backgrounds in a given community. Loving across racial lines continues to prove challenging, as racism—and thus opposition to interracial relationships—still exists. Learn how to celebrate interracial love and multiculturalism and strategies to counter hostility to interracial relationships.

Defnition of Eurasian - What Is a Eurasian
Definition of Eurasian Race Relations.

Definition of Institutional Racism
Definition of Institutional Racism

Issei definition
Definition of the word, Issei. Race Relations.

Sansei Definition
Definition and pronunciation of Sansei.

Diversity at Work - Diversity in the Workplace
In an increasingly diverse employment sector, how can managers celebrate diversity at work and avoid hiring discrimination?

Celebrating Loving Day – Loving Day Profile — Loving Day History
Interracial marriage is a right often taken for granted today. For many years, however, states across the country banned such marriages. Thanks to the efforts of Richard and Mildred Loving, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in 1967. In their honor, Loving Day celebrations take place annually worldwide. Find out more about the history of Loving Day and the Loving v. Virginia case with this profile.

Definition of ABC - American-Born Chinese
Definition of ABC - American-Born Chinese

Definition of Whitewashed
Definition of the racial slur whitewashed.