A new report found that anti-Asian hate crimes were up 150% in major US cities last year. And that they took place predominantly in New York and Los Angeles.
(CNN)A woman running for a city council in Michigan said she wants a "white community as much as possible." Jean Cramer's racist answer came at a forum Thursday to a question about bringing more diversity to Marysville, which is 95% white. Other candidates gasped at her words, as heard in a recording posted on the website of radio station WPHM. Asked by the moderator if the community diversity needed to be addressed, perhaps by attracting foreign-born citizens, Cramer said: "My suggestion, recommendation: Keep Marysville a white community as much as [...]
The Impact of Racism on Children’s Health A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics looks at the effects of racism on children’s development, starting in the womb. By Perri Klass, M.D. \ A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics said clinical settings need to be a “culturally safe” place where providers are “sensitive to the racism that children and families experience.”CreditEdwin J. Torres for The New York Times This month the American Academy of Pediatrics put out its first policy statement on how racism affects [...]
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Schools, Minnesota School District School Board has urged students not to identify as multiracial. This is because they want to see American Indian students counted as only one race in order to get more funding. It is racist and inaccurate. Project RACE has responded by sending the letter below to the local newspaper. We will follow-up with the district and call for removing member Coulson from the School Board. To The Editors: In “District 196 Oct 1 Enrollment numbers up again,” (October 11) it is reported that [...]
Editor's Note: If you read this article, you will see that the article does not profess that multiracial or fairer skinned black women are or should be a true standard of beauty. The premise is quite contrary. It focuses on the serious error of societal colourism and the damage such erred thinking has on beautiful men, women and children of all shades, hues, ethnicities and races. Project RACE fully believes in and celebrates the beauty and value of all people. BY ZUKISWA ZIMELA via destinyconnect.com When it comes to black beauty, it [...]
Stocksy/Simone Becchetti via ATTN.com JUSTICE 7 Common Things People Say to Interracial Couples That Are Pretty Racist The visibility of interracial couples in pop culture is stronger than ever. And art is imitating life: In 2013, a record-high 12 percent of newlyweds married someone of a different race, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census data. Previous studies from Pew have shown a growing acceptance of interracial marriage. In 2014, 37 percent of Americans said having more people of different races marrying each other was a good thing [...]