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What Is A "White Hispanic"?

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 01.10.2017 | Latino Voices
Raul A. Reyes

In the immediate aftermath of the shooting rampage at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, journalists and law enforcement officials were scrambling for details.

Paul vs. James And The Christian Brexit

Robert Orlando | Posted 12.01.2016 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Most casual Christians or even those who rely on their understanding of scripture from the pulpit remain in the dark about Christianity's conflict-ridden pre-history.

What I Learned From Testing My Ancestral DNA

Kayley Cheyenne | Posted 11.16.2016 | Black Voices
Kayley Cheyenne

I can almost guarantee that the majority of you have seen ads recently concerning the possibility to "test your DNA" and "find out what your real back...

How Is Hollywood Failing Minorities?

Quora | Posted 09.30.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

Asians and Asian Americans have a few obstacles in Hollywood, one of them being visibility. When we talk about Asian representation, we need to include our minority brothers and sisters. When we talk about inclusion, let's talk about including everyone who is underrepresented.

Regardless of Our Ethnicity: We're All Human

Zac Thompson | Posted 09.02.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

We've collectively recoiled as a series of national tragedies have caused us all to ask, how far have actually come when it comes to ethnicity? As the debate rages on we've seemingly forgot one thing: we're all human.

MTV Decoded Answers The Question ‘Are Hispanic People White?’

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.26.2016 | Latino Voices

When it comes to matters of race and ethnicity, things can get very complicated. Thankfully, Franchesa Ramsey is always ready to decode everything. In...

Mental Health: Let's Talk About Culture, Race And Ethnicity

Mary Giliberti | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Mary Giliberti

It can be a mouthful to say in a conversation: Minority Mental Health Awareness Monthly (MMHAM). During its annual observance in July, I'm also someti...

Making Procurement Inclusive for a Stronger and Fairer Economy

Pioneers for Change | Posted 07.06.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Mayank Shah We all buy goods and services, and when we spend our money on these goods and services, it sustains businesses large and small, pay...

Race Delusion: Lies That Divide Us

Robert J. Benz | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
Robert J. Benz

Jack Moreh, Learning and Education - Brain Functions Development Concept David Livingstone Smith is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Ne...

Discovering a Lost Connection

Molly Jauhar | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women
Molly Jauhar

The teenager's comment replayed in my head throughout my adolescence. Before, I hadn't even given it a second thought that my skin color was different than that of my father's.

9 Stories That Powerfully Capture What It's Like To Be Multiracial

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Black Voices

Multiracial Americans are a fast-growing segment of the U.S. population — growing three times as fast as the population as a whole, according to a 2...

Melbourne's Easter Ethnic Stew

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 04.01.2016 | Home
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

Denise and I have been living in South Yarra for nearly nine months. You know you're becoming part of the neighborhood when:

Finally, A Survey Dives Into The Complexities Of Latino Identity

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.04.2016 | Latino Voices

Just months after Mexico made history by recognizing its 1.38 million citizens of African descent, the Pew Research Center is doing some history makin...

What Scientists Mean When They Say Race Is Not Genetic

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.10.2016 | Science

If a team of scientists in Philadelphia and New York have their way, using race to categorize groups of people in biological and genetic research will...

We Are Bengalis

Deepan Chatterjee | Posted 01.30.2017 | Good News
Deepan Chatterjee

We are Bengalis. We love our rice cooked and our fish fried. We adore Rabindranath Tagore and Satyajit Ray with the same breath. We watch cricket and ...

Celebrating Diversity Through Environmental Conservation

Nichlas Emmons | Posted 01.26.2017 | Green
Nichlas Emmons

Dreaming of peace and security within the institutional framework under which we exist -- the law -- should not be unrealistic.

Diversity's Marginalization

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 01.05.2017 | Education
Dr. William J. Carroll

I offer a different approach to the diversity problems on our campus--everybody is assigned the title of diversity officer. The president, however, always is the chief diversity officer.

Snapshots of New York's Adult Third Culture Kids

Rachel Waters | Posted 12.16.2016 | Arts
Rachel Waters

Third Culture Kid /THərd//ˈkəlCHər/ /kid/ noun: A person raised in a culture different from that of their parents for a large part of their childh...

Spectacular Holiday Decor in Los Angeles Townhouse

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 12.15.2016 | Style
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

The collection on display represented all manner of iconic holiday images -- most with an African-American theme with American patriotic accents -- punctuating spaces around the room. President Obama was even represented on a glass tree ornament on a small tree.

An Identity That Is My Own

Nadia N. Aziz | Posted 10.30.2016 | Home
Nadia N. Aziz

"They understand what it means when I say I'm Palestinian." Those words capture the essence of community and the importance of identity politics. To me, it means being part of a community that understands these issues in Gaza are more than a divisive political topic.

#ShakespeareLives in 2016: How Shakespeare's Plays Reflect Current Affairs

Paul_Smith | Posted 10.30.2016 | Arts
Paul_Smith

In 2016 the world gathers to applaud, to set Shakespeare free, liberating his plays into the meaning of our times. We remember him and must tell his story.

To The Guy Who Asked Me Where I'm 'Really' From

Marie Zafimehy | Posted 10.26.2016 | Women
Marie Zafimehy

Thank you for reminding me who I really am. I thought we were now beyond ethnic identities. But apparently not. There is still quite a long way to go. And it's a shame.

On Being A Chinese-American Woman

Maria X. Liu | Posted 10.16.2016 | Women
Maria X. Liu

I want to be vocal about my experience in order to encourage others to do the same. The experience is one that needs to be collectively shared so that future generations will one day feel empowered and thus embrace their culture.

The New America: A Melting Pot Stirred

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Paul Spector, M.D.

A recent Pew Research Center study examined these trends. Their report predicts that in 2055, no racial or ethnic group will hold a majority. According to their data, the US of 2055 will be 46 percent white, 24 percent Hispanic, 14 percent Asian and 13 percent black.

Columbia University: Wolf-Eagle Drawings

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 09.24.2016 | Arts
Alison Winfield Burns

Opening night, full of students, faculty and friends. Drawings by Inupiat tribesmen, not seen in public since the 1930's. Exhibited artwork collected by Philosophy Professor Wendell Ter Bush and donated to the University in 1935.