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School Suggests 'African American Attire' Is 'Animal Print'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.21.2012 | Education

A letter sent home with students at Western Union Elementary School in North Carolina didn't sit well with parents. The note asked students to wear...

Stand Up and Be Counted... Or Not: Why Latinos Have Issues With the Census

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

It seems that right-wing nuts aren't the only ones who believe the Census is all a plot. Just 57 percent of native-born Latinos believe that census participation is good for their community.

Sotomayor and the Vulcan Standard

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Watching some members of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week was like a crash course in what I've often referred to as "self evasion of the mind."

'New' Markets + New Media

Michael Hastings-Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Hastings-Black

When brands aim to reach minority markets, most opt to play it safe with the tropes that Blacks value 'soul', Latinos love 'family', Asians are 'sedulous', etc...

Morocco: Disappearing the Amazigh

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jillian York

What is Moroccan identity? Is it Arab identity? The official language of Morocco certainly is Arabic, but it is estimated that 23 of Morocco's 30 million people speak one of three Amazigh dialects.

Martin Luther King, Jr.- Cleansing the Fabric of Our Nation

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael DeJong

Today more than ever, Dr. King now seems with us. His premonition of not reaching the Promised Land at this moment seems false, because Barack Obama is standing on King's shoulders.