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RACE AND ETHNICITY
Un-diversifying the Professoriate
Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor, Stanford University
The department clearly understood the importance of Bahng's path-breaking work; they welcomed the intellectual "diversity" she provided. Yet even with this recognition by specialists, tenure was denied by the higher-ups.
An Ethnicity Conversation Your Adoptive Child Wants You to Have
Elizabeth Connolly, Former Progress 2050 intern at the Center ...
My experience with being a transnational, transracial adoptee, for example, is not uncommon, especially among Asian American adoptees from China and Korea. For several summers during my childhood I attended Culture Camp (also Heritage Camp) for Asian adoptees.
Labels Don't Matter as Much as You Think They Do
Writer, student, ugly crier
My parents both call themselves Mexican-American, but as someone who was born in the United States and has spent a grand total of two weeks in Mexico, I never felt comfortable having a hyphenated identity.
White Privilege and the Snow-White Santa
Professor of sociology based in Los Angeles
Theoretically anyone could be Santa. Yet, while we may see the occasional non-white Santa at the mall or in novelty holiday stories, he is unbearably and overwhelmingly white in our (google-able) imagination.
What is it Like to be an Ethnic Minority in a Place Where There are None?
The best answer to any question
Raven-Symoné and the Nuclear Holocaust of Self-Hatred
Writer, Scholar, Educator
The take-away from Raven-Symoné's statement is to indeed agree with her own self-assessment that she is a victim--a broken, twisted soul that has suffered some kind of trauma.
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