Are there any full blooded "white" people? Alas white men like Thomas Jefferson whose four surviving "natural" children by his mixed-race slave Sally Hemings were 7/8 European in ancestry and so they were legally white although they were born slaves.
One of the disastrous after effects of slavery is colorism. Colorism was rife in the Black American community until recently. Even though colorism is not as prevalent in the Black American community as it was previously, it has not completely disappeared.
A comment by elleissa left on this Hub mentioned an online test created by a team at Harvard that looks at a person's automatic biases towards some groups over others. Most of us have automatic, knee-jerk reactions towards different characteristics...
You thought that only "white" people lived in Appalachia? So did I! But think again we were both wrong!
He went to the store to get some refreshments for himself and his brother No crime in that. But George Zimmerman thought otherwise. He had a very different view of the subject
It was what Elvis believed, it was what his music had stood for from the start: the breakdown of barriers, both musical and racial. This is not, unfortunately, how it is always perceived 30 years after his death.
The following article is meant to illustrate the ways in which East Asians are misrepresented in the media. Their misrepresentation results in various stereotypes that can be damaging to peoples of East Asian races, but there is hope for the future.
Gov. Rick Perry's family's hunting camp named "Niggerhead", had a rock with that name painted on it for years. But why didn't it bother Rick Perry until he's got criticism from the press and others?
This is a free response essay I wrote in 2006 for a grade 12 politics class. We were instructed to write a response to a question that our teacher wrote on the board. I forget what that question was. Cased on the conclusion, I believe that the...
Did U every wonder how racism got started or who started it? Well let's have a little fun speculating about it