All posts tagged "racism"

  • Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, face off with protesters after a rally on the campus of the University of Illinois-Chicago was cancelled due to security concerns Friday, March 11, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
    Historians warn about use of anger, race in 2016 elections

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fear of a changing America is fueling some of the anger playing out publicly around Donald Trump’s bid for the GOP presidential nomination, historians Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates Jr. said Monday. “We...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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    Asian American jab at Oscars reveals deeper diversity woes

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV’s “Fresh Off the Boat” creator Nahnatchka Khan was reveling in Oscar host Chris Rock’s deft comedic assault on white-fixated Hollywood. Then three Asian American kids were brought onstage for a gag mocking...

    • Posted March 5, 2016
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  • "Chinatown Panorama" by William Cho - Flickr (Creative Commons License)
    [HuffPo] How Racism Created America’s Chinatowns

    Last month, a San Francisco tour guide was caught in a racist rant about the city’s Chinatown, berating residents for “eating turtles and frogs” and for not assimilating into American culture. There’s an irony to these...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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    American pitcher tackles racism with T-shirt in Korea

      Shane Youman, an African American baseball pitcher who has been playing in South Korea for the Lotte Giants since 2012, used a simple white T-shirt to make a powerful statement against racism in Korea’s professional baseball league. The...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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