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Race

Really? I never noticed…

I came across an article on MSNBC.com today titled “U.S. report: Racial disparities continue“. My first thought was – no kidding. The report details how there is a gap amongst whites, blacks, and hispanics concerning education, income, and home ownership. Here’s a little excerpt: Decades after the civil rights movement, racial disparities in income, education […]

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Whites, Blacks, Hispanics Disagree About Way Minority Groups Treated

July 11, 2006 Whites, Blacks, Hispanics Disagree About Way Minority Groups Treated Whites diverge from blacks, Hispanics in their views of black-Hispanic relations by Jeffrey M. Jones GALLUP NEWS SERVICE PRINCETON, NJ — Gallup’s annual Minority Rights and Relations poll finds that non-Hispanic whites are much more likely than blacks or Hispanics to express satisfaction […]

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So now we’re all the same…

Puerto Rico

So now someone from Trinidad is the same as being from Puerto Rico. Let me explain. A coworker of mine said that there were 3 hispanics in the office today. That I knew of, there were only 2, me included. So I asked, who’s the third? Said person pointed to one of the student assistants, […]

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I hate it when…

Puerto Rico

I’m sure this has happened to other people before. I hate it when people ask me why I put a Puerto Rican flag up in my car. I tell them I’m proud of where I come from. They then ask, “So what, I should put a US flag up?” If you feel like it, then […]

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Roots of Human Family Tree Are Shallow

Genealogy

Article from the LA Times – ************************************************* Roots of Human Family Tree Are Shallow By MATT CRENSON AP National Writer 2:17 PM PDT, July 1, 2006 Whoever it was probably lived a few thousand years ago, somewhere in East Asia — Taiwan, Malaysia and Siberia all are likely locations. He — or she — did […]

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