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Asian Racism

I was recently looking at some reviews on YouTube when I came across some videos that I thought....if they aren't racist certainly come awfully close to crossing that line....with such titles are "Are Chinese Girls Easy?" and "Can Asian Men Be Sexy?" and on and on. In...

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What’s Up with the Bachelorette So Far?

Not really sure what to make of the new Bachelorette. It's great that you have (finally) the first African-American female in the program's history and it's a true shame that it took roughly a decade (?) to ensure this no-brainer. The program (thus far) is a guilty...

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Black and Blond

If you have read or done basic research on peoples throughout the world, you've probably heard stories about people with dark skin yet with very light, blond hair. It's unusual in most countries but apparently does indeed exist, and for very logical reasons. Here's...

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Interviews

Anger Meets Its Match

Donna Alexander, a Dallas mother of two, has discovered a brilliant way to turn the anger that everyone feels, and their need to subsequently express it, into a steady stream of income as a resourceful African-American business owner. For a set fee, those who visit...

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IT Interview: Jerry “JT” Tran

  Jerry "JT" Tran is quite simply a "mack daddy." He has transformed his own life and has successfully built a financially rewarding career out of helping others do the same thing; by teaching otherwise shy or reserved men the secrets to attracting women. He's...

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Articles

How to Talk with Teens About Interracial Dating

Apparently read by more than 1,000 people our article on WikiHow is still humming along. And we invite you to check it out here, if you're so inclined. Let us know what you think after readi ng it. Related articles Arkansas Gay Marriage Ruling Cites SCOTUS 'Loving v....

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One Right at a Time?

Patricia Williams, James L. Dohr Professor at Columbia University Law School, offered this cogent analysis of the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman in The Guardian. Zimmerman's exoneration may be compared to the sad condition of Marissa...

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Kids Weigh In on Controversial Cheerios Ad

Remember that Cheerios Ad with the Interracial Family? The one that got so many hostile comments that YouTube needed to disable the "comments" section of the website? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYofm5d5Xdw The same one that inspired Michael David Murphy and...

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Looking Backward: DOMA and Loving v. Virginia

A few weeks ago, New York City was flooded with color, costume, and delight as the annual Gay Pride Parade wound its way through Greenwich Village and mid-town Manhattan. This June’s event, always a festive occasion, drew special energy—and unusually high numbers of...

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Our Criminal Justice System: Time for Peer Review?

Our Criminal Justice System: Time for Peer Review? One of the main reasons I got married was for peer review.   Granted, peer review wasn't the only reason I got married...but the thing is, for an academic nerd, who lives principally in her own head, one of the...

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Guest Columns

Pros and Cons to International Latin Dating

Pros and Cons to International Latin Dating   Miranda Santiago has a degree in Psychology from Boston College and is now a freelance writer who covers dating topics, appealing specifically to relationships involving Latin women. When she isn't writing about love...

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“Scandal”‘s Real Scandal

I'm not a blogger, but if I were, I'd be blogging about the new television show, Scandal. Bloggers who follow race and popular culture issues are all abuzz about ABC's new show, a shlocky, visual-chick-lit piece about a Washington "fixer" named Olivia Pope, (loosely...

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Robin Gibb: An Interracial Musical Legacy

Robin Gibb: An Interracial Musical Legacy By Shakurah This article is dedicated Robin Gibb, to honor his memory and legacy. Robin Hugh Gibb, CBE of the superstar group the Bee Gees died on May 20, 2012 at the age of 62. The outpouring of kind sentiments since his...

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Guest Columnist: Shakurah

Interracial Friendship Barriers By Shakurah   Recently, I read an article at: http://news.change.org/stories/what-are-the-barriers-to-interracial-friendships, by Nadra Kareem Nittle, that discusses the rarely spoken subject of interracial friendships.   Even...

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Video

Asian Racism

I was recently looking at some reviews on YouTube when I came across some videos that I thought....if they aren't racist certainly come awfully close to crossing that line....with such titles are "Are Chinese Girls Easy?" and "Can Asian Men Be Sexy?" and on and on. In...

read more

Black and Blond

If you have read or done basic research on peoples throughout the world, you've probably heard stories about people with dark skin yet with very light, blond hair. It's unusual in most countries but apparently does indeed exist, and for very logical reasons. Here's...

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White Women Trying to Be Black. Really?

Here's a video, essentially testing out our new format and video use while giving you something that might be engaging or interesting (hopefully not depressing), on the topic of white women wanting to be black. Let us know your thoughts on this video and if you want...

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Islam & British Values

Is Islam compatible with traditional British values and cultural mores? Who am I to say, not being either, but it's certainly an interesting discussion if such can be had in a reasoned, intellectual manner. Can it? Well, watch the accompanying video and let us know...

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Same Race Employment Discrimination

What can you do if you're being discriminated against because you're the same race (or for that matter, ethnicity) as the person doing the hiring? As anyone who has encountered discrimination can tell you, fighting back against institutionalized racism is no easy...

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What is up with “Divas and Cocktails?”

You know at a website called Interrace Today, we're down with the brown, cool with my Jewish brothers and sisters, and hip with all my Asian followers. We recently ran across a series on YouTube-land called "Divas and Cocktails," (two things you typically don't want...

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