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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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Dutch Race Hate

Embed from Getty Images Nothing wrong with racist white people parading around proudly in blackface, right? What possibly could go wrong with that, couldn't possibly offend anyone, right? When we in the United States think of the Netherlands, we typically think of...

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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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Biased Computers

Anyone who's seen the Tom Cruise movie "Minority Report" is familiar with the premise:   Computers use programs to "predict" who will most likely become a threat to society or criminal. Of course, in the movie, the programs are flawed. And, apparently, so are they in...

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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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On anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in Europe

Could the Holocaust, or an event similar to it, occur again in modern times?   It's a question many have mocked, called "impossible," or refused to even acknowledge, yet surely the sociological and psychological factors that fueled the rise of antisemitism prior to...

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Are More Black Women Going Bald?

It looks as though more sistas are losing their hair, which really isn't a major surprise given the number of chemicals needed to "relax" hair that's already stressed-out and uptight (in many cases literally). Here's an article we found on the topic of black hair care...

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Miss Latina Universo Postponed

According to our friends over at the Latin Times, Ms. Latina Universo has been postponed until further notice. We at Interrace Today can't imagine why the program would be put on hold. Surely it could be produced as an alternative to "the Bacheloretette" or another...

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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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Sistergirl Devotional Reading

Carol Mackey, author of Sistergirl Devotionals Keeping Jesus in the Mix  is here giving a reading from her new book at a Harlem bookstore. Let us know what you think of Sister Carol, her stories and journey of Editor of Black Expressions Book Club to speaker/writer....

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South African’s Black Hair Business Booming

What's it like to visit Africa or the capital city of Johannesburg in South African? Looks like it's pretty modern and hip compared to the United States. And just like the United States, black hair is big business, with billions in revenue up for grabs to whomever is...

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How Racist Are You? The Event

If you have never heard of Jane Elliot, she's a tough-as-nails former teacher who gives unbelievably powerful talks and workshops on racism around the world. She deserves massive respect for the work she's been doing for decades upon decades. She's been on Oprah and...

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Watch “Dark Girls” Documentary

Gotta love YouTube. After watching the heart-breaking documentary "Dark Girls" about how prevalent self-defeating brain-washing is among black people and black women in particular, we found out it's offering on YouTube for free, and for watching wherever and whenever...

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Anti-Semitism Seen as “Pervasive”

You'd think after all the Holocaust movies, all the kids forced to read the "Diary of Anne Frank" (and rightfully so), Americans would know about the Holocaust, know that it must have occured to have video, textual and eye-witness verification. But apparently eating...

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Australian Program Explores Interracial Marriages

Having never visited Australia, I can't really speculate on what it's like there in terms of diversity and the openness of interracial dating and marriage. Certainly there must be some ethnic diversity there since you have aboriginal natives in the Outback who have...

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Guest Columns

Guest Columnist: Shakurah

Interracial Relationship Apprehension By Shakurah   I read an article recently in the Chicago Tribune online features section, from July 11, by Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz, that as much as the mass-consumption"media" tells us of the growing acceptance of interracial...

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Guest Columnist, Short Story: CeCe Monet

Blink By CeCe Monet   “Yeah Charlie, I’ll catch up with you guys at the bar later. I left one of my PS3 games in the break room. I’m gonna go get it real quick,” Evan said to a group of his coworkers before he ran back up the stairs. It was late on a Friday night and...

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Guest Columnist: CeCe Monet

AMBW So for those newbies to the term “AMBW,” it’s the acronym that stands for Asian Men and Black Women.  I myself am an African-American woman (though my family does have some mixed race ancestry, as is common in the United States), and I have dated men of various...

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Guest Columnist: Shakurah

Same-Race Dating is a Luxury By Shakurah I would like to offer a perspective that is not often discussed. Exclusive same-race, same-ethnicity, same-religion dating is a luxury. I have met many people during the course of my life of different races and ethnic...

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Guest Columnist: Marcia Alesan Dawkins

  It’s official. We’re a “miscegeNation.” The 2010 Census results are reminding us that multiracialism is not only our destiny but our reality. We’re seeing the rise of the most diverse cohort of youth in the nation’s history with a record low white population—the...

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Guest Colmnist: Marcia Alesan Dawkins

In 1958, a newly married couple, Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving were indicted on charges of violating Virginia's ban on interracial marriages. On January 6, 1959 they pleaded guilty to the charge and were sentenced to one year in jail. However, "the trial judge...

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Video

Sistergirl Devotional Reading

Carol Mackey, author of Sistergirl Devotionals Keeping Jesus in the Mix  is here giving a reading from her new book at a Harlem bookstore. Let us know what you think of Sister Carol, her stories and journey of Editor of Black Expressions Book Club to speaker/writer....

read more

How Racist Are You? The Event

If you have never heard of Jane Elliot, she's a tough-as-nails former teacher who gives unbelievably powerful talks and workshops on racism around the world. She deserves massive respect for the work she's been doing for decades upon decades. She's been on Oprah and...

read more

Watch “Dark Girls” Documentary

Gotta love YouTube. After watching the heart-breaking documentary "Dark Girls" about how prevalent self-defeating brain-washing is among black people and black women in particular, we found out it's offering on YouTube for free, and for watching wherever and whenever...

read more

Interracial Couple Arguing: Would You Intervene?

Check out the video below and let us know where you stand.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUXSU1xUXBM&feature=player_embedded         Related articles Interracial couples, are you tired of these questions? its the little things that he does that makes it all worth...

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