Study on NIH Grants: Racial gap found in US Science Funding.
Are you going to see the movie, The Help? Have you read the book? Here is interesting commentary about the movie and how Hollywood typically frames narratives of race relations: On Race and Hollywood – Video Library – The New York Times.
Did you know that “tar baby” is racially offensive? Have you ever heard the expression?
People’s reactions (in the comments) are interesting, and a few explain more about the etiology of “tar baby.” Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah…
Prescriptive anti-racism messages can backfire:
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