DEFINING RACE THROUGH LAW: ENFORCING THE SOCIAL NORMS OF POWER AND PRIVILEGE
- Latinos/as in the criminal and juvenile justice systems. Urbina, Martin // Critical Criminology;Apr2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p41
With few exceptions, prior explanations of racially disparate punishment have followed a dichotomous approach (i.e., African American versus Caucasian), due in part to the limitations of existing data. Researchers have either excluded Latino/a, defendants or treated them as a monolithic group....
- Are you a Mexican or an American first? Acuña, Rodolfo F. // La Prensa San Diego;6/27/2014, Vol. 38 Issue 26, p6
The article offers the author's insights on the racial xenophobia of Americans that resulted to a national inferiority complex and mentions his experiences on inequality and racial discrimination as a student, teacher, and a Mexcan.
- CREATIVITY MOVEMENT. Steiger, Brad; Steiger, Sherry // Conspiracies & Secret Societies;2006, p101
An encyclopedia entry for the "Creativity Movement" is presented. The movement is said to be a religion wherein members do not believe in God, heaven, hell, or eternal life. They also believe that if you are a member of the white race then you already have everything. Ben Klassen founded the...
- Resurrection Detroit. Hammonds, Richard // Michigan Citizen;6/30/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 34, pA6
A personal narrative is presented where the author presents his observation that whites are returning to Detroit, Michigan, which is predominantly Black and once abandoned by whites.
- Lingering Clouds of the Separate and Unequal Legacy. Mellander, Gustavo A. // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education;11/4/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p20
The article discusses racial inequality in the U.S. educational system that produces big differences in educational opportunities and outcomes. It references the Georgetown University report "Separate and Unequal: How Higher Education Reinforces the Intergenerational Reproduction of White Racial...
- What Makes You BLACK? // Ebony;Jan1983, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p115
The article discusses issues concerning the criteria for designating race in the U.S. According to experts, there is no generally accepted scientific definition of race and there is a problem with the inconsistency in the classification of people in the traditional racial groupings, Negroid,...
- THE DOOR TO LAW SCHOOL. Nussbaumer, John; Johnson, Chris // UMass Roundtable Symposium Law Journal;2011, Vol. 6, p1
The article discusses trends and issues about admission procedures of law schools in the U.S. The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) presents statistics gathered over a period of 10 years showing inequalities of law schools in their admission process. The article states that equal opportunity...
- NOTHING SACRED. Mulholland, Stephen // Finweek;9/17/2009, p68
The article offers the views of Mzwanele Manyi, director-general of labour, on the employment of black Caucasians in South Africa (SA). Manyi views that every activity in every society should be populated reflecting the racial composition of that society. He is considered on what he would do to...
- Caucasian. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p362
A definition of the medical term "caucasian" is presented. Caucasian pertains unscientifically to individuals of European or Northern African descent. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.