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Dec 06 2012
DeMint resigns from Senate to run Heritage Foundation
Sen. Jim DeMint said Thursday hell resign from the Senate to go run the Heritage Foundation, the powerhouse conservative think tank that dominates Republican policy circles. “Its been an honor to serve the people of South Carolina in United States Senate for the past eight years, but now its time for me to pass the torch to someone else and take on a new role in the fight for Americas futureWashington Times
Aug 13 2021
U.S. Is Becoming More Urban and More Ethnically Diverse, Says Census Bureau
"U.S. population is much more multiracial and more diverse than what we measured in the past," said Nicholas Jones, the Census Bureau's director of race and ethnicity research, in a press release today.
According to last year's census data, whites remain the country's largest racial or ethnic group. About 204.3 million people described themselves as white without also identifying withReason
Dec 06 2014
U.S. to Continue Racial, Ethnic Profiling in Border Policy
The Obama administration will soon issue new rules curtailing the use of profiling, but federal agents will still be allowed to consider race and ethnicity when stopping people at airports, border crossings and immigration checkpoints, according to several government officials.
The new policy has been in the works for years and will replace decade-old rules that banned racial profilingNew York Times (News)
Oct 04 2012
Eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in the US healthcare system.
The NAACP brings our national voice to assist in the eradication of these racial and ethnic disparities, with a focus not only on disease prevention, but on the social and environmental factors that affect health and wellness.NAACP
Sep 27 2019
Easing Race and Ethnicity Discussions Through Living Room Conversations
Editor's Note: A version of this post originally appeared on Upswell.org.
Let’s be honest. Talking about race and ethnicity can be uncomfortable. But would it be less uncomfortable in an environment where you feel more at ease, like say, your living room? That’s the premise of Living Room Conversations, a conversational model designed to revitalize civil discourse through conversationAllSides Staff
Feb 01 2022
Whoopi Doubles Down On Holocaust Remarks — Despite Apology: ‘They Had Issues With Ethnicity, Not With Race’
Whoopi Goldberg stirred the pot for a second time during an interview that aired Monday night on ‘The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert, doubling down on her earlier claims that the Holocaust was “not about race” despite apologizing for them earlier.
“I feel, being black, when we talk about race it’s a very different thing to me,” Goldberg told Colbert. “So I said I thought the HolocaustThe Daily Wire
Mar 05 2023
Rita Bellew: TikTok Video of ‘Pizza Shop Karen’ Results in Charges
Rita Bellew is a 55-year-old Pennsylvania woman who is accused of causing a racist disturbance at Amy’s Family Pizzeria in Hatboro, according to the Borough of Hatboro. According to a press release from the Borough of Hatboro, Bellew has since been charged with ethnic intimidation and harassment. The video was first posted on TikTok by user @kellyflores765. The video went viral. According toHeavy.com
Oct 01 2021
Harris' office does damage control over student’s Israel 'ethnic genocide' comment
Vice President Kamala Harris’ office is working behind the scenes to mend relationships with pro-Israel Democrats after not pushing back on a student who, in asking her a question, accused Israel of “ethnic genocide.”
On Thursday, Harris' senior staff contacted the influential Democratic Majority for Israel to clean up remarks she made Wednesday at George Mason University where HarrisPolitico
Apr 03 2021
STEM Jobs See Uneven Progress in Increasing Gender, Racial and Ethnic Diversity
Black and Hispanic workers remain underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce compared with their share of all workers, including in computing jobs, which have seen considerable growth in recent years.
The representation of women varies widely across STEM occupations. Women make up a large majority of all workers in health-related jobs, but remainPew Research Center
May 26 2020
Did Nikki Haley Say the Confederate Flag Represented ‘Service, Sacrifice, and Heritage’?
On Sunday, journalist Soledad O'Brien claimed former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley described the Confederate flag as representing “service, sacrifice and heritage.”
The quote in question comes from a 2019 interview Haley did with Glenn Beck. And Haley did say those words. While discussing the 2015 shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal ChurchThe Dispatch