Archive | Ethnic Studies

15 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Scary New World? Minority to Become Majority in 2040s

An older and more diverse nation by mid-century – Report released by the Census Bureau What predictions can we make from a majority-ethnic minority population in the future? More liberal politics? Increase tolerance of difference? An end to white privilege, institutionalized discrimination and racism? IT tells us nothing. Women are the majority-minority and yet that […]

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03 July 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Assimilation makes you fat and other facts – Reject "Assimilation" Part 2

In the study, researchers examined information on more than 13,000 New Yorkers from all five of the city’s boroughs, who voluntarily had their height and weight measured. The data, collected at community-based health centers and hospitals between January 2000 and December 2002, was used to calculate each person’s BMI. For Hispanics, whether the neighborhood is […]

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02 July 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Immigration Buzzword – Reject "Assimilation"

+++++I hail from the Fiji Islands; My favorite food is Chinese; I root for Italy and Juventus when it comes to football; I am disappointed when India loses a major cricket tournament; I love Pakistani music with Jal as my most favorite band; L-word star Jennifer Beals is my idol while I think Indian soapstar […]

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