Innine Asian Americans working in theater were tired of being relegated to roles like villain or cab driver and fed up with the regular indignity of white actors playing Asian roles. But times have changed. The success of other theater artists of color — think Tarell Alvin McCraneyLynn NottageDominique MorisseauBranden Jacobs-JenkinsKaren Zacarias — highlights a seismic shift in the broader culture, which is embracing questions of identity and challenging longstanding power structures, in front of the audience and behind the scenes.
Dreyfuss said he wanted NPR to be "a reflection of the America I live in," which, of course, is part of public radio's mission. Dreyfuss's demand has been a running one for decades among some racial and ethnic minority advocates and listeners. Discrimination lawsuits, messy firings and various diversity attempts helped fuel the attention.
A new Pew Research Center report finds deep divides between white and black adults — and between Republicans and Democrats — in views about race relations and racial inequality in the United States. Blacks are particularly gloomy: About seven-in-ten say race relations are bad, and half say it is unlikely that black people will eventually have equal rights with whites. Here are other key findings from the survey, which was conducted in English and Spanish among 6, adults, Jan.
Both major parties have largely failed to court this faith community. But Democrats need to step up their outreach or they will miss out on an important group of possible supporters. W hite evangelicals have been in the media spotlight since they helped Donald Trump secure the presidency nearly two years ago.
A self-described science geek who has dreamed of becoming a doctor for as long as he can remember, Hardy studied hard, did well in school, was accepted into the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and declared a challenging interdisciplinary major of biochemistry and molecular biology. The Meyerhoff Scholars and the Duke Summer Research Opportunity Program, or SROP, are among a handful of attempts to help more students like Hardy go to graduate school, focusing on those from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are not well represented there. But getting into those programs is a long shot.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Censusdefined by the federal Office of Management and Budget OMB and the United States Census Bureauare self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin the only categories for ethnicity. The racial categories represent a social-political construct for the race or races that respondents consider themselves to be and, "generally reflect a social definition of race recognized in this country. Race and ethnicity are considered separate and distinct identities, with Hispanic or Latino origin asked as a separate question.
I teach courses at Swarthmore College that challenge students to think critically about their own academic success. At the beginning of the semester, most students believe their hard work and intellect got them where they are. As the semester goes on, many students come to realize that their academic achievement is as much a product of structural conditions that worked in their favor as it is their hard work and merit.
Edward Schumacher-Matos. Dreyfuss said he wanted NPR to be "a reflection of the America I live in," which, of course, is part of public radio's mission. Dreyfuss's demand has been a running one for decades among some racial and ethnic minority advocates and listeners. Discrimination lawsuits, messy firings and various diversity attempts helped fuel the attention.
By Rakesh Kochhar and Anthony Cilluffo. The charts below show the distributions of white, black, Hispanic and Asian adults in the U. The first set of charts shows the income distribution for a given group, such as Hispanics, in these two years.