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It's OK to use the word 'racist' or 'racism' if it fits

The Associated Press Stylebook on Friday offered new, updated guidance to media organizations over the use of the words, "racist" or "racism." The media has too often used euphemisms to distance itself from the terms that truly fit the situation.

Muslims in Australian city challenge hateful stereotypes

Hobart - Members of an Islamic group in the Australian city of Hobart, Tasmania, have delivered pamphlets to counter hateful stereotypes.

DNA shows Viking women also colonized new lands

A new genetic study conducted by researchers with the University of Oslo has revealed that a significant number of Viking women sailed with their husbands on voyages of conquest. The study contradicts the stereotypes we have often held about Norsemen.

Is Macklemore an Anti-semite?

Macklemore recently sported a costume that has some wondering if he is anti-Semitic. The rapper is known for his open-mindedness, but is he really as open-minded as people think he is?

Fashion Beyonce appears in ‘blackface’ for French magazine

A disturbing new trend in fashion that brings back the early days of vaudeville and clandestine racial hatred has reemerged in the chic trend for models in “blackface”.

Op-Ed: Political Humor in the Obama Era

As the new President Barack Obama settles into the White House, popular culture will probably find itself walking a fine line stringing genuine political humor between potentially awkward stereotypes.

Op/Ed Stereotypes: Myth, Prejudice or Reality?

We all hate stereotypes right? No one wants to be put in a box and labeled. But are there some truths to stereotypes or are they a myth?

The Young and the Worthless?

Blame the youth: That’s the mantra of today. But should older generations really attack an era who just wants to have fun? Digital Journal looks at why the kids are alright, after all.

Parties Mocking Blacks Spark Outrage

From Connecticut to Colorado, "gangsta" theme parties thrown by whites are drawing the ire of college officials and heated complaints from black and white students who say the antics conjure the worst racial stereotypes.
 

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