Big Brother Spying on NYC Muslims {Colorlines.com}

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Big Brother Spying on NYC Muslims We now know that the NYPD’s once secret program that for years spied on Muslims, striking a justified fear into the community’s core, never gleaned a single lead or terrorism-related investigation. In court testimony released last week the police official who oversees the controversial Demographics Unit admitted that the massive operation to […]

Romney’s Campaign Wedge: Drawing Race & Class Lines {Colorlines.com}

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Romney’s Campaign Wedge: Drawing Race & Class Lines The issue of taxes is the Republican Party’s dog whistle on race. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan—engaged in a nail-biting political fight—have resorted to blowing it loudly and unashamedly. Combined with their new drumbeat on welfare—which amplifies race-signaling on taxes—their approach could work. No doubt Romney will […]

WATCH: The Importance of the Latino Vote in 2012 {NBC Latino}

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Syndicated from BiculturalMom.com NBC Latino’s Sandra Lilley discusses importance of the Latino vote in 2012 Really interesting video here and I think this is a must-watch if you want to understand the “Latino Vote“.  Basically, the conversation breaks down the reason why Latinos who may hold more Republican values, might not be comfortable voting for the […]

Redistricting Halted in Texas {BiculturalMom.com}

Syndicated from BiculturalMom.com Redistricting Halted in Texas Go ahead, tell me racism doesn’t exist. Tell me that it doesn’t play a role in the election process. Fellow Texans, can you believe this?  I know you’ve been watching it for a while and feeling helpless to stop what seemed like an unchecked redlining of political sectors in […]

Add Your Site to Our Multicultural Bloggers Directory!

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Add Your Site to Our Multicultural Bloggers Directory! It’s been a while since we’ve talked about our multicultural bloggers directory, but we want to share it with you again, now that we’ve redesigned and styled it! The Multicultural Familia Directory is a catalog of multicultural blogs and businesses in the online community.  There are mixed […]

Where Are All The South Asian Mom Bloggers {Masala Mommas}

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Where Are All The South Asian Mom Bloggers Today it was shared in our Facebook group that Masala Mommas is looking for South Asian mom bloggers to highlight on their website. In a post titled Where Are All the South Asian Mom Bloggers? that was also recently highlighted on BlogHer, Anjum quotes several South Asian mom bloggers who open up […]

Proposition 37 – Don’t Support Companies Who Hide GMOs, Vote With Your Dollar

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Proposition 37 – Don’t Support Companies Who Hide GMOs, Vote With Your Dollar The food fight over California’s historic Proposition 37 ballot initiative, which would require labeling of food products that contain GMO ingredients, is heating up, now that an influx of nearly $25 million in funding has been raised to oppose the measure. Twenty-five million. Compare that […]

Biracial Stories: She’s the Mom, Not the Nanny

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Biracial Stories: She’s the Mom, Not the Nanny A funny thing happened on the way to the Starbucks a couple of weeks ago.  How could a woman, the mother of a five-month-old baby, be mistaken for that child’s nanny? It’s a colorful tale. Several months ago, when my wife was pregnant, I was concerned by the comment an […]

The Truth About Pregnancy After Rape {CNN}

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Shauna R. Prewitt is a lawyer in Chicago. She is the author of “Giving Birth to a ‘Rapist’s Child’: A Discussion and Analysis of the Limited Legal Protections Afforded to Women Who Become Mothers Through Rape,” written for the Georgetown Law Journal. The Truth About Pregnancy After Rape {CNN} Chicago, Illinois (CNN) — When I was in […]

Study Shows Minorities Less Likely to Win Grants, Scholarships {Freakonomics}

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Study Shows Minorities Less Likely to Win Grants, Scholarships A short paper recently released by Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of Fastweb.com and FinAid.org, is shaking up the discussion of race and financial aid — specifically, Kantrowitz writes that white students are disproportionately more likely to receive financial aid than their minority counterparts. Kantrowitz’s intro reads as […]