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1 hr ago | Scientific American
Global figures on diversity in the science and engineering workforce are hard to come by, but what we know is not flattering The number of people engaged in scientific research has been rising strongly. China reports a tripling of researchers between 1995 and 2008, with substantial growth currently; South Korea doubled the number of researchers between 1995 and 2006 and continues its upward swing.
5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
"One thing that's happening in our culture is we're not keeping our stories and passing them on, and that's sad," said Lisa Wingate. Wingate, a resident of the Texas Hill Country, was featured at an Aug. 29 fund-raising luncheon for the Christian Performing Arts Center Marcia Hall, founder and director of CPAC, said about 70 children, ages 5 to 16, participate in vocal, acting and dance training at the center.
7 hrs ago | Weekend Balita
All roads will lead to Pioneer Blvd. between 183rd and 188th streets in Artesia, California on Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to a historic 2014 International Street Fair, Diversity Festival and Expo where products and merchandise from different cultures will be showcased. This was announced by Felix B. Lopez, president of Filipino-American Chamber of Commerce and Eddie C. Ferrer, president of Pangasinan Brotherhood-USA in collaboration with the City of Artesia, Artesia Chamber of Commerce and Coalition of Associations of South East Corridor .
11 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle
Intelligently and nonchalantly phrased by my aunt just as we were about to head out to dinner, it's a wonder how one passing statement made a magnificent impression on me. Maybe it boggled me that in a world that takes pride in a postmodern state of mind, advanced technology and clothes that fall out of season within a month, it seems that humanity has not had a software upgrade in matters pertaining to race and respect.
The Saratoga Springs Police Department broke its silence Monday with a prepared statement from its chief regarding the controversial shooting death of Darrien Hunt. "The city of Saratoga Springs and the Saratoga Springs Police Department understand the desire on the part of the media, the family and the public for more information about what occurred," Chief Andy Burton said in his prepared statement .
Yesterday we brought up the story of actress Daniele Watts who was briefly handcuffed by police when she refused to show her ID during questioning. That generated a lot of discussion among our readers but there are updates which bring a little more clarity to the story.
What has gone wrong in Rotherham, and what is wrong with its Pakistani community, are questions much asked in recent weeks: How could this small, run-down town in northern England have been the center of sexual abuse of children on such an epic and horrifying scale? According to the official report published in August, there were an estimated 1,400 victims. And they were, in the main, poor and vulnerable white girls, while the great majority of perpetrators were men, mainly young men, from the town's Pakistani community.
U.S. Census figures show that Maine is one of the least diverse states in the country estimating that 95.3 percent of Maine's population is white. According to Reza Jalali, coordinator at the office of multicultural student affairs, Portland is slowly becoming more diverse, but that there's still a lot of room for improvement in the city and at USM.
The new ABC comedy “black-ish” partially came out of a conversation Anthony Anderson had with his son a couple of years ago. The actor-writer says that one day his then-12-year-old told him, “Dad, I don't feel black.” Taken aback, he let his son explain that his world was very different than the one in which Anderson grew up - “in the hood, in Compton.” “The existence that my son knows is nothing short of privilege, being in private school since the age of 4, and his surroundings in that environment is what he was referring to,” Anderson says.
Editor's note: Eric Liu is the founder of Citizen University and the author of several books, including "A Chinaman's Chance" and "The Gardens of Democracy." He was a White House speechwriter and policy adviser for President Bill Clinton.
The founder and former chief executive of a charter school in Fremont has been awarded $545,000 in damages by jurors who found that she had been fired in retaliation for complaining that she had been discriminated against. An Alameda County Superior Court jury ruled that board members at Families of Alameda for Multi-Cultural/Multi-Lingual Education Charter School, or FAME, created a hostile work environment for Maram Alaiwat, retaliated against her and breached the covenant of good faith and fair dealing by preventing her from doing her job.
Perhaps the most extraordinary aspect of the Scottish referendum is the fact that just two years ago very few people - including senior members of the Scottish National Party - believed that it would be a nail-bitingly close finish. The general assumption was that there would be a 60-40 split in support for remaining within the United Kingdom, followed by greater powers being offered to the Scottish Parliament to fend off the possibility of a series of increasingly divisive and probably downright nasty referendums.
The Benefits Street star said that her daughter and son, who are both mixed race, were subjected to online trolling because of their ethnicity White Dee , the star of Benefits Street and Celebrity Big Brother, has moved away from the home made famous by the Channel 4 documentary series after her children suffered racial abuse online. The TV personality, whose real name is Deirdre Kelly, has a 16-year-old daughter and a seven-year-old son, both of whom are mixed race.
Oma grew up in a creative, multi-cultural family in Queanbeyan, an area which was home to a variety of migrant groups and known for "footy and fighting". He began writing poetry from a young age, but kept it as a private passion until he got into hip hop in his teens.
Americans like to believe that our exceptional story was cooked up in the proverbial melting pot. And it's true that we've broadly taken strength from our diversity.
Actress Daniele Watts was "handcuffed and detained" by Los Angeles police officers Thursday. She and her husband explained from their Facebook pages that the incident started because the cops thought the interracial couple was a prostitute and John.
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, saying the United States is at war with ISIS, today expressed confidence in the Iraqi army to take on the militant Islamic group even though it has failed to do so effectively in the past. "There is now a new multi-ethnic government in Baghdad.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:23 pm
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