(pdf) Chris Gottlieb writes in the "Baltimore Law Review" about judging parents.
The article discusses instances of racism and classicism in the family court systems.
An adaptation of the "Baltimore Review" article appears in the New York Times. [more inside]
The New York Times online's Room for Debate blog tackles the issue of race in China
. [more inside]
The 'Acting White' Myth.
When smart black kids try hard and do well, they are picked on by their less successful peers for 'acting white.' But it isn't true.
DNA used to ascertain race of unidentified serial killer.
Florida company DNAPrint Genomics claims their test can identify the race (ie, African, Caucasian, East Asian or American Indian) of a person from their DNA. CEO Tony Frudakis says
that "of over 2,200 blind samples tested, the test is yet to get one wrong."
Claims based on early census data that "non-hispanic whites" are becoming a minority in many regions of the United States are very devisive and inaccurate, this nytimes op-ed by Orlando Patterson claims
. "The misleading reports of white proportional decline are likely not only to sustain the racist fears of white supremacist groups but also to affect the views of ordinary white, nonextremist Americans."