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Hearing skin color: The connections between language and race

What is race? What does it mean to be White, Black, Asian, Latina/o, or any other identifiable race? Most of us probably think of it as something marked on our bodies. It’s the pigment of our skin, the shape of

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Posted in Human migration, Ideology and social change, Language and race, Linguistic diversity, Prescriptivism and language prejudice

Crime and ethnicity in the media: Pickpocketing on a world stage

The Louvre (large museum in Paris, France, pictured below, home to many important works of art, for example, the Mona Lisa) closed today.  Hundreds of staff members walked out citing complaints about rampant crime in the museum that was targeting both visitors and

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Posted in Human migration, Media discourse and media bias

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