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  1. first person

    Posted Aug 07th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... leader felt sorry for me. I opened the jazz club for culture, for the music. When you are from the 1970s, you tend to do things not just for money or for your own interests. We opened in March ... a political and cultural middle class. Basically, you cannot find a political party to represent the middle class. I feel that the middle class culture doesn't have room to grow in Hong Kong. ...

  2. How to be Black

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan How to be Black by Baratunde Thurston Harper Audio (audiobook) Black History Month may be over this year, but for Baratunde Thurston that's no reason to stop celebrating blackness. He warns that his self-help book, How to be Black, wil ...

  3. An unfashionable black-white dilemma

    Posted Feb 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... in the West Indies. Despite being black, and supposed to be in slavery at the time, the African-American assumes the persona of a free white man and plots to exploit the natives with an English ... also makes the show less accessible. The idea that a black man has to be white to rule also appears dated, especially since the US now has an African-American for a president. But this show ...

  4. Under her skin

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Ben Naparstek

    ... reclaim the African-American experience from white history. Even though critics sometimes find her prose abstruse, they sell in the millions. When Beloved was passed over for the National Book Award, several African-American writers issued a statement of protest and it subsequently won the Pulitzer Prize. Now 78, and with her ninth novel A Mercy published in paperback, Morrison is keen ...

  5. Reaction to black talent star shows gulf in cultural sensitivities

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... to an African-American one. This type of racial stigma is linked to a broader social bias. It is not unusual for a guy from an inland city who dates a girl from Beijing or Shanghai to become the target of envy ... to find good jobs and earn more money, not as an instrument to better understand other cultures. Racial discrimination remains selective- stereotypes based on nationality, wealth and social status ...

  6. Chance for a new start we all should embrace

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... before has that happened. There is good reason for the euphoria. Mr Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their two young daughters are the first African-American family to occupy the White House. ... the most powerful person in the world. There is no certainty that Mr Obama will be a great president. Global hostilities, racial, cultural and religious divisions and economic problems will not end ...

  7. Forty years on, King's speech is still relevant

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... free, 'the Negro is still not free'. In the country's southern states, schools remained segregated, buses had seats designated for whites and for blacks, and African-Americans ... been acclaimed as one of the greatest historic speeches is that King's message transcends culture, time and geography. We need not go beyond our shores to find acts of discrimination ...

  8. Black and successful amid the poverty

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... and ethnicity, Asians are at the top of the index. They live an average eight years longer than whites and more than 13 years longer than African-Americans. African-Americans have a lifespan shorter than ... health index. But note, African-American men live lives 20 years shorter than Asian women. Because the poorer groups drag the average down so significantly, US health care, although spending more ...

  9. John Yau

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Like, all women have been treated this way, all African-Americans have been treated this way, all Asians have been treated this way and then somebody has to feel guilty, right? 'Generally ... has no time for 'victim culture'. 'One of the issues I think in America is that everybody represents themselves as a victim. And I think, in a way, nothing gets done because ...

  10. Fair grounds

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... movement, affirmative action has increased the numbers of African American and Latino students across almost all US campuses, while, some studies show, directly hindering the chances of white ... of African Americans and Latinos will have got a place not based on race, because by then affirmative action will have levelled the playing field. But we're not there yet. Until then, I'm ...




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