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The researchers found that race and ethnic backgrounds influenced participants' acceptance of drunk behaviors directly.
Your March 29 editorial "Are you happy yet?" noted that the U.S. only ranks 14th on the world's happiness scale. And our mediocre place in the ranking can only worsen.
RANGOON - The Lisu National Development Party (LNDP) has released a statement dated April 21 accusing the Kachin Independence army (KIA) of killing Lisu people living in Kachin State and demanding the return of their bodies.
Both Kiir and Machar have notable supporters among the opposite ethnic groups, for this is largely a political struggle where loyalties change based on whose policies benefit someone's self-interests the most, notwithstanding their ethnicity. Since the ...
For decades, the restaurants along Delaware Avenue, Kenmore's main artery extending into the Town of Tonawanda, have shown what it takes to feed a village - and part of the town.
Historian and author Robin D.G. Kelley will speak to California State University, Northridge students, faculty and the community about Ethnic Studies' origins, at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 1, in the University Student Union's Lake View Terrace Room. Kelley ...
The second companion report also examined patient experience measures for men and women, but broke the data down further into ethnicity: Whites, blacks, Hispanics and Asians or Pacific Islanders. Looking at eight patient experiences measures, the study ...
Dozens of protesters broke into Macedonia's parliament building in Skopje on Thursday, injuring 77 people after lawmakers elected an ethnic Albanian as speaker. The crowd of protesters, many whom were masked, stormed the parliament building, ...
And yet research shows that Ethnicity, gender and income still strongly affect participation and preferences. Olympic Team GB cycling coach David Brailsford has described how "breaking down the barriers to wider participation from black and ethnic ...
Local students worked in 2014 to bring an Ethnic Studies program to Portland public schools. Now that work has begun at the state level and the author is pushing for a house bill that would require that curriculum in all Oregon schools.
Back then, the central valley of this lush land was ruled by one ethnic Burman kingdom, which occasionally warred with the separate ethnic hill kingdoms - the Shan, Karen, Chin, Kachin, and Karenni - that surrounded them. When the British conquered the ...
They are Islam's fastest growing ethnic group, but for Latinas living in the United States, converting from Catholicism isn't easy.
The Pashtoon Council of Punjab University has demanded the provincial government to provide protection to Pashtoons studying in the university against what it termed the "hooliganism" of Islami Jamiat Taleba (IJT).
The project will chronicle the vast racial and ethnic changes in Georgia and both the tensions and the opportunities they present.
... specially our Popular Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, please feel the sorrow and grief of the Bangladeshi minorities. They are facing brutal atrocities and existential attacks in Bangladesh.
Roberts and other Supreme Court justices indicated support for a deported ethnic Serb immigrant over her bid to regain her U.S.
Moreover, India is a diversified and complex country with many ethnic and communal cleavages. To keep the social fabric cohesive in the face of so many cleavages which can always explode is an extremely difficult thing.
But now, for the first time, it became clear to me: I pastored people from all sorts of ethnic backgrounds, and in short time, I would be climbing into the pulpit to speak the word of the Lord.
"Therefore, we investigated the associations between the four diet quality indexes and colorectal cancer risk in the racially heterogeneous [Multiethnic Cohort Study] population and studied whether associations varied by race/ethnicity, sex, and ...
This article is part of the AJC's new RE: Race reporting project, which is dedicated to covering both the tensions and the opportunities created by racial and ethnic change in Atlanta and Georgia. Author Melton Bennett responded to a request to readers ...
Roberts and other Supreme Court justices indicated support for a deported ethnic Serb immigrant over her bid to regain her U.S.
On the agenda: a discussion and partial vote on the 2017-18 Local Control Accountability Plan; an update on Berkeley technology Academy; a presentation on the use of student data for stronger instruction; Berkeley High's Ethnic Studies curriculum ...
The safe from the office of the Shan Ethnic Affairs Minister in Mandalay Region has been stolen, according to the regional government office.
Harvard University just launched a new specialization in its History and literature departments: Ethnic Studies. Last week's announcement of the specialization came after months of changes to the department and student-led initiatives advocating for ...
(Civil.Ge) - Sokhumi authorities began issuing residence permits to ethnic Georgians of Abkhazia, following a four-year-long uncertainly over the legal status of residents of Gali District, the region's predominantly ethnic Georgian-populated area ...
I recently spent two weeks photographing the ethnic minorities of northern Vietnam. I had been to Sapa, Vietnam a few years ago.
You might assume from my name that I have some Irish blood in me. Correct. But let me tell you the rest of the story. What you probably wouldn't guess, either from my name or my looks, is that I am of 25 percent Spanish - what some might term Hispanic ...
College completion rates vary widely along racial and ethnic lines, with black and Hispanic students earning credentials at a much lower rate than white and Asian students do, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Student ...
In contrast to Ujamaa or Zapata, where students are surrounded by upperclassmen of one particular ethnicity, Brian found that diverse, all freshman residences were crucial in helping first-year students transition to college.
"The annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival is a beacon both nationally and internationally for inspiring cross-cultural experiences by local artists sustaining the world's artist legacy," explains the Festival's Executive Director Julie Mushet ...
He accused Jewish landlords of "ethnic cleansing" and causing the city's problems. The video was released as part of Lopez-Pierre's campaign to head the 7th Council District in Upper Manhattan, which includes the Upper West Side, Morningside Heights ...
UK companies risk reducing the issue of diversity to a mere footnote of other priorities, even though it's a key driver of productivity and competitiveness, ...
Committed to grant ST status of six ethnic communities in Assam: CM Sarbananda Sonowal. The leaders of the six ethnic communities apprised the Chief Minister about the outcome of the tripartite talks on granting ST status with Union Minister of State ...
criminals are phoning families in Cambridgeshire to check their Ethnicity to plunder their homes for "Asian gold". The alert has gone up after a home in St Ives was targeted and homes in Cambridge have previously been raided for gold, as the News reported.
Sokhumi authorities began issuing residence permits to ethnic Georgians of Abkhazia, following a four-year-long uncertainly over the legal status of residents of Gali District, the region's predominantly ethnic Georgian-populated area. According to the ...
Yangon: Myanmar will hold peace talks next month aimed at ending decades-long ethnic wars that have intensified since Aung San Suu Kyi's party took power a year ago, it was announced on Tuesday (Apr 25).
President Trump delivering a video message to the delegates of the World Jewish Congress Plenary Assembly in New York on Sunday. Credit Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters.
Scavengers yesterday went on rampage at Ijegun area of Lagos over an alleged killing of two of their members by suspected members of the Oodua People's Congress (OPC).
"Cardiovascular outcomes vary greatly by racial and ethnic groups in this country. Some have better outcomes than the general population, while others have poorer outcomes," said Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD, a professor of medicine/cardiology at the David ...
Could it be that Amherst had his hands tied in London by a policy of ethnic cleansing of the Acadians, whereby, once the Acadians were gone, it would be easier to carry out the genocide of the First Nations?
For some of us who have known Fancy for years now, the win was both an affirmation of Fancy's talent at the national level and an affirmation of ethnic identities that have been largely marginalized in mainstream (read: Southern Ghanaian) media ...
Compared with other racial and ethnic groups in the United States, blacks have higher blood pressure levels and rates of hypertension, which in turn are associated with higher rates of stroke, heart failure, and end-stage renal disease.
It eventually involved 12 council and health board areas across the west of Scotland and finally came to an end in February 2015. Both probes centred on ethnic minority men targeting youngsters in and around Glasgow, especially in care homes in the ...
Abdul Faisal receiving the Brian Slevin Trophy for best all-round inspector at the police college passing-out parade on April 22, 2017.
With its colonial architecture and neat parks, Jakarta's Menteng district has long been the leafy redoubt of the country's powerful.
Excess mortality in this population has been linked to natural and unnatural causes, although it is unclear whether mortality rates vary by ethnicity. As ethnic minorities already experience excess mortality from natural causes like diabetes and ...
A paper proposed by the Wa and approved by the leaders of ethnic armed groups at the fourth ethnic summit will be sent immediately to the government, Brigadier-General Tar Phone Kyaw, general secretary of the Ta'ang National Liberation army (TNLA), ...
The survey of 850 gay men for gay men's health magazine FS found that 75% of black gay men, 81% of South East and East Asian gay men, 86% of South Asian gay men and 78% of mixed ethnicity gay men have experienced racism first-hand on the gay ...
A century ago, the territories that are now Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia were extremely mixed ethnically, but as a result of a combination of conflicts and government policies, the three countries are far more ethnically monolithic than they were ...


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