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Interracial marriage still rising, but not as fast

Interracial marriage still rising, but not as fast

Melting pot or racial divide? The growth of interracial marriages is slowing among U.S.-born Hispanics and Asians. Still, blacks are substantially more likely than before to marry whites.

 

US wealth gap grows between races

US wealth gap grows between races

A new study suggests the wealth gap between white and black people in the US increased fourfold in 23 years.

 

The History of White People - By Nell Irvin Painter

The History of White People - By Nell Irvin Painter

Nell Irvin Painter’s title, “The History of White People,” is a provocation in several ways: it’s monumental in sweep, and its absurd grandiosity should call to mind the fact that writing a “History of Black People” might seem perfectly reasonable to white people. But the title is literally accurate, because the book traces characterizations of the lighter-skinned people we call white today, starting with the ancient Scythians. For those who have not yet registered how much these characterizations have changed, let me assure you that sensory observation was not the basis of racial nomenclature.

 

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