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POLL: BLACK VS. WHITE ATTITUDES
August 19, 2011
- A new Gallup poll just released shows Black and White Americans have starkly different views on the appropriate role of government in dealing with civil rights in this country. A majority of Blacks (59%) say that the government should play a major role in improving the social and economic position of Blacks, while 19% of Whites agree. A little over half of Blacks (52%) say that new civil rights laws are needed in this country, while 15% of Whites agree. ...
Religious Blacks And Their Political Attitudes
July 01, 2011
Very religious white Americans are more than twice as likely to identify with or lean toward the Republican Party, while nonreligious whites are significantly more likely to identify with the Democratic Party. This relationship between religion and partisanship is also evident to a lesser degree among Asians and Hispanics, but does not occur among blacks, who are strongly likely to identify themselves as Democrats ...
Black Attitudes Toward Homosexuality
October 12, 2010
Minority Status And National Attitude
August 12, 2010
Mormon Church Under Fire For Immigration Attitude
July 20, 2010
“I get the sense that there are wheels in motion,” said Isabel Rojas, program director at the Utah immigrant advocacy group Comunidades Unidas and a member ...
Race Affects Attitude For Caregivers
July 19, 2010
These results bring into sharper focus some distinct social and cultural responses to the bereavement process, and help increase our understanding of the emotional costs of Alzheimer's. This understanding can help to inform and improve culturally competent resources to help caregivers not only throughout all ...
Economy Changes Hispanic's Attitude On
May 13, 2010
"Hispanics are facing a paradigm shift," said Juan R. Job, corporate vice president and Hispanic Market manager for New York Life Insurance Company. "This growing segment of the population is re-thinking the way they view financial protection and what it means to be financially prepared. Certainly the financial crisis ...
Survey Finds That Racial Attitudes Influence The Tea Party Movement In Battleground States
April 13, 2010
Attitudes About Breastfeeding Explains Disparities Among Black Women
March 25, 2010
African-Americans' Attitudes About Lung Cancer May Hinder Prevention
February 22, 2010
Cheating, Sex And Diversity: Teen Attitudes Change From 20 Years Ago
December 03, 2009
"These young people strongly value diversity, acceptance and civic involvement, and almost across the board they're more committed to these values than were ...
Study shows how differing Asian cultures, attitudes impact cancer screening rates
October 30, 2009
Study Highlights Differences in Work Attitudes Between Whites and Minorities
October 06, 2009
Many Doctors Shown to Have Subconscious Racial Attitudes
August 21, 2009
A new U.S. study has found that doctors, like the majority of people who responded, prefer whites to blacks subconsciously, which potentially can affect their ...
Demographics and ethnic factors play a role in attitudes toward physical activity
July 06, 2009
Hispanic parents did not value strenuous household chores for children of either sex. Families with more children valued chores more, and families with more education ...
Study Shows Disconnect Between African Americans' Attitudes and Actions When It Comes to Personal Financial Planning
February 27, 2009
Despite Bleak Jobs Market Minorities Still Optimistic
September 08, 2011
- Findings from the Blair-Rockefeller Poll challenge long-held assumptions about the impact of the economy on political attitudes and voting behaviors, according to a new report released today by political scientist Todd Shields. The report, “The Economy Across Race and Region: Unemployment Fails to Dampen Positive Outlook Among African Americans ...
Researcher: Residential Segregation Declines In U.S. Cities
September 01, 2011
According to University of Michigan research the ideal of equal housing opportunities is closer to becoming a reality in most major U.S. metro areas, "While black-white segregation remains high in many places, there are reasons to be optimistic that 'apartheid' no longer aptly describes much of urban America," said Reynolds Farley, an investigator at the U-M Institute for Social Research (ISR) who studies racial segregation in the United States. ...
Study: Doctors May 'Learn" Bias In Med School
September 06, 2011
New Johns Hopkins research shows that medical students -- just like the general American population -- may have unconscious if not overt preferences for white people, but this innate bias does not appear to translate into different or lesser health care of other races. The research findings, to be published tomorrow in the Journal ...
Study: Minority Kids Feel Stigma In Elementary Grades
August 31, 2011
According to a study published today in Child Development magazine, US Children belonging to ethnic minorities feel socially stigmatized as early as primary school, and may suffer greater anxiety about their academic performance. Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, and New York University found that students ...
Al Gore Compares Climate Change Skeptics To Racists
August 30, 2011
In an interview with FearLess Revolution founder, Alex Bogusky, former U.S. vice President Al Gore compared the debate over climate change to the Civil Rights movement in the US in the 1960s. This comparison has sparked negative reaction from members of the black leadership network, Project 21. The group condemned Gore’s attempt to "injected race into the debate over emissions regulations by comparing those ...
Hispanic Media Holds Its Ground Against The Mainstream
August 29, 2011
A Pew Research Center’s study released today reveals Spanish-language media remains important to the nation’s growing and changing Hispanic population. The report, Project for Excellence in Journalism, shows in the last year, this media sector tended to fare better overall than the mainstream English-language media Hispanic newspapers overall lost circulation in 2010, but not nearly to the extent of the English-language ...
Does The Tea Party Have A Problem With Immigrants?
August 22, 2011
American voters sympathetic to the Tea Party movement reflect four primary cultural and political beliefs more than other voters do: authoritarianism, libertarianism, fear of change, and negative attitudes toward immigrants and immigration, according to new research to be presented today at the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. “Our findings show that the Tea Party movement ...
Money Woes Drive Black Smoker Rates Down
August 22, 2011
A new report in the American Journal of Public Health suggests that increasing cigarette prices combined with other social and economic factors appear to be behind the steep decline in smoking rates among Black youth that occurred between 1970s and the mid-1990s. The report argues that racial differences in parental attitudes, ...
Chicago Ordered To Hire 111 Black Firefighters
August 18, 2011
The City of Chicago has been ordered to hire 111 Black men and to compensate 6,000 others who were passed over for employment due to discriminatory testing practices. The city must hire 111 bypassed black firefighters by March 2012 and pay at least $30 million in damages Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously agreed that black candidates did not wait too long before filing the lawsuit A federal appeals court affirmed that ruling in May and remanded the case back to the trial court to implement ...
Poll: American Dream Failing Minorities
August 15, 2011
Applied Research Center, a think tank on racial justice, today released a 40-page study on the racial attitudes of young people, whom many pollsters and commentators have labeled as "post-racial." “Contrary to widespread labeling of the millennial generation (born post-1980, ages 18-30) as 'post-racial,' young people ...
Ethnic Californians Are State's Environmental Champions
August 08, 2011
A new Public Policy Institute of California survey reveals a majority of Californians want to move forward with environmental regulation, despite a tough economy, with the strongest support coming from minorities and those with the highest joblessness rates. “People of color are the strongest environmentalists in California,” said Roger Kim ...
Latinos To Obama: "Yes, You Can"
August 04, 2011
In anticipation of the meeting with President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, the Obama Administration announced policy changes earlier this week designed to facilitate foreign entrepreneurs’ entry and permanent residency ...
Cherokee Nation Election Drags On
July 19, 2011
Tribal members and the candidates themselves were growing increasingly frustrated with the drawn-out Cherokee election process, as the tribe's Supreme Court prepared to continue hearing arguments Tuesday in Chad Smith's appeal. Local sources report the appeal, filed July 5, requests that the court either order ...
Study Predicts Latino Population Surge In CA
July 05, 2011
Latinos and Asians are driving population growth in Silicon Valley and in the state of California, but a study shows that by 2040 Latinos will make up the largest population group in the San Mateo and Santa Clara regions. Former San Jose mayor Ron Gonzales discussed this and other information about the Latino population ...
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