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Race and racism in Honduran soccer and society Username June 19 at 12:21 PM The Honduran national team, here posing before its World Cup match against France, has always featured many players of African descent. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images) We continue
The word eugenics means "a science that deals with the improvement (as by control of human mating) of hereditary qualities of a race or breed." (Webster's Dictionary) The word is a glorified term for population control.
New York Around 20 to 30 percent of the Latin America and Caribbean population is of African descent. Even though citizens of African ancestry comprise more than half of the population in countries like Brazil, throughout the region they still face
Given that it is awards season, the spotlight is on the Oscars. Best picture nominated, 12 Years a Slave , created a large amount of buzz from movie goers and critics alike with its framing of capitalism, its director's lens on slavery, and the long
Leading men Ejiofor ( 12 Years a Slave ) and Elba ( Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom ) have each been nominated for two awards. Best actor in the coveted motion picture category and best actor for small screen roles. Hollywood newcomer Nyong'o got a
42 Panama City: Despite a decade of economic growth across most of Latin America, people of African descent throughout the region still face discrimination and earn less, a UN agency has said. "Across Latin America there is widespread
The United Nations Working Group* of Experts on People of African Descent will undertake its first visit Brazil from 3 to 13 December 2013 to examine a wide range of issues concerning the human rights of people of African descent in the country.
EDT Source Newsroom: Newswise A study led by Robert N. Weinreb, chairman and Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has received a $6.4 million, 5-year grant from the National Eye
My take on the movie the Butler. Have you seen it? If not, I hope what I say will not spoil it for you. And I do recommend its viewing. Right at the beginning a family is in the field picking cotton during the time our people were in this
Twenty-four-year-old Antonio Oliveira was born into a poor, mixed race family in the state of Maranhao in north-east Brazil. As a teenager he had to balance his time between school and helping his parents harvest vegetables to sell at a farmer's