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‘There Is Still So Much Evil’: Growing Anti-Semitism Stuns American Jews

By | October 29th, 2018|Immigration, Intergroup Relations|

Until recent years, many Jews in America believed that the worst of anti-Semitism was over there, in Europe, a vestige of the old country.

American Jews were welcome in universities, country clubs and corporate boards that once excluded their grandparents. They married non-Jews, moved into mixed neighborhoods and by 2000,

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Racism can harm children as young as 7, UC Riverside study confirms

By | October 29th, 2018|Intergroup Relations|

Children as young as 7 are sensitive to discrimination and can suffer from its impact, a UC Riverside study has found.

Previous studies have shown children that young can identify racism, but the study from UCR psychology professor Tuppett Yates and Clark University assistant psychology professor Ana Marcelo is the first to examine the impacts on

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Trump prepares plan to close border to Central American migrants and deploy troops

By | October 26th, 2018|Immigration, Intergroup Relations|

Fixated on the migrant caravan moving north through Mexico, President Trump is weighing a plan to shut the U.S. border to Central Americans and deny them the opportunity to seek asylum, asserting similar emergency powers used during the travel ban first issued in early 2017, according to administration

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San Francisco will allow noncitizens to vote in a local election, creating a new immigration flashpoint

By | October 26th, 2018|Immigration, Intergroup Relations|

San Francisco in November will become the largest city in the nation to allow noncitizens the chance to vote in a local election, making the city once again a flashpoint in the debate about immigration.

Noncitizens, including those without legal status, will be

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LATINOS TODAY ARE MORE WORRIED ABOUT THEIR PLACE IN THE U.S.

By | October 26th, 2018|Intergroup Relations|

Being Latino in the United States is harder today than it was a year ago, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. The report, which is based on a bilingual survey of over 1,500 Hispanic and Latino adults over the last few months, identifies increasing pessimism among Latinos

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California white supremacists vowed to ‘reimagine’ racist movements with new look and secretive tactics

By | October 25th, 2018|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

From the beginning, the founders of the so-called Rise Above Movement had a goal: to reinvent what it meant to be a white nationalist.

Members of the Southern California group were instructed to blend in at political rallies with polo shirts, khakis and

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AMERICANS ARE DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN MUSLIMS AND TERRORISTS

By | October 24th, 2018|Intergroup Relations|

On Monday, President Donald Trump added a golden oldie to his pre-election playlist. Tucked into his tweets about that caravan of would-be refugees walking their way north from Central America  were the familiar strains of Islamophobia.

Between assertions that desperately poor, homeless people pose a grave threat to the nation, he claimed without evidence that

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Trump and G.O.P. Candidates Escalate Race and Fear as Election Ploys

By | October 23rd, 2018|Intergroup Relations|

President Trump on Monday sharply intensified a Republican campaign to frame the midterm elections as a battle over immigration and race, issuing a dark and factually baseless warning that “unknown Middle Easterners” were marching toward the American border with Mexico.

The unsubstantiated charge marked an escalation of Mr. Trump’s

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Trump Claims ‘Criminals and Unknown Middle Easterners’ Are in Caravan of Migrants

By | October 22nd, 2018|Immigration, Intergroup Relations|

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday said a caravan of migrants making their way toward the United States included “criminals and unknown Middle Easterners,” and blamed Democrats for the state of immigration law.

The “unknown Middle Easterners” Mr. Trump mentioned are a new cohort on the

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‘Degenerate and Murderous’: California Campus Republicans’ Platform Attacks College Culture

By | October 22nd, 2018|Education, Intergroup Relations|

The California College Republicans’ new platform says the state’s campuses are rife with what the group considers “degenerate” behavior. The document takes aim at university funding of birth control and abortion, the legitimizing of transgender people, and institutional support of Mexican and Muslim student organizations that the group accuses of being “ethnonationalist” and anti-Semitic.

“In addition,

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