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  Race Face Mountain Bike Components and Clothing
Race Face is a global leader in the design, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of high performance cycling components and apparel.
Race Face is the creator and driving force behind the Ultimate Freeride Challenge – an annual online Freeride contest where riders submit their own Freeride videos in the hopes of securing a sponsorship contract with Race Face, Giant Bicycles and Manitou Suspension.
Race Face is also a proud sponsor of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park – the world’s premiere lift-accessed mountain bike park.
www.raceface.com   (390 words)

  
  What is Race?
One's race is not determined by a single gene or gene cluster, as is, for example, sickle cell anemia.
Congress' anachronistic understanding of race is exemplified by a 1988 statute that explains that "the term 'racial group' means a set of individuals whose identity as such is distinctive in terms of physical characteristics or biological descent." (1) The Supreme Court, although purporting to sever race from biology, also seems incapable of doing so.
Race is neither an essence nor an illusion, but rather an ongoing, contradictory, self-reinforcing process subject to the macro forces of social and political struggle and the micro effects of daily decisions.
academic.udayton.edu /race/01race/race.htm   (996 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Human Race
For the front of the skull the criteria used in determining the peculiarities of a race are the height and breadth, the facial angle, and the form of the nostrils, orbital entrance, and palate.
To this race belong the inhabitants of Malacca in Asia and the natives of the islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
The Ethiopian race includes the inhabitants of Africa except the Caucasian Africans in the north; the skull is dolichocephalic, the forehead full, the cheek-bones prominent, the nostrils wide, the alveolar arch narrow and prominent, the jaws prognathous, and the lower jaw large and strong.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12620b.htm   (5464 words)

  
 Race
Conceptions of race, as well as specific racial groupings, vary by culture and time and are often controversial due to their impact on social identity and identity politics.
At the end of the 19th century, the notion of "race" was, according to Foucault, incorporated by racists biologists and eugenicists, who gave it the modern sense of "biological race", which was then be integrated to "state racism".
The rejection of race and the rise of "population" and "cline"
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/r/ra/race.html   (14184 words)

  
 Mixed Race Encyclopedia Article @ ArtOfTexas.com (Art of Texas)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In support of the report's conclusions, it can be calculated that 14.4% of English residents not identified as white are mixed-race, compared with 7.5% in the U.S. The mixed race population of Canada, at 1.2%, is the fourth largest group in the country, greater than the Filipino population.
To complicate this further is a common phenomenon of a mixed race person not being 'claimed' by any of the ethnicities that run in their veins.
The racial social identity of children and their parents in the same multiracial family may vary or be the same, to different degrees.
artoftexas.com /encyclopedia/Mixed_race   (1470 words)

  
 Race/Color Discrimination
Thus, race or color discrimination may not be the basis for differences in pay or benefits, work assignments, performance evaluations, training, discipline or discharge, or any other area of employment.
It is also illegal to exclude members of one group from particular positions or to group or categorize employees or jobs so that certain jobs are generally held by members of a certain protected group.
Coding applications/resumes to designate an applicant's race, by either an employer or employment agency, constitutes evidence of discrimination where people of a certain race or color are excluded from employment or from certain positions.
www.eeoc.gov /types/race.html   (803 words)

  
 Race Data
Population by race for current and past dates may be found among our Population Estimates offerings.
Annual and monthly estimates are available by race at the national level, and for selected dates at the state and county levels.
Race and Ethnic Classifications Used in Census 2000 and Beyond
www.census.gov /population/www/socdemo/race.html   (596 words)

  
 Race and the Death Penalty
Maryland Study Finds that Race and Geography Play Key Roles in Death Penalty - According to the findings of a Governor-commissioned death penalty study conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland, the state's death penalty system is tainted with racial bias, and geography plays a significant role in who faces a capital conviction.
The study, one of the nation's most comprehensive official reviews on race and the death penalty, concluded that defendants are much more likely to be sentenced to death if they have killed a white person.
Race and the Death Penalty in North Carolina An Empirical Analysis: 1993-1997" This study, the most comprehensive ever conducted on the death penalty in North Carolina, was released by researchers from the University of North Carolina.
www.deathpenaltyinfo.org /article.php?did=105&scid=5   (880 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Race
Conceptions of race, as well as specific racial groupings, are often controversial due to their impact on social identity hence identity politics.
One of the key debates of the time was whether or not the human races (the number of which varied with each commentator) were separate species or not, and whether or not the crossing of human races was detrimental to their offspring.
Formation of species and subspecies is also indicated, and the formation of "races" is indicated in the green rectangle to the right (note that only a very rough representation of human phylogeny is given, and the points made in the preceding section, insofar as they apply to an "African race", are understood here).
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Race   (7042 words)

  
 Race for Life 2007 - Home
Brave Sophie Ryan-Palmer inspired her family and friends to take part in Race for Life 2007.  Read Sophie’s story and find out just why raising and returning sponsorship money is so important.
If you’ve already taken part in Race for Life this year, please remember to pay in your sponsorship as soon as possible
Thank you to all our participants who took part in postponed events this year.  Your patience and commitment to Race for Life is fantastic and hopefully those extra few weeks helped boost your fundraising
www.raceforlife.org   (160 words)

  
 Bureau of Justice Statistics Homicide trends in the U.S.: Trends by race
Compared with the overall involvement of fls as victims, fls are less often the victims of sex-related homicides, workplace killings, and homicide by poison.
Race patterns among offenders are similar to those among victims.
Homicides of intimates by gender and race of victim, 1976-2004
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /bjs/homicide/race.htm   (255 words)

  
 Race and Ethnic Policy Issues
Those who justify the practice indicate that in actuality, race is typically not the only indicator of suspiciousness but it is a factor that will make a fl person far more likely to be detained.
There is also a concern that race is unfairly used in the jury selection process to exclude fl jurors.
Television Race Initiative - diverse, character-driven, high-profile television broadcasts create a spine for sustained community dialogue and problem solving around the issue of race relations.
www.newsbatch.com /race.htm   (3730 words)

  
 Public Agenda Issue Guide: Race
Race is the enduring, heartbreaking problem of American society, and always has been -- after all, the first slaves arrived in North America a year before the Pilgrims did.
Race provides disconcerting undercurrents to the epic events of American history, like the Revolutionary War and the settlement of the West.
At any given moment, the American struggle with race gives us reason to hope and reasons to fear the future.
www.publicagenda.org /issues/frontdoor.cfm?issue_type=race   (282 words)

  
 American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000
The concept of race as used by the Census Bureau reflects self-identification by people according to the race or races with which they most closely identify.
Percentages for the various race categories add to 100 percent, and should not be combined with the percent Hispanic.
The data on race were derived from answers to the question on race that was asked of all people in Census 2000.
quickfacts.census.gov /qfd/meta/long_68178.htm   (545 words)

  
 Rat Race (2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I have seen Rat Race about 50 times, and it still packs the same punch for me that it did on view number 1.
I absolutely love the stellar cast, which is highlighted by the performances of Rowan Atkinson, John Lovitz, and Whoopi Goldberg.
Rat Race is a hilarious comedy that everyone should see, I have never met anyone who didn't like it.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0250687   (453 words)

  
 CBS.com
Starting the leg in second place, the pair took the lead heading into Hawaii when engaged couple Kelly & Jon missed their connecting flight in Tokyo and best friends David & Jeff became stranded in Sydney.
Kelly & Jon caught up to Reichen & Chip on a flight to Phoenix, Arizona, and from there the two Teams battled it out in a tight race to the Finish Line.
Kelly & Jon struggled to overtake their tenacious competition, but in the end the married couple shot over the Finish Line first.
www.cbs.com /primetime/amazing_race4   (161 words)

  
 RACE :: Are We So Different? Exhibit
More than two hundred thousand visitors from around the state and across the country have explored the reality—and unreality—of race and racism in America.
The RACE exhibit has concluded its run at the Science Museum of Minnesota and begins its national tour.
RACE is a Project of American Anthropological Association.
www.smm.org /race   (172 words)

  
 Race
One of the most astonishing features of the contemporary discussion of race is the fact that anthropology, the science that deals with human biological and cultural variation, has managed to be marginalized.
Dr. Harold Freeman, Celera Genomics Corp., quoted in the SJ Mercury, "Race not seen as factor in variation of genetic code," Feb. 20, 2001, G1.
The Problematics of "Race" in Contemporary Biological Anthropology.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/misc/race.html   (1070 words)

  
 NASCAR Tickets - NASCAR Race Schedules - NASCAR Ticket Brokers
As your connection to the motorsports ticket marketplace, Coast To Coast is also happy to provide information about IRL races as well as the Grand Prix of USA and other Formula 1 races.
Because new cars were scarce at the time, the founders were hesitant to use and abuse new race cars in front of fans who were struggling to get around in their old, well-worn cars.
Two-way radios, introduced to NASCAR at the 1952 Modified-Sportsman race on the beach/road course at Daytona Beach, soon became standard equipment.
www.coasttocoasttickets.com /nascar   (553 words)

  
 Volvo Ocean Race 2008 - 2009
History is made as southeast Asian port of call is included in the ground-breaking route for the 2008-09 race
João Signorini (pictured) and Horacio Carabelli join fellow Brazilian Torben Grael on Ericsson's International crew
The 24hr record is 562.96Nm held by ABN AMRO 2.
www.volvooceanrace.org   (44 words)

  
 Definition of race - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
4 a : a contest of speed b plural : a meeting in which several races (as for horses) are run c : a contest or rivalry involving progress toward a goal race>
Find more about "race" instantly with Live Search
See a map of "race" in the Visual Thesaurus
www.m-w.com /dictionary/race   (153 words)

  
 Race Movies
What a strange race setup, a F1 racing asainst a Moto GP and a racing boat in a quarter mile drag.
This is a street race in Japan of 2 Nissan Skylines in a quarter mile drag.
This is a wild ride, 2 Nissan Skylines racing and Drifting side by side.
www.metacafe.com /tags/race   (222 words)

  
 Racing Bicycles Information | Business.com
Manufacturer of racing, dual slalom and cross country bikes.
Manufacturer of titanium and aluminum road racing bikes with carbon components aswell as a distributor of a complete selection of components and accessories.
Provider of bicycle racing frames and bikes by Torelli and Mondonico, cycling shoes by Vittoria and bicycle parts and accessories.
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 YouTube - Race
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Drag Racing an Orange 2004 Ford Mustang GT - Dan's race
Honda Integra Type R T USC 06 Drag Race
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