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  Race Relations
It is about adding the universal doctrines of Reincarnation and Karma into the all-important dialogue on racial, gender, religious, and ethnic relations.
Although most people do not realize it, the doctrine of Reincarnation is found in both the Old and the New Testaments, the Jewish Kabala, the Koran, as well as in all of the other Scriptures in the world.
(1) We have each been born into all of the physical races many times -- fl, brown, red, white, and yellow -- and will continue to be in the future.
www.wisdomworld.org /race.html   (455 words)

  : Race relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000, which came into force in April 2001, is part of that plan.
The Race Relations Act 1976 makes it unlawful in Great Britain to discriminate on racial grounds in housing, employment, training, education, the provision of goods, facilities and services and other specified activities.
Race is a specific remit of the Unit, which is working to ensure that no groups are excluded from government policy and practice.
www.britainusa.com /sections/other_show.asp?Sarticletype=2&other_ID=442&i=151   (1132 words)

 Action Plan: Race Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This race relations dialogue group will assist in developing a vision and action plan to improve race relations in the areas of banking, housing and economic development, law enforcement, health care, education, and employment.
The most recent meeting of the Race Relations dialogue group was Monday, November 22 at 3:30 pm at City Hall, 8th Floor Dining Room.
Unfortunately, many children are not exposed to this diversity until much later in life and the hope is that by visiting schools and talking openly with children about the topic of race relations and diversity we will start teaching them the value of such diversity at a young age.
www.kcmo.org /mayor.nsf/web/race   (1594 words)

 Cry, The Beloved Country Summary by Alan Paton
Race Relations 3: There are so many poor fl people in the Johannesburg area that they must move to a makeshift town called Shanty Town, where the buildings are so flimsy that they could not stand the rain or winter.
Race Relations 4: South Africa is clearly troubled, and one cannot deny that a major part of this trouble is racial.
Race Relations 9: Even though John Kumalo has very little to say-he is not prepared to actually lead a revolution-the white government has let him know without a doubt that, if he were to make trouble, they would put him away immediately.
www.bookrags.com /notes/cbc/TOP2.htm   (702 words)

 Online NewsHour: Regarding Race -- July 11, 2000
Race, specifically how race is lived in America, is the subject of an extraordinary, six-week-long series focused largely on the everyday lives of little-known individuals.
And we also felt, I think, strongly that at the heart of race relations in America is the still unfinished history of the consequences of human slavery and the fl/white relationship.
Race is very much a topic that's being talked about and sorted all the time in most of the neighborhoods I know, across class lines.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/media/july-dec00/race_7-11.html   (1950 words)

 Home Office | Race relations
The Race Relations Act 1976 (new window) forms the legal foundation of protection from racial discrimination in the fields of employment, education, training, housing and the provision of goods, facilities and services.
Under this law, 'racial discrimination' means treating a person less favourably than others on racial grounds – meaning race, colour, nationality or ethnic or national origins.
Race Relations Act 1976: UK Statute Law Database
www.homeoffice.gov.uk /equality-diversity/race-relations   (357 words)

 Race Relations Order (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003
Regulation 39 provides that claims of unlawful discrimination on grounds of race, ethnic or national origins, or harassment, by or against barristers, or in the appointment of certain office holders, are to be heard by industrial tribunals.
Regulation 40 alters the burden of proof in tribunal proceedings relating to discrimination on grounds of race or ethnic or national origins, or harassment, in areas with which the Directive is concerned.
Regulation 43 alters the burden of proof in court proceedings relating to discrimination on grounds of race or ethnic or national origins, or harassment, in areas with which the Directive is concerned.
www.opsi.gov.uk /sr/sr2003/20030341.htm   (9175 words)

 JBHE: Race Relations Reporter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Race Relations Reporter is a weekly electronic bulletin of news, surveys, and a chronicle of race-related incidents of discrimination, hate crimes, and hate group activity from across the United States.
The court ruled that the policy was unconstitutional because the school was using race as the deciding factor as to whether to allow a student to transfer.
The assistant chief, who had been on the force for 31 years, retired to protect his pension after an anonymous letter initiated an investigation as to whether he was a legal resident of the city, which is required by law.
www.jbhe.com /rrr/rrr.html   (1647 words)

 Institute for the Study of Race Relations
Race in America continues to be a social construct that is as destructive as it is pervasive; yet it is a label which most Americans continue to take for granted as if race were a static and permanent manifestation of nature.
The Institute emphasizes the relational aspect of race; racial categories do not exist in a vacuum nor apart from one another: fl would be meaningless without white as its counterpoint.
In addition, contrary to the common pattern of focusing attention upon fls and fl culture as the problem, the Institute is founded upon the understanding that white privilege and the "white as norm" view are the heart of the racial problem and thus in need of re-examination.
www.vsu.edu /docs/isrr.htm   (407 words)

 Online NewsHour -- Race Relations Reports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
September 5, 2005 -- A Question of Race Three experts give their perspectives on the role of race and class in the emergency efforts after Hurricane Katrina.
May 8, 2001 -- Race and Justice Kwame Holman reports on the state of diversity on the federal bench.
Debating the symbol are novelist and historian Shelby Foote; Roger Wilkins, a professor of history at George Mason University; Mississippi native Bill Dunlap is an artist in Washington; and Ronald Walters is Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/race_relations/race_relations.html   (3891 words)

 Race Relations Debated
"Gloom and doom" about American race relations met "mean-spirited optimism" Tuesday night at the Kennedy School of Government's ARCO Forum as four authorities on the topic clashed over their views of national progress toward racial equality.
The two argued in the book and on Tuesday night that much progress toward equality has been made and warned that today's gloomy attitude about race relations is not warranted and can be harmful to efforts to bridge the gap between American fls and whites.
The discussion, called "The Politics of Black-White Relations in America," was held in honor of Black History Month and moderated by Institute of Politics Director Alan Simpson, a former U.S. senator.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/1998/02.26/RaceRelationsDe.html   (707 words)

 Tolerance.org: Race Relations Group Marks 35th Year
Dubose, with Lily West, is co-chair of Race Relations Week and its sponsoring group, Students for the Advancement of Race Relations.
SARR started as the Race Dialogue Committee in 1968, DuBose said, a time when fls were being newly admitted to Chapel Hill.
At Sunday's "University Day," keynote speaker Mary Sue Coleman, a Chapel Hill alumna now serving as president of the University of Michigan, focused much of her speech on diversity, including the high-profile affirmative action cases that were the focus of two U.S. Supreme Court decisions earlier this summer.
www.tolerance.org /news/article_tol.jsp?id=883   (777 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Issues: Race-Ethnic-Religious Relations: Race and Racism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Race and Human Rights - Compilation of resources on race and human rights for the World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, to be held in South Africa in 2001.
Race Traitor - "The key to solving the social problems of our age is to abolish the white race." "This means no more and no less than abolishing the privileges of the white skin."
Racism and Race in American Law - Considering the intersection between racism and race with American law, and the role of the law in promoting or alleviating racism.
dmoz.org /Society/Issues/Race-Ethnic-Religious_Relations/Race_and_Racism   (982 words)

 Researching Race Relations
The paper concludes by arguing that Myrdal's explicit and argued commitment to human rights in the interpretation and use of social evidence, coupled with detailed empirical attention to the causal institutional effects of racism as a belief system, is a research tradition worthy of continued attention and debate.
The impact of An American Dilemma on American race relations since the 1939-1945 war, most notably its use as evidence of the detrimental effects of school segregation in the case of Brown versus the Board of Education in 1954, has been extensively discussed elsewhere.
In her work on the history of research methods in America before the war, Platt outlines the methodological creativity, pluralism and experimentation and the close relationship between social reform oriented philanthropists and social scientists that characterised the pre-war period of research.
www.lsbu.ac.uk /ahs/research/reports/lyon/lyon17sect1.shtml   (2810 words)

 The Race Relations Act 1976 (Amendment) Regulations 2003
Regulation 40 provides that claims of unlawful discrimination on grounds of race, ethnic or national origins, or harassment, by or against barristers or advocates, or in the appointment of certain office holders, are to be heard by employment tribunals.
Regulations 41 and 43 alter the burden of proof in tribunal and court proceedings relating to discrimination on grounds of race, ethnic or national origins, or harassment, in areas with which the Directive is concerned.
Regulation 50 makes it unlawful to harass a person in relation to a government appointment, updates the provisions dealing with such appointments, and makes it clear that a complaint may be presented to an employment tribunal where the act complained of is on grounds of race or ethnic or national origins.
www.hmso.gov.uk /si/si2003/20031626.htm   (7670 words)

 Race Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The whole church is called to pray and work for the increased enfolding of ethnic-minority persons and to ensure their equitable representation and meaningful participation in leadership and influence at all levels of denominational life.
The CRC began to deal with the matter of race relations in 1957 in connection with the issue of segregation.
Synod adopted the recommendations of that report, "God's Diverse and Unified Family," in 1996, and it serves as the current position of the CRC on race relations.
www.crcna.org /whoweare/beliefs/position_race.asp?WhoWeAreMenu   (496 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Special Race Relations Report
President Clinton yesterday formally accepted the report of his advisory board on race, saying that despite widespread criticism of its work, the panel has managed to nudge the nation along the difficult road toward racial reconciliation.
In an effort to underscore the importance of the race commission's mission, the president's Council of Economic Advisers yesterday released a report detailing often wide disparities in education, economic status and health between people of color and other Americans.
"Race and ethnicity continue to be salient predictors of well-being in American society," the report said.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/national/longterm/race/race.htm   (615 words)

 2001 Race Relations - Result
Do you think that relations between racial minorities and whites will always be a problem for the United States or that a solution will eventually be worked out?
Who do you think is more responsible for poor status of race relations in America?
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academic.udayton.edu /race/surveys/relations2001.htm   (517 words)

 Racial Equality
Many rationales for preferential treatment have been deployed, but here we are concerned with groups who base their appeal on race, whether they are minorities or majorities.
The Macpherson report was a watershed in British race relations and has led to the adoption of policies which are likely to diminish rather than improve racial harmony.
A free and democratic society depends first and foremost on equality before the law and it relies on the sense of solidarity we all feel because we agree to live under common rules which, by restraining us in certain agreed respects, release the potential of everyone to make the most of his or her talents.
www.civitas.org.uk /pubs/racialPreference.php   (1770 words)

 USATODAY.com - Survey: U.S. race relations improve, yet problems persist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
NEW YORK (AP) — A majority of Americans support affirmative action, believe race relations have improved since the civil rights movement and approve of interracial marriage, according to a new poll.
In the poll of adults 18 and older, nearly 90% of whites, 73% of fls and 76% of Hispanics said race relations had somewhat or greatly improved.
Americans of different races are increasingly comfortable living together: 78% of fls, 61% of Hispanics and 57% of whites said they prefer to live in a mixed neighborhood.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2004-04-08-race-relations_x.htm   (611 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Special Race Relations Report
The unscripted scene at a December town meeting on race relations in Fairfax, Va., finally ignited passions.
Hillary Clinton recalled her own childhood run-ins with ethnic tension during a forum on race relations with 11,000 teenagers in Boston.
A discussion this summer in San Diego dramatized the complexities of a dialogue on race, and the risks it poses for Clinton.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/national/longterm/race/bkgrd.htm   (377 words)

 Race Relations Institute of Fisk University
The institute was the vehicle used to mount race-related discussions on issues such as economics, education, governmental policy, housing and employment.
Each year the Race Relations Institute holds a one-week seminar on race, convening national and international participants from various areas of concentrations including: education, economics, media, law, religion and health.
The RRI has established a Website (www.fiskrri.org) and a list serve, WILDER ("World Institute for Learning, Discussing and Evaluating Race Relationships"), to encourage dialogue and further disseminate information on race relations.
clinton4.nara.gov /Initiatives/OneAmerica/Practices/pp_19980803.17187.html   (316 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Issues: Race-Ethnic-Religious Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Institute of Race Relations (IRR) - London-based thinktank on the struggle for racial justice in the UK, Europe and around the world.
Perspectives on Race Relations -- U.S. Dept. of State - Perspectives and information from the national dialogue on race in the United States, from the State Department and the United States Information Agency.
Race, Democracy and Culture - Rooted in and growing out of former president Bill Clinton's Initiative on Race, the Renewing Democracy Through Interracial/Multicultural Community Building project.
dmoz.org /Society/Issues/Race-Ethnic-Religious_Relations   (832 words)

 On Race Relations
When a woman dies from a beating, no matter what our race or hers, she is our American sister.
The murder rate is down where people relate to each other across the lines of police and community in an open, honest, respectful, supportive way.
Let's not forget, most police officers of whatever race are honest people who love the law and put their lives on the lines so that the citizens they're protecting can lead decent, secure lives, and so that their children can grow up to do the same.
clinton4.nara.gov /textonly/Initiatives/OneAmerica/19970610-839.html   (3926 words)

 SSRN-Race Relations and Modern Church-State Relations by Thomas Berg
This article traces some connections in the last 50 years between developments in church-state relations and developments in race relations.
The central story in church-state relations in the last 50 years has been the rise of a fairly strict separation of church and state as the overriding constitutional and moral ideal in the 1960s and 70s, and the partial decline of that ideal from the 1980s through the present.
This article discusses how developments in the area of race may have facilitated both the rise of strict church-state sepatationism in the 60s and 70s and its subsequent decline.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=314941   (430 words)

 The State News - Focus: Race Relations - Monday, Nov. 29, 1999
Today marks the start of a three-day series on race relations in the MSU community.
Race is an ever-present issue in any community, especially one that encompasses people from so many backgrounds.
But while survey results guide the stories, personal experiences, expert opinions and history are what makes it one of the most comprehensive projects on race relations ever taken on by The State News.
www.statenews.com /race   (154 words)

 Vision Circle: Race Relations Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
But when the fl mother of a fl child tells a reporter that her nine year old child didn't know what race was...there is a problem that goes beyond the actions of white racists.
Black-Jew relations are similar to those between Blacks and any other international culture group engaged in commerce and trade within a settler-colonial nation dominated by white supremacists.
Race is too crude and too shallow a concept to be worth resurrecting even as a scientific shorthand and has already done too much harm.
www.visioncircle.org /archive/cat_race_relations.html   (9366 words)

 Race Relations
He responded by saying he believed race relations would improve if the government ended affirmative action, the forced hiring of minorities, and the war on drugs.
Though Nashville has had its share of racial troubles over the years, at the breakout session on race relations, the two leaders insisted that they were committed to easing tensions in the city despite the obvious complexity of the issue.
One of the first decisions she made during her tenure at Fisk was to tear down the wire fence that separated the university from the city and citizens of Nashville, she told the audience.
www.cwru.edu /pubs/cwrumag/spring2003/features/towns/textonly/righttxt.shtml   (1253 words)

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