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· September, 2011

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from September, 2011

Cameroon: Calm Before the Storm?

Cameroon's presidential election will take place on October 9, but the lack of stake in the outcome felt by the general population is leading to a lack of interest. The...

Caribbean: Bloggers Saddened by Wangari Mathai's Death

Jamaica: Gratitude to Garvey

Bulgaria: Clashes Between Roma and Ethnic Bulgarians in Katunitsa

Violent clashes in the Bulgarian village of Katunitsa broke out Friday night, following the death of a 19-year-old ethnic Bulgarian, who had been run over by a vehicle driven by...

Russia: Racial Propaganda in the State-Owned Media

Drawing on a rich tradition of "political technology" honed under both the Tsarist and Soviet police states, the Russian media are now rife with paid stories planted to advance specific...

Israel: Beyond ‘us’ and ‘them,’ Lihi Yona is an Arab Jew

Russia: Jokes and Xenophobia

World: Mourning the Execution of Troy Davis

The state of Georgia has executed Troy Davis, despite a brief reprieve. Twitter users from around the globe are expressing their feelings about Davis's case, as well as about the...

World: Twitter Rallies for #TroyDavis

With the execution of Troy Davis looming, Twitter users from around the world rally for clemency. Davis was granted a temporary reprieve, but the cries continue. Jillian C. York reports.

South African: Facebook Profile Picture Creates Controversy

Curacao: Images of Slavery Inappropriate

Comoros: Reactions of the Comoran Community to Minister's Accusation

Trinidad & Tobago: Hair & Now

Egypt: Turkey's Response to Kurds Questioned as Erdogan Speaks in Cairo

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's speech about the Palestinian bid for a statehood at the Arab League was translated online live by members of social networking sites, namely Twitter, for...

Lebanon: Empowering Migrant Workers With Language

A community of enthusiastic young people in Beirut, The Migrant Workers Task Force, are working to support foreign domestic workers in Lebanon whose living and working conditions are often desperately...

Japan: Most rational, least traditional country?

Africans in Guangzhou: Opportunities & Discrimination

Azerbaijan: Caspian Dreaming…

Peru Enacts Law Requiring Prior Consultation with Indigenous Peoples

Jamaica: Love & Language

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