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· November, 2011

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from November, 2011

Jamaica: First Afro Chess Grandmaster

Barbados: Response to Crime Affecting Tourism?

Jamaica: Sabina Park & Lawrence Rowe

Brazil: Census “Reveals” Majority of Population is Black or Mixed Race

For the first time in Brazilian history, the national census has shown that the majority of the population is black or mixed race. Released on the eve of Black Awareness...

Guyana: Election Day

Video: Plural+ 2011 Awards Young Filmmakers

Youth from around the globe were awarded in New York for their thought-provoking short films showing their proposals for making society more peaceful and multicultural by addressing the topics of...

Mali, Niger: Tuareg Voices Barely Heard Over the Sounds of War

Since the start of the war in Libya, many security and political experts have warned against potential Touareg threats in Mali and Niger. Is it a real threat or mere...

Ecuador: Preserving and Protecting Natural Medicines

The Netherlands: A Holiday Season of Festivities, Costumes… and Racism?

In recent years "Zwarte Piet" (Black Pete), the dark-skinned companion of Saint Nicholas during the winter holiday season in the The Netherlands, has become part of a recurring debate as...

Russia: Nationalist slogans get spread

Brazil: Real State Speculation Threatens Sacred Ground

Brazil: Toxic Documentary on the Amazon

Cameroon: 5th International Festival of Fulani Arts and Tradition

Russia: Official List of Extremist (Forbidden) Materials Grows Over 1000 Items

Bermuda, St. Lucia: Slavery Footprint & Slave Trade Memorial

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Facebook Diplomacy

Cuba: Athlete Forgotten

Grenada: On Self-Publishing

Caribbean: the meaning of identity

Russia/Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan Airlines Refuse to Check-In Russian Citizen with Armenian Surname

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