Post Tagged with: "race"

  • Do Whites Realize How Often Blacks Think About Their Skin Color?

    Do Whites Realize How Often Blacks Think About Their Skin Color?

    11/26/2006 12:00 am Question: Do whites realize that the majority of blacks are reminded on a daily basis about the color of their skin and how that color may have some effect on the outcome of their day? Do whites even think about their skin color, other than trying to tan it?
  • Whites Lack Experience as Objects of Racist Jokes

    Whites Lack Experience as Objects of Racist Jokes

    11/16/2006 12:00 am Question: Why is it that when white people tell a minority joke, they all think it's really funny, but when a minority tells a white joke right after they finished their minority joke, they don't think it is funny ... it seem to me that [they] can't take it. Is that true?
  • Does It Hurt or Help to Declare Race on Job Applications?

    Does It Hurt or Help to Declare Race on Job Applications?

    11/09/2006 12:00 am Question: When I apply for a job, should I put my ethnicity? Especially in places like California that don't have affimative-action policies? When I write my race, is this hurting my chances to find a job? I have an engineering degree, with good grades, and 8 years' experience, but I can't find a job. I wonder if it is because of my race.
  • Being White Doesnt Mean You’re ‘Normal’

    Being White Doesnt Mean You’re ‘Normal’

    12:00 am Question: Why do white people considered themselves "unraced" but think everyone else is ... AND ... what can I do as a minority to counteract that without coming off with a "chip on my shoulder"?