Minorities
A minority group is a sociological category within a demographic. Rather than a relational "social group", as the term would indicate, the term refers to a category that is differentiated and defined ...
Affirmative Action on Trial
Best of the Web columnist James Taranto on the Supreme Court's decision to reassess whether public colleges can consider race in the admissions process. Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http:/...
Trump Officials Reverse Obama’s Policy on Affirmative Action in Schools
The Justice and Education Departments will encourage the nation’s schools and universities to adopt race-blind admissions policies.
Affirmative action
Affirmative action or positive discrimination (known as employment equity in Canada, reservation in India and Nepal, and positive action in the UK) is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantage...
Diaspora
A diaspora (from Greek διασπορά, "scattering, dispersion") is a scattered population with a common origin in a smaller geographic area. Diaspora can also refer to the movement of the population from ...
Diaspora - Wikipedia
Minority group
A minority group is a sociological category within a demographic. Rather than a relational "social group", as the term would indicate, the term refers to a category that is differentiated and defined ...
Minority language
A minority language is a language spoken by a minority of the population of a territory. Such people are termed linguistic minorities or language minorities. With a total number of 193 sovereign state...
Minority rights
Minority rights are the normal individual rights as applied to members of racial, ethnic, class, religious, linguistic or sexual minorities; and also the collective rights accorded to minority groups....
Political parties of minorities
Ethnic parties aim to represent an ethnic group in a political system, be it a sovereign state or a country subdivision. An alternate designation is 'Political parties of minorities', but they should ...
Visible minority
A visible minority is defined by the Canadian government as "persons, other than aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour". The term is used primarily as a demographic...
Visible minority - Wikipedia
Intercultural cities
The Intercultural City programme is a joint project of the Council of Europe and the European Commission. It aims at stimulating new ideas and practices concerning the integration of migrants and mino...
Intercultural cities - Wikipedia
Lateral violence
Lateral violence is displaced violence directed against one's peers rather than one's true adversaries. This construct is used often in explaining minority-on-minority violence in developed nations. ...
Minority religion
A minority religion is a religion held by a minority of the population of a country, state, or region. Minority religions may be subject to stigma or discrimination. An example of a stigma is using th...
High Commissioner on National Minorities
Created on July 8, 1992 by the Helsinki Summit Meeting of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, the High Commissioner on National Minorities is charged with identifying and seeking ear...
Deaf American
A Deaf American is defined as a member of the American Sign Language linguistic minority. Though they are medically deaf, children of Deaf people and a few hearing people who learn ASL can become adop...
Coretta Scott King Award
The Coretta Scott King Award is an annual award presented by the Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table, part of the American Library Association (ALA). Named for Coretta Scott Ki...
PEN/Open Book
PEN/Open Book (known as the Beyond Margins Award through 2009) is a program intended to foster racial and ethnic diversity within the literary and publishing communities, and works to establish access...
PEN/Open Book - Wikipedia
French Canadian
French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; in French Canadiens français m. or Canadiennes françaises f.) are a major North American ethnic group and Canadian citizens derived...
French Canadian - Wikipedia
Demographics of Asian Americans
The demographics of Asian Americans describe a heterogeneous group of people in the United States who trace their ancestry to one or more Asian countries. Because Asian Americans total about 5% of the...
Demographics of Asian Americans - Wikipedia
Polynesian outlier
Polynesian outliers are a number of culturally Polynesian societies that lie outside the main region of Polynesian influence, known as the Polynesian Triangle; instead, Polynesian outliers are scatter...
Revenge of the cradle
Revenge of the cradle refers to when a minority group has a birthrate that is significantly higher than that of the dominant group. The idea is that the minority group, if trends continue as they are...