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The following materials relate to contemporary forms of racial prejudice and discrimination. To learn more about an item or to purchase a book, please click on its title. As an Amazon Associate,, up to 15% of all book purchases made through Amazon.com (by clicking a link below and ordering the book online) will go toward supporting this web site.

 Booklist by Topic:

 General Books on Racism

 Racial Attitudes and Stereotypes

 Race and Criminal Justice



 Anti-Racism and Multiculturalism

 Race, Poverty, and Welfare

 U.S. Slavery Reparations

 Modern-Day Slavery

 Other Contemporary Issues

 Scholarly Journals:

 African and African-American Issues

 Asian and Asian-American Issues

 Hispanic/Latino Issues

 Ethnicity and Race

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 Magazines, E-Zines, and Newsletters:

 Race-Specific Magazines, E-Zines, and Online News

 Other Magazines, E-Zines, and Online News

 Race-Specific Newsletters

 Other Newsletters and News Services

 Other Publications:

 Special Reports on Segregation

 Special Reports on Racial Profiling

 Other Special Reports

 Bibliographies, Databases, and Compendiums

 Articles and Essays:

  • American Anthropological Association. (1999). American Anthropological Association statement on "race." American Anthropologist, 100, 712-713.
  • Bond, J. (2006, November 2). In Katrina's Wake: Racial Implications of the New Orleans Disaster. Symposium on Race and Society, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
  • Cole, D. (1994, October 17). Five myths about immigration. The Nation, 410, 412.
  • Muharrar, M. (1998, September/October). Media blackface: "Racial profiling" in news reporting. Extra! (magazine of Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting), pp. 6-8.
  • Noel, P. (2000, March 21). Portraits in racial profiling: When clothes make the suspect. Village Voice, p. 46.
  • Plous, S. (2003). Ten myths about affirmative action. In S. Plous (Ed.), Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination (pp. 206-212). New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Schulman, K. A., Berlin, J. A., Harless, W., Kerner, J. F., Sistrunk, S., Gersh, B.J., et al. (1999). The effect of race and sex on physicians' recommendations for cardiac catheterization. New England Journal of Medicine, 340, 618-626.
  • Steele, C. M. (1992, April). Race and the schooling of black Americans. The Atlantic Monthly, pp. 68-78.
  • Telles, E. E., & Murguia, E. (1990). Phenotypic discrimination and income differences among Mexican Americans. Social Science Quarterly, 71, 682-696.
  • U.S. Department of State. (1999, June). Changing America: The United States population in transition. Electronic Journal of the U.S. Information Agency, 4(2).
  • Yee, A. H., Fairchild, H. H., Weizmann, F., & Wyatt, A. E. (1993). Addressing psychology's problems with race. American Psychologist, 48, 1132-1140 [see also American Psychologist, 50, 40-46].