Caucasian Race


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Caucasian Race

 

in the classification of the German anato-mist and anthropologist J. Blumenbach (1776), a large racecorresponding to the Europeoid race. In contemporary anthropological literature the term “Caucasian race” is used relatively infrequently.

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For the ten risk factors that had a low percentage (less than 60%) of correct responses at baseline, the percentage of women who correctly identified the risk factor at both week one and week three following the educational program was significantly greater in the intervention group than in the control group for five of these risk factors: smoking cigarettes; having a small, thin frame; alcohol use; Caucasian race; and Asian race.
The underlying premise and struggle in the Latina/o community was that if people were separated, then the delivery of public education would be inherently inferior and different--something that should not happen to children that were in essence part of the larger Caucasian race. The expectations from these legal victories were that legal "integration" would lead to educational equality for "other Whites." But, given the ordinary-ness of present-day Latina/o segregation, it is clear that institutional racism, as an Anglo philosophy of domination, continues to plague Latina/o educational advancement and integration efforts.
To achieve this they had to challenge prejudices about the occupation of petty traders who were described in parliamentary debates as neither 'honest or productive.' (26) The Lebanese argued that they were from the 'Semitic branch of the Caucasian race.' (27) One William Abourizk had earlier tried to persuade the Australian Prime Minister of the affinity of 'Syrian' culture.
That same year the PGA added the following amendment to its constitution, Article III, Section I: "Professional golfers of the Caucasian Race and their assistants, over the age of 18 years and residing in North America or South America, who have served at least three years in the profession (either in employ of a golf club or as an assistant to a qualified professional) shall be eligible for election to membership, and in addition thereto the Association, in representative assembly, may elect any number of honorary members and from said honorary members may elect an honorary president and not to exceed two honorary vice-presidents."
This blood, while it gave him the pleasant features of the Caucasian race, vitiated his moral nature and left it stranded high and dry on the shore of blind ignorance" (221).
No part of said property shall at any time be sold, conveyed, leased or rented to or inherited by or otherwise acquired by or become the property of any person whose blood is not entirely that of the Caucasian race.
Ever since my high school days, decades ago, I have readily acknowledged the important fact that many Caucasian individuals neither participated in nor approved the general Euro-Caucasian inhumanity to black human beings in, for example, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda during the colonial times, crimes sometimes committed merely by failing to condemn them.HUMAN RELATIONS Yet, though important, that fact does not prevent me from naming slavery and the trade in black human beings among the inhumanities that a class of the Caucasian race has perpetrated against my people, the black race (my Nilotic people probably being the blackest human beings our planet has ever produced).
"Extreme prematurity, low birth weight, Caucasian race, placental anomalies, increased maternal age, use of fertility drugs these are all things that will up your ante for having a child with an infantile hemangioma."
He wrote in his diary on April 28, 2013: "I want them to see my transition from poor red-haired victimised minority to a fully transformed military terrorist striking at the hearts of the bigoted tyrannical rulers and of course the dark haired dark eyes Caucasian race.
The court, however, argued that white persons included "only persons of what is popularly known as the Caucasian race," and since Ozawa was not Caucasian, his naturalization was denied.
Intent on demonstrating that Egypt's contributions to Western civilization had everything to do with the white blood of its inhabitants, Samuel Morton, for example, in his influential Crania Egjptiaca (1844), asserted that the "Valley of the Nile, both in Egypt and Nubia, was originally peopled by a branch of the Caucasian race" (qtd.
Tulane Stadium was the site of the annual Sugar Bowl; by the late 1940s, Sugar Bowl tickets even stated that "this ticket is issued for a person of the Caucasian race." In Houston, the combination of the black press and the Progressive Youth Association, an activist group born out of the sit-in movement, protested against the Oilers' segregated seating policy.(27)