100 Questions and Answers about Arab Americans
Detroit Free Press’ guide for journalists, intended to mitigate the widespread and damagingly simplistic understandings and descriptions of Arab-Americans.
Asian-Nation provides a unique exploration of the historical, political, social, economic, and cultural elements and issues that make up today’s diverse Asian American community. Combining in-depth research, statistics, and a casual, personal style, Asian-Nation is like an online version of ‘Asian Americans 101′ — something that everyone can learn from and use and a resource that is particularly useful for researchers and journalists.
Berkeley Mortality Database
Formerly the Berkeley Mortality Database, the HMD contains detailed data on mortality rates, life expectancy and population in 23 countries. Information, organized by organized by age and gender, dates to the mid-20th century for all countries; many begin in the 19th century. Led by Prof. John R. Wilmoth of the University of California-Berkeley, the project is supported by a grant from the National Institute on Aging.
Black Broadcasters Alliance
The BBA is comprised of owners and professionals who want to see equality and real opportunity for African Americans employed or seeking ownership in the broadcasting industry. Includes minority ownership report, resources for finding employment, and news commentary on diversity in broadcasting.
Provides career links, allowing you to search job openings and post your resum�. Also contains site about African-American issues.
A U.S. interagency site. Information for and about Native Americans.
Produced by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the Diversity Digest looks at current issues in race relations. Their “selected publications” are a great resource.
Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
The Maynard Institute annually conducts the Management Training Center at Northwestern University, and the Editing Program at the University of California, Berkeley. Among the Institute’s services is Total Community Coverage, designed to diversify newspaper content.
Resources on indigenous cultures around the world. Hundreds of links in a well-organized directory, from native-owned businesses and gambling to economic development and culture.
Its mission: to promote dialogue about coverage of minorities. News Watch is a project of the Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism of the San Francisco State University Journalism Department.
News Watch style guide
A word watching guide for terms about racial and ethnic minorities. From the Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism of the San Francisco State University Journalism Department.
Provides searchable health information, fact sheets, press releases, and advocacy information — all from an abortion-rights perspective.
The Color of Money
These articles were published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 1988 and 1989,
and received the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in 1989.
The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Issues alerts on hate crimes, disability policy and other civil rights issues.
The Right Site: Census Searches
Free searches (registration required) of Census 2000 data, compiled into simple maps and tables. For a fee, 2003 updates are available. A good way to find basic information and display it for better understanding in order to answer initial questions and get direction before delving more deeply.