South African Chinese Reclassified as Black

By The News Jun 20, 2008

Obama Camp Apologizes to Snubbed Muslim Women "Barack Obama personally apologized Thursday to two Muslim women after campaign volunteers barred them from appearing in a picture because of their headscarves." AFP Chinese Considered Black in South Africa "A high court in South Africa ruled on Wednesday that Chinese-South Africans will be reclassified as “black,” a term that includes black Africans, Indians and others who were subject to discrimination under apartheid. As a result of this ruling, ethnically Chinese citizens will be able to benefit from government affirmative action policies aimed at undoing the effects of apartheid." Wall Street Journal. American Indian Film Festival Debuts 100 Works The Talking Stick Film Festival show films largely written, directed or produced by Indians from the U.S. and Canada, with some offerings from indigenous people of Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Samoa. Associated Press.