The 1970’s saw the emergence of new research and new rhetoric concerning the family structures of people of color. Alongside traditional dogma that the nuclear family is the preferred structure, the viability of the extended family among poor people became accepted doctrine. Research provided new perspectives on the resilience of kinship networks, giving credence to rhetoric which touted the strengths of families and to the argument that policies should support family independence, rather than render families ever more dependent on public programs. However, class and cultural issues remained muddled, new data on kinship networks and psychological parenthood within extended families created new dilemmas for practice, and child welfare advocates were torn between the best interests of children and the integrity of parenthood.
"It's important to note that scholars have long observed that political discourse and political events can contribute to the frequency of bias incidents. In fact, this phenomenon has a name today. It's called the Trump Effect."
Do new domestic terrorism laws put Black Lives Matter supporters, anti-war protestors, and/or animal rights activists at risk? Do they presently incorporate sufficient safeguards against such misuse and abuse?
Scholars discuss the most significant immigration-related cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, their ramifications, and what to expect in 2020.
The discriminatory laws, practices, and policies promised and delivered by President Trump have social, political, and economic ramifications. First, they reinforce misconceptions about Islam as an inherently violent religion. Second, they breed intolerance, fear, and hostility among the general population