racism http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa Experiments http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-experiments <p>One day in 1968, the day after the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered, <a href="http://www.janeelliott.com/">Jane Elliott</a>, a teacher in the small town of Riceville, divided her third-grade class into blue-eyed and brown-eyed groups&hellip;and gave them a lesson in discrimination.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:07:57 +0000 Katherine Perkins & Ben Kieffer 29697 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Experiments Interracial Marriage in the US http://iowapublicradio.org/post/interracial-marriage-us <p>Although <a href="http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0388_0001_ZO.html">interracial marriage has been fully legal in the United States since 1967,</a> these unions are still rare since <a href="http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2012/02/16/the-rise-of-intermarriage/">the overwhelming majority of&nbsp; Americans marry within their own race</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 16:45:02 +0000 Sarah Boden & Charity Nebbe 20314 at http://iowapublicradio.org Interracial Marriage in the US