ethnicity http://iowapublicradio.org en Internment Camps in the U.S. http://iowapublicradio.org/post/internment-camps-us <p>In 1942, the U.S. Government issued evacuation notices “to all persons of Japanese ancestry.”&nbsp; In the wake of Pearl Harbor, more than 110,000 Japanese-Americans were forced out of their homes and into internment camps. &nbsp;In this 'Talk of Iowa' program, Iowa State University Professor Emeritus and author Neil Nakadate&nbsp;talks about his family’s incarceration and his new memoir<em> Looking After Minidoka</em>.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:36:22 +0000 Charity Nebbe 37072 at http://iowapublicradio.org Internment Camps in the U.S. How Education Fits Into the Poverty Trap http://iowapublicradio.org/post/how-education-fits-poverty-trap <p>The poverty rate of black Iowans is more than three times that of whites. For Hispanics, it is more than twice the poverty rate of whites.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:36:09 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 36768 at http://iowapublicradio.org How Education Fits Into the Poverty Trap Teaching Kids About Race http://iowapublicradio.org/post/teaching-kids-about-race <p>Children are very observant… they notice differences in skin colors, hair, clothes, ways of talking...&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe discusses how children learn about race and how parents can teach their children about race and ethnicity with <a href="http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/africology/faculty/winkler.cfm">Erin Winkler</a>, associate professor of <a href="http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/africology/">Africology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee</a>, and <a href="http://kto6gato.maker.good.is/projects/7998">Madeleine Rogin</a>, a kindergarten teacher and <a href="http://www.good.is/posts/wha Fri, 28 Jun 2013 19:46:47 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 23179 at http://iowapublicradio.org Teaching Kids About Race