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a group that has different national or cultural traditions from the majority of the population

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A statement issued Thursday said, 'HRCP condemns in the strongest possible terms the targeting of any Pakistani religious minority group and any call for discriminatory behavior against any such group at a public forum.
Seventeen senators voted to elect Recto, who used to head the Senate minority group.
It bears one of Trump's hallmarks, which is to project harsh judgments onto others - by selecting a woman or a member of a minority group as a vice presidential nominee, Trump would not necessarily be pandering, but such a choice would be viewed as such.
For this mentoring program, nurses from racial and ethnic minority groups are preferred and encouraged to attend.
Deep-seated and systemic differences" remain between men and women and minority groups in pay and employment, the National Equality Panel found.
is forecast to top that of all minority groups by next year, overtaking the African-American population, according to a new report seen on Food-NavigatorUSA.
Even when they obtain early prenatal care, women who belong to racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely than white women to experience perinatal mortality--the loss of a fetus or the death of an infant within four weeks after birth.
The research suggests that simply belonging to an ethnic minority group does not predict higher or lower levels of self-esteem.
The idea of the disabled as a disadvantaged minority group is not universally recognized, nor is the need for affirmative action to recruit applicants with disabilities, notes Rhoda Olkin, a disability activist and professor of Clinical Psychology at Alliant University in Walnut Creek, Calif.
The task demands idiosyncratic tailoring of the counseling process to meet the diverse needs of this growing ethnic minority group.
Americans have a history of letting minorities entertain them while still refusing to recognize the moral equality of that minority group.
Although our partners include several minority group members, we do not consider this a great success for our firm or the profession, and we need to do even more.
The issue, however, is whether our council taxes should be used to provide an official reception for someone who publicly condemns a minority group - gay people.
In its ruling, which took place four years later, the court stated that, "segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race deprives children of the minority group of equal educational opportunities.
This particular view is most prevalent in schools and communities where one minority group is predominant.
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