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60 years of Cuban revolution: Latin American leaders praise iconic ...

60 years of Cuban revolution: Latin American leaders praise iconic ...As Latin America marks 60 years since the 1953 Fidel Castro's uprising that paved the way for revolution in Cuba, analysts weigh on how the US alienated most ...

Transgender bathroom settlement a 'breakthrough' for LGBT, expert ...

Transgender bathroom settlement a 'breakthrough' for LGBT, expert ...VOR Senior Producer Andrew Hiller spoke with Ian Thompson, ACLU legislative representative on LGBT issues, to discuss transgender rights and the rights of ...

Global Fund welcomes UN campaign for LGBT equality

Global Fund welcomes UN campaign for LGBT equality“This campaign will help remove obstacles that are fueling the spread of the three diseases and affecting the ability of LGBT people across the world to access ...

LGBT Youth At High Risk Of Becoming Human Trafficking Victims

LGBT Youth At High Risk Of Becoming Human Trafficking Victimshomeless-teens  : Not only are LGBT youth more likely than their straight counterparts to be bullied by peers and ostracized by their communities, but they're also ...

Small Minority Orgs. Have a Big Impact on the LGBT Community

Small Minority Orgs. Have a Big Impact on the LGBT CommunityAs thousands crowded San Vicente, Calif., and Santa Monica, Calif., on June 25, a spokesperson from the American Foundation for Equal Rights invited leaders ...

HHS reports on accomplishments, new efforts to improve LGBT health

HHS reports on accomplishments, new efforts to improve LGBT health“Today's report details the department's unprecedented commitment to the health and well-being of LGBT Americans, and I look forward to helping strengthen ...

LGBT athletes to be inducted in hall of fame

LGBT athletes to be inducted in hall of fameIt's news each time a professional athlete comes out as gay because, in the sports world, simply doing your job as an openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or ...

Latin American Countries Refuse to Back IMF Greece Bailouts

Latin American Countries Refuse to Back IMF Greece BailoutsEleven Latin American nations have refused to support the International Monetary Fund's repeated bail-outs for Greece, after citing concerns that the country ...


The benefits and perils of riding China's coat-tails

The benefits and perils of riding China's coat-tailsCheap Chinese imports undermined Latin American manufacturers even in countries such as Brazil with a sophisticated industrial base. The currencies of ...

Uruguay MPs back marijuana legalisation bill

Uruguay MPs back marijuana legalisation billFor decades, drug trafficking has caused thousands of deaths throughout Latin America in countries like Mexico or Colombia. Legalisation has long been taboo ...

Black, straight but mistaken for a lesbian and suffering the ...

Black, straight but mistaken for a lesbian and suffering the ...I am a straight African-American female, recently turned age 60, who some neighbors believe to be a "lesbian." I am not, but I have always been "LGBT friendly.".

Niki Herd shares her experiences and her love of poetry in ''The ...

Niki Herd shares her experiences and her love of poetry in ''The ...The result is her debut book, The Language of Shedding Skin, which weaves together poems both political – exploring violence against black men and gay ...

Marking a Civil Rights Milestone, Elitism Is Robbing LGBT ...

Marking a Civil Rights Milestone, Elitism Is Robbing LGBT ...As in the black civil rights movement, there beats strongly at the heart of the LGBT ... Focusing my reporter's sights on the epidemic, I saw middle-class gay men ...

The story of African American GIs in Dorset

The story of African American GIs in DorsetTHE little-known story of African American GIs in Dorset during the Second World War has been told in a new book by a Dorchester writer. Louisa Adjoa Parker ...


Thompson, DeBlasio Seek Black Voter Support

Thompson, DeBlasio Seek Black Voter SupportIn the last mayoral election, voters from predominantly African American and Afro Caribbean voting districts made up more than a quarter of the voter turnout, ...

Medical Advances, Evolution Enhances African American Use of ...

Medical Advances, Evolution Enhances African American Use of ...Today, more than four decades after the first bone marrow grafts, there is a robust registry of donors and, thanks to medical advances, African Americans are ...

Federal judge finds Douglas did not discriminate against African ...

Federal judge finds Douglas did not discriminate against African ...A federal judge has issued a summary judgement on behalf of the city of Douglas in a $163 million lawsuit in which African-American residents said the city ...

On the Go with Essandoh!

On the Go with Essandoh!AE: Freeman, an ex-slave, is an African-American doctor practicing in the notorious "5 Points" New York City neighborhood. He is brilliant, driven and has a keen ...

Thousands of African-American Graves Found Beneath ...

Thousands of African-American Graves Found Beneath ...Days after archaeologists on Maryland's eastern shore uncovered what they believe to be the oldest settlement of African-Americans in the United States, ...

AFRO Poll Question

AFRO Poll QuestionWhy bother to set an African-American tale on Election Night 2008, if you plan to give Obama's triumph such short shrift? A poignant portrait of a very eventful ...

Are we there yet? A reflection on the American racial dilemma

Are we there yet? A reflection on the American racial dilemmaMy undergraduate degree from UW-Madison was in Afro-American Studies. (Yes, the department used “Afro” back in the '80s.) I spent years studying America's ...


Hartford coalition to target racial, ethnic health disparities

Hartford coalition to target racial, ethnic health disparitiesIn South Carolina, for example, an effort to improve people's ability to manage ... health disparities mean that our African-American and Latino neighbors, friends, ...


Guv candidates: Want to win? You've got to woo Latinos

Guv candidates: Want to win? You've got to woo LatinosBut not one of them has laid out a vision for Illinois that includes specific references to the state's largest growing population: Latinos. With the Latino share of ...

First lady asks for Latinos' help on health care

First lady asks for Latinos' help on health careNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Michelle Obama urged Latino activists to help sign people up for her husband's health care overhaul, especially the millions of younger, ...

Demographic change amplifying racial inequities

Demographic change amplifying racial inequitiesWASHINGTON (AP) One-year-old Ka'Lani is so fascinated by a round plastic toy that she doesn't see her mother, Ke'sha Scrivner, walk into the Martha's Table ...