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jueves, 12 de septiembre de 2013

Minnesota Catholic school fires second LGBT employee this year

Minnesota Catholic school fires second LGBT employee this yearA teacher in Minnesota has become the second LGBT employee to be terminated by Totino-Grace High School this year after officials learned she was in a ...

Authorities must make clear to LGBT players that football is for all

Authorities must make clear to LGBT players that football is for allBy the law of averages, there should be many more gay players on the soccer scene than there apparently are at present. How many gay players, in either the ...

The special issues of LGBT seniors

The special issues of LGBT seniorsThe Social Security Administration in August began processing claims for benefits for those in same-sex marriages, the latest in a chain of federal agency ...

Lithuania Parliament to consider five anti-LGBT bills

Lithuania Parliament to consider five anti-LGBT billsVILNIUS, Lithuania — Five anti-LGBT bills are scheduled to be considered by Lithuania's parliament before the end of the year. Tomas Berzinskas, a ...

Andres Oppenheimer: US universities still ranked world's best

Andres Oppenheimer: US universities still ranked world's best... to have the world's best colleges, Asian schools are rising, and Latin America does still not have any higher-education institution among the world's top 100.

Mis-education of white America

Mis-education of white AmericaThe Mis-Education of the Negro, originally published 80 years ago by Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson, taught us that African Americans of his time were being ...

More investment in infrastructure, education and social inclusion are ...

More investment in infrastructure, education and social inclusion are ...In spite of positive economic growth in recent years, the average level of education among Latin Americans has not improved nearly enough, noted Ernesto Talvi ...

Linda Harvey, Mission America Founder, Slams Gay-Inclusive ...

Linda Harvey, Mission America Founder, Slams Gay-Inclusive ...Linda Harvey, founder of conservative group Mission America and recent endorser of Russia's anti-gay legislation, is at it again. This time, she's infuriated that ...

New study finds Teach for America recruits boost student ...

New study finds Teach for America recruits boost student ...A rigorous new study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Education finds that Teach for America recruits lead students in impoverished middle and high ...

Do American parents spend too much time volunteering at their kids ...

Do American parents spend too much time volunteering at their kids ...These days, American parents get blamed for many of America's education problems. In surveys, adults cite a lack of parental involvement as a major cause of ...

New education reforming bill just doesn't hit the mark

New education reforming bill just doesn't hit the markOn July 19th, House Republicans, sans Democratic support, passed a bill to overhaul America's education system and repeal No Child Left Behind. I applaud ...

Mayor Emanuel works to repair image in African-American community

Mayor Emanuel works to repair image in African-American communityMayor Emanuel works to repair image in African-American community ... Island Avenue after the late Bishop Arthur Brazier, a civil rights and religious leader.

In Syria, use civil rights activists' example of nonviolence

In Syria, use civil rights activists' example of nonviolenceInvolve experienced nonviolent civil rights leaders in planning our American response in the Middle East instead of relying on generals and military strategists.

Teaching the tragedy of September 11, a dozen years later

Teaching the tragedy of September 11, a dozen years later“Any time you teach Intro to American Government, there's a week on civil liberties and civil rights, and that's where 9/11 comes in,” Guerrero said. “That's where ...

Largest US Muslim group shuns controversial 9/11 march

Largest US Muslim group shuns controversial 9/11 marchThe Council on American-Islamic Relations, the largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, has said it will not participate in or ...

The Damage Obama Has Done To Black Americans

The Damage Obama Has Done To Black AmericansStudies show one in four part-time workers live in poverty, while only one in 20 full-time workers live in poverty. So millions of Americans under Obama who ...

Montvale teens battle rural poverty in America

Montvale teens battle rural poverty in AmericaOn July 28, 17 students and five adults left Montvale to work alongside Next Step Ministries, an organization that is devoted to combating rural poverty in ...

America's next great black [woman] leader

America's next great black [woman] leaderBen Jealous' announcement that he will step down from the leadership of the NAACP, the oldest Black civil rights organization, opens up a space for an African ...

5 things to know about the African American market

5 things to know about the African American marketSensitivity to different cultural nuances can go a long way when you are trying to establish connections. This is not about stereotyping or pigeonholing ...

Solving the African-American Jobs Crisis

Solving the African-American Jobs Crisis(The Root) -- After five years of nonstop bad news regarding black unemployment, the Obama administration was finally able to celebrate some good news last ...

Civil Rights and the Federal Government in the African American ...

Civil Rights and the Federal Government in the African American ...Last month, we celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington. Led by veteran civil rights activists A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin, the ...

American Lulu opera gets a sinister new look at the Young Vic

American Lulu opera gets a sinister new look at the Young Vic'In the original, Lulu is a character similar to the others on stage. Here, as the only African-American, it's clear she's different from them. It changes the dynamic in ...

First African American Student Returns To UNA Campus

First African American Student Returns To UNA CampusFLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – The first African American student ever enrolled at what is now the University of North Alabama returned to tell his story during the ...

Why I won't be watching The Butler and 12 Years a Slave

Why I won't be watching The Butler and 12 Years a SlaveThe vast majority of Hollywood movies released are about straight black folks, not black LGBT people. Why aren't there more movies about the struggle of black ...

Racial inequalities found in report

Racial inequalities found in reportJohannesburg - A report by the SA Institute of Race Relations has found “glaring racial inequalities” between the earnings of black and white workers. It found ...