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miércoles, 19 de febrero de 2014

Songs To Educate Promotes Civil Rights Education With A Powerful Song

Songs To Educate Promotes Civil Rights Education With A Powerful Song
 - For young students of American and world history, the words of the preamble ... Songs To Educate, an arts integrated education resource, presents a ...

American media has an addiction to 'poverty porn'

American media has an addiction to 'poverty porn'
 - American media has an addiction to 'poverty porn'. Camden, New Jersey is America's poorest city. Plenty of news outlets have covered it, but in ...

What Washington gets wrong about measuring poverty

What Washington gets wrong about measuring poverty
  - Many national efforts to help lower-income Americans rely on the government's official poverty line, developed in 1965. But that dated statistic includes ...

Obama's minimum wage hike will cost 500000 JOBS by the end of 2016, say Congress' budget ...

Obama's minimum wage hike will cost 500000 JOBS by the end of 2016, say Congress' budget ...
 - It would lift millions of Americans out of poverty, and help millions more work their way out of poverty – without requiring a single dollar in new taxes or ...

Hard prejudices kill LGBT people

Hard prejudices kill LGBT people
 - Gay people who live in high-prejudice communities have a shorter life expectancy. This is what a study, published in Social Science & Medicine, found ...

Religious freedom used to chip away at LGBT rights

Religious freedom used to chip away at LGBT rights
 - With court victories everywhere from Virginia to Utah, LGBT rights activists seem to be winning the fight over same-sex marriage. Yet even as ...

Looking” for Identity: Gender, Sexuality, and a brief history of LGBT America

Looking” for Identity: Gender, Sexuality, and a brief history of LGBT America
 - While acknowledging its importance, Forbes also noted that the event's portrayal eliminated numerous other members of the LGBT community.

LGBT becoming bully

LGBT becoming bully
 - Most of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, and those who support it or its stances, have played the victim for far too long.

My Thoughts on Michael Sam and LGBT at Sochi

My Thoughts on Michael Sam and LGBT at Sochi
 - In the watershed moment after Missouri defensive end and SEC Defensive Payer of the Year Michael Sam publicly announced that he is gay, ...

Nonprofit Launches Social Media Campaign to Empower LGBT Community

Nonprofit Launches Social Media Campaign to Empower LGBT Community
 - Students Moving America has launched a social media campaign aimed at celebrating the act of “coming out” in the LGBT community.

With Looking, RuPaul and Modern Family, is LGBT life now mainstream?

With Looking, RuPaul and Modern Family, is LGBT life now mainstream?
 - We've invited three critics to discuss the evolution of LGBT characters in pop culture – and to identify cultural blind spots where producers, writers and ...

Talking Politics: Missouri mulls LGBT changes

Talking Politics: Missouri mulls LGBT changes
 - In the past week, as policy makers try to ride the wave of Michael Sam's hype, there has been a ripple of political action for more recognition of LGBT ...

Ex-gay" therapy billboard angers LGBT Kentuckians

Ex-gay" therapy billboard angers LGBT Kentuckians
 - Kentucky's LGBT community is crying foul over the appearance of a bizarre billboard that promotes an "ex-gay" ministry. According to ...

Calling out Color Based Racism

Calling out Color Based Racism
 - Freedom's Journal, the first African American newspaper, emerged out of a need to counter racist, degrading and pro-slavery commentary that was ...

Knight at the Movies: Stranger by the Lake and Hawaii

Knight at the Movies: Stranger by the Lake and Hawaii
 - For the entire film, openly gay French writer-director Alain Guiraudie's Stranger ... But what does that mean for Black people who happen to be LGBT?

Am I Allowed to Correct My Afro-Latina Girlfriend's English?

Am I Allowed to Correct My Afro-Latina Girlfriend's English?
 - Speaking of manners and race, what are the rules, inside your race but ... I'm a young African-American professional, and the woman I'm involved ...

Discrimination is Alive and Well and Living in America

Discrimination is Alive and Well and Living in America
 - When Americans are presented with several groups – Blacks; Hispanics; people of Middle Eastern descent; Women; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and ...

Verizon to Educate Latin America on the Benefits of the Cloud

Verizon to Educate Latin America on the Benefits of the Cloud
 - But the company's global scope also includes enterprise solutions in Latin America, with a specific eye to the region's biggest market, Brazil.

ACA Awareness Lacking Among Low Income, Uninsured

ACA Awareness Lacking Among Low Income, Uninsured
 - Some of the outreach efforts geared at specific groups like Latinos also appears to be falling flat. In California, which has 15 percent of the country's ...

For Britain's pupils, maths is even more pointless than Latin

For Britain's pupils, maths is even more pointless than Latin
 - Elizabeth Truss, the education minister, sets off next week to see why Chinese pupils are so good at maths: indeed, why even working-class Chinese ...

Obama's outreach to young men of color: too little too late?

Obama's outreach to young men of color: too little too late?
 - ease the burdens of America's most vulnerable, among them young black and Latino men. And it comes at a critical moment in Obama's presidency, ...




The toll of zero-tolerance discipline

The toll of zero-tolerance discipline
 - Young black and Latino men are being churned out of classrooms and into the criminal justice system at an astounding rate. Despite modest gains in ...




Most Uninsured Latinos Qualify for Lower-Cost Coverage

Most Uninsured Latinos Qualify for Lower-Cost Coverage
 - Nearly 80 percent of uninsured Latinos may qualify for Medicaid, CHIP ... The agency added that 95 percent of those same people might be able to get ...

5 Ways US History Is More Latino Than We Think

5 Ways US History Is More Latino Than We Think
 - I discovered,” he said, “that these nice, cultured, well-educated people had little understanding of the country's Hispanic past.” So he set out to write a ...

HIV Rate Among Black and Latino Gay Men Continues to Rise

HIV Rate Among Black and Latino Gay Men Continues to Rise
 - Black and Latino gay men continue to make up the majority of those contracting HIV, as 58 percent who tested positive in 2010 were black and Latino...