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lunes, 17 de marzo de 2014

Black civil rights, LGBT movements focus of Emory conference

Black civil rights, LGBT movements focus of Emory conference
 - The “Whose Beloved Community? Black Civil and LGBT Rights” conference brings together LGBT and Civil Rights scholars, activists and other ...

Fred Phelps may be dying, but the LGBT community should let him go quietly

Fred Phelps may be dying, but the LGBT community should let him go quietly
 - Just as much as Matthew Shepard has become an iconic symbol of the LGBT community's fight against hatred and intolerance , Fred Phelps is the ...

First Gay Hug (A Homophobic Experiment)' Parodies 'First Kiss' Viral Video

First Gay Hug (A Homophobic Experiment)' Parodies 'First Kiss' Viral Video
 - Since the video's debut, a number of parody videos have make their rounds on the Internet, including this one titled "First Gay Hug (A Homophobic ...




Wall Street and Multinationals Get Theirs While America Suffers

Wall Street and Multinationals Get Theirs While America Suffers
 - While America still suffers with repressed wages, increasing poverty and a vanishing middle class, Wall Street and big Multinational Corporations are ...

NJ residents split on income inequality vs. too much government, poll show

NJ residents split on income inequality vs. too much government, poll show
 - Which is America's greater problem: income inequality or too much government? A new poll has found that despite its reputation as a ...

Expert Slams 'Education On The Cheap' For Latino Students

Expert Slams 'Education On The Cheap' For Latino Students
 - It's an education blog specifically for Latino and African-Americans ... public schools in America, Vasquez-Heilig said overall the system isn't failing.

Education All-Stars: Julian Vasquez Heilig

Education All-Stars: Julian Vasquez Heilig
 - Inequality continues to be the plight facing Latino and minority students in America. However, from coast to coast there are dedicated individuals ...

The limits of equality

The limits of equality
 - The contemporary American display of widespread poverty together with manifest economic gluttony is both socially and morally offensive.




Minimum wage a meaningless feel-good measure

Minimum wage a meaningless feel-good measure
 - It has been 50 years since America declared a War on Poverty, spending $20.7 trillion since then. In 2012 alone we spent $1 trillion on the War on ...

Christian leader Franklin Graham praises Putin as better than Obama on LGBT issues

Christian leader Franklin Graham praises Putin as better than Obama on LGBT issues
  - Evangelist Franklin Graham is the latest conservative to praise Russian President Vladimir Putin for his aggressive crackdown on LGBT people.

LGBT Ugandans tell us how to be helpful advocates for them

LGBT Ugandans tell us how to be helpful advocates for them
 - Five leading Ugandan LGBT advocates have released a document, in which they outline the most helpful way for western leaders to advocate for ...

Boston mayor pulls out of St Patrick's Day parade as LGBT talks fail

Boston mayor pulls out of St Patrick's Day parade as LGBT talks fail
 - Walsh's decision came after the failure of a campaign by MassEquality, an LGBT rights campaign group in Massachusetts, to persuade the South ..

The Missing White Poor

The Missing White Poor
 - Republicans may think persistent poverty in rural areas is a regrettable ... that seldom gets mentioned: the actual racial makeup of America's poor.

It's called class warfare

It's called class warfare
 - Everyone knows America has a hyper inequality problem. ... slash food assistance to American families despite poverty rates for families with children ...

Paul Ryan's famine rhetoric

Paul Ryan's famine rhetoric
 - His great-great-grandfather had fled to America. ... that resulted from British policy, and conservative criticism of modern American poverty programs.

Maria Shriver Found the Most Sympathetic Poor Woman in America

Maria Shriver Found the Most Sympathetic Poor Woman in America
 - The film is the most visible component of the Shriver Report, Shriver's campaign to draw attention to poverty's outsized effect on American women.

Documentary that shines light on poverty to make NE debut in Framingham in April

Documentary that shines light on poverty to make NE debut in Framingham in April
 - For many Americans, the common view is that poverty is 'their fault.'" he said by phone from Los Angeles. "We wanted to show the personal side of ...

Challenges to LGBT Rights in Latin America

Challenges to LGBT Rights in Latin America
 - It's true that some Latin American countries have recently made great strides towards ensuring equality and penalizing discrimination through ...

2014 monumental in shaping Latin America's future

2014 monumental in shaping Latin America's future
 - With seven out of 19 Latin American countries holding presidential elections in 2014, this year is monumental for shaping ...

In a Majority of Nations Most People Link Morality to Faith in God, New Study Finds

In a Majority of Nations Most People Link Morality to Faith in God, New Study Finds
 - In 22 of the 40 countries surveyed by the Pew Research Center, clear ... and many people in Latin America and Asia also link morality to religion, ...

10 Latin Movies You Should Watch

10 Latin Movies You Should Watch
 - Although some movies from Latin America are quite famous, most don't get the attention they deserve. Many great films were produced in countries ...

New Contenders Emerge in Quest to Identify Yale's First African-American Graduate

New Contenders Emerge in Quest to Identify Yale's First African-American Graduate
 - For Richard Henry Green, recently declared to have been Yale College's first known African-American graduate, fame, or at least the certainty of his

Latinos should join community organizations, commission member says

Latinos should join community organizations, commission member says
 - Every third person in Goshen identifies as Latino, and one member of the Goshen Plan Commission believes Latinos should start getting involved in ...

Former Commissioner Dan Ramirez, first Latino elected in Charlotte, dies

Former Commissioner Dan Ramirez, first Latino elected in Charlotte, dies
 - Ramirez was a private person, but opened up to WBTV's Jamie Boll about his diagnosis in 2012. Ramirez said he hoped it would help other people.

Black civil rights, LGBT movements focus of Emory conference

Black civil rights, LGBT movements focus of Emory conference
 - The South has by far the largest concentration of black LGBT people in the United States, and Atlanta is at the center of that community, while also ...