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domingo, 21 de septiembre de 2014

Gay-marriage movement tries to engage Latinos

Gay-marriage movement tries to engage Latinos
 - Talking to people about their relationship and their dreams for equality is what ... Many Latino families have someone in the clan who is gay or lesbian.

Afro-Latinos Seek Recognition, And Accurate Census Count

Afro-Latinos Seek Recognition, And Accurate Census Count
 - Arzu has been collecting signatures on an online petition and appearing in the media to educate people about Hispanic diversity. “People need to ...

El Futuro a resource for growing Latino community

El Futuro a resource for growing Latino community
 - Just last year, more than 1,700 people from 15 different counties came to one of El Futuro's clinics. Our clinicians are professionals who speak ...

17 Latino Historical Events Every American Needs To Know

17 Latino Historical Events Every American Needs To Know
 - What Happened: Hispanics, including mestizos, indigenous and Afro-descended people from the area today known as Mexico, explored North ...

The Cosby Show at 30: Changing the face of black America

The Cosby Show at 30: Changing the face of black America
 - Despite its popularity, some people took issue with how "The Cosby Show" tackled race issues. "It's not that black Americans didn't enjoy the show, but ...




Racial passing was a painful way to improve life

Racial passing was a painful way to improve life
 - Racial passing helped African-Americans create new lives in a time of danger. But a Morristown author's new book also examines the complex legacy ...

The racial divide in America's gun deaths

The racial divide in America's gun deaths
 - Gun violence is disproportionately affecting the country's African American ... The racial divide is even more prominent on state and district levels.

Cher sued over 'racist' remarks

Cher sued over 'racist' remarks
 - Wilson and Easter, who are African American, say race was a motivating factor in their dismissal, while Ballinger, 42, is alleging age discrimination.




World Bank: poverty could reach 44%

World Bank: poverty could reach 44%
 - The UNDP recently warned that that up to one-third of Latin America is at risk of being clawed back in to poverty as the region's economies face ...

Portland police's problem with race: 'This city is not as liberal as it thinks it is'

Portland police's problem with race: 'This city is not as liberal as it thinks it is'
 - Portland police during the Occupy protest. The Justice Department acknowledged the 'often tense relationship between PPB and the African American ...

Trooper fired; legislator calls for toughening SC's racial profiling law

Trooper fired; legislator calls for toughening SC's racial profiling law
 - A local legislator is calling for a tougher state law on racial profiling in the wake of ... The incident inflamed many African-Americans in the wake of fatal ...

The beatitudes of poverty alleviation: An enduring formula for sustainable development

The beatitudes of poverty alleviation: An enduring formula for sustainable development
 - Botswana and the Cayman Islands, and the Dominican Republic since the 1990s, have done better than their pairs (Zimbabwe, Jamaica, and Haiti ...

LGBT-friendly housing will transform activist's childhood home in District

LGBT-friendly housing will transform activist's childhood home in District
 - Woody's project evolved from more than a decade of work with people who are aging, African American and gay. In a 2011 doctoral dissertation, she ...

Hispanics only group to see its poverty rate decline and incomes rise

Hispanics only group to see its poverty rate decline and incomes rise
 - From 2012 to 2013, the number of Hispanics in poverty dropped from 13.6 million to 12.7 million, even as the Hispanic population grew by 1 million ...

Poverty traps

Poverty traps
 - All this is not to say that poor countries are destined to stay in poverty. Stagnant incomes over 50 years—suffered by countries like Burundi, Haiti and ...