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domingo, 12 de octubre de 2014

Latin America Is Violent and Peaceful at the Same Time

Latin America Is Violent and Peaceful at the Same Time
 - atin America is caught in the dichotomy of being a peaceful zone and also the world’s most violent region, a situation that can be reverted through more policies and education, according to the United Nations Development Progamme’s Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Jessica Faieta. In an interview with Efe on Thursday, the UN assistant secretary-general said that violence and public insecurity are matters of great concern to the people and an outstanding issue in the region.

Do Politics Divide Americans More Than Race?

Do Politics Divide Americans More Than Race?
 - Some of the documents included racial cues—”president of the African American Student Association”—while others had political ones—”president of ...

Does Race Shape Americans' Passion For Guns?

Does Race Shape Americans' Passion For Guns?
 - You can't talk about guns in America without talking about race, Gallagher and others say. The panic that would ensue at the sight of armed black men ...

Wisconsin moving 'backward' in terms of racial equality

Wisconsin moving 'backward' in terms of racial equality
 - Wisconsin is ranked among the worst states in the country for racial ... COWS also found that the median income of African-American households, ...

The Cosby Show' and the black American dream

The Cosby Show' and the black American dream
 - A friend once threatened to call the Drop Squad on me when I confessed that back in the day I’d enjoyed watching “The Simpsons” more than “The Cosby Show.” I was not a huge fan of what was at one point America’s top-rated television show. I didn’t hate the sitcom, and for a time I watched it semi-regularly.




Do political beliefs divide the U.S. more than race?

Do political beliefs divide the U.S. more than race?
 - Researchers from Stanford University say yes. In two separate, albeit limited, experiments, researchers found that people held stronger biases against those of different political parties than against races different from their own.

Peace, equality and education

Peace, equality and education
 - He promises that by 2020 Colombia will be the “most educated” country in Latin America. His problem is that currently she languishes near the bottom ...

Latin America universities fail to make grade

Latin America universities fail to make grade
 - Latin America's universities are largely absent from world rankings, and ... In the most recent Times Higher Education rankings, no Latin American ...

Black Homophobia Emerges at USC Screening of 'Dear White People'

Black Homophobia Emerges at USC Screening of 'Dear White People'
 - The other night I attended a screening of “Dear White People” at USC organized by USC’s own African-American Cinema Society and Black Student Assembly. I had high hopes for the movie. The trailer suggested that it might take an intellectual look at racism that a white audience could benefit from in terms of understanding the systemic disadvantages black people face

Latinos have region's highest poverty rate

Latinos have region's highest poverty rate
 - Latinos have the highest rate of poverty of any racial or ethnic group in Philadelphia. In the city, 44 percent of Latinos live in poverty - twice the national ...