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domingo, 19 de octubre de 2014

Wealth Inequality Is Not A Problem, It's A Symptom

Wealth Inequality Is Not A Problem, It's A Symptom
 - There is a bitter irony in the ease with which American pundits discern this dynamic in developing-world kleptocracies while ignoring the same ...

Dear White People' satirizes racial anxiety of the Obama era

Dear White People' satirizes racial anxiety of the Obama era
 - But by the time he took the oath of office, it was already becoming clear to many African-Americans that Obama's presidency was giving some white ...

Could colourless be the new black?

Could colourless be the new black?
 - Well it's a movement that musician Pharrell and his peers are part of and it's about African-Americans not seeing anything according to race. “I don't ...

How Jimi Hendrix's race became his invisible legacy

How Jimi Hendrix's race became his invisible legacy
 - He held a concert for an African-American audience in Harlem, a place he once called home. Hendrix's homecoming, though, was almost ruined as ...

Latino Reverts Find Identity in Islam

Latino Reverts Find Identity in Islam
 - Over the past decades, a growing number of Latino Americans has reverted to Islam. ... “When people see you with the hijab, they respect you first.

In Affluent Connecticut, Latinos Help Immigrants Succeed

In Affluent Connecticut, Latinos Help Immigrants Succeed
 - In a city and a state of pronounced income disparities, Latino business owners Maria Isabel and Oscar Sandoval are among a ...

What is African American religion?

What is African American religion?
 - To be clear, African American religious life is not reducible to those wounds. ... The adjective refers instead to a racial context within which religious ...

A little common sense with your coffee: Hyphenated Americans

A little common sense with your coffee: Hyphenated Americans
 - I am not an African-American. ... But my aversion to being referred to as African-American has nothing to do with my ancestry. ... and Americans who do not have their ancestry clearly labeled in description of their race or ethnicity.

Will Universal Drivers Ed Increase Racial Integration?

Will Universal Drivers Ed Increase Racial Integration?
 - Without a driver's license, young African Americans have less access to upward social mobility and often remain isolated in unstable and segregated ...

Laverne Cox's Anti-Bullying & Anti-Discrimination Message

Laverne Cox's Anti-Bullying & Anti-Discrimination Message
 - Orange Is the New Black's” transgendered actress Laverne Cox has become an icon of the LGBT community. And now, in a ... Add to that the alarming statistic, about 41% much all trans people have attempted suicide. Nearly nine ...

Latin America's middle classes are restless

Latin America's middle classes are restless
 - Collective goods like education, healthcare, public transport, haven't improved as ... Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, is in recession, and the ...

Black Colleges: Stop Discriminating Against LGBT

Black Colleges: Stop Discriminating Against LGBT
 - Life is not easy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students at the nation's 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities, where the subject of same-gender-loving people and lifestyles remains largely taboo. The reality is that most black colleges have not accepted sexual identity diversity as an issue with which they need to be concerned. A number of reasons have been suggested -- among these, a level of social and religious conservatism within the black community.

Latin America's growing middle classes are restless

Latin America's growing middle classes are restless
 - The Uruguayan cartoon character speaks to the frustrations of more than 50 million Latin Americans who made a mass exodus from poverty during the ...

Latin America Provides Alternative Paths to Successful Poverty Reduction

Latin America Provides Alternative Paths to Successful Poverty Reduction
 - The significant gains made in Latin America in reducing poverty, especially in countries led by left-wing governments that reject the neoliberal ...

Your vote counts

Your vote counts
 - Forty-three percent of Latino workers earn poverty-level wages. The current minimum wage of $7.25 per hour is not enough to keep a single parent ...