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domingo, 16 de noviembre de 2014

Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America

Through a Lens Darkly' tackles a photographic divide in America
 - The images illuminate a nation's racial divide and how African Americans viewed themselves against the distorting gaze of caricature and prejudice.


Almost 30% of teenagers (15 to 19) are mothers in Latin America

Almost 30% of teenagers (15 to 19) are mothers in Latin America
 - Nearly 30 % of young women in Latin America are mothers before they reach 20 ... the need for public sex education and reproductive health services.


A new strain of racism from the newest Americans

A new strain of racism from the newest Americans
 - Racism in America has often been reduced to white-against-black discrimination, and understandably so. After all, it was white colonists who forcibly ...

UNC scandal isn't about athletics — it's about empty degrees

UNC scandal isn't about athletics — it's about empty degrees
 - While for years the university maintained that only the department chair of the African-American studies program, Julius Nyang'oro, understood what ...

Perceived racial discrimination may impact kidney function

Perceived racial discrimination may impact kidney function
 - When analyzed by race and sex, the link between perceived racial discrimination and kidney function decline remained only among African American ...

Fascinating Study Reveals White People Have Far More Negative View of 'Blacks' Than 'African ...

Fascinating Study Reveals White People Have Far More Negative View of 'Blacks' Than 'African ...
 - The results have profound implications for the Black community, where ... with lower socioeconomic status than the racial label 'African-American.'”.

TV takes a new approach to race, going beyond "color blindness"

TV takes a new approach to race, going beyond "color blindness"
 - Long before the dawn of "post-racial America" — a mythical invention of the media supposedly coincidental with the election of the first black president ...

Pride moves festival date after Juneteenth clash

Pride moves festival date after Juneteenth clash
 - Members of the African-American community in Houston have expressed ... It wouldn't have been if you'd listened to the Black LGBT community and ...

Army guard Max Lenox and his two dads

Army guard Max Lenox and his two dads
 - It's akin to skin color with black people: As long as you're not too flamboyantly gay, you're OK...as long as you're not too dark-skinned, you're OK.

Gay rights should not mean special rights, only equal rights

Gay rights should not mean special rights, only equal rights
 - The Constitution was supposed to protect the rights of freedom and citizenship for all of us, but black people and women were denied ownership of ...