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miércoles, 14 de enero de 2015

Ten firms take pride in this years' Stonewall LGBT top 100

Ten firms take pride in this years' Stonewall LGBT top 100
 - The Lawyer's new Southeast Asia Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the local firms that are leading the way in the 10 ...

Texas lawmakers plan legislation to void LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination laws

Texas lawmakers plan legislation to void LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination laws
 - The proposed measure would nullify existing LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinances in cities that are home to roughly 7.5 million Texans, more ...

How Wall Street Occupies America: Rising Debt and Runaway Inequality

How Wall Street Occupies America: Rising Debt and Runaway Inequality
 - Increasing debt and runaway inequality are of a piece. That's because debt at compound interest rates is extremely powerful. Borrow a little today and, ...

Rezoning for property development puts poor, minority population in the city at disadvantage

Rezoning for property development puts poor, minority population in the city at disadvantage
 - With America's capitalist structure, inequality is inherent. It, however, supports the growth of massive corporations, answering how frameworks of ...

Voices from the Street: LGBT youth

Voices from the Street: LGBT youth
 - In the 2014 Count Un In survey (of some 800 homeless or unstably housed young people in King County), 22 percent identified as LGBT. While there ...


Michael Sam To Be Honored At LGBT Youth Conference

Michael Sam To Be Honored At LGBT Youth Conference
 - Time to THRIVE, which takes place February 13-15 in Portland, attracts hundreds of people who play crucial roles in the lives of LGBT youth. Actress ...

Still time to choose heroes for British LGBT Awards

Still time to choose heroes for British LGBT Awards
 - Ward said: 'The British LGBT Awards provide an excellent opportunity to recognize the gay icons making a positive impact. I urge people to nominate ...

The secret language of Turkey's LGBT community

The secret language of Turkey's LGBT community
 - Sevval Kilic is a couple of inches shy of six feet. Her hair, various shades of light brown, rests at the middle of her back, and her eyes, outlined by long ...

NASW is Failing LGBT Americans

NASW is Failing LGBT Americans
 - The year 2014 was filled with significant momentum towards a more equal nation for individuals identifying as LGBT. After dozens of federal court ...


New Year, More Companies Showing Support for LGBT Community

New Year, More Companies Showing Support for LGBT Community
 - Advertisements from a variety of industries took a step forward in 2015, featuring same-sex couples in ads to celebrate the New Year. Tiffany & Co.

What's on the economic horizon for Black America in 2015?

What's on the economic horizon for Black America in 2015?
 - Of course when White America experiences some discomfort, Black America experiences ... The Black child poverty rate stood at 38.3 percent. Blacks ...

Taking a vow of poverty

Taking a vow of poverty
 - A poll taken for USA Today in November found that 4 of 5 Americans favor building the pipeline. With 87 percent of the continental United States ...

Spending More Money Won't Fix Our Schools

Spending More Money Won't Fix Our Schools
 - I was also accused of being unfamiliar with the known fact that America woefully underinvests in education compared to other advanced nations.


Just 36% of Americans say they have the right to blaspheme religion

Just 36% of Americans say they have the right to blaspheme religion
  - Taken literally, “Do Americans have the right to blaspheme?” is merely ... but not surprising given the state of civic education in America more broadly.

Chicagoans take the streets to declare that Black Lives Matter

Chicagoans take the streets to declare that Black Lives Matter
 - Periodically, there were political events that confounded the "personal responsibility" rhetoric and exposed the depths of American racial injustice.


Racial divide in surviving breast cancer in San Diego

Racial divide in surviving breast cancer in San Diego
 - Although African-American women are much less likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, when they are, they are much more likely to die from it.

Disagrees with racial definitions

Disagrees with racial definitions
 - Why is the black race singled out? I have never heard of an Eskimo-American thus identified. I don't care if he has crushed ice for breakfast and iced ...

A conversation about race

A conversation about race
  - Racial conflict provides Sharpton the platform to fan flames of hatred and separation of American ethnic groups, especially African-Americans.

Racism and Unequal Protection in the American Legal System

Racism and Unequal Protection in the American Legal System
 - Now, I invite us to consider "racial cause" as defined by the racism felt in African American communities that have not been afforded equal protection, ...

Mexico security forces mount massive search for missing persons

Mexico security forces mount massive search for missing persons
 - Authorities carried out the first search a year ago in the Cinco Manantiales region of Coahuila, where some 300 people have disappeared since the ...

Naya Rivera says showering every day is a 'white people thing'

Naya Rivera says showering every day is a 'white people thing'
 - “I believe white people shower more than ethnics. I shower ... Latinos are prepared to trade naya Rivera for a large bottle adobo and 5 lb bag rice.

Colombian dancer brings Latino fitness to Shildon, Crook and Newton Aycliffe

Colombian dancer brings Latino fitness to Shildon, Crook and Newton Aycliffe
 - The 33-year-old mother-of-two, now living in Bishop Auckland, is passionate about dancing and hopes her energetic classes will show people how ...

In California's Poorest Towns, Tap Water's Legacy Is Toxic for Latinos

In California's Poorest Towns, Tap Water's Legacy Is Toxic for Latinos
 - Latino Americans suffer from disproportionately high rates of ... A recent policy brief from U.C. Davis' Center for Poverty Research shows how negative ...


Blood On Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions

Blood On Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions
 - In 1992, when David Dinkins, the first (and only) African-American Mayor of New York City sought to implement a civilian review agency to investigate ...

Companies aren't spending enough on education – and are spending in the wrong places

Companies aren't spending enough on education – and are spending in the wrong places
 - “Education, education, education” became a famous political maxim in ... as well as higher education in Africa, the Asia Pacific and Latin America, ...