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Why Americans Shrug Off Income Inequality

Why Americans Shrug Off Income Inequality
 - Americans are an optimistic bunch, and the notion of America as the land of opportunity remains a powerful one in the public's mind. A new study ...

What Thomas Piketty and Larry Summers Don't Tell You About Income Inequality

What Thomas Piketty and Larry Summers Don't Tell You About Income Inequality
 - Let's talk first about how you're measuring the problem of inequality. I think we .... How might these measures impact income inequality in America?

Fostering Religious Tolerance in South America

Fostering Religious Tolerance in South America
 - MTVLA invited youth in Latin America to unite and foster religious tolerance in ... The site also includes a series of educational resources for raising ...

Getting a 'fair shot' doesn't make us all Warren Buffet

Getting a 'fair shot' doesn't make us all Warren Buffet
  - So why do we take it seriously when President Obama argues that government needs to “fix” inequality in American society? The president's State of ...

The New Homeless In America's Wealthy Capital

The New Homeless In America's Wealthy Capital
 - In a city with one of the highest concentrations of personal wealth in America, income inequality is growing. Rising rents and a lack of affordable ...


Characteristics of Adolescents Exposed to Violence

Characteristics of Adolescents Exposed to Violence
 - Meanwhile, Hispanic female teens had greater odds of not using a condom ... dating violence, sexual violence or both dating and sexual violence.

Small sandal business attracts big attention

Small sandal business attracts big attention
 - Even before the earthquake, Haiti was the poorest nation in the Western ... To international poverty experts seeking to remedy the sometimes toxic ...

More African-Americans still die of HIV than whites and Latinos combined, CDC says

More African-Americans still die of HIV than whites and Latinos combined, CDC says
 - In 2011, 491,100 of the estimated 1.2 million people living with HIV were black, a higher proportion (41 percent) than for whites (34 percent). In 2010 ...

California's Latinos need to seize their seats at the table

California's Latinos need to seize their seats at the table
 - For decades, people have spoken of Latino political power as a “sleeping giant” because of growing population numbers that have not translated into ...

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  - While Black people represent approximately 12 percent of the U.S. ... the health and well-being of people living with HIV, particularly LGBT individuals.

Op-ed: How Do We Stop the HIV Crisis Among Gay Black Men?

Op-ed: How Do We Stop the HIV Crisis Among Gay Black Men?
 - What's more, young black gay men continue to bear the brunt of new HIV ... Black gay men are three times more likely to acquire HIV than white gay men, ... The likelihood of HIV transmission increases exponentially when people do ...

Georgia lawmakers to recognize state's HIV epidemic's effect on black gay men

Georgia lawmakers to recognize state's HIV epidemic's effect on black gay men
 - including black gay men and transgender people. The public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 10, follows National Black HIV Awareness Day on Saturday, ...

LGBT Conference 2015 Addresses Black Transgender Murders

LGBT Conference 2015 Addresses Black Transgender Murders
 - Misgendering victims makes it difficult to track the rates of homicides and assaults among transgender people. The Federal Bureau of Investigation ...


John Kerry's landmark initiative: Why the State Department's new LGBT post is a big deal

John Kerry's landmark initiative: Why the State Department's new LGBT post is a big deal
 - Secretary of State John Kerry's decision to appoint an LGBT diplomat ... persecution of Jews and apartheid South Africa's treatment of black people.

Are the 2015 Grammys the Gayest Ever?

Are the 2015 Grammys the Gayest Ever?
  - Mainstream pop music has always been brimming with LGBT talent ... “I don't write songs for straight people or gay people or black people or white ...

'Pray Away the Gay' Program: Why Doesn't the Black Church Support 'LGBT Rights' as It Did the ...

'Pray Away the Gay' Program: Why Doesn't the Black Church Support 'LGBT Rights' as It Did the ...
 - In African-American churches — long known as the heart and soul of the black community — sexuality remains one of the most controversial issues," ...