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miércoles, 4 de marzo de 2015

Lynchings of African-Americans more common than reported

Lynchings of African-Americans more common than reported
 - We're focusing on lynchings of African-Americans because when Whites were lynched it was really more about punishment — it wasn't sent to ...

Energized, excited LGBT supporters strategize for Chuy

Energized, excited LGBT supporters strategize for Chuy
 - Black, Latino and white sat together, young with old. ... “I haven't been in such a diverse group of LGBT people, ever,” supporter Alexis Martínez said at ...

Lotic: "If I Don't Say 'I'm Gay, I'm Black,' I'm Failing a Responsibility to Piss People Off"

Lotic: "If I Don't Say 'I'm Gay, I'm Black,' I'm Failing a Responsibility to Piss People Off"
 - But I'm talking about the types of people who are ruining club culture by being ... I'm a gay, black dude living in the West, so I'm always a little bit angry.

Is China a Better Deal than the U. S. for Latin America?

Is China a Better Deal than the U. S. for Latin America?
 - With important primary resources like oil and soybeans and with an acute need for capital, the Latin American countries seem to be the perfect trade ...

GR leaders to review language in LGBT protections

GR leaders to review language in LGBT protections
 - Grand Rapids officials are reviewing language used in an amendment regarding LGBT protections to the city's non-discrimination ...

The LGBT couples adopting 'hard to place' children

The LGBT couples adopting 'hard to place' children
 - But with increasing numbers of potential LGBT adopters coming forward in the years since government reforms in 2006, it has become apparent that ...

Atlantic City Alliance hires ambassador to reach out to LGBT community

Atlantic City Alliance hires ambassador to reach out to LGBT community
 - The Atlantic City Alliance has named drag queen Miss Richfield 1981 to serve as the Resort's ambassador to the LGBT community.

What Is Radical Education in the Context of Religion?

What Is Radical Education in the Context of Religion?
 - One of the main systems responsible for promoting this status quo orientation is the educational system in America. In large part this ideology has ...

Will Wisconsin's ignorance become America's ignorance again?

Will Wisconsin's ignorance become America's ignorance again?
 - Ever since America's politicized, corrupt, unethical, corporate-controlled .... Walker, a college dropout, has also attacked higher education, a favorite ...

Healing the Racial Divide Through Education

Healing the Racial Divide Through Education
 - These demographic shifts have exposed serious deficiencies in American education. African-Americans and Latinos make up about 50 percent of ...

Poor students present challenge for schools

Poor students present challenge for schools
 - For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, according to the Southern Education Foundation. In Nebraska, 44 percent of students were from low-income households, according to the foundation.

The Changing Geography Of Education, Income Growth And Poverty In America

The Changing Geography Of Education, Income Growth And Poverty In America
 - In this column, we often rate metropolitan areas for their performance over one year, five or at most 10. But measuring economic and social progress ...

Jeb Bush Has At Least One Thing Right on Poverty

Jeb Bush Has At Least One Thing Right on Poverty
 - I've been doing anti-poverty and social justice work for most of my career. ... America's 20th Century prosperity was built on the assumption that the ...

The Underlying Cause of Central American Youth Migration

The Underlying Cause of Central American Youth Migration
 - Poverty, violence, lack of employment and the allure of the "American Dream" are four recurring causes that are often cited as factors driving Central ...

Yet Again Kanye West Insists That It's Classism, Not Racism, At the Core of America's Problems

Yet Again Kanye West Insists That It's Classism, Not Racism, At the Core of America's Problems
 - According to Mr. West, racism is no longer a problem in America. ... brunt of historic wealth inequality, West has deemed racism in America a problem ...


Why Japan Does Not Have America's Super-Rich Problem

Why Japan Does Not Have America's Super-Rich Problem
 - Piketty's main assertion is that the leading driver of increased inequality in the developed world is the accumulation of wealth by those who are already ...

Colombia's FARC rebels unwilling to trade jungle for prison

Colombia's FARC rebels unwilling to trade jungle for prison
 - To claim the contrary is a mere exercise in political propaganda, as well as an insult to the intelligence of all Colombian people," he said.

Reforms demanded in Missouri after US probe finds racially biased policing

Reforms demanded in Missouri after US probe finds racially biased policing
 - "I don't think any African-American who is familiar with Ferguson will be ... and the Justice Department said it found direct evidence of racial bias and ...

DOJ finds Ferguson targeted African Americans, used courts mainly to increase revenue

DOJ finds Ferguson targeted African Americans, used courts mainly to increase revenue
 - The report says that "African Americans are disproportionately represented at ... African-Americans are also 70 percent less likely to have their charges ... not be similar to the racial composition of the residential population," he said.

Investigators in Brazil's Petrobras kickback scandal identify 54 individuals

Investigators in Brazil's Petrobras kickback scandal identify 54 individuals
 - He didn't release the names of the people he wants to investigate. "We're going to work with tranquility, with balance. Those who must pay will pay," ...

Supreme Court Case Puts Health Insurance Aid for Latinos at Risk

Supreme Court Case Puts Health Insurance Aid for Latinos at Risk
 - The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of 39 Latino ... He is arguing that if the subsidies to help people pay for insurance weren't ...

9 Things Latinos Are Tired of Explaining to Everyone Else

9 Things Latinos Are Tired of Explaining to Everyone Else
 - Because these are labels that were forced on Latinos upon their arrival to the U.S., the answer as to how people from different Latin American ...


NAACP Battles Latino Group Over Special Schools For Immigrant Students

NAACP Battles Latino Group Over Special Schools For Immigrant Students
 - A Maryland chapter of the NAACP and the Latino activist group Casa de ... “This is a very awkward position because black and brown, people try to ...

The Rising Latino Tide

The Rising Latino Tide
 - They rallied against Paolino, but Latino candidates got crushed in the ... Much of what people think they know about Latinos in Rhode Island is simply ...