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domingo, 8 de marzo de 2015

International Women's Day Highlights Inequality in the Medical Field

International Women's Day Highlights Inequality in the Medical Field
 - According to a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges, 47 percent of medical students are women. That figure has declined from the ...


Texas Prison Officials Finally Agree To Protect Trans Inmate Whose Life Was In Imminent Danger

Texas Prison Officials Finally Agree To Protect Trans Inmate Whose Life Was In Imminent Danger
 - According to Just Detention International, which works to eliminate sexual abuse in detention facilities, LGBT inmates are 15 times more likely to be ...

Anti-Gay OK Senator Says He'll Always Protect Your Right To Be Homosexual (And Be ...

Anti-Gay OK Senator Says He'll Always Protect Your Right To Be Homosexual (And Be ...
 - Oklahoma state Sen. Joseph Silk doesn't believe LGBT people "have a right to be served in every single store." However, Silk now says he'll always ...

We know the march is not over yet'

We know the march is not over yet'
 - As a new generation struggles over race and power in America, President ... the nation's first African-American president led a bipartisan, multiracial ...

Obama says racial history still casts shadow on the nation

Obama says racial history still casts shadow on the nation
 - Obama says racial history still casts shadow on the nation ... picture of racial relations under the presidency of the first African-American president.

5 Important Latino Issues That Aren't Immigration

5 Important Latino Issues That Aren't Immigration
 - But immigration is just one of the many political issues we Latinos prioritize. Here are five more that many people may not associate with the Latino ...

Chicago protesters demand 'immediate inspection' of Homan Square facility

Chicago protesters demand 'immediate inspection' of Homan Square facility
 - Specifically black people, poor people and Latino people. ... “Chuy Garcia has made it clear that he is for the people,” said Mark Clements, a victim of ...

Lifting first-generation college students up ladder

Lifting first-generation college students up ladder
 - When people say Latinos don't care about education, you have never seen one family work so hard to put one student through school,” Casillas said.

Minnie Minoso: Baseball player who became the game's first Latino star

Minnie Minoso: Baseball player who became the game's first Latino star
 - He became major league baseball's first black Latino player in Chicago on 1 May 1951, against New York Yankees; on his first appearance at the ...

Who is who in Latin America?

Who is who in Latin America?
 - Native people in South and Central America survived and mixed with Europeans, while large numbers of native people were put in reserves, enslaved ...

Four Facts About Poverty in Latin America you Probably Didn't Know

Four Facts About Poverty in Latin America you Probably Didn't Know
 - Fast forward four years and despite these dramatic advances, a fifth of five Latin Americans never left poverty, as we discovered in a recent study.

Latin Americans make impact in Major League Baseball

Latin Americans make impact in Major League Baseball
 - One reason for this radical change of demographics in the nation and its national pastime is the increased of poverty and crime in Latin American ...

Meet America's First All-LGBT Gang

Meet America's First All-LGBT Gang
  - The gang, called Check It, was formed years ago as a way for LGBT students ... Being gay in poor, violent African American neighborhoods carries a ...

Joe Biden Invokes Selma Marchers in Push for LGBT Rights

Joe Biden Invokes Selma Marchers in Push for LGBT Rights
 - The same basic human rights were at stake when John [Lewis, an African-American civil rights leader who is now a U.S. congressman] led that march ...

LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah Senate

LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah Senate
 - I cannot accept that," said Jackson, who is African-American. "I'm a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I'm proud to say that.