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lunes, 23 de marzo de 2015

Inequality could be 'disastrous', billionaire says

Inequality could be 'disastrous', billionaire says
 - The gap between the 1 percent and the rest of America, and between the U.S. and the rest of the world, cannot and will not persist," he said.

Wild African elephants on verge of extinction, say experts

Wild African elephants on verge of extinction, say experts
 - Julian Blanc, an elephant specialist for the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), said the link between poverty in Africa ...

New Documentary Shows How Community Leaders Are Reducing Poverty

New Documentary Shows How Community Leaders Are Reducing Poverty
 - Ryan says there is a “poverty industrial complex” that is “wedded to the status quo. ... “We have these amazing stories in America of redemption. This is ...


Teacher hopes Southeast's first LGBT school will be a haven

Teacher hopes Southeast's first LGBT school will be a haven
 - LGBT parents will no longer have to worry that their children might be teased for coming from an unconventional home. Teachers will be able to ...

Poverty More Likely For LGBT Women

Poverty More Likely For LGBT Women
 - Goss Graves points out those concerns are further magnified for LGBT women of color, immigrant women, women raising children and transgender ...

Where LGBTQ Americans Live

Where LGBTQ Americans Live
 - America has become a far more open-minded and tolerant nation over the past several decades. But the gay population remains more concentrated in some cities and metros than others, according to a new survey by the Gallup Organization.

New survey shows small LGBT population in San Jose

New survey shows small LGBT population in San Jose
 - By comparison, just 3.2 percent of respondents in San Jose said they were LGBT, only ahead of Memphis, Pittsburgh, and Birmingham among the 50 ...

Virginians leading LGBT equality efforts recognized by Equality Virginia

Virginians leading LGBT equality efforts recognized by Equality Virginia
 - Among other accomplishments, Claire has put in countless hours representing Virginia's LGBT community at the General Assembly, led the ...

America's Next Economic Crisis Is Already Here

America's Next Economic Crisis Is Already Here
 - What that means is that many poor American children today are suffering from both an inequality of outcome -- the ability to achieve a middle-class ...

US needs solutions to income inequality

US needs solutions to income inequality
 - Hillary Rodham Clinton says income inequality and wage stagnation are ... Clinton spoke at a roundtable discussion on America's urban areas that ...

Growing Older and Facing Loss as LGBT People: A Question of Care

Growing Older and Facing Loss as LGBT People: A Question of Care
 - We know that to age as LGBT people in all of our differences is like a .... Latino people are at greater risk of diabetes—another example of how race ...

Which State Has The Highest Latino High School Graduation Rate? The Answer Might Surprise You

Which State Has The Highest Latino High School Graduation Rate? The Answer Might Surprise You
 - Black and Latino male students are not faring well in the Boston school system. According to a recent city-commissioned report, Asian and white male ...

Family background key in Pa.'s high Latino incarceration rate

Family background key in Pa.'s high Latino incarceration rate
 - Lee Cruz and Amariles Rivera, both of whom interact with Latino people coming ... of Hispanic people in the nation, with 2,001 per 100,000 Latinos.

Most Americans are now opposed to laws against interracial marriage, but their behavior does not ...

Most Americans are now opposed to laws against interracial marriage, but their behavior does not ...
 - family members – levels were lowest for marriages to African Americans. Since interracial marriage can be seen as a barometer for race relations in ...

New York City Television Stations Continue Disproportionate Coverage Of Black Crime

New York City Television Stations Continue Disproportionate Coverage Of Black Crime
 - In stories where race could be identified, the percentage of African-American suspects in murders, thefts, and assaults covered by WCBS, WNBC, ...

Black lesbian bishop Yvette Flunder is 'using my energy to find peace'

Black lesbian bishop Yvette Flunder is 'using my energy to find peace'
 - Black lesbian bishop Yvette Flunder is 'using my energy to find peace' ... for being an African-American bishop who's legally married to another woman. ... Her calendar is full, from pastoring her predominantly black, mostly LGBT ...

The District of Columbia Produces the Largest Minority Reading and Math Proficiency Gaps in the ...

The District of Columbia Produces the Largest Minority Reading and Math Proficiency Gaps in the ...
 - The Hispanic-white gap is narrower than the black-white gap, but ... Board of education; and half of all Blacks and Latinos live in poverty and attend ...

Childhood poverty called 'epidemic' in New York cities

Childhood poverty called 'epidemic' in New York cities
 - In Rochester, 59 percent of Latino children lived in poverty, with black children following closely behind. And 51 percent of Asian children in the lived ...

Educated women in Latin America choosing to have children out of wedlock

Educated women in Latin America choosing to have children out of wedlock
 - In Latin America, consensual (common-law) unions are traditionally associated with poorer or indigenous populations. But recent research is turning ...

Kerry Washington brings cheering crowd to its feet in GLAAD speech

Kerry Washington brings cheering crowd to its feet in GLAAD speech
 - In addition to calling for more representation of the LGBT community in ... She also challenged black people who don't support gay marriage to resist ...

First Latino Democratic national political director draws on his small-town roots

First Latino Democratic national political director draws on his small-town roots
 - First Latino Democratic national political director draws on his small-town roots ... “I think people in Smalltown, USA,” he said, “recognize that there are ...

Greenpeace protests against water bill discounts in Brazil

Greenpeace protests against water bill discounts in Brazil
 - Greenpeace held a protest here Friday to denounce water bill discounts for more than 530 large companies in Sao Paulo state, where people in some ...

Latino immigrants bring youth, energy to US culture, economy: Tim Rutten

Latino immigrants bring youth, energy to US culture, economy: Tim Rutten
 - From Europe to northeast Asia, the 21st Century risks being an age of old people, slow growth and sour, timid politics. Swelling armies of the elderly ...

Ted Cruz could make the relationship between Republicans and Latinos (and young people) even ...

Ted Cruz could make the relationship between Republicans and Latinos (and young people) even ...
 - Young people and Latinos also place a greater emphasis on making a path to citizenship part of the equation in any overhaul of the immigration ...

Lessons from civil rights movement meaningful today

Lessons from civil rights movement meaningful today
 - He focuses on African-American lives over the last century and teaches survey courses on labor and working-class issues in the United States, as well ...