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martes, 7 de abril de 2015

Meet America's only gay gang: Violent 'Check It' hoodlums carry out robberies and carjackings to ...

Meet America's only gay gang: Violent 'Check It' hoodlums carry out robberies and carjackings to ...
 - But now, the 'tight-knit' gang members, who are aged 14 to 22, are fighting to break the cycle of poverty and violence that they have grown up in.

The Happiest (and Most Miserable) Cities in America

The Happiest (and Most Miserable) Cities in America
 - The poverty rate in six of the most miserable cities was higher than the ... In the happiest metro areas, poverty rates tended to be far lower than the ...

How Section 377 makes the LGBT community more vulnerable to violence

How Section 377 makes the LGBT community more vulnerable to violence
- Rajan is one of thousands of people from India's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (LGBT) who have faced persecution after the ...

How Can Christians and the LGBT Community Live In Harmony?:The New York Times Wants Us to ...

How Can Christians and the LGBT Community Live In Harmony?:The New York Times Wants Us to ...
 - How can the religious community live in peace and harmony with the LGBT community? New York Times columnist Frank Bruni has the solution.

Dallas lawmaker joins others in opposing efforts seen as discriminatory against LGBT

Dallas lawmaker joins others in opposing efforts seen as discriminatory against LGBT
 - At a press conference this morning, they said two proposed constitutional amendments and at least 18 other bills would dramatically affect the LGBT ...

A response to the LGBT anti-religion bigots

A response to the LGBT anti-religion bigots
- People of faith who assert their rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act enacted by Indiana have been pilloried as bigots, haters or worse.

Colorado Baker Didn't Discriminate by Refusing to Decorate Anti-LGBT Cakes

Colorado Baker Didn't Discriminate by Refusing to Decorate Anti-LGBT Cakes
 - A decision by the Colorado Civil Rights Division clears a Denver baker who refused to decorate cakes with anti-LGBT messages and images.

Looking at Indianapolis' underground LGBT history

Looking at Indianapolis' underground LGBT history
 -  Last weekend, tens of thousands of college basketball fans headed to Lucas Oil Stadium, the site of this year's Final Four. Less than ...

Capitalism wonderful principle, but not perfect

Capitalism wonderful principle, but not perfect
 - The United States of America does not employ “true capitalism. ... “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” notes the high level of inequality in America; ...

No, online classes are not going to help America's poor kids bridge the achievement gap

No, online classes are not going to help America's poor kids bridge the achievement gap
 - Higher education, we're told, is heading toward a technological transformation. Advocates of online learning argue that Massive Open Online Courses ...

What Education Can and Can't Do for Economic Inequality

What Education Can and Can't Do for Economic Inequality
 - The study suggests that improving education does in fact help the economic situations of poorer Americans, even though it does little to whittle away at ...

How to Navigate Business Meetings in Latin America

How to Navigate Business Meetings in Latin America
 - To successfully negotiate in business in any country, it's important to know the profile of the professional you are dealing with: their role within their ...

Phyllis R. Klotman, Scholar and Archivist of African-American Cinema, Dies at 90

Phyllis R. Klotman, Scholar and Archivist of African-American Cinema, Dies at 90
  - Phyllis R. Klotman, a film scholar who helped unearth lost treasures of African-American cinema and established a major archive devoted to their ...

On Black Women and Feminism in Brazil

On Black Women and Feminism in Brazil
 - And the story of black women in Brazil is also the story of my life, although I have been .... It was edited and condensed for an American audience.

Obama to meet Latin American leaders amid positive views of US in the region

Obama to meet Latin American leaders amid positive views of US in the region
 - The move garnered praise from leaders throughout Latin America. ... with more education tend to hold more pro-American sentiment in most Latin ...

How to even the educational playing field for Latino kids

How to even the educational playing field for Latino kids
 - Bruce Fuller, a professor of education and public policy at Berkeley, said that because teachers in Latin America are so respected, many Latino ...

Advanced Industries and North America

Advanced Industries and North America
 - The authors recommend the United States expand early education, improve the quality of schools, and encourage more students to study STEM areas ...

Oldest woman in Peru dies at age 117

Oldest woman in Peru dies at age 117
 - As occurs with many elderly adults ... in extreme poverty, Filomena Taipe was undocumented practically her entire life. She recently registered and ...

This gay-marriage thing isn't going away: what your restaurant needs to consider when taking a ...

This gay-marriage thing isn't going away: what your restaurant needs to consider when taking a ...
 - One in five millennials is Hispanic, making up 65 percent of the Hispanic ... Support for legal gay marriage among this generation is at 70 percent for ...

Southern Baptists and the Sin of Racism

Southern Baptists and the Sin of Racism
 - It's high time we start listening to our African American brothers and sisters in ... Baptist denomination helped define the history of American racism.


Blacks at rock bottom of America's equality index

Blacks at rock bottom of America's equality index
 - The closely guarded report, titled the “State of Black America,” issued ... “The Equality Index measures the share of the pie that African Americans and ... though all too familiar, story of persistent racial disparities in American life.”.

Drought affects 63 pct. of Cuba's territory

Drought affects 63 pct. of Cuba's territory
 - The drought is now affecting the water supplies of thousands of people and farms in the eastern provinces of Santiago de Cuba, Holguin, Guantanamo ...

What Growing Up in a Segregated L.A. Neighborhood Means to Young Latinos

What Growing Up in a Segregated L.A. Neighborhood Means to Young Latinos
 - A 19-year-old Latino man quoted in Rendon's report, for example, identified ... But many people ask me, 'How are you going to feel that way if you've ...

O'Reilly Compares Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT People To Forcing Black Guest To ...

O'Reilly Compares Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT People To Forcing Black Guest To ...
 - O'Reilly Compares Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT People To ... your civil liberties as Americans, and that includes if you're black, Jewish, ...

LGBT in the South Conference planned

LGBT in the South Conference planned
 - Mandy Carter, an African-American lesbian social justice activist, will be the keynote speaker. It will be a mix of small, grassroots partners like the ...