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martes, 28 de abril de 2015

Smaller Bank Accounts, Smaller Brains: The Ravages of Inequality on America's Children

Smaller Bank Accounts, Smaller Brains: The Ravages of Inequality on America's Children
 - In this age of increasing inequality, the wealthy can purchase bigger homes, bigger cars, bigger vacations ... bigger just about everything. They also ...

10 things you need to know about the race riot city

10 things you need to know about the race riot city
 - The Battle of Baltimore was one of the major victories during the American War for ... But is one of the poorest cities in America ... Baltimore City 150,000 of 620,000 residents live below the poverty line – with a family of four surviving ...

Last man to beat Mayweather lives in poverty

Last man to beat Mayweather lives in poverty
 - Serafim Todorov is the last man to beat Mayweather, but while the American has since become one of the wealthiest athletes on the planet, his ...

Bruce Jenner interview highlights transgender inequality

Bruce Jenner interview highlights transgender inequality
 - Bruce Jenner's Sunday night interview, in which the Olympic gold medalist-turned reality TV star acknowledged that he is transgender during a ...

6 Charts Show Why the American Dream Is Dead

6 Charts Show Why the American Dream Is Dead
 - The notion that America has strayed from opportunity for all is now part of the zeitgeist, and inequality is already a major contender for the key theme of ...

Why Bloomberg's Poll on Income Inequality is Misleading

Why Bloomberg's Poll on Income Inequality is Misleading
 - What do Americans think of income inequality? In two recent polls, we get very different views of Americans' views about the government's potential ...

An Open Letter to LGBT Community

An Open Letter to LGBT Community
 - I know there are Republican members of the LGBT community. And there are Republican legislators who support equality, albeit not many. Fine, go ...

Equality Florida launches 'Join Us,' Spanish-language video campaign for LGBT families

Equality Florida launches 'Join Us,' Spanish-language video campaign for LGBT families
 - Equality Florida has unveiled its 'Join Us' campaign, a series of public-service videos in Spanish with English subtitles promoting the rights of LGBT ...

Things the LGBT community has been blamed for

Things the LGBT community has been blamed for
 - In some cases, politicians have not only publicly criticised LGBT communities, but actually blamed them for problems within society and natural ...

Challenges for LGBT Retirees

Challenges for LGBT Retirees
 - Retirement isn't easy for most couples, and it's even harder for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. A modest amount of ...

Penn State Harrisburg student featured in film about the rise of LGBT in Vietnam

Penn State Harrisburg student featured in film about the rise of LGBT in Vietnam
 - The film follows the Gay Pride event, Viet Pride, as well as people from the LGBT community to share their life stories, struggling for their rights in a ...

Nepal earthquake: Why poverty made Kathmandu a “disaster in waiting”

Nepal earthquake: Why poverty made Kathmandu a “disaster in waiting”
 - Half of Nepal's 28 million population don't have access to improved sanitation and live below the poverty line, around one-in-three of them in severe ..

American economy racially segregated

American economy racially segregated
 - Why does the American economy remain racially segregated in 2015? Why are Black Americans consigned to poverty and economic inequality?


FGCU alum defies racial inequities, raises money for impoverished children's education

FGCU alum defies racial inequities, raises money for impoverished children's education
 - When they found out that he was white, one of the 24 African American ... discrepancies in the quality of education among schools of differing races.

Rebuilding Latin America Through Education

Rebuilding Latin America Through Education
 - Twenty-three million kids [in Latin America] have no access to education and 48 percent have problems doing rudimentary academic tasks,” said ...

Supreme Court Marriage Ruling: No Silver Bullet for LGBT Equality

Supreme Court Marriage Ruling: No Silver Bullet for LGBT Equality
 - Black and brown people have been fighting for justice for centuries, and we celebrate the fact that more same-gender-loving couples can get married.

Baltimore Goes Beyond Freddie Gray

Baltimore Goes Beyond Freddie Gray
 - It's the anger of two generations of African-Americans whose lives have been ... This new racial caste system, far from being the product of individual ...

What We Can Learn From The Baltimore Riots Of 1968

What We Can Learn From The Baltimore Riots Of 1968
 - and Baltimore citizens described the riots as an inevitable outgrowth of vast racial injustice, in a segregated city with an African American population ...

Study: Cincinnati region among most racist in the U.S.

Study: Cincinnati region among most racist in the U.S.
 - Tweeting or Googling repulsive words is one thing, but researchers at PLOS ONE found racist searches have a correlation with African American ...

Equal rights for gay people is not a numbers game

Equal rights for gay people is not a numbers game
 - At the last census (2011), the Northern Irish population included only 0.2% black people, 0.6% nonagenarians (90-year-olds) and 7.3% long-term sick ...

Black gay privilege is a ridiculous notion

Black gay privilege is a ridiculous notion
 - That is why it is so curious that some people think “black gay privilege” ... Discrimination against LGBT people is also widely prevalent and leads to ...

Out in the Night: New York City's racism and anti-gay bias plays out on screen

Out in the Night: New York City's racism and anti-gay bias plays out on screen
 - In August 2006, four black lesbians went out for night of fun but what they got was a ... “I like to go to the Village because it's nothing but gay people.

Coming Out As Gay In Elementary School

Coming Out As Gay In Elementary School
 - While studies in the 1970s documented LGBT people coming out, ... characters like Orange Is the New Black, One Big Happy, and Orphan Black.


Evangelicals Divided as Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage

Evangelicals Divided as Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage
 - But if you ask the founder of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference how Republicans should react if the U.S. Supreme Court decides ...

Immigration agency: Single Hispanic females deserve asylum in U.S.

Immigration agency: Single Hispanic females deserve asylum in U.S.
 - Under the asylum program, foreigners who reach the U.S. make an initial claim of credible fear of violence or persecution if they return to their home ...