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miércoles, 29 de abril de 2015

Young professionals groups from Lincoln, Omaha back LGBT protections

Young professionals groups from Lincoln, Omaha back LGBT protections
 - Groups representing more than 10,000 young professionals in the Lincoln and Omaha areas are calling on state lawmakers to OK a measure that ...

Cyndi Lauper Goes to Washington to Help End LGBT Homelessness

Cyndi Lauper Goes to Washington to Help End LGBT Homelessness
 - Though LGBT children make up only 7 percent of the youth population, they represent about 40 percent of all homeless youth in America, she said ...

National LGBT Museum Chooses New York as Site for Museum

National LGBT Museum Chooses New York as Site for Museum
 - The Board of Directors of the National LGBT Museum has voted to base the museum in New York City and has elected longtime LGBT activist Kevin ...

Top 5 Reasons Why TANF Is Not a Model for Other Income Assistance Programs

Top 5 Reasons Why TANF Is Not a Model for Other Income Assistance Programs
 - More than half of all Americans will experience at least one year of poverty or near-poverty at some point during their working years. This stark reality ...

Poor communities need more jobs, not more police

Poor communities need more jobs, not more police
 - Black Americans have reached the highest levels of power, and yet many are still trapped amid poverty and violence in the nation's cities. For them ...

Separating Fact from Fiction in Programs that Help Struggling Families

Separating Fact from Fiction in Programs that Help Struggling Families
 - With half of Americans at risk of experiencing poverty or near-poverty at some point during their working years, we should all be invested in ensuring ...

Deaths of Afro-Americans Worsen Racial Crisis in USA

Deaths of Afro-Americans Worsen Racial Crisis in USA
 - like that", a statement that somehow shows many people's fears about the way law-enforcement officers act against the Afro-American population.

Teach for America Expands Influence in Latin America

Teach for America Expands Influence in Latin America
 - Which country has the world's worst education system? According to the PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) tests taken in 2012 ...

Why Do We Expect Barack Obama to Fix Race Relations?

Why Do We Expect Barack Obama to Fix Race Relations?
 - Six years and three months into office, and the first African-American president still hasn't solved race relations in this country.

How economic scarcity can alter perceptions of race, enhance discrimination and contribute to ...

How economic scarcity can alter perceptions of race, enhance discrimination and contribute to ...
 - The spectrum of images gradually faded from faces with Caucasian features to ones with more African-American features, and vice versa. Subjects in ...

Leaders explore challenges facing black students

Leaders explore challenges facing black students
 - The issues don't affect a lot of students — African American students ... and has studied racial disparities and the history of mixed race students, said ...

Race and criminal justice

Race and criminal justice
 - Its population is 63% African American. Its mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, is a black Democrat who won 87% of the vote in 2011. Her police ...

Racial prejudice in the US strikes again

Racial prejudice in the US strikes again
 - For those who are unaware of this issue, on April 12, 2015, Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Black American from Baltimore, was arrested on weapon ...

America must confront 'hard truths about race and justice'

America must confront 'hard truths about race and justice'
 - We have to come to terms with some hard truths about race and justice in America. There is something profoundly wrong when African-American men ...

There's an 'undeniable' pattern in police-involved deaths across the US

There's an 'undeniable' pattern in police-involved deaths across the US
 - The incident is just one of a number of controversial police-involved deaths of African-American men, which protesters have attributed to a racist ...

How Baltimore's Young Black Men Are Boxed In

How Baltimore's Young Black Men Are Boxed In
 - And the median income for black households, at about $33,000, is little more ... figures takes into account the high incarceration rate for African-Americans, ... The racial disparities evident in Baltimore are common across the country.

Church-based education program improves diet, exercise habits among Latino adults with diabetes

Church-based education program improves diet, exercise habits among Latino adults with diabetes
 - organizations to deliver diabetes education in the Latino community. "People were very pleased with the fact that the program was at the church, the ...

Baltimore Latinos plan march to call for justice and end to violent protests

Baltimore Latinos plan march to call for justice and end to violent protests
 - Hispanics, in fact, doubled their numbers, from 11,000 in 2000 to 26,000 in 2010. They helped stem the double-digit population decline the city had ...

Gang Members: Don't Blame Us for Violence in Baltimore

Gang Members: Don't Blame Us for Violence in Baltimore
 - Kitzerow credits the police's close ties to the Hispanic community for solving ... He said their partnership with the Hispanic residents made them feel ...

Obama: There's 'No Excuse' for Violence in Baltimore

Obama: There's 'No Excuse' for Violence in Baltimore
 - NBC News President Obama reacts to looting and violence in the streets of .... He said their partnership with the Hispanic residents made them feel ...

Revisiting Ted Cruz's history on gay rights in Texas: Ted Cruz in the news

Revisiting Ted Cruz's history on gay rights in Texas: Ted Cruz in the news
 - Cruz, like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, is making a play for Hispanic voters today. "Cruz will sit down with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce ...

BBC Worldwide brings CBeebies app to Latin America

BBC Worldwide brings CBeebies app to Latin America
 - BBC Worldwide is expanding the reach of CBeebies in Latin America ... For adults, it offers articles about parenting and early childhood education.

US highlights Peru progress on poverty reduction.

US highlights Peru progress on poverty reduction.
 - U.S. highlights Peru progress on poverty reduction. ... the last years, despite Latin America's stagnation in poverty reduction since 2012, according to ...

Latin America home to some of world's happiest people, surveys say

Latin America home to some of world's happiest people, surveys say
 - in some surveys. And above average happiness is actually a trend across Latin America — despite the region's high levels of poverty and violence.

City of Madison YGB organizer says queer movement needs to take a stand with Black Lives Matter

City of Madison YGB organizer says queer movement needs to take a stand with Black Lives Matter
 - “If in fact you are fighting for human rights you have to fight for black people because black people are humans too,” Adams said. “Human rights [are] ...