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miércoles, 13 de mayo de 2015

Stop the blame game over achievement gap

Stop the blame game over achievement gap
 - Similarly, researchers recently screened students at four high-poverty ... own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera America's editorial policy.

Now Is the Time for a Living Wage Law in America

Now Is the Time for a Living Wage Law in America
 - This sinister trap of permanent poverty level wages is snapping shut on a growing number of Americans each year, causing the middle class to ...

Finding A Way Out of Poverty in American Cities

Finding A Way Out of Poverty in American Cities
 - For too many of the poor in today's America, life is essentially that of a client,” says Elise Hilton in this week's Acton ...

Businesses urged to speak out against anti-LGBT legislation in Texas

Businesses urged to speak out against anti-LGBT legislation in Texas
 - Anti-equality lawmakers must abandon their attacks on LGBT people and their families or risk undermining the state's pro-business reputation.'.

Vienna's traffic lights have had a brilliant LGBT makeover

Vienna's traffic lights have had a brilliant LGBT makeover
 - The Austrian capital has altered traffic lights across the city until June, so that while people are waiting to cross, they'll see LGBT-friendly lights instead.

Celebrities and Activists Call for Equality for Lebanon's LGBT Community: VIDEO

Celebrities and Activists Call for Equality for Lebanon's LGBT Community: VIDEO
 - As progress has been made on the legal side, gay rights campaigners have turned their attention to changing societal attitudes toward the LGBT ...

Doctors Slam American College of Physicians For Caving to LGBT Agenda

Doctors Slam American College of Physicians For Caving to LGBT Agenda
 - The LGBT community deserves the same high quality care that any community in the United States should be getting, but may not be getting,” said ...

McEntire on her first gay wedding, LGBT rights, being a redhead

McEntire on her first gay wedding, LGBT rights, being a redhead
 - And she certainly won't let her rabid gay following down—she has delighted in a friendship with the LGBT community since the beginning of her ...

Tory equality minister now "fully committed" to LGBT rights

Tory equality minister now "fully committed" to LGBT rights
 - David Cameron's newly-appointed Minister for Equalities at the Department for Education now says she's "fully committed" to LGBT rights – despite ...

Cuba LGBT Rights: Trans Woman Yosvani Muñoz Robaina Reportedly Stoned To Death As

Cuba LGBT Rights: Trans Woman Yosvani Muñoz Robaina Reportedly Stoned To Death As
 -  The demonstration featured mock weddings between LGBT participants, and was part of official ceremonies leading up to the Global Day Against ...

Activist Filmmaker Gal Uchovsky on How LGBT Culture Changed Israel

Activist Filmmaker Gal Uchovsky on How LGBT Culture Changed Israel
 - Activist Filmmaker Gal Uchovsky on How LGBT Culture Changed Israel. The Israeli Defense Forces, considered one of the best military forces in the ...


8 Things White People Need to Understand About Race in America

8 Things White People Need to Understand About Race in America
 - Once, in the middle of a frank class discussion on white privilege and institutional racism, I decided to check in with my students. A white young man admitted to the class that he felt unsafe. He described how the course provoked him so much he would go home angry about what he felt was an inordinate focus on race, racial inequities and privilege. 

Judge dismisses potential jury for lack of diversity

Judge dismisses potential jury for lack of diversity
 - Washington's potential jurors were drawn from pools 1 and 3 with no African-Americans and only one minority of any race. Pool 2 had two African ...

Blacks won't vote GOP, even for African-American Republicans

Blacks won't vote GOP, even for African-American Republicans
 - The study did find that having a black Republican in the race pushed more African-Americans to the polls, but mostly for Democrats. The highest ...

Why the improvement in the black unemployment rate will be short-lived

Why the improvement in the black unemployment rate will be short-lived
 - But they also point to an often-overlooked aspect of America's racial divide: When ... Since the aftermath of the civil rights movement, African American ...

Marking two decades of grassroots accomplishments

Marking two decades of grassroots accomplishments
 - They envisioned advocacy and assistance on the South Side of Chicago delivered by and for Black LGBT people. "We began to hammer out a mission ...

Don't ignore indigenous men, LGBT people, Australian Aboriginal activist says

Don't ignore indigenous men, LGBT people, Australian Aboriginal activist says
 - Don't ignore indigenous men, LGBT people, Australian Aboriginal activist says ... Dameyon Bonson's Black Rainbow group works with members of the LGBTI on ... “We have to create a world that these people actually want to live in.

Investing in Education to Reduce Poverty in Latin America

Investing in Education to Reduce Poverty in Latin America
 - Mexico, the host for this year's World Economic Forum on Latin America, has taken much of the spotlight in the past three years. Reforms that ...

Latin-American immigrants 'social climate' is more tolerant to intimate partner violence

Latin-American immigrants 'social climate' is more tolerant to intimate partner violence
 - The Latin American immigrants, in comparison with the Spaniards, were younger, had a higher level of education and a lower socioeconomic status.

8 facts about Arizona's 22000 new college graduates

8 facts about Arizona's 22000 new college graduates
 - Learn a few conversation starters on the 22,000 people graduating from ... students and 12 percent of U.S. college students were Hispanic or Latino.

If Hispanic Education Foundation is for all students, why that name?

If Hispanic Education Foundation is for all students, why that name?
 - Thank you for the info on the Hispanic Education Foundation. Most people have no idea this is open to all St. Vrain graduates. Over the years, I have ...

Eva Longoria oozes glamour in backless top at gala honoring 50 most beautiful people in Hispanic ...

Eva Longoria oozes glamour in backless top at gala honoring 50 most beautiful people in Hispanic ...
 - It is anything but surprising that Eva Longoria has been named one of the most beautiful people in Hispanic entertainment. The 40-year-old actress ...

Clave al Éxito Mobile Tool Helps Latino Parents Participate in Their Child's Educational Success

Clave al Éxito Mobile Tool Helps Latino Parents Participate in Their Child's Educational Success
 - And the best way to reach young people early is to employ the attention of ... The user-friendly tool equips Spanish-speaking Hispanic parents with a ...

America's jails need fixing, too

America's jails need fixing, too
 - and pretrial detainees (51 percent of whom are black and latino people) are in jail for nonviolent traffic, property, drug or public order offenses.".

Demi Lovato Urges Latino Americans To Accept Bipolar Disorder: 'It Really Got My Life Off Track'

Demi Lovato Urges Latino Americans To Accept Bipolar Disorder: 'It Really Got My Life Off Track'
 - “I want to shine a light on the people out there who, like me, are learning to live well with mental illness by getting the right diagnosis and finding the ...