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jueves, 14 de mayo de 2015

A wealth gap grows in Brooklyn: How racism perpetuates housing inequality

A wealth gap grows in Brooklyn: How racism perpetuates housing inequality
 - The biggest motor of wealth creation in 20th-century America was home ownership — a conduit for massive federal subsidies. Blacks were ...


What's wrong with higher education in America?

What's wrong with higher education in America?
 - It's a scary time to go to college - and to be involved in higher education. It increasingly takes a post-secondary degree to get a middle-class job in ...

Wyoming town passes LGBT protections, nearly 20 years after Matthew Shepard murder

Wyoming town passes LGBT protections, nearly 20 years after Matthew Shepard murder
 - Wyoming town passes LGBT protections, nearly 20 years after Matthew Shepard murder. Anti-discrimination ordinance in Laramie a win say ...

Beautiful New UN Video Presents LGBT "Everyday Heroes" to the World

Beautiful New UN Video Presents LGBT "Everyday Heroes" to the World
 - The 2-minute video is in part an attempt to debunk the damaging myth that gay men and lesbians are primarily sexual beings, and that LGBT people ...


Four million gay men are beaten every year

Four million gay men are beaten every year
 - PlanetRomeo, one of the world's largest dating networks for gay/bisexual and transgender people have announced that their groundbreaking Gay ...

LGBT Rights and Immigration Reform: Is the Movement Fractured?

LGBT Rights and Immigration Reform: Is the Movement Fractured?
 - Clinton also used language that suggests she understands the intersectionality between LGBT and immigrant issues, something LGBT immigration ...

US Lawyer Cycles Through Africa in Support of LGBT Rights

US Lawyer Cycles Through Africa in Support of LGBT Rights
 - Freeman, originally from Iowa, was a student leader at the LGBT Litigation Clinic at Yale for a year before clerking for Utah judges Tena Campbell and ...

First LGBT veterans monument to go in national cemetery

First LGBT veterans monument to go in national cemetery
 - The first federally approved monument for LGBT veterans to be erected at a national cemetery will include a pink granite triangle along with the service ...

Texas Churches Make Infamous Anti-LGBT Hate Groups List

Texas Churches Make Infamous Anti-LGBT Hate Groups List
 - It also helped land Romero's Fort Worth church on the Southern Poverty Law Center's annual list of active anti-LGBT hate groups. “Their gay-bashing ...

Pregnancy and Childbirth Still Kill Too Many Women in Latin America

Pregnancy and Childbirth Still Kill Too Many Women in Latin America
 - Indigenous people are among the most vulnerable groups in Latin America in ... Between 1990 and 2013, Latin American countries reduced maternal ...


California Judge Rules Against Abstinence-Only Sex Education Programs

California Judge Rules Against Abstinence-Only Sex Education Programs
 - In an historic ruling, a California judge stated that teaching abstinence-only education programs are in violation of California law and promote ...

Tel Aviv's LGBT Film Festival Announces 10th Anniversary Program

Tel Aviv's LGBT Film Festival Announces 10th Anniversary Program
 - Robinson was the first out lesbian and African American director of a Disney film, "Herbie Fully Loaded," and produced and directed a number of ...

Challenging Economic Racism in America

Challenging Economic Racism in America
 - It is not an accident or the so-called unintended consequence of racial bias or prejudice. Millions of Black Americans are experiencing financial ...

4 People Who Think Michelle Obama Shouldn't Discuss Racism

4 People Who Think Michelle Obama Shouldn't Discuss Racism
 - As potentially the first African-American first lady, I was also the focus of ... She is playing the race card, she's doubling down on it, and the reason I ...

Now Is the Time to Start Talking About Racism in the LGBT Community

Now Is the Time to Start Talking About Racism in the LGBT Community
 - People of color are often the voyeurism that shapes white queer spaces -- a feeling ... The constant pandering of black LGBT men as drag-ballroom performers or ... Sure, the black community can be labeled as having deep-seated ...

Programs put Latino students, families on college path

Programs put Latino students, families on college path
 - Between 2000 and 2010, the Latino population in Oregon grew by 64 ... People think Latinos don't want their kids to go to college, but it's about ...

Tanning Customer Unveils Graphic Effect of Skin Cancer Treatment

Tanning Customer Unveils Graphic Effect of Skin Cancer Treatment
 - One individual has also come to the fore in her hopes of egging on people to refrain from tanning, and exposing their skin to the harmful effects of the ...

In Twin Cities, it takes people of color longer to travel to work

In Twin Cities, it takes people of color longer to travel to work
 - In Twin Cities, it takes people of color longer to travel to work ... It found that black, Latino and Asian workers have it worst as they are more ...

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 ...

French president tells ministers to support controversial education reform

French president tells ministers to support controversial education reform
 - The department has since made concessions, adding "supplementary education" hours for the languages. "Given the concerns of Latin and Greek ...

What Happens to Black Women Who Boldly Speak Truth About Racial Inequality

What Happens to Black Women Who Boldly Speak Truth About Racial Inequality
 - Michelle Obama, the most scrutinized African-American woman in the 21st century, did so by acknowledging unspoken truths about race, class and ...

The New York state assembly fails to represent its diverse population

The New York state assembly fails to represent its diverse population
 - From Ferguson to Baltimore, apparent instances of discrimination and racial profiling against African Americans have prompted protests and debates ...

Lessons to be learned from Baltimore are more than racial

Lessons to be learned from Baltimore are more than racial
 - It is difficult to identify racism as a primary motivator for what happened to Freddie ... Baltimore's mayor is an African-American, as are 55 percent of the ...

First black Miss Japan using fame to fight racism at home

First black Miss Japan using fame to fight racism at home
 - Born in Japan to a Japanese mother and African American father, Miyamoto is a Japanese citizen who was born in Sasebo, Nagasaki, one of the ...

Time to Reduce New York City's Stubborn Child Poverty Rate

Time to Reduce New York City's Stubborn Child Poverty Rate
 - They are often quick to point out that childhood poverty is a problem in ... a research associate at the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino ...