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domingo, 31 de mayo de 2015

Working to End Poverty in Latin America

Working to End Poverty in Latin America
 - After more than a decade of steady decline, inequality in Latin America has been stagnant since 2010 and remains high. As economic growth slows, ...

Bias Against Blacks Often Starts in the Classroom

Bias Against Blacks Often Starts in the Classroom
 - A new study examining unconscious bias against African Americans in the school system may explain why racial tensions run high in communities like ...

Race influences warfarin dose, study says

Race influences warfarin dose, study says
 - Of note, the COAG trial included more African Americans than EU-PACT (27% of the study population vs. 0.9%), and the African Americans enrolled ...

Meet the man using rap to make Latin a hip new subject

Meet the man using rap to make Latin a hip new subject
 - Latin is also the base of half of the English language. Thus, learning Latin dramatically broadens students' vocabulary. Our fun yet rigorous approach ...

David Oyelowo doesn't want to be the BLACK BEST FRIEND. Racial perceptions in entertainment ...

David Oyelowo doesn't want to be the BLACK BEST FRIEND. Racial perceptions in entertainment ...
 - Actor David Oyelowo, best known for playing Martin Luther King Jr in last year's "Selma", controversial due to accusations of exaggerations and manipulated truths to fit the film's timely agenda. Whatever people want to think about the film, its story, its supposed agenda, the thing to be taken away no matter how you feel about those things are the performances. The film was filled with actor ...

Black and Latino Communities Unite on Housing, Immigration Campaigns

Black and Latino Communities Unite on Housing, Immigration Campaigns
 - Community activists in the Bay Area's Black and Latino communities are ... Organizers say that Henry's case is an example of how Black people face ...

Latino areas top calls for mental-health crises

Latino areas top calls for mental-health crises
 - Police respond to thousands of 911 calls a year, often resulting in jail time for people with mental illness, according to a recent investigation by The ...

Dozens of Brazilian firms accused of bilking taxpayers

Dozens of Brazilian firms accused of bilking taxpayers
 - Brazilian police reported Friday the arrest of five people accused of belonging to a giant organized-crime ring dedicated to laundering public funds ...

Republicans dismiss Latino concerns at their peril

Republicans dismiss Latino concerns at their peril
 - Cynthia Tucker: Republicans dismiss Latino concerns at their peril ... many of them young people who think of themselves as Americans. But several ...

How sincere is Hillary Clinton's Latino outreach?

How sincere is Hillary Clinton's Latino outreach?
 - Writing on the Latino Rebels website, Angel Rodriguez, the publisher of ... “And you have to wonder — all this time these people and organizations are ...

Does Less Latin Mean Dumbing Down? France Debates School Reform

Does Less Latin Mean Dumbing Down? France Debates School Reform
 - Reforming the education system in any country can be tricky. ... One of the most contentious elements is the plan to cut back on Greek and Latin, ...

Empowering Haitian Women and Children

Empowering Haitian Women and Children
 - Most people realize the terrible conditions that exist in Haiti, and the extreme poverty that a huge number of Haitian women and children must suffer ...

Black clergy, LGBT community discuss 'The New Black' documentary

Black clergy, LGBT community discuss 'The New Black' documentary
 - A conversation between black clergy and the LGBT community in ... The film, titled "The New Black," drew about 25 people to an auditorium at the ...

Charles Stephens: On the Deeper Love Project

Charles Stephens: On the Deeper Love Project
 - He needed a name for the program, which would reach African-American gay men across Atlanta. As he thought about it while driving his car, Aretha ...

This is Georgia's first pro-gay marriage TV ad

This is Georgia's first pro-gay marriage TV ad
 - Notice the imagery is heavy on African-American gay families and includes photos of Atlanta civil rights leaders Joseph Lowery and U.S. Rep.