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domingo, 28 de junio de 2015

Race in America: Progress, but more work to do

Race in America: Progress, but more work to do
 - It wasn't a news show about the massacre of nine African Americans at a ... a 21-year-old gun wielding racist from the backwaters of South Carolina.

Racial inequality persists in Berkeley schools graduation rates

Racial inequality persists in Berkeley schools graduation rates
 - The Black graduation rate at Berkeley High dropped one percentage point since last year; however, the graduation rate for African Americans has ...

White America not off the hook

White America not off the hook
 - Let's be clear: The massacre nearly two weeks ago of nine African-Americans in a Charleston, S.C., church was an act of domestic and racial terrorism ...

Memories on the fault lines of race

Memories on the fault lines of race
 - She married a black man and has black, or mixed-race, children. ... Although some African Americans welcomed Dolezal's efforts to be a part of the ...

Cases of Passing for Black Date Back More Than a Century

Cases of Passing for Black Date Back More Than a Century
 - Countless African-Americans have passed to escape the racial discrimination that circumscribed their opportunities, aspirations and daily lives.

Black, white pastors unite in 'war' on fear, racism

Black, white pastors unite in 'war' on fear, racism
- This war will liberate white Americans chained to subtle and not-so-subtle patterns of material and emotional dominance over black Americans,” they ...

Shaking Off the Symbols of Racism

Shaking Off the Symbols of Racism
 - What about replacing Tillman with statues of heroic African-American men and women who fled to Union lines and volunteered to help — thousands ...

White Texas Minister Sets Himself On Fire, Dies In Protest Of Racism And Homosexual ...

White Texas Minister Sets Himself On Fire, Dies In Protest Of Racism And Homosexual ...
 - Moore was a vocal LGBT supporter in the 1990s and spent his life trying to eradicate ... Moore's causes included protecting people from racism, ending ... was bragging about killing black people and putting their heads on a pole.

Trump deserves the Latino backlash

Trump deserves the Latino backlash
 - The Latinos love Trump,” the real estate tycoon told reporters last week. ... They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing ...

Spider-Man should be straight and white

Spider-Man should be straight and white
 - But the leaked emails make it clear that Spider-Man can, in fact, be black or Hispanic or gay - it's just that Peter Parker can't. As if to prove the point, ...

LGBT Latinos Celebrate Historic Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling

LGBT Latinos Celebrate Historic Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling
 - "Being gay was one of the worst things you could be," she said. ... David Martinez, vice-chair of Portland (Oregon) Latino Gay Pride, said that the ruling ...

No Link Between Civil Rights and Gay Rights

No Link Between Civil Rights and Gay Rights
 - In his 2013 inaugural address, President Barack Obama declared gays and African-Americans comrades in arms, their parallel fight for equality "the ...

A growing force in Houston's LGBT movement

A growing force in Houston's LGBT movement
 - I think we all identify ourselves as part of the LGBT community, whether you are Latino, African-American, or Irish or wherever you come from.

The citizen revolutions in Latin America

The citizen revolutions in Latin America
 - Broader access to health and education has also been a major goal for the progressive countries of Latin America. In Ecuador, in less than ten years, ...

What Holds Latin America Back Most Of All? Bad Schools

What Holds Latin America Back Most Of All? Bad Schools
 - Bad education, not bad economic policies, may well be a more important cause of Latin America's weak growth figures. Because of our ...