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viernes, 10 de julio de 2015

As Latino population surges, gaps in income and education may shrink

As Latino population surges, gaps in income and education may shrink
 - Overall, Latinos have lower incomes, education and job skills than the ... The Latino plurality is just a preview of the demographic shifts ahead. Latinos ...

Report shows Latinos are underrepresented in state, local government

Report shows Latinos are underrepresented in state, local government
 - At a panel hosted by the Latino Legislative Caucus and the Leadership ... He said that in cities where the poverty rate for Latinos is over 30 percent, ...

Why Peru is a long way from same-sex marriage

Why Peru is a long way from same-sex marriage
 - El Movimiento Homosexual de Lima calls itself Latin America's oldest gay and lesbian organization. MHOL, as the Homosexual Movement of Lima is ...

How Pope Francis became Latin America's most powerful leader

How Pope Francis became Latin America's most powerful leader
 - His opening remarks touched on the environment, an issue, along with poverty, the Pope is pushing in Latin American and beyond. At an open air ...

The Astronaut Wives Club' continues to obscure America's racial history

The Astronaut Wives Club' continues to obscure America's racial history
 - Desegregation wouldn't be signed into law for another three years, and the first African American astronaut to launch into space, Guion Bluford, ...

The States Still Fighting Gay Marriage

The States Still Fighting Gay Marriage
 - Today's gay couples lining up to get married are similar. Of course, African-American civil rights and LGBT civil rights are not the same; the histories, ...

Gay Latino activist speaks at 'Dump Trump' protest in DC

Gay Latino activist speaks at 'Dump Trump' protest in DC
  - Gay Latino activist Jose Gutierrez was one of nearly a dozen speakers who participated in a “Dump Trump” rally in downtown Washington on ...

Black women face racism and sexism in the mortgage market

Black women face racism and sexism in the mortgage market
 - In a paper published in the July edition (paywall) of the Journal of Real Estate Economics and Finance, researchers used housing boom-era Survey of Consumer Finance data from 2001, 2004, and 2007 to tease out how mortgage offerings differ between black and white Americans. On average, the difference is 29 basis points (or 0.29 percentage points). And it’s even worse for when you throw gender into the mix.