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martes, 14 de julio de 2015

Black child poverty rate holds steady, even as other groups see declines

Black child poverty rate holds steady, even as other groups see declines
 - The share of American children living in poverty has declined slightly since 2010 as the nation's economy has improved. But the poverty rate has ...

Black Children Still Most Likely to Live in Poverty, Study Says

Black Children Still Most Likely to Live in Poverty, Study Says
 - About 38% of black children are still living below the poverty line, according to ... even though there are three times as many white children in America.

Obama says aging Americans lack support 'they need to thrive'

Obama says aging Americans lack support 'they need to thrive'
 - Without Social Security benefits, the poverty rate for older Americans would approach 50 percent. Each year the program keeps nearly 15 million older ...

Scarcity clouds vision of LGBT senior housing near Castro

Scarcity clouds vision of LGBT senior housing near Castro
 - Seth Kilbourn, executive director of Openhouse, points out features of the future 40-unit housing development, which he says is open to all applicants, ...

Survey: It's Unacceptable for Businesses to Deny Service to LGBT Customers

Survey: It's Unacceptable for Businesses to Deny Service to LGBT Customers
 - A majority of the survey participants said they support laws that give additional protection for LGBT people; 80 percent support a federal law to prohibit ...

Nick Jonas attends Outfest's LGBT Los Angeles Film Festival

Nick Jonas attends Outfest's LGBT Los Angeles Film Festival
 - A crazy duet with Taylor Swift doesn't stop Nick Jonas from supporting the arts the next day. Nick Jonas poses for fans on the red carpet for Outfest's ...

Al Franken Wants to Ban Bullying of LGBT Students. Will Republicans Let Him?

Al Franken Wants to Ban Bullying of LGBT Students. Will Republicans Let Him?
 - has introduced legislation to protect LGBT students from harassment and bullying at public schools. Every time, it hasn't so much as received a vote on ...

LGBT Students Face More Sexual Harassment And Assault, And More Trouble Reporting It

LGBT Students Face More Sexual Harassment And Assault, And More Trouble Reporting It
 - Despite support from other friends, the dilemma that Kelly faced is all too typical of what many LGBT students deal with if they are sexually assaulted.

White House Hosts Tribal Youth, The 'Heart Of The American Story'

White House Hosts Tribal Youth, The 'Heart Of The American Story'
 - Yet as we all know, America hasn't always treated your people and your ... Brady emphasized the importance of education to the American Indian ...

35 Mind-Blowing Facts About Inequality

35 Mind-Blowing Facts About Inequality
 - While Hillary Clinton occasionally gives some lip service to the problem of extreme inequality, Bernie Sanders is the only candidate really hammering away at it. He has even blasted the orthodoxy of economic growth for its own sake, saying

Hillary Clinton targets income inequality in major economic policy speech

Hillary Clinton targets income inequality in major economic policy speech
 - Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton put the fight for higher wages for working Americans at the heart of her economic agenda on Monday in a ...

To understand Pope Francis, look to the global south

To understand Pope Francis, look to the global south
 - The Latin American Church has a great wealth,” he told journalists ... Poverty in the region, he said, is not the result of lack of resources, but the ...

Bernie Sanders Speaks On Racism, Immigration & Inequality

Bernie Sanders Speaks On Racism, Immigration & Inequality
 - In a country that hosts 11 million undocumented people, mostly from Mexico and other Latin American countries, immigration reform was a key ...

How Latin America has blazed a trail by tackling inequality

How Latin America has blazed a trail by tackling inequality
 - Yet the majority of Latin American countries, Brazil in particular, have been reducing income inequality over the past decades – from 0.6 in the ...

Pope's driver takes 'best papal selfie' ever: Smiling pontiff was photographed while riding the ...

Pope's driver takes 'best papal selfie' ever: Smiling pontiff was photographed while riding the ...
 - His three-country visit centered around speaking out against poverty, ... secret of his energy during a whirlwind tour of three Latin American countries.

More Dissent on the Right

More Dissent on the Right
  - How else to characterize a system that may increase a country's GDP but ... The rise of populist governments in certain Latin American countries is a ...

Smartphone Adoption Makes Latin America a Wise Mobile Pay Option

Smartphone Adoption Makes Latin America a Wise Mobile Pay Option
 - Latin America has the fastest rate of smartphone adoption in the world, ... fast to keep pace with the changing needs of these digital native generations.

Monica Roberts recognized as transgender pioneer

Monica Roberts recognized as transgender pioneer
 - She co-hosted a GLBT radio show in her hometown from 1999-2001, ... Monica seeks to not only end the erasure of African-American trans voices ...

African-American Vote to Play Key Role in US Presidential Elections - NGO

African-American Vote to Play Key Role in US Presidential Elections - NGO
 - The votes of African-Americans will play a ... elections amid renewed calls to address racial inequality across the United ... "The African American vote in the upcoming elections is going to be key as all ...

The Charleston massacre: What is the meaning of black life in America?

The Charleston massacre: What is the meaning of black life in America?
 - On the surface, the 14th Amendment addressed this question because it granted African-Americans full citizenship. Yet, on the ground, racial ...