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miércoles, 15 de julio de 2015

A papal visit for the Latin American underdogs

A papal visit for the Latin American underdogs
 - The fact that the Pope skipped the more populated countries in South America undermined the impact of the trip in the world arena, but the focus on ...

Transgender MMA fighter tearing down LGBT barriers in sport

Transgender MMA fighter tearing down LGBT barriers in sport
 - Fallon Fox is headlining Huddle 2015 — part of a three-day summit aimed at breaking down barriers surrounding LGBT culture in sports, especially at ...

Few School Districts Have Anti-Bullying Policies Protecting LGBT Students

Few School Districts Have Anti-Bullying Policies Protecting LGBT Students
 - A majority of American school districts have no policies protecting LGBT students from bullying, according to a report released Wednesday. Nearly 30 ...

UN expresses concern over LGBT rights in Turkey

UN expresses concern over LGBT rights in Turkey
 - The UN has expressed concern over a spate of violent and discriminatory acts against Turkey's LGBT community and called on ...

How LGBT Liberation Connects to the Oldest Profession

How LGBT Liberation Connects to the Oldest Profession
 - Rather than ignore the centuries-long relationship between sex work and queer liberation, we should embrace it, writes Contributing Editor Diane ...

New report examines LGBT anti-bullying policies

New report examines LGBT anti-bullying policies
 - A new report finds most U.S. school districts lack LGBT-inclusive measures within their anti-bullying policies. The report by the Gay, ...

White man says he's turning black after liver transplant from African-American donor

White man says he's turning black after liver transplant from African-American donor
 - A white man who was given a new liver from an African-American donor has claimed that his skin is starting to turn black since the operation.

New study says a third of Californians in poverty

New study says a third of Californians in poverty
 - Over half of Latino families fall under the United Ways poverty measure, as well as 40 percent of black families. White families (20 percent) and ...

Poverty rate for black children holds steady, bucking down trend of others

Poverty rate for black children holds steady, bucking down trend of others
 - While the poverty rate among white, Latino and Asian-American children in the United States has declined in recent years, it has held steady for black ...

Can GOP's Plan to Woo Black Voters Succeed Without Acknowledgment of Racism and White ...

Can GOP's Plan to Woo Black Voters Succeed Without Acknowledgment of Racism and White ...
 - These days, the Republican Party is talking more about race, in a season — particularly a campaign season — in which the debate over the Confederate flag is providing white Southerners an opportunity, should they choose to accept it, to look at

Studying blood cancer in African-Americans, for better therapies for all

Will we finally address the racial divide?

Will we finally address the racial divide?
 - What was described as a “lone wolf” attack shocked a nation that has seen its share of African Americans killed in gun violence, many in controversial confrontations with police.

Go Set a Watchman exposes American obsession with white saviours

Go Set a Watchman exposes American obsession with white saviours
 - Watchman's elaboration of these gradations of racism is disconcertingly powerful. Atticus doesn't want an African-American to be lynched, or even to ...

Barack Obama says too many young Black and Latino men are filling America's jails

Barack Obama says too many young Black and Latino men are filling America's jails
 - Mr Obama said many of the people in US jails needed to be there ... was treating young black and Latino men differently than their white peers.

Escaped Mexican drug lord's beauty queen wife may be key to tracking him down

Escaped Mexican drug lord's beauty queen wife may be key to tracking him down
 - Guzmán's current wife Emma Coronel, who holds dual Mexican and U.S. citizenship, was one of the few people to have been permitted to visit ...

Black children are nearly four times as likely as white children to live in poverty, report says

Black children are nearly four times as likely as white children to live in poverty, report says
 - There are actually more Hispanic children living in poverty than there are ... Nearly a quarter of people in the United States are younger than 18, but ...

California Latinos Now Outnumber Whites … But Not in the Voting Booth

California Latinos Now Outnumber Whites … But Not in the Voting Booth
 - The only problem is that Latino political influence is not on a par with our ... in Latino politics, pointed to another reason for low participation: poverty.

What Trump Did Not Say...

What Trump Did Not Say...
 - Jobs that used to help lift families out of poverty have shifted from native Blacks to foreign-born Hispanic-Latinos, a substantial number of whom are ...

Busting stereotypes that black people don't hike or camp

Busting stereotypes that black people don't hike or camp
 - Outdoor Afro leaders and participants are encouraged to share stories ... That story resonated with a lot of other African-Americans, who would write ...

Exhibit illustrates the history of black baseball leagues

Exhibit illustrates the history of black baseball leagues
 - “Each of the exhibit's five sections shows the development of baseball specifically as it relates to African-American players and Afro-Latino players as ...