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jueves, 16 de julio de 2015

10 videos that show racial inequality in hit movies

10 videos that show racial inequality in hit movies
 - Marron chooses movies from varying genres that are "universal stories about incredibly human themes," which he then watches from start to finish. He then splices the scenes with lines spoken by racial minorities and uploads the video onto his YouTube channel.


Obama Has A Plan To End America's Internet Access Inequality Problem

Obama Has A Plan To End America's Internet Access Inequality Problem
 - Yet home internet access is still an extravagance out of reach for many Americans. Today, the White House announced a program designed to change ...

How LGBT Communities Can Better Listen to Trans Male Violence Survivors

How LGBT Communities Can Better Listen to Trans Male Violence Survivors
 - I've found that LGBT communities are not always a safe space to have conversations, though we don't like to admit it. I've been quiet for years over ...

Fearless collects portraits of LGBT student athletes

Fearless collects portraits of LGBT student athletes
 - Fearless collects all of the portraits Sheng has taken over the last 13 years, highlighting a diverse swath of LGBT athletes from across the United ...


After Marriage Equality, Here's What's Next for the LGBT Rights Movement

After Marriage Equality, Here's What's Next for the LGBT Rights Movement
 - We're a new campaign that's focused on advancing non-discrimination protections for LGBT people in states where it's lacking or there aren't ...

19 school students suspended for supporting LGBT rights

19 school students suspended for supporting LGBT rights
 - A group of Kenyan high school students who argued in favour of gay rights during a debate, have been suspended for a week after they were accused ...

Eight Minnesota colleges discriminate against LGBT students, staff, and faculty

Eight Minnesota colleges discriminate against LGBT students, staff, and faculty
 - Eight Minnesota colleges and universities took in more than $15 million in federal taxpayer money in 2014 while barring openly LGBT students from ...

Jerry Brown's New Fracking Regs Discriminate Against Latino Children

Jerry Brown's New Fracking Regs Discriminate Against Latino Children
 - Statewide, Latino students are over eighteen percent more likely to attend a school within a mile and a half of ... child's right to a quality education,” said Madeline Stano, attorney for the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment.

Number of Black Children in Poverty Overtakes Number of White Kids

Number of Black Children in Poverty Overtakes Number of White Kids
 - The good news is the U.S. poverty rate has fallen slightly in recent years. ... At 5.4 million, Hispanic children are the poorest in absolute numbers.



Argentine gov't discounts report on poverty rise

Argentine gov't discounts report on poverty rise
- A report by the Universidad Catolica Argentina placing the country's poverty index at 28.7 percent is "untrue," President Cristina Fernandez's ...

Liberty Global CEO says investment in Latin America is the next big idea

Liberty Global CEO says investment in Latin America is the next big idea
 - It was no small question: What is the next big idea for trade in the Americas? A five-member panel of capitalists and conservationists attempted to ...

Why are Latino teachers such a minority in CPS?

Why are Latino teachers such a minority in CPS?
 - Grow Your Own is a community-based program that recruits people of color to become ... But also, for all students—white, black, Latino, or Asian.

Want to Know the Difference Between Hispanic, Latino & Spanish? Watch This Video!

Want to Know the Difference Between Hispanic, Latino & Spanish? Watch This Video!
 - Hispanic is a term that refers to Spanish-speaking origin or ancestry. Latino is a more frequently used term which refers to origin or ancestry to Latin America," Lazo said. "Hispanic is basically based on whether you or your family speak the language of Spanish, whereas Latino is focusing more on geographic location."



Latino Identity Through Self-Portraits: Fascinating New Exhibit

Latino Identity Through Self-Portraits: Fascinating New Exhibit
 - Six Latino artists expressed their thoughts on identity, gender, migration ... experience as Caribbean people or people of Caribbean decent like I am, ...

How Alzheimer's Is Different in African-Americans

How Alzheimer's Is Different in African-Americans
 - The hallmark signs of Alzheimer's are well-established—plaques of amyloid protein and tangles of tau protein in the brain, which work to suffocate and ...

Latinos and black Americans have an enemy – and it is not each other

Latinos and black Americans have an enemy – and it is not each other
 - The need for political unity between African-Americans and Latinos is ... He is able to sidestep allegations of racism, while he spews vile nativist ...

After Charleston, a time to reflect and change

After Charleston, a time to reflect and change
 - The Center for Black Equity, a D.C.-based LGBT group, received a ... “The gay world is no more prepared to accept black people than anywhere else ...

Black Leaders Acknowledge Ongoing Soul Searching On LGBT Support

Black Leaders Acknowledge Ongoing Soul Searching On LGBT Support
 - But Coffee and other gay-rights advocates at the convention said a lack of legal protections for LGBT people against workplace and housing ...

Dominican LGBT advocate seeks elected office

Dominican LGBT advocate seeks elected office
 - He said he hopes to make Santo Domingo a city that “is really for everyone” and where transgender people, gay and black men and everyone else ...

Senate votes down federal protections for K-12 LGBT students

Senate votes down federal protections for K-12 LGBT students
 - In its first vote affecting gay people since the U.S. Supreme Court decision on ... “If a black child was referred to by a racial slur at school, would we say kids will ... “This amendment would simply provide LGBT kids with the same legal ...