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lunes, 20 de julio de 2015

We can't beat bullying with more bullying

We can't beat bullying with more bullying
 - When it comes to bullying, we're told to lead by example. But just this week a vitriolic witch-hunt against a 16-year-old girl has proved that we're not ...

2 out of 5 black children are living in poverty

2 out of 5 black children are living in poverty
 - Hispanic children are also likely to live in poverty, but rates have been declining over the years. “The labor market has recovered”, since the recession, ...

Americans more concerned about Iran than Israelis

Americans more concerned about Iran than Israelis
 - The people who are most scared of Iran are Americans (62%), Israelis ... 40 countries polled, specifically in Latin America, and in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Climate change seen as greatest threat by global population

Climate change seen as greatest threat by global population
 - Climate change was the highest concern in almost half of all countries polled, with the issue particularly feared in Latin America and Africa.

Nationwide Grants Give Groups Chance to Learn Latino Culture, History

Nationwide Grants Give Groups Chance to Learn Latino Culture, History
 - The award-winning documentary "Latino Americans" is based on the book, ... "Libraries have transformed to deliver lifelong learning for people of all ...

Nike's Girl Effect

Nike's Girl Effect
 - As the Girl Effect video explains, the answer to poverty should not be sought in government, but in the earning power of impoverished adolescents.

One of America's best-known companies has a real plan to fight racial inequality

One of America's best-known companies has a real plan to fight racial inequality
 - This week, the company announced two initiatives that that seek to address the economics of racial inequality in America. On Thursday, Starbucks ...

Resilience as economic driver? How climate action can curb inequality

Resilience as economic driver? How climate action can curb inequality
- It's sometimes hard to understand how fighting the negative effects of climate change relates to the economic success of America, including its most ...

12 signs America is on the decline

12 signs America is on the decline
 - America is declining, in large and important measures, yet policymakers ... Overall, America's per capita wealth, health and education measures are ...

Chile's education dream turns sour as teachers shut down schools

Chile's education dream turns sour as teachers shut down schools
  - in the US – are now sparking a backlash in Latin America. Teachers in Mexico went on strike last month to protest an education overhaul. Chicago's ...

Growth Lessons for Nonprofits from Teach For America

Growth Lessons for Nonprofits from Teach For America
- Today, it is a pillar of the effort to radically change American education with a huge national footprint. From 384 corps members touching the lives of ...

Vocational Education Should Be For Everyone

Vocational Education Should Be For Everyone
 - The term “vocational education,” which means preparing students for a ... Anthony Greene, assistant professor with the African American studies ...

Raven-Symoné Doubles Down on Not Being African American or Gay, but an American Human ...

Raven-Symoné Doubles Down on Not Being African American or Gay, but an American Human ...
 - But if you identify as African American, then you're African American,” she says. “What right do I have to tell you what you are and what you're not?”.

LGBT community should now turn to fight against racism

LGBT community should now turn to fight against racism
 - But as the wife of an African American woman, and a parent to two biracial children, a19-year-old son and a 13-year-old daughter, I am reminded ...

Resist gay marriage pressure, Nigerians tell Buhari

Resist gay marriage pressure, Nigerians tell Buhari
 - On social media,” says Patterson: “I have seen black people imply that marriage equality is a frivolous concern, and that gay people shouldn't have ...

Unintended consequences: Could Trump wake sleeping Latino vote?

Unintended consequences: Could Trump wake sleeping Latino vote?
 - All my research has shown that the only time that Latino turnout has ... are the people we fear the most,” said Barajas, a partner in Revolvis consulting.

Can Bernie Sanders win black voters? -

Can Bernie Sanders win black voters? -
 -  Democrats are pinning their electoral fortunes on African-American and Latino ... "I wish I could tell you I had a magical formula for how to end racism.

Racist violence, domestic terrorism

Racist violence, domestic terrorism
 - Our communities are reeling from the brutal, racist assassination of African-American parishioners in Charleston, S.C. The arson of six black churches ...

Struggling with Race and Identity in a Changing America

Struggling with Race and Identity in a Changing America
 - Struggling with Race and Identity in a Changing America Like it or not, the face of America is changing. I am a Black man. I am a father. I am a ...

I'm not African American; I'm black

I'm not African American; I'm black
 - The civil rights activist insists that anyone who feels deceived by her identity feels that way because of their own constructs of race