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jueves, 23 de julio de 2015

In America, geography has consequences

In America, geography has consequences
 - In America, geography has consequences ... Because poverty presents obstacles that, too often, prevent families from getting ahead no matter ...

Uber Won New York Fight, Remains Flashpoint in Inequality Debate

Uber Won New York Fight, Remains Flashpoint in Inequality Debate
 - He compared Uber to the likes of Exxon Mobil Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., essentially placing Uber on the wrong side of America's reckoning with ...

Pope Francis' advice about equality and justice, which 2016 hopefuls can use

Pope Francis' advice about equality and justice, which 2016 hopefuls can use
 - Senator Sanders got a loud ring of cheers from a crowd of 10,000 in Wisconsin recently when he denounced the facts of income inequality in America: ...

Nova Scotia encourages LGBT community to consider foster parenting

Nova Scotia encourages LGBT community to consider foster parenting
 - Nova Scotia's Department of Community Services has launched a social media campaign in an effort to encourage members of the LGBT community ...

Italy needs better LGBT laws

Italy needs better LGBT laws
 - be the push they need to live up to their responsibilities,” Boris Dittrich, LGBT rights advocacy director at the human rights group, said Thursday.

Equality Act is the LGBT rights bill we need

Equality Act is the LGBT rights bill we need
- In 1974, the Equality Act was introduced to add sexual orientation throughout the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Twenty years later, for various political reasons, the bill was stripped down to be only an employment rights bill and renamed ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. ENDA has been the centerpiece federal

One in 10 patient-facing staff hear colleagues discussing 'cure' for LGBT

One in 10 patient-facing staff hear colleagues discussing 'cure' for LGBT
- One in 10 doctors, nurses and other patient-facing staff have heard colleagues discuss a 'cure' for LGBT people, says study. Nicole Morley for ...

Jamaica's Education Ministry to Close 18 Schools in Cost-Cutting Measure

Jamaica's Education Ministry to Close 18 Schools in Cost-Cutting Measure
 - Jamaica's Education Ministry will close 18 low-enrollment schools prior to the start of the 2015-2016 academic year in a cost-cutting ...

White gays have a responsibility to combat the racism still inherent in society

White gays have a responsibility to combat the racism still inherent in society
 - But the glow is starting to fade, as I keep looking at how fast LGBT rights ... Black people — or any people of color — don't bear the responsibility for ...

Queer trans man leaves impact at Northwestern and beyond

Queer trans man leaves impact at Northwestern and beyond
 - Primarily, while in Los Angeles, I helped to create and maintain space for Black LGBT people. This work has included helping to organize a march of ...


Here's The Next Major Fight For The LGBT Community - Huffington Post

Here's The Next Major Fight For The LGBT Community - Huffington Post
 - So the first principle for my colleagues, as well as African American leaders is to do no harm. We need to make sure that we do no harm to the ...

Ferguson names black officer interim police chief

Ferguson names black officer interim police chief
 - Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, have hired an African-American police chief ... Protests in Ferguson set off a national debate about race and policing.

What did they do to Sandra Bland?

What did they do to Sandra Bland?
 - The 28-year-old African American woman has become the latest person added to the ever-growing list of victims of racist police violence in the U.S. ...

Here's why America's national parks are so white

Here's why America's national parks are so white
 - African-Americans are less likely to visit parks for fear of racist treatment by mostly white park rangers, gate agents and other park staffers.

Loretta Lynch confirms accused Charleston shooter indicted on 33 federal charges

Loretta Lynch confirms accused Charleston shooter indicted on 33 federal charges
 - twin goals of fanning racial flames and exacting revenge, Roof further decided to seek out and murder African Americans because of their race.

Pollution isn't colorblind: environmental hazards kill more black Americans

Pollution isn't colorblind: environmental hazards kill more black Americans
 - This energy revolution is an opportunity to increase African-American ... Centuries of racial discrimination as well as bad trade deals and economic ...

Hate crimes indictment notes Charleston shooter's goals to kill religious African-Americans ...

Hate crimes indictment notes Charleston shooter's goals to kill religious African-Americans ...
 - To carry out these twin goals of fanning racial flames and exacting revenge, Roof further decided to seek out and murder African Americans because ...

White victim is key indicator for receiving death penalty in Missouri

White victim is key indicator for receiving death penalty in Missouri 
- Even though the vast majority of murders involve an offender and victim(s) of the same race, 54 percent of the African-American men executed by ...

Examining racial identity one literary bite at a time

Examining racial identity one literary bite at a time
 - The class embarked on a comparative racial-ethnic literary journey, delving into works by Asian American, African American, Jewish American and ...

More children in poverty than during the recession, report says

More children in poverty than during the recession, report says
 - The definitive statement on child poverty was made by the Carnegie Council on Children in 1977, when millions of America's children were found to ...