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lunes, 10 de agosto de 2015

'In writing about school in America, I learned about America itself'

'In writing about school in America, I learned about America itself'
 - Mike Rose is a research professor in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies who explores the promise of public education ...

Bernie Sanders reveals detailed plan to combat institutional racism and inequality at ...

Bernie Sanders reveals detailed plan to combat institutional racism and inequality at ...
 - African Americans are twice as likely to be arrested and almost four times as likely to experience the use of force during encounters with the police.

Don't Piss on Your Best Friend

Don't Piss on Your Best Friend
 - And should the Black Lives Matter movement care about economic inequality? Of course. The average white household in America has 16 times the ...

How to Fix the Economy, and Income Inequality

How to Fix the Economy, and Income Inequality
- Liberals want to reduce economic inequality. ... Immigrants might be poorer than the typical American when they arrive here, but many don't stay that ...

The Pope Needs to Confront LGBT Issues During His Visit

The Pope Needs to Confront LGBT Issues During His Visit
 - Ever since Pope Francis was elected in 2013, I've been asked, "What do you think of this pope?" It's a simple question that doesn't have a very simple answer.

Odessa to become gay capital of Ukraine

Odessa to become gay capital of Ukraine
 - Last year, the LGBT community of Kiev failed to obtain permission for the gay pride parade in the Ukrainian capital. Ukrainian law enforcement ...

A Way Forward for LGBT and Religious Liberty Rights

A Way Forward for LGBT and Religious Liberty Rights
 - For LGBT Americans and their allies, a major goal going forward is national legislation protecting the basic civil rights of LGBT Americans. An Equality ...

Boycott Stonewall' petition says new movie whitewashes LGBT history

Boycott Stonewall' petition says new movie whitewashes LGBT history
 - Many people in LGBTQ communities around the world are calling for a boycott of director Roland Emmerich's Fall-release film Stonewall, which they ...

White House Convenes LGBT Techies to Help Address Nation's Big Problems

White House Convenes LGBT Techies to Help Address Nation's Big Problems
 - The White House on Monday tapped technology leaders and community leaders from the LGBT communities to help work on some of the major issues ...

Nepal Issues Its First Third-Gender Passport To Recognize LGBT Citizens

Nepal Issues Its First Third-Gender Passport To Recognize LGBT Citizens
 - Manisha Dhakal, the executive director of LGBT rights group Blue Diamond Society, welcomed the move. She called on other countries to ...

Pride Uganda Welcomes Break From Life in Closet

Pride Uganda Welcomes Break From Life in Closet
 - In order to ensure safety and privacy of those in the LGBT community, ... bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community parade in Entebbe, southwest of ...

Poverty Has Nearly Doubled Since 2000 In America

Poverty Has Nearly Doubled Since 2000 In America
 - According to Century Foundation research, the number of Americans living in high-poverty areas rose to 13.8 million in 2013 from 7.2 million in 2000, ...

Progressive policies drive more into poverty

Progressive policies drive more into poverty
 - Roughly half of Latino households fall into this condition of poverty or near-poverty, as do a similar share of African American households. Those who ...

Americans See Progress, Room For Improvement On Voting Rights

Americans See Progress, Room For Improvement On Voting Rights
 - The Voting Rights Act, the landmark civil rights legislation that provided federal oversight of voting in states where evidence of minority voter suppression existed, was passed on August 6, 1965. Nearly 50 years later, in 2013, the Supreme Court


Future African-American billionaire on 'Black Lives Matter' movement

Future African-American billionaire on 'Black Lives Matter' movement
 - More Americans think race relations or racism is the most important problem facing the ... Peebles may become the next African-American billionaire.

Hispanics are less prone to crime

Hispanics are less prone to crime
 - Even when controlling for environmental and economic factors, first-generation immigrants were 45 percent less likely to commit violence than ...

Entrenched racial divide, social injustice in US demand introspection

Entrenched racial divide, social injustice in US demand introspection
 - The shooting, along with a series of other similar cases in which African-Americans were shot by white officers after the Ferguson incident, revealed ...

Texas records show racial breakdown of those stopped by same trooper

Texas records show racial breakdown of those stopped by same trooper
 - Encinia stopped 501 women, 187 of whom were African American (37%), 178 were white (36%), 88 were Latinas (18%), 44 were of unknown race ...

Influential pastor Bishop Jakes 'evolving' on LGBT rights

Influential pastor Bishop Jakes 'evolving' on LGBT rights
 - Once a hardline opponent of LGBT rights, his church was rocked by ... When asked whether black churches and gay people can co-exist, he said: ...

For black Orthodox Jews, constant racism is exhausting

For black Orthodox Jews, constant racism is exhausting
 - As a member of a racial minority, it's possible to be integrated into the ... The presence of African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities in ...