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martes, 11 de agosto de 2015

If You're Poor, Here's Where You Want to Grow Up—and Where You Don't

If You're Poor, Here's Where You Want to Grow Up—and Where You Don't
 - In the U.S., a baby is born into poverty every 32 seconds. ... title: Washington, D.C., is the worst place in America for underprivileged children in 2015.


If You Want to Understand Ferguson, Understand How America Is Forcing Segregation

If You Want to Understand Ferguson, Understand How America Is Forcing Segregation
 - But it's naive to be surprised, especially when you consider how racialized poverty and segregation have doubled in America in just this century.

Gun control, causes and cures

Gun control, causes and cures
 - Gun violence is concentrated in the poorest parts of America. ... the news, the focus should be everyday shooters, who are influenced by poverty and ...

America's Biggest Problem Is Concentrated Poverty, Not Inequality

America's Biggest Problem Is Concentrated Poverty, Not Inequality
 - Concentrated poverty also overlaps with race in deeply distressing ways. One in four black Americans and one in six Hispanic Americans live in ...

Domestic violence in LGBT community hidden despite high rates

Domestic violence in LGBT community hidden despite high rates
 - Domestic violence remains an “invisible” issue in the LGBT community, with many victims feeling too ashamed to make a complaint or seek support, ...

Chicago Gaymers is one of the most active LGBT gaming communities in the nation

Chicago Gaymers is one of the most active LGBT gaming communities in the nation
 - A portmanteau combining the words gay and gamer, the term gaymer refers to an individual who identifies as LGBT, and who has an interest in video ...

The 'invisible issue' of LGBT domestic violence

The 'invisible issue' of LGBT domestic violence
 - Domestic violence within lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities in Australia is often “an invisible issue”, advocates claim.

How a Brutal Murder Is Changing Jerusalem's LGBT Community

How a Brutal Murder Is Changing Jerusalem's LGBT Community
 - The senseless murder shocked Israel, and over the past weeks has thrust the city's LGBT and Orthodox communities into a moment of crisis. Shira was ...

Jamaicans Stage Milestone LGBT Pride Celebration

Jamaicans Stage Milestone LGBT Pride Celebration
 - In a first for the English-speaking Caribbean, members of Jamaica's LGBT community made a courageous statement recently when they staged their ...

More than 50 LGBT people report losing jobs at Catholic institutions since 2010

More than 50 LGBT people report losing jobs at Catholic institutions since 2010
 - The latest firing came in June, when Margie Winters, 50, lost her job at Waldron Mercy Academy, a Catholic elementary school in Philadelphia, after a parent complained that she was in a marriage with another woman since 2007.

Atlanta Filmmaker Tackles LGBT Homelessness, Religion

Atlanta Filmmaker Tackles LGBT Homelessness, Religion
 - They had done a story on homeless kids in New York City, and it turned out that 40 percent are LGBT,” he said. After doing some research, he found ...

The inalterable tide of LGBT acceptance

The inalterable tide of LGBT acceptance
 - The LGBT movement, like many of other "rights" movements, was born in the turbulent 1960s and for years, grew slowly, incrementally until the ...

Web safety tops smoking, school violence in concerns over kids

Web safety tops smoking, school violence in concerns over kids
 - Hispanic adults rank it as the sixth-largest problem, while black adults rank it at No. 9. With sexting, white adults rank it as No. 6, Hispanic adults rank it ...

Latin-American Women Are Having a Powerful Impact on Hip-Hop

Latin-American Women Are Having a Powerful Impact on Hip-Hop
 -  Latin America, a region of the world that is predominantly Catholic and ... sex education, contraception and abortion; human trafficking; domestic and ...

African Americans, Latinos, Support Increased Immigration More Than Whites, Gallup Poll Suggests

African Americans, Latinos, Support Increased Immigration More Than Whites, Gallup Poll Suggests
 - As African-Americans are increasingly evoked by white politicians as part of the ongoing immigration debate, a new poll ... The latest national polls conducted by Gallup that were not race specific indicate that a majority of Americans ...

Police shootings about class as well as race

Police shootings about class as well as race
 - CNN reported that if this had been an African-American victim, it would have received national attention. That is true now, but only because an active ...

Critics Claim Racial Bias in Georgetown Digital Crime Prevention

Critics Claim Racial Bias in Georgetown Digital Crime Prevention
 - However, the posts as a whole also illustrate a stark racial disparity in how ... Data about the percentage of African Americans among Georgetown ...

Did Democrats Ignore Racism?

Did Democrats Ignore Racism?
 - Reading the news these days is like Marty McFly going from 1985 to 1955 in the film Back to the Future. Its 2015 and African-American Section 8 ...

Remembering Robin Williams: 10 iconic LGBT film characters

Remembering Robin Williams: 10 iconic LGBT film characters
 - Winning multiple awards – including the Best Independent film and Best Breakthrough Performance from the African-American Film Critics Association ...

T.D. Jakes clarifies his comments on 'evolving' on gay rights

T.D. Jakes clarifies his comments on 'evolving' on gay rights
 - For the record, I do not endorse same-sex marriage. But I respect the rights that this country affords those that disagree with me,” Mr. Jakes said in a Facebook statement posted around midnight Monday.