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jueves, 27 de agosto de 2015

4 Troubling Truths About Black Boys and the U.S. Educational System

4 Troubling Truths About Black Boys and the U.S. Educational System
 - Decreasing the rates of incarceration for black men may actually be a matter of improving educational outcomes for black boys in America. In his piece ...

15 percent of students live in poverty

15 percent of students live in poverty
 - Since the downturn of the economic system, what was there,” Rebecca Gardner said of poverty, “has become much more severe very quickly.”  Gardner, who started her career as teacher, then worked in support

Obama to highlight 'structural inequality' in Katrina memorial speech

Obama to highlight 'structural inequality' in Katrina memorial speech
 - Nearly 10 years to the day Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, descending on New Orleans and its Lower Ninth Ward, President ...

CEOs Call for Wage Increases for Workers! What's the Catch?

CEOs Call for Wage Increases for Workers! What's the Catch?
 - Yes, amazingly, these actual occupiers of Wall Street say they share Occupy Wall Street's critical analysis of America's widening chasm ...

LGBT community get their own social network

LGBT community get their own social network
 - The LGBT community has a new way of connecting with its own dedicated social network. Moovz offers more than other popular apps such as Grindr ...

Schools Ban Film on Gay Families—on LGBT Acceptance Day

Schools Ban Film on Gay Families—on LGBT Acceptance Day
 - Although the PG-rated movie promotes acceptance and tolerance as it examines the definition of family and the challenges children with LGBT ...

LGBT young homeless population

LGBT young homeless population
 - Colgay leaders say just under half of the youth homeless population across the country identify as LGBT. They say the main cause of homelessness ...

About Those Nondiscrimination Ordinances...

About Those Nondiscrimination Ordinances...
 - Anti-LGBT groups often allege that marriage equality will lead to people being put out of business when they refuse to hire gay applicants or serve ...

Is architecture really LGBT friendly?

Is architecture really LGBT friendly?
- Our industry-wide survey revealed architecture fared better than engineering and contracting for LGBT equality. But what does this really mean for ...

Prominent LGBT political figures appointed to The House of Lords

Prominent LGBT political figures appointed to The House of Lords
 - A number of prominent LGBT politicians and allies are to be are to join the House of Lords. A total of 45 new peers will be appointed in today's ...

Warsaw's controversial rainbow art, popular among LGBT groups, taken down at night

Warsaw's controversial rainbow art, popular among LGBT groups, taken down at night
- Warsaw's iconic and controversial rainbow art, once installed by an old cloister and then a symbol of Poland's leadership in the European Union and ...

Stockholm schools to teach LGBT lessons

Stockholm schools to teach LGBT lessons
 - Sweden's famously gender equal capital is now planning to spend millions of kronor on lessons to teach 'LGBT-awareness' to schoolchildren.

It's not just Trump: Latinos should boycott the Republican party en masse

It's not just Trump: Latinos should boycott the Republican party en masse
 - This should set off alarm bells in the minds of Latino voters and Americans everywhere. The Republican Party is not designed to include people like us ...

What does Black Lives Matter want from the Minnesota Fair?

What does Black Lives Matter want from the Minnesota Fair?
 - Minnesota has about 15 percent people of color. ... vetting of applications, and to make sure its top organizers include black, Asian and Latino people, ..

Ricky Martin Has Had Enough Of Donald Trump's Harassment Of Latin People

Ricky Martin Has Had Enough Of Donald Trump's Harassment Of Latin People
 - We have to defeat that power which seeks to show Trump about Latinos, anchored in a low xenophobic rhetoric and speech that his campaign ...


Catholics Support Gay Marriage as Much as General Population and Believe Pope Francis Has ...

Catholics Support Gay Marriage as Much as General Population and Believe Pope Francis Has ...
 - A young boy waves a rainbow flag while watching the San Francisco gay ... categorized as white non-Hispanic, while 34 percent identifying as Hispanic. ... great confusion about where he stands on issues such as gay marriage.

10 Years After Katrina, Black Residents See Less Recovery Progress Than Whites

10 Years After Katrina, Black Residents See Less Recovery Progress Than Whites
 - The racial divide is apparent in the perceived level of progress made across ... African-American residents have seen greater progress than white ...

The Good Reasons For Banning Racial Profiling

The Good Reasons For Banning Racial Profiling
 - Here's the other good reason for banning racial and other profiling. Atty. ... Too many African American citizens are stopped, pulled over or suspected ...

How nostalgic literature became an agent in American racism

How nostalgic literature became an agent in American racism
 - An essential aspect of the history of American racism is also the history of its ... Northern white audiences cheered it; black audiences wept at the ...

Hispanic Infants More Likely Than Other Groups to Be Born Into Poverty

Hispanic Infants More Likely Than Other Groups to Be Born Into Poverty
 - There are more than 54 million Latinos living in the U.S. and approximately 5.4 million U.S. Latino children living in poverty. According to report ...