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martes, 1 de septiembre de 2015

What the Conversation About Income Inequality Keeps Getting Wrong About Black People

What the Conversation About Income Inequality Keeps Getting Wrong About Black People
 - In a series of fact sheets released last week, the Center for American Progress demonstrates just how important people of color will be to the United ...

The surging ranks of America's ultrapoor

The surging ranks of America's ultrapoor
 - By one dismal measure, America is joining the likes of Third World ... The measure of poverty isn't arbitrary -- it's the threshold the World Bank uses to ...

Pilot Programs in Central, South America Find New Ways To Reduce Extreme Poverty

Pilot Programs in Central, South America Find New Ways To Reduce Extreme Poverty
 - And we will need to ensure that those who live in extreme poverty, and ... Fortunately, as a recent study on the chronic poor in Latin America shows, ...


Number Of Americans Living On $2-A-Day Doubles

Number Of Americans Living On $2-A-Day Doubles
 - That's according to "$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America," a ... The measure of poverty isn't arbitrary -- it's the threshold the World Bank ...

The Problem With Poverty Statistics

The Problem With Poverty Statistics
 - Education has always been this nation's best tool for breaking the cycle of poverty and making the American dream available to all children, ...

Making Elementary Schools More LGBTQ Inclusive this School Year

Making Elementary Schools More LGBTQ Inclusive this School Year
 - Welcoming Schools is an LGBT-inclusive approach to addressing family diversity, gender stereotyping and bullying in K-5 schools. The program ...

How Religious Exemption Laws Endanger LGBT

How Religious Exemption Laws Endanger LGBT
 - Religious exemption laws are in place in states home to 49% of LGBT Americans, mostly in the South and Midwest. A new report from LGBT ...

LGBT tourists contribute $6.8 billion to Spanish economy

LGBT tourists contribute $6.8 billion to Spanish economy
 - LGBT Capital – an investment firm that focuses on “gay-themed assets” – says that Spain has now claimed the crown from France, which receives a ...

Neo-Nazis In Ukraine Destroy LGBT Group's Offices With Staffers Inside, Nearly Kill One Activist

Neo-Nazis In Ukraine Destroy LGBT Group's Offices With Staffers Inside, Nearly Kill One Activist
 - Neo-Nazis in Ukraine attacked the offices of an LGBT group, trapping staffers inside and nearly killing one man who tried to stop the chaos.

Here's What Pride Looks Like in Brooklyn

Here's What Pride Looks Like in Brooklyn
  - The fifth annual Bed-Stuy Pride transformed Herbert Von King Park this past Sunday into a space for the celebration of LGBT, two-spirited, and ...

Here's Why Conversations About Campus Sexual Assault Need To Include LGBT People

Here's Why Conversations About Campus Sexual Assault Need To Include LGBT People
 - Mainstream conversations about rape often fail to acknowledge sexual assaults that happen against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) ...

Accepting diversity, accepting change

Accepting diversity, accepting change
 - It includes an education component that focuses on personal stories that reflect the need for a clear stance on LGBT* issues from within the church ...

Pope expected to champion cause of immigrants during US visit

Pope expected to champion cause of immigrants during US visit
 - Garcia told Fox News Latino that attempting to secure the border as a ... “But I'm sure it would encourage a few people to rethink the way they see ...

White colleagues expect black academics to 'entertain' them

White colleagues expect black academics to 'entertain' them
 - Today the racialised objectification of African Americans may not always be as overt as it was a century ago, but the 'black as entertainment' ideology ...

The Racial Justice Failures That Hillary Clinton Can't Ignore

The Racial Justice Failures That Hillary Clinton Can't Ignore
 - While the Black Lives Matter movement has focused attention on Bernie Sanders for his perceived racial justice deficiencies, no one seems to be giving much scrutiny to the civil rights record of Bill and Hillary

Race-Preferential Admissions Policies Hurt Minority Students

Race-Preferential Admissions Policies Hurt Minority Students
 - Mounting empirical research shows that race-preferential admissions ... We have fewer African-American scientists, physicians, and engineers and ...

How Conservatives Used The Virginia Shooting To Flip The Script On Racism

How Conservatives Used The Virginia Shooting To Flip The Script On Racism
 - On Saturday Shannon J. Miles, also African American, was arrested for ... And yet, to some conservatives, it's only racial violence when black kills ...

Serum Phosphorus Levels Not Affected by Race, Income

Serum Phosphorus Levels Not Affected by Race, Income
 - African-American patients, however, had significantly higher intact parathyroid hormone levels, possibly due to lower 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels.

Using Child Allowances to Cut Black and Latino Poverty

Using Child Allowances to Cut Black and Latino Poverty
 - Clio Chang has a post at The Century Foundation about combatting the resilience of Black child poverty with a child allowance. In it, Chang notes that ...

Will Latino Voters Support Jeb Bush?

Will Latino Voters Support Jeb Bush?
 - He received a Master's degree in Latin American Studies from the University ... Some reports claim Latino support for education savings accounts and ...