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lunes, 21 de septiembre de 2015

Concentrated poverty is the new urban panic

Concentrated poverty is the new urban panic
 - Residential clustering of very poor families, especially of ethnic minorities, is increasing. Widely reported analyses by Paul Jargowsky, a fellow at the Century Foundation and professor of public policy at Rutgers University, show a growing number of neighborhoods in which poor


We Can't Solve Poverty Without Addressing Families

We Can't Solve Poverty Without Addressing Families
 - New poverty statistics can't show that fighting poverty is more difficult and more expensive because of America's fragmenting and chaotic families.

How America's Prisons and Jails Drive Women Into Poverty

How America's Prisons and Jails Drive Women Into Poverty
 - With discussions of criminal justice reform at the forefront of the Black Lives Matter movement, more and more Americans are learning about the $80 ...

Fast food eaters in America not restricted to lower income group

Fast food eaters in America not restricted to lower income group
 - New data released by the Centers for Disease Control shows that children born above the poverty line get roughly the same percentage of calories ...

A road not paved by freedom: America's economic decline

A road not paved by freedom: America's economic decline
 - Anyone interested in finding solutions to the problems of poverty, child labor, gender and income inequality, and the environment should take a long ...

Why Pope Francis won't tolerate income inequality in America

Why Pope Francis won't tolerate income inequality in America
 - Not only is Francis familiar with Latin America's colonial history, he's seen first hand the great gap that exists between the rich and poor in many Latin ...

Prince William to visit London school for LGBT bullying workshop

Prince William to visit London school for LGBT bullying workshop
 - Prince William will visit a school with staff from the Diana Award, to highlight the problem of LGBT bullying in schools. The Diana Award, named after ...

Should Pope Francis Open Peace & Reconciliation Dialogue With The LGBT Community?

Should Pope Francis Open Peace & Reconciliation Dialogue With The LGBT Community?
 - When Pope Francis was Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio, his stance on LGBT issues were regressive to say the least. Bergoglio had described ...

First LGBTQ Group To Charter Boy Scouts Troop Will Be 'Model of Inclusion'

First LGBTQ Group To Charter Boy Scouts Troop Will Be 'Model of Inclusion'
 - New scouts will likely be a mix of people "drawn here because of proximity and people intentionally seeking it out" for the LGBT representation, center ...

Russian Online LGBT Youth Groups Banned

Russian Online LGBT Youth Groups Banned
 - The Russian media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, has added five online lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups to a list of entities whose ...

Stonewall Site to Honor LGBT History, America's Struggle for Equality

Stonewall Site to Honor LGBT History, America's Struggle for Equality
 - In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, the New York City Police Department raided the Stonewall Inn, a bar that served the LGBT community. What followed were six days of uprisings by hundreds of diverse individuals, demanding an end to police harassment, arrests and raids on LGBT establishments.


Taiwan LGBT activists declare war on religious homophobia

Taiwan LGBT activists declare war on religious homophobia
- Several LGBT groups in Taiwan on Sunday "declared war" against what they called homophobic religious groups attempting to gain seats in the ...

Racism linked to mortality for both blacks and whites in US

Racism linked to mortality for both blacks and whites in US
 - Researchers examined U.S. survey data on racial attitudes from 1993 to 2002 and linked the responses to death records through 2008, to explore the impact of prejudice on mortality. Altogether they had data from almost 11,000 people living in 100 communities nationwide.
 

Are Historically Black Schools Dying?

Are Historically Black Schools Dying?
 - As racial discrimination gradually declines, black students feel a decreasing need to be in an environment of mainly other African-American students.

Black Silent Majority

Black Silent Majority
- The myth legitimized racial criminalization, branding all African-Americans as criminal. It abetted state failure to provide public safety. And it enshrined ...

How Equal Is American Opportunity? Survey Shows Attitudes Vary By Race

How Equal Is American Opportunity? Survey Shows Attitudes Vary By Race
 - Fifty-eight percent of respondents said race relations in the United States ... When broken down by race, a majority of African-Americans (56 percent) ...

African American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer Tumor Biology

African American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer Tumor Biology
 - Comparison of the Genomic Landscape Between Primary Breast Cancer in African American Versus White Women and the Association of Racial ...

The fight to end racism needs more than lip service

The fight to end racism needs more than lip service
 - For people who think African Americans seek out opportunities to “play the race card,” understand that we don't have to go looking for anything.

It's Shocking What The Poor In Haiti Are Forced To Eat Just To Stay Alive

Obama has vastly changed the face of the federal bureaucracy

Obama has vastly changed the face of the federal bureaucracy
  - So yes, African Americans, women, Latinos, Native Americans, people with disabilities, the LGBT community,” she said. “He wanted to make sure that ...