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martes, 3 de noviembre de 2015

The 7 Keys To Trapping As Many Americans As Possible In Poverty

The 7 Keys To Trapping As Many Americans As Possible In Poverty
 - Keeping Americans poor in a prosperous country like America is not as easy as you think. After all, this is the “land of opportunity.” Legal immigrants ...

New article argues poverty not to blame for poor relative test scores

New article argues poverty not to blame for poor relative test scores
 - They find that when an absolute poverty measure is used, which they found to be more strongly correlated with school performance, American poverty ...

Don't overlook energy poverty

Don't overlook energy poverty
 - America experienced an historical and inspiring event last month with the visit from Pope Francis. I, like the rest of America, was elated to see him on ...

Social Development Conference on Second Day of Session in Peru

Social Development Conference on Second Day of Session in Peru
 - Participants will exchange ideas about how to reduce poverty and inequality, ... which is a pressing issue in Latin America, more than in other regions.

Massachusetts Takes Lead on Next Frontier of LGBT Rights

Massachusetts Takes Lead on Next Frontier of LGBT Rights
 - More than 10 years after Massachusetts became the first state to legalize gay marriage, the commonwealth is taking another step in advancing LGBT ...

Houston residents vote on divisive LGBT equal rights measure

Houston residents vote on divisive LGBT equal rights measure
 - An ordinance that would establish nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston will now be in the hands of ...

Anti-gay bigots brutally attack elderly Democratic official in LGBT-friendly California city

Anti-gay bigots brutally attack elderly Democratic official in LGBT-friendly California city
 - An LGBT rights activist and his husband were violently assaulted and hospitalized on Sunday in what authorities are calling a hate crime. George ...

Changing the Environment for a New Generation of LGBTQ Athletes

Changing the Environment for a New Generation of LGBTQ Athletes
 - “I really think one of the main reasons why LGBT students have historically had trouble finding acceptance in sports communities is because it wasn't ...

Millennials becoming less religious, more accepting of LGBT rights

Millennials becoming less religious, more accepting of LGBT rights
 - A new survey on the religious landscape in the U.S. shows that, on the whole, Americans are becoming less religious, with a pronounced decline ...

Black and Latino lawmakers want to prevent recidivism

Black and Latino lawmakers want to prevent recidivism
 - There are certain things like having your license permanently taken away – that's a problem for people trying to move forward and better themselves, ...

Creating Change One Vote at a Time

Creating Change One Vote at a Time
 - Young people will play a pivotal role in the next election. Approximately 878,000 Latino citizen youth turn 18 every year, and many of them live in ...

Who are the people in federal prison for drug crimes?

Who are the people in federal prison for drug crimes?
 - White people accounted for 22 percent of the prisoners in this study, eclipsed by black people (39 percent) and Hispanic or Latino people (37 percent).

When Your Child Comes Out: Embracing an LGBT Son or Daughter

When Your Child Comes Out: Embracing an LGBT Son or Daughter
 - As we speak, there are thousands of African-American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals who also may be on the brink of ...


Gay-friendly sports bar opens in Detroit

Gay-friendly sports bar opens in Detroit
 - Both the staff and the customers represent the diversity of Detroit...black, white Hispanic, Arabic, straight, gay...we love it.” Tossone says the name ...

Renaming Buildings and Removing Mascots Doesnt Cure Racism

Renaming Buildings and Removing Mascots Doesnt Cure Racism
 - In the 1960s, we saw a push for African American studies and critiques of the ... In short, Roosevelt was responsible for grave racist and anti-Semitic ...

Obama 'Proud' Presidency Is Helping Right Racial Injustices

Obama 'Proud' Presidency Is Helping Right Racial Injustices
 - As the first African-American president, Obama conceded Holt's point, that this was a defining moment in his presidency. He also encouraged his ...

Rachel Dolezal FINALLY admits she is white but identifies as black

Rachel Dolezal FINALLY admits she is white but identifies as black
 - However, she also said that she checks both black and white racial identity boxes ... 'And you know I've been a professor of African history, black studies . ... Dolezal did marry an African-American man in 2000, Kevin Moore, but she ...

Juries and racial bias

Juries and racial bias
 - When jurors were being vetted to hear Mr Foster's case, prosecutors struck all five African Americans from the jury pool. Four of those strikes came via ...

LGBT-friendly high school among slate of Philly charter school hopefuls

LGBT-friendly high school among slate of Philly charter school hopefuls
 - Named for the gay 20th century African-American author, Baldwin Charter would be built on anti-bullying principles in hopes of providing a safe ...

New Original Groundbreaking Documentary “Holler If You Hear Me: Black ...

New Original Groundbreaking Documentary “Holler If You Hear Me: Black ...
 - BET.com and journalist Clay Cane explore homophobia in the black church and put the narrative in the hands of black LGBT people who are torn ...