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jueves, 12 de noviembre de 2015

Why Poverty and Segregation Merge at Public Schools

Why Poverty and Segregation Merge at Public Schools
 - The number has since declined only slightly to 21 percent; it remains about one-third for both African-Americans and Latinos. The second trend is the ...

Rand Paul's right that liberal cities have the worst inequality, but it doesn't mean what he thinks

Rand Paul's right that liberal cities have the worst inequality, but it doesn't mean what he thinks
 - Big cities in America do have worse income inequality than the national average. And big, dynamiccities likeNew York, Boston, Washington and San ...

The Color Of Your Skin Could Influence How Much Sleep You Get

The Color Of Your Skin Could Influence How Much Sleep You Get
 - Black Americans are five times more likely to suffer from short sleep ... have long born the health burden of sleep inequality in America, which is, at its ...


What Americans Think About Income Inequality

What Americans Think About Income Inequality
 - In Piketty's book, the graph of the level of income inequality in America over the last hundred years looks like a "U" drawn by someone who got drunk ...

Same-Sex Marriage Illegal in Costa Rica

Same-Sex Marriage Illegal in Costa Rica
 - Castillo , who is also head of LGBT rights group, Diversity Movement, told The Telegraph, "It's an important political step because it makes clear that ...

Starbucks fights LGBT hate-crime in Seattle with “safe place” coffee shops

Starbucks fights LGBT hate-crime in Seattle with “safe place” coffee shops
 - Starbucks has announced that it will brand 97 of its coffee shops in Seattle as safe havens for LGBT victims of hate crimes. Seattle Police Department's ...

A 'teachable moment' about LGBT rights

A 'teachable moment' about LGBT rights
 - For more than a decade, I've studied why some LGBT teens thrive yet others struggle with risky behaviors, depression and even suicide. One strong ...


Join the conversation on LGBT and aging

Join the conversation on LGBT and aging
 - In many communities, LGBT ( lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) older adults are a forgotten population. Before the 1970s, little was known about ...

Ukraine just passed protections for LGBT employees

Ukraine just passed protections for LGBT employees
 - 12 barring employment discrimination that includes protections for against LGBT people, a step the European Union had made a condition of closer ...

Obama, Unsurprisingly, Endorses Expanding Federal Protections for LGBT Folks

Obama, Unsurprisingly, Endorses Expanding Federal Protections for LGBT Folks
 - I bet the togas are amazing in Gay Heaven NewsweekThough it still has little chance of passing through Congress, President Barack Obama has ...

LGBT Youth conference comes to Ocean Township

LGBT Youth conference comes to Ocean Township
 - This year's annual gathering for LGBT youth is broadening its support for students who are identifying across a wider spectrum of gender and sexual ...

Latino Scholars, Activists Focus On Voting Rights Past, Future

Latino Scholars, Activists Focus On Voting Rights Past, Future
 - The struggle to engage Latinos politically has gone on for decades, ... But it also took its own route and many of the people who were behind the ...

Growing Up Latina

Growing Up Latina
 - She said she's frustrated by the conversations she hears surrounding both immigration and Latino people. She's heard words like “lazy,” “dirty” or “job ...

Argentina Boasts Latin America's Best English Speakers

Argentina Boasts Latin America's Best English Speakers
 - The 34-page report, released on November 3, presents the world’s leading ranking of countries according to their English skills. The index also identifies global and regional English-language learning trends and analyzes the relationship between countries’ English proficiency and their economic competitiveness.

The American Dream Isn't Dead. This Is How Immigrant Families Are Achieving It

The American Dream Isn't Dead. This Is How Immigrant Families Are Achieving It
 - Vocational training comes full circle at the Instituto del Progreso Latino, ... It's promising to lift families out of poverty and fulfill their American dreams.

University of Missouri students report threats of violence; police quell rumors

University of Missouri students report threats of violence; police quell rumors
 - African-American students at Missouri have long complained of an inadequate response by university leaders in dealing with racism on the ...

The difference between labels 'black' and 'African American'

The difference between labels 'black' and 'African American'
 - Call me weird, but I have always struggled to identify my racial identity on standardized forms: standardize test identification sections or college ...

Which Of America's Most Racist Town Names Are In Your State?

Which Of America's Most Racist Town Names Are In Your State?
 - Racial slurs criss-cross the United States, appearing in placenames in every single state in America, a Vocativ data analysis of millions of records has ...

We Must Do More to Change Racist Geographic Place Names in Our National Parks

We Must Do More to Change Racist Geographic Place Names in Our National Parks
 - We Must Do More to Change Racist Geographic Place ... with deeply racist names designed as a slur to the African-American miner ...

US Latinos Believe Education is One of the Nation's Most Important Issues

US Latinos Believe Education is One of the Nation's Most Important Issues
 - A recent survey of the Latino community offers clear opinions on standardized testing, charter schools, school vouchers, education spending, federal ...