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jueves, 17 de diciembre de 2015

UNM professor's new book explores American racial divide

UNM professor's new book explores American racial divide
 - Organizations I study are trying to change how America deals with inequality, but they're doing that across racial lines and they're learning how to do ...

Study finds people with mental illness 16 times more likely to be killed by police

Study finds people with mental illness 16 times more likely to be killed by police
 - People with mental illness, should they have to go to the hospital, can expect to be taken there by police. As many as 1 in 3 people suffering from ...

British Now Have Better Teeth than Americans Thanks to US Inequality

British Now Have Better Teeth than Americans Thanks to US Inequality
 - America's increasing inequality plays a significant roll in dental and all other health. "People on the lowest rung of the socioeconomic ladder in ...

The rich get richer, the rest get by

The rich get richer, the rest get by
 - Over the last decade, a huge share of America's income and wealth gains has ... Economist James K. Galbraith agrees that inequality is worsening.

Rondo - gay ref comments sections get ugly when it comes to LGBT, race

Rondo - gay ref comments sections get ugly when it comes to LGBT, race
 - Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo issued one half-hearted apology to gay NBA referee Bill Kennedy this week and followed it up with a "real" ...

LGBT Community Trashes 'Closeted' Derek Jeter For Alleged Anti-Gay Sentiments

LGBT Community Trashes 'Closeted' Derek Jeter For Alleged Anti-Gay Sentiments
 - The comments after an article at LGBT site the Washington Blade are pretty harsh. “Derek Jeter has been outed in a book by a former Yankee. He has ...

NCAA supports group pushing for LGBT rights

NCAA supports group pushing for LGBT rights
 - The issue of expanding civil rights protections to the LGBT community hit a tipping point last spring after controversy over the Religious Freedom ...

70% of Hoosiers support LGBT protections

 70% of Hoosiers support LGBT protections
 - A new IndyStar poll, conducted with Ball State University, shows Hoosiers support expanding the state civil rights law to include sexual orientation and ...

Activist tackles trans, LGBT issues in the workplace

Activist tackles trans, LGBT issues in the workplace
 - His department started informally tracking complaints about LGBT discrimination after hearings at the state Legislature last spring on a failed bill that ...

The Advocate Staff Reveals Why LGBT People Love Star Wars

The Advocate Staff Reveals Why LGBT People Love Star Wars
 - On the eve of the Force awakening with the release of Star Wars: Episode VII this Friday, a few of The Advocate team members got together for some green screen shenanigans to share why we love that galaxy far, far away.

Lafayette performs poorly on Human Rights' analysis of LGBT issues

Lafayette performs poorly on Human Rights' analysis of LGBT issues
 - The HRC, which is a civil rights campaign dedicated to advancing LGBT rights, looked at Non-discrimination laws; Municipality's employment policies, ...

Fired Atlanta fire chief who authored anti-LGBT book to take religious discrimination case to federal ...

Fired Atlanta fire chief who authored anti-LGBT book to take religious discrimination case to federal ...
 - A federal judge will hear a high-profile discrimination lawsuit brought by a former Atlanta fire chief who claims he was fired for his religious beliefs after ...

The Year Black Protesters Reinvigorated Campus Activism

The Year Black Protesters Reinvigorated Campus Activism
 - Scalia argued that “African American students might belong at less rigorous schools than their white peers,” echoing the debunked ... In this moment in our nation's never-ending racial dilemma, that's essential to understand.

How Latino Businesses Can Reach Next Level

How Latino Businesses Can Reach Next Level
 - I realize now that I had a desire or a tendency to gather people and connect them. I had no idea I wanted to go into business development as I grew up ...

Latinos Are Driving Arizona Towards Becoming The Next Presidential 'Swing' Or 'Purple State'

Latinos Are Driving Arizona Towards Becoming The Next Presidential 'Swing' Or 'Purple State'
 - But Arizona would not have seen such growth of Latino voters if it were not for the thousands of young people who are committed to fighting for ...

Civil rights complaint says low Medi-Cal rates hurt access to care

Civil rights complaint says low Medi-Cal rates hurt access to care
 - More than half the almost 13 million people currently enrolled in Medi-Cal are Latino, so the problem disproportionately affects Latinos, lawyers claim.

Segregation in NYC public schools

Segregation in NYC public schools
 - Here statistics show pupils are 80 percent black and Latino, yet the proportion of black and Latino people living in this zone is just 21 percent.

The Most Important Writing From People Of Color In 2015

The Most Important Writing From People Of Color In 2015
 - In the social media-obsessed age of journalism, before we have time to meditate on one story, we're already on to the next. For the first year, ...

Conflicting versions in Mexico after 19 bodies reportedly discovered

Conflicting versions in Mexico after 19 bodies reportedly discovered
 - Federal government sources also told EFE on Wednesday that the remains of 19 people had been found and were being analyzed by the AG's office ...

Admitting you're a conservative evangelical Christian is harder than coming out as gay, says author

Admitting you're a conservative evangelical Christian is harder than coming out as gay, says author
 - At an LGBT summit hosted by The Atlantic on Thursday last week, ... Being African-American in the South in the 1960s is radically different than being ...