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lunes, 6 de julio de 2015

American prisons: The caging of human rights

American prisons: The caging of human rights
 - America's leading cultural historian tells Mehr News that ... unfit for human habitation, deprived of adequate medical care and education, ...

America's promise to a new generation

America's promise to a new generation
 - This crisis led me to join a group of business, tech, community and education leaders, under the umbrella of Rework America. Our goal is bold and ...

More than 1 million expected at pope's Mass in South America

More than 1 million expected at pope's Mass in South America
 - the Ecuadorean port of Guayaquil on Monday for a Mass expected to draw more than 1 million people, as Latin America's first pontiff tours his home ...

Council ignores success of minimum-wage increases

Council ignores success of minimum-wage increases
 - Ron Formisano is a retired history professor and author of Plutocracy in America: How Inequality Destroys the Middle Class and Exploits the Poor ...

America is prosperous: Now can we make people feel it?

America is prosperous: Now can we make people feel it?
 - Income inequality is increasingly pronounced as the nation's wealthiest ... realizing they can't argue credibly that America's economy is weak — or that ...

Blackwell omits curfew as violence reduction plan set to begin

Blackwell omits curfew as violence reduction plan set to begin
 - The latest change in the plan to push back the violence is no juvenile ... said some people expressed concerns that the police might focus on Hispanic ...

Barbecue is an American tradition – of enslaved Africans and Native Americans

Barbecue is an American tradition – of enslaved Africans and Native Americans
 - Barbecue is a form of cultural power and is intensely political, with a culture of rules like no other American culinary tradition: sauce or no sauce; which kind of sauce; chopped or not chopped; whole animal or just ribs or shoulders. And, if America is about people creating new worlds based on rebellion against
 

Trial again focuses on racial mix in jury selection

Trial again focuses on racial mix in jury selection
 - The trial had been moved out of Worth County on a change of venue due to concerns about the small percentage of African-Americans living there.

New initiative will help local Latinos

New initiative will help local Latinos
 - Miguel Alban, realized the problems Hispanic people face and decided to take action. Alban formed the non-profit Hispanic Approachm, which is a ...

Google apologies for race-related problem that dredges up old slur of African Americans

Google apologies for race-related problem that dredges up old slur of African Americans
 - The timing couldn't have been worse for this fiasco, dredging up an ages-old racial slur for African Americans. Racist detractors of President Barack ...

Race and ethnicity one factor for stable families in red and blue states

Race and ethnicity one factor for stable families in red and blue states
 - Does the red-state/blue-state pattern in family stability play out similarly or differently for whites, African-Americans, Hispanics and Asian-Americans?


Balance Needed in Removing Names of Leaders Deemed Racist

Balance Needed in Removing Names of Leaders Deemed Racist
 - But on the issue of race, his legacy was, in fact, regressive and has been largely ... African Americans found it difficult to secure high-level civil service ...

Anti-Gay Truro Church Ramps Up Latino Outreach with New Hire

Anti-Gay Truro Church Ramps Up Latino Outreach with New Hire
 - Truro Church in Fairfax Virginia, under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Tory Baucum, is extending its anti-gay tentacles into the local Hispanic community.

Only in America: Orthodox Jews hire Hispanic men to protest the Gay Pride parade

Only in America: Orthodox Jews hire Hispanic men to protest the Gay Pride parade
 - A Jewish political action committee hired several Mexican day laborers to dress as Orthodox Jews and protest at the Gay Pride parade in New York ...

Hundreds of Educators March in Mexico against Teacher Evaluations

Hundreds of Educators March in Mexico against Teacher Evaluations
 - Hundreds of teachers who object to recently imposed educational reforms are staging protest marches Saturday in several Mexican ...

Pope begins S. America visit with focus on poverty

Pope begins S. America visit with focus on poverty
 - The Catholic Church has about 1.2 billion followers globally, and Latin America represents the biggest portion of that population. But the region has ...

We Africans love the US, so why can't we accept gay marriage?

We Africans love the US, so why can't we accept gay marriage?
 - A homophobic backlash is the instinctive African response to America's same-sex marriage revolution. But do the continent's leaders dare outrage the ...

Fifty years of LGBT struggle remembered at Independence Hall

Fifty years of LGBT struggle remembered at Independence Hall
 - Fifty years ago, in the same location, a polite protest by 40 gay men and ... can hate me on three fronts - as a woman, African American, and lesbian.".

Black Civil Rights and LGBT Rights: Are They the Same Thing?

Black Civil Rights and LGBT Rights: Are They the Same Thing?
 - However, to make these superficial comparisons is wrong and ignores specific forms of oppression: the systemic racism Black people face and its ...

The black, gay community may be out – but it's not proud

The black, gay community may be out – but it's not proud
- Oh, and the constant obsession with painting black people as more homophobic even though most all anti-gay policies and laws have been led by ...