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lunes, 27 de abril de 2015

Why Investors Like You Are Ruining America

Why Investors Like You Are Ruining America
 - Economic inequality - the fact that a small percentage of Americans have so much more than the rest of us - has gotten a lot of press in recent months.

Food stamps aren't a game to be played

Food stamps aren't a game to be played
 - This is over three times as much as low-income Americans using solely food stamps to ... It's time that we stop playing games with poverty in America.

Welfare laws play into stereotypes of poverty

Welfare laws play into stereotypes of poverty
 - If we are going to solve any problems related to poverty in America, we have to remember that the poor are people too: people who deserve ...

Institutionalized Racism: National Security Threat and Mental Health Crisis

Institutionalized Racism: National Security Threat and Mental Health Crisis
 - Over the past nine months, the FBI has arrested five African Americans suspected of sympathizing with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist

The delay confirming Loretta Lynch was wrong, but it wasn't racist
 - If Lynch's race and her support among African Americans gained her Republican votes, it casts doubt on the idea racism was factor in the Senate's ...

What happened to America's black farmers?

What happened to America's black farmers?
 - It was the late '80s, and Boyd, a fourth-generation black farmer from .... to look at on race than the black farmer, if [Americans] really want to see what ...


More US Moms Dying in Childbirth, Poverty & Racial Discrimination to Blame

More US Moms Dying in Childbirth, Poverty & Racial Discrimination to Blame
 - Pregnancy risks are not equally distributed among all women, and the racial disparities are stark. African-American women are 3 times as likely as ...

Williams, Kenney battle for black votes amid racial-math tango

Williams, Kenney battle for black votes amid racial-math tango
 - Williams, Kenney battle for black votes amid racial-math tango ... (17 percent) and Kenney (13 percent) among African Americans while Kenney (43 ...

Red carpet looks from the LGBT awards: Black jumpsuits, plunging necklines and a very sparkly ...

Red carpet looks from the LGBT awards: Black jumpsuits, plunging necklines and a very sparkly ...
 - The British LGBT Awards, the UK's most high-profile gay awards event that recognises the people and organisations who have shown an outstanding ...

Filmmaker Patrik-Ian Polk Is Still Telling Definitive Black Gay Stories

Filmmaker Patrik-Ian Polk Is Still Telling Definitive Black Gay Stories
 - Polk has been trying to adapt what he calls “the definitive black gay ... In 2012, Outfest Fusion, a film festival for LGBT people of color, honored Polk for ...

Poverty Rate Rises In Guilford County Schools

Poverty Rate Rises In Guilford County Schools
 - The district is working on other ways to address poverty, including ... “More than 30 percent of our population is Latino and that's growing,” says ...

Rebuilding Latin America Through Education

Rebuilding Latin America Through Education
 - Twenty-three million kids [in Latin America] have no access to education and 48 percent have problems doing rudimentary academic tasks,” said ...

Black, Latino Leaders Cool on Christie

Black, Latino Leaders Cool on Christie
 - But many of the influential people he wooed back then have grown disillusioned with the governor, disturbed by what they see as his rightward turn ...

Puertas Abiertas celebrates 10 years of aiding Latinos

Puertas Abiertas celebrates 10 years of aiding Latinos
 - People who work, such as those in low-wage jobs, can't always visit traditional social service centers during the day, he noted. Some are intimidated ...

Loretta Sanchez and the Growth of CA Latino Political Power

Loretta Sanchez and the Growth of CA Latino Political Power
 - While overall the state grew by nearly 15% (or 4.6 million people), it was almost entirely driven by Latino and Asian American growth. During this ...

Racial math more complicated for Latino community

Racial math more complicated for Latino community
 - Latinos United for Political Empowerment, a group of Democratic ward ... "You have this very emotionally immature group of people who don't have an ...

Here are 5 ways it's become a crime to be poor in America — punishable by further impoverishment

Here are 5 ways it's become a crime to be poor in America — punishable by further impoverishment
 - Dolan and Carr's report outlines how this program disproportionately impacts the poor, especially black and Latino people. Given that black and Latino ...


27 charged in Florida for immigration marriage fraud

27 charged in Florida for immigration marriage fraud
 - Federal prosecutors have charged 27 people in South Florida with taking part in a marriage fraud ring aimed at bringing immigrants into ...

As police killings show, the African-American community needs more change

As police killings show, the African-American community needs more change
 - The racial animus was stunning. "You lie," a ... But no one in the African American community is immune, no matter his socioeconomic status.

Black Men are Missing: Tell Us Something We Don't Know

Black Men are Missing: Tell Us Something We Don't Know
 - In the aftermath of 1960s era civil rights victories African American men fell ... During the 1980s and 1990s the black poor were labeled a new racial ...

US has long history of serious racism: Pundit

US has long history of serious racism: Pundit
 - Barrett says, “The United States does have a long history of serious racism” and the African Americans have been the oppressed community in a ...

What it really means to be a black entrepreneur in America

What it really means to be a black entrepreneur in America
 - It's what he said next that highlighted the juxtaposition of the American racial climate and the last bastion of racial and gender inequality — tech ...

Obama amnesty greater threat to blacks than police brutality, racial profiling, experts say

Obama amnesty greater threat to blacks than police brutality, racial profiling, experts say
 - It's a bigger threat to black livelihood,” Peter Kirsanow, a member of the ... to the prospects of black Americans economically, socially and culturally.”.

US study reveals shocking statistics about LGBT people of colour

US study reveals shocking statistics about LGBT people of colour
 - The percentage of black LGBT people who are unemployed is nearly twice that of the general population. Half as many have a university education ...

The Exit Interview

The Exit Interview
 - Eric Holder, the first African American to hold the office of attorney general of ... The number of openly gay judges on the federal bench has increased ...