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jueves, 17 de enero de 2019

Karen Pence's New Job is Teaching at a School That Bans LGBT Students

Karen Pence's New Job is Teaching at a School That Bans LGBT Students
- Well, it turns out that “Mother,” AKA his wife, Karen Pence, works at a school that explicitly discriminates against LGBT teachers and kids. Cool!

At Least 21 Haitians Dead After Men Dressed In Police Uniforms Massacre Port-au-Prince ...

At Least 21 Haitians Dead After Men Dressed In Police Uniforms Massacre Port-au-Prince ...
- A poverty-stricken neighborhood in Haiti's capital is reeling from a deadly ambush that killed at least 21 citizens. The Independent writes that an army ...

Castro explains Puerto Rico campaign trip: 'Everyone counts'

Castro explains Puerto Rico campaign trip: 'Everyone counts'
- Castro, who could end up being the only Latino candidate, said he often gets ... "As a young gay man and Latino, it's important to me that we have ...

Students shed new light on rich Latino history

Students shed new light on rich Latino history
- I think it is important to write Latino people into history,” Castillo-Cobian said. “It is especially important in the world we live in where we receive a ...

Extreme poverty rises again in Latin America

Extreme poverty rises again in Latin America
- Extreme poverty in Latin America hit its highest level for nine years in 2017, according to a report by the UN's Economic Commission for Latin America ...

America's racial prejudice is alive and well in 2019

America's racial prejudice is alive and well in 2019
- Thus, the ex-police chief of Biscayne Park, population 3,000, directed his officers to clear many crimes by charging African American people with them ...

Why Racial Economic Disparity Keeps Growing in the US

Why Racial Economic Disparity Keeps Growing in the US
- There are many causes behind the racial wealth divide in the United States. For one, African Americans and Latino Americans still earn less money ...

How does one re-educate an American racist? Phillip Morris

How does one re-educate an American racist? Phillip Morris
- merely a convenient target to vent some racial hatred. ... Scott, the only African-American Republican in the U.S. Senate, wrote a remarkable essay ...

At least 7 states are trying to make it easier to punish hate crimes

At least 7 states are trying to make it easier to punish hate crimes
- Indiana is one of just five states without a hate crime law. For the last five years, Democrats and civil rights groups there have tried — and failed — to ...