A group of activist organizations has filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Department of Housing and Urban Development for its decision to suspend a measure by the Obama Administration that allowed communities to address racial segregation.
Un grupo de organizaciones activistas ha introducido este martes una demanda contra el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano por su decisión de suspender una medida de la Administración Obama que permitía a las comunidades enfrentar la segregación racial.
The commemoration of the birth of Martin Luther King Jr. reminds us of the importance of his struggle and how is still urgent in the current American social reality.
La conmemoración del nacimiento de Martin Luther King Jr. nos recuerda la importancia de su lucha y lo vigente que se mantiene hoy día en la realidad social estadounidense.
Si es cierto, como algunos afirman, que por el aumento en la estridencia de los supremacistas blancos es aceptable mostrar prejuicios raciales, entonces los blancos comenzarán a sentir el dolor de ser asociados con un pequeño grupo radical de racistas extremos.
If it’s true, as some assert, that the increased stridency of white supremacists has made it acceptable to show racial prejudice, then white people are going to start feeling the pain of being associated with a small, fringe group of over-the-top racists.
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
Juan Cartagena, president of the Puerto Rico Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) thinks the war on drugs has had a multiplying effect on racial discrimination against Latinos.
Philadelphia is among the top 10 cities suffering from the so called New Urban Crisis
Inequality is rising. Segregation by socioeconomic class, educational attainment and race is skyrocketing. The country is generally less dynamic and more risk-averse -- when people have the opportunity to move for a better quality of life or more rewarding job, they tend to settle for staying put.
”We have met the enemy and he is us.”
- the comic-strip character Pogo by Walt Kelly, 1970
The same may be true of the economy. So says Tyler Cowen, author of the new book “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream.”
Although we’ve recovered from the Great Recession, there are widespread fears that the economy will stagnate or grow only slowly. Government won’t be able to handle the next crisis, whether a war, financial meltdown or pandemic.
Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.
The consequences of slavery to education both in Brazil and in the USA is the scenery for Baobab Flowers, a film directed by the Brazilian filmmaker Gabriela Watson.
La nueva ley que busca la igualdad de pago para hombre y mujeres en Filadelfia entrará en efecto esta semana, a pesar de la oposición de los empresarios. Sin embargo. algunas preguntas han surgido con respecto a quiénes serán los verdaderos beneficiados por la nueva normatividad.
Philadelphia’s new wage equality law is set to take effect this week, despite backlash from the business community. But questions have arose as to who the law can really help.
Queremos creer que la palabra 'segregación', en cualquier contexto, es un término del pasado que ya no se utiliza en vocabulario de hoy en día. Pero, desafortunadamente, parece estar más presente que nunca en Pensilvania.
We want to believe that the word ‘segregation,’ use in any context, is a term of the past that no longer applies to today’s daily vocabulary. But unfortunately it seems to be more present than ever in Pennsylvania.