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You can still be fired for being gay - legally

 04/06/2017 - 10:42
The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide if the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will protect LGBT workers from employer discrimination. 
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A ruling in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has prompted new discussions of workplace protection of LGBT employees.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 9:45am
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The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide if the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will protect LGBT workers from employer discrimination. 

Black, Latino Communities Spending Almost Half Their Incomes on Rent

 03/31/2017 - 06:17
 In cities like Los Angeles, renters in white communities spend 50 percent of their income on rent — well above the recommended 30 percent, but still far less than renters in Hispanic neighborhoods, who pay a premium of 63 percent.

Renters living in predominantly Hispanic or black neighborhoods have to spend more of their income on rent than those in white communities. Devoting nearly half of one’s income to rent each month makes economic mobility that much harder as well.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 6:00am
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 In cities like Los Angeles, renters in white communities spend 50 percent of their income on rent — well above the recommended 30 percent, but still far less than renters in Hispanic neighborhoods, who pay a premium of 63 percent.

Nueva York tomará medidas para incorporar minorías en el gobierno del estado

 03/27/2017 - 09:00
Vista nocturna de la ciudad de Nueva York. EFE/EPA/ALBA VIGARAY
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El gobernador del estado de Nueva York, Andrew Cuomo, anunció hoy medidas para incrementar la diversidad en el empleo público, como reformar la legislación para acelerar la contratación de personas cualificadas que pertenezcan a minorías o ampliar el acceso a la preparación de exámenes estatales.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 9:00am
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Vista nocturna de la ciudad de Nueva York. EFE/EPA/ALBA VIGARAY

From paradise to paradise lost, the odyssey of a Colombian Indian community

 03/21/2017 - 04:25
An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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The thick jungles of the Colombian province of Choco on the Panamanian border was paradise to 117 Embera Indians until the violence of Colombia's armed conflict forced them to flee.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:15am
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An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

[OP-ED]: Despite how the Census Bureau now treats it, ‘Hispanic/Latino’ is not a race

 03/16/2017 - 09:26
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The U.S. Census Bureau has been experimenting with alternate versions of the race and ethnicity section of its National Content Test Research Study. The bureau hopes that by the next census in 2020, it can more accurately tally Hispanics and other newly prominent minority groups.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 9:15am
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Hispanics can be of any race -- in my own family we have black Hispanics, Asian Hispanics and white Hispanics.

[OP-ED]: A pesar de la forma en que la Oficina de Censos lo trata, ‘Hispano/Latino’ no es una raza

 03/16/2017 - 09:22
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La Oficina de Censos de Estados Unidos ha estado experimentando con varias versiones en la sección de raza y etnia de su National Contest Test Research Study. La oficina espera poder contar mejor a los hispanos y a otros grupos minoritarios prominentes para el próximo censo de 2020.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 9:15am
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Los hispanos pueden ser de cualquier raza--en mi propia familia, tenemos hispanos negros, hispanos asiáticos e hispanos blancos.

Native Americans step up fight against Trump’s proposed US-Mexico border wall

 03/15/2017 - 04:44
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A small indigenous community in the Sonoran Desert has opened up a new front in the battle against US President Donald Trump’s plans to build a wall along the superpower’s southern border with Mexico.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 4:30am
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The Sonora Desert. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

Protect and Defend: NCLR Creates Latino Political Agenda

 03/09/2017 - 18:58

Today National Council of La Raza gathered local community leaders and non-profit directors to discuss what they can do to "protect and defend the advances the Latinos have made in this country thus far," according to Rafael Collazo, Director of Political Campaigns.

Focusing on ensuring that they remain inclusive of all political leanings, the group came together to decide what the high-line items were and how they can enact change on a real level in the community. 

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 9:27pm
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Rafael Collazo, Political Director of the National Council of La Raza lays out agenda for NCLR.

6 Philly Buildings Designed by Female Architects

 03/09/2017 - 14:00

From private residences to public spaces, Women architects have left their footprint in the city

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Friday, March 10, 2017 - 2:38am
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The Parkway House was designed by Elizabeth Fleisher in 1953. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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