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Good Health Insurance News For Latinos, Bad News For Blacks
Algernon Austin, Ph.D.
Economist at Dēmos, and author of 'American Is Not Post-Racial...
Newly released data on health insurance coverage from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a continued significant decline in the
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A Month Of Microaggressions
Microaggressions often emerge in the midst of good intentions.
Changing Our Racial Narrative
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
A key to changing America's future is changing the narrative we tell ourselves about our shared past.
The First Night Of The DNC Had Almost As Many People Of Color Speaking As The Entire RNC
Nearly half of those on Monday's DNC roster were black or Hispanic.
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Once Again, Mainstream LGBTQ Orgs Forget The Experiences Of People Of Color
Co-Director of Community United Against Violence
In the wake of the Pulse Nightclub shooting that left 49 mostly Latinx and Black people dead and 53 more injured, the LGBTQ
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Coming Out During Tragedy
Mother, Writer, Creator and Activist
What happened at Pulse made my heart sink. I remembered all the times I had laughed and danced the night away with my friends In the LGBTQ community. Gay night clubs are sanctuaries, it's a safe landing, a quick escape from a rough day in a homophobic home.
LGBT Latinx Activists: Orlando Shooting Targeted People Of Color
These activists say the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando stemmed from hundreds of years of racial injustice.
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An Open Letter to the Queer Community (and the Straight World We Live In)
Derrick De Lise
This is not about them. This is about victims--and they should not be talked about in the abstract, or have major parts of the identity and life ignored. We need to have vigils for them; we need to cry for them; we need to remember them; we need to say their names.
LGBTQ Latinxs And Allies Share Heartfelt Messages In Honor Of Orlando Shooting Victims
Gabriela Landazuri Saltos
"We love you, keep fighting y sigue bailando."
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A Buddhist Call To Action Against the Suffering of Racism
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People Of Color Discuss Their Experiences With Mental Illness
"As a culture, Dominican people just don’t discuss [mental illness]."
6 Ways to Sprinkle the Community With Compassion: This Week in Daily Giving
Founder and President, The Pollination Project
A Letter To My Neice On Carrying the Burden of Brown Skin
Pakistani, college student, occasional writer
My niece will have many things working against her when she grows up, because no matter what I or anyone else does, we cannot protect her from the hatred and injustice that is the birthright of people with brown skin and foreign names.
What White Trans People Need To Understand
Unity will come from allowing transpeople of color to open up these conversations without judgment or putting white transpeople on the defensive. Until we stop defending white supremacy, we cannot move forward as a transgender community.
What Regina King Learned About Calling Out An Awards Show For Being 'White As Ever'
"I assumed that once I pressed send ... I would never be nominated for an Emmy," she says. "I was OK with that."
What Do LGBTQ Rights Have to Do With Black Lives Matter?
writer | activist | Logo TV alum | www.BrandonKneefel.com
The point in discussing root cause is not for an academic volley, but to begin the work to treat the issue at the root.
Repealing Obamacare Would Hurt the Disadvantaged and the GOP
author of America Is Not Post-Racial: Xenophobia, Islamophobia...
Obamacare has led to an historic increase in health insurance coverage for low- and moderate-income Americans. Republican plans for health insurance reform will likely cover fewer people, provide fewer benefits to low-income individuals, and possibly increase the federal deficit.
Students Of Color Aren't Getting The Mental Health Help They Need In College
"Black folks have been talking about this pain and suffering for a long time now, and the typical response is 'It's all in your head,'" one researcher said.
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Why Brown University's $100 Million Plan to Improve Race Relations Falls Short
President of the Graduate Student Council and a PhD candidate ...
As a coalition of concerned graduate students of color and those in solidarity at Brown University, we come together to articulate our vision for a more equitable, responsible, and inclusive university.
Half Of Young Black Americans Don’t Expect To Live Through Their 30s
A troubling new study shows young people of color are not optimistic about their future survival.
Revising The Undemocratic 'Map Of Shame'
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
Our nation has a vital stake in the well-being of its children. But all these efforts to subvert the democratic process continue and
we must fight to stop them
in every form.
50 Best Workplaces for Diversity
Fortune and Great Place to Work partnered with Essence and People en Español to survey companies that make inclusiveness
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Donald Trump's Plan to Make America White Again
Center for Community Change Action
Social change organization focusing on jobs and wages, retirem...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was recently asked to speculate about his political future. ''I have no idea,'' he stated. ''But I'm here now. And it's beautiful." But "beautiful" is not the word most people of color would use to describe the climate that Trump has created.
Why the GOP Is Going to Lose the Asian American Vote Again... And Why It Matters
Attorney, New York City
That Asian Americans voted in higher numbers for the Democratic Party in 2012 than any other point in history should have sounded a major alarm to Republican candidates.
33 Hilarious Questions White People Have For Other White People
More questions for white people, brought to you by white people.
New Program Seeks To Make Democrats' Campaigns As Diverse As Their Voters
Helping more young people of color become staffers is key.
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