RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Minority Groups

A collection of news and information related to Minority Groups published by this site and its partners.

Top Minority Groups Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Gay veterans' group says to march in Boston St. Patrick's Day parade

    The leader of a Boston group of gay U.S. military veterans said on Tuesday his organization had reached a deal to march in the city's St. Patrick's Day parade, which has long banned openly gay groups. But at least one high-ranking official on the...
  • Laura Jane Grace is a rebel with a cause

    Laura Jane Grace is a rebel with a cause
    “Transgender Dysphoria Blues” came out in January, but 11 months later the sixth album from Florida punk band Against Me! remains one of the year’s best rock albums. Equal parts visceral and inspiring, the record is the group’s...
  • Involuntary treatment pursued for mentally ill in Maryland

    Involuntary treatment pursued for mentally ill in Maryland
    The O'Malley administration proposed a law Wednesday that would force some mentally ill people onto medications to control their illness outside of hospitals. Administration officials say their aim is to help the mentally ill live productive lives in...
  • Start the Presses: Can our communities spare a quarter?

    Start the Presses: Can our communities spare a quarter?
    As 2014 winds down, the lights go up, and the decorations sparkle. The children shriek with delight at the latest "Frozen" gear, and adults drink too much while giving one another silly gifts. But shortly after the New Year, residents in Burbank and...
  • Sony studio chiefs aim to reassure employees after damaging hack

    Executives at Sony Corp's Hollywood movie studio sought to reassure employees on Monday that the studio would recover from a massive cyber attack that exposed internal emails and sensitive employee data. Michael Lynton, CEO and Chairman of Sony...
  • Fallout grows over Richmond, Calif., police chief's participation in protest

    RICHMOND, Calif. One week after photos of him holding a sign with the hashtag "BlackLivesMatter" at a peaceful local protest went viral on social media, Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus is still grappling with the fallout including accusations from...
  • FBI statistics show jump in hate crimes in Maryland in 2013

    FBI statistics show jump in hate crimes in Maryland in 2013
    The number of hate crimes reported in Maryland shot up by more than 45 percent in 2013 compared to the year prior, with crimes targeting victims' religious beliefs accounting for much of the increase, according to FBI data released this week. The rise...
  • Women's colleges lead push to redefine gender rules

    Women's colleges lead push to redefine gender rules
    At a women's college, gender should be the easiest qualification for entry. That's no longer the case. Women's colleges across the country are reconsidering their admission policies to adapt to a changing world in which gender norms are being challenged...
  • New federal guidelines to limit racial profiling fall short

    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. released new guidelines last week aimed at limiting profiling by federal law-enforcement officers. Though he should be commended for tackling the issue, the new guidelines leave much to be desired. Their goal is to...
  • Trayvon Martin's mom: Whites don't get it

    Trayvon Martin's mom: Whites don't get it
    Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, says whites do not understand the protests about the deaths of young black men. CNN's Anderson Cooper cited polls that reveal white people do not view the issue the same way as black people. "It's not...
  • Surry author: Christians draw power from being seen as underdogs

     Surry author: Christians draw power from being seen as underdogs
    The way Surry County author Jason Wiedel sees it, evangelical Christians are drawing influence and power from being seen as the underdogs. In his book "Persecution Complex: Why American Christians Need to Stop Playing the Victim," Wiedel argues that...