In the wake of the May 17, 1954, Brown v. Board of Education decision, school districts made strides to end racial segregation in public schools.
NEW YORK (AP) - While Major League Baseball teams improved racial diversity in hiring senior administrators, the employment of women is still lagging, according to the annual report by Richard Lapchick's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports at the University of Central Florida.
Racial diversity among senior team administrators improved to 19.9 percent from 17 percent.
On May 1, Bolivian President Evo Morales kicked out the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in "protest" after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry referred to Latin America as the United States' "backyard." Kerry made the statement at a mid-April Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting in Washington.
Roughly 20 percent of all black and Hispanic households are without checking or saving accounts, essentially leaving them completely shut out of the burgeoning American banking system.
At a time when a growing segment of citizens use online banking, some even depositing paychecks using their cellphone camera, many minorities are still subjected to a “kick them while their down system” where it costs them money to get money.