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Red Card for Exploitation of Children at Brazil’s World Cup

Julio T is a 15-year-old vendor of handcrafted costume jewellery in Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, near the FIFA Fan Fest. He says sales...

New Boxed Trilogy Examines the Many Colors of Today’s LGBT Families

“Living The Rainbow: A Gay Family Triptych”, a trilogy of three novels by Hans M. Hirschi, are a mirror on today’s LGBT community -...

Bicycle Use Booming in Latin America

Bogotá is famous for its vast network of bike lanes. Credit: Helda Martínez/IPS CARACAS, Dec 17 2013 (IPS) - “I ride 43 km a day...

CNN’s Lemon Defends NYC ‘Stop and Frisk’ Policy, Sparking Controversy

Black, gay CNN anchor Don Lemon defended New York City's "Stop And Frisk" policy Tuesday morning in Tom Joyner Show radio commentary on the...

100-Year-Old African American Sorority Leaves Its Mark

February is Black History Month in the United States. It draws attention and pays tribute to people, organizations and events that have shaped the...

Boys in U.S., like girls, showing signs of early puberty

American boys are showing signs of starting puberty six months to two years earlier than they did 30 to 40 years ago, finds new...

Italian bicycle sales ‘surpass those of cars’

Italians bought more bicycles than cars in 2011 for the first time in decades, according to local media reports. Last year some 1.75 million bicycles...

Social Media Activism Takes Root in Malawi

By Katie Lin BLANTRYE, Malawi – As Malawians celebrate Joyce Banda’s appointment as president on sites, like Facebook and Twitter, the increased use of social...

The University of Akron Hosts the 5th Annual Black Male Summit

Presenters include Be Someone founder Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson, master motivator and mentor AKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron's Office of Multicultural Development will be...