“America” dance scene in West Side Story, the movie
Firstly I can’t stand the pluralized versions of Hispanics, Whites and Blacks. Now that that’s out the way, here’s what researchers found out about Latinos in the US are living longer than Black and White folks.
US government researchers and other experts say: Continue reading
Above: The Lares flag, intended to become the national flag of the Republic of Puerto Rico
El Grito de Lares (The Cry of Lares) also referred to as the Lares uprising, the Lares revolt, Lares rebellion or even Lares Revolution was the first major revolt against Spanish rule and call for independence in Puerto Rico. Continue reading
Photo Credit: the People’s Organization for Progress Reparations Committee via firemtn.blogspot.com
This is nothing more than a Ponzi scheme that will make rates go up and service and water quality go down for the people of Newark,â€ ~ Jeff Tittel, NJ Sierra Club Director
Times is hard for Cubans and residents of Newark, NJ. So hard toilet paper is a luxury. Continue reading
Stephen Hawking does The Simpsons
Our only chance of long-term survival is not to remain inward looking on planet Earth, but to spread out into space…
Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for good or ill.” ~Stephen Hawking
In an interview with the science website Big Think famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking said humankind should abandon the planet and colonize space in the next 200 years. Continue reading
For African Americans and other people of color, I hope you can support the clean energy solutions that will make our communities more prosperous. This isnâ€™t the time to surrender to feelings of hopelessness and despair. Itâ€™s time to tell our friends, neighbors and elected officials why clean energy is good for our communities and our country.”
R&B singer Omarion has recently decided to kick the truth to the young Black youth and everyone else about clean energy in an op-ed post.
Omarion also explains that he recently finished The Hip Hop Caucus Clean Energy Now! tour with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO, Green For All and none other than Biz Markie among others. The tour was designed to bring together the youth, African Americans, the Hip Hop community, and various faiths to get active about the need for clean energy jobs and a greener future for all Americans. Continue reading