Hella Used to Mean Something

Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Russel Morse, Posted: Jan 17, 2017

When I was a kid, hella used to mean something. Now hella has gone where slang words go to die: The Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

 

Do White And Black Older Adults Perceive Social Status Differently?

WUNC Public Radio/New America Media, News Report, Leoneda Inge , Posted: Jan 15, 2017

As black elders pack events celebrating their years, experts say white retirees may find their status diminished more by exclusion and …

 

Numbers of Filipino American Elders, Other Aging Minorities on the Rise

Philippine News/New America Media , News Report, Neil Gonzales, Posted: Jan 13, 2017

The number of Asian American elders will quadruple in the next 30 years, and one-in five will be Filipino, the second largest Asian gro…

Fighting Ageism, Seniors’ Isolation Across Generations

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media, News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Over half of Americans 75-plus live alone, and a quarter of older Americans’ lives are at risk due to loneliness. But a new perspective…

Color Me Bad? Scientist Calls Negative Stereotypes a 'Threat' to Black Health

NBCBLK/New America Media, News Report, Chandra Thomas Whitfield, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

When blacks or others in a minority group like absorb negative stereotypes that can threaten their health. One expert shows how to redu…