Little Bee: The Story of a Refugee

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 30, 2010

Two women find they need each other in ways neither could have foreseen. Little Bee was short-listed for the 2008 Costa Award for best novel, and it is a New York Times bestseller.




Mexico to Offer Health Insurance to Undocumented in U.S.

La Opinión, News Report, Gardenia Mendoza Aguilar, Translated by Elena Kadvany, Posted: Jun 30, 2010

The Mexican government is extending health coverage services to the immigrant community in the United States starting in July.




Supreme Court to Review Arizona Employer Sanctions Law

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 30, 2010

For the first time, the highest tribunal in the country agreed to address the constitutionality of a state bill that tackles immigration issues.




Despite Wins, Doubts Mount About Brazil's 'Beautiful' Soccer Tradition

New America Media, News Analysis, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Jun 30, 2010

Brazil is known for its eye-pleasing brand of soccer, but critics at home and abroad say its team has gotten ugly in this World Cup.




Tears Flow as the Defense Rests in Mehserle Trial

New America Media, News Report, Thandisizwe Chimurenga , Posted: Jun 30, 2010

The mother of shooting victim Oscar Grant weeps as a pathologist describes the path of a police bullet.




Visualizing Movement -- Pocho One Photography

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Josue Rojas and Walter Lopez, Posted: Jun 30, 2010

Pocho 1 -- a world renowned photographer and graphic artist -- has continued the organizing and visual tradition of his elders.




The Border from Both Sides

New America Media, News Report, Mary Ambrose, Posted: Jun 30, 2010

Mary Ambrose talks to David Danelo, a former Marine who recently wrote The Border: Exploring the US-Mexico Divide.




Florida to Debate Anti-Immigrant Law

Univision.com, News Report, Posted: Jun 30, 2010

Various Florida Republicans are drawing up a plan to curb illegal immigration, a proposal very similar to Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 law.




President Calderón Sees Narcos behind Crime

Univision.com and Agencies, News Report, Posted: Jun 30, 2010

President Felipe Calderón accused "organized crime" in the murder of Rodolfo Torre Cantú, gubernatorial candidate of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) in the state of Tamaulipas, Univision and Agencies reports.




Perfect Storm May Be Brewing for Social Security, Medicare Cuts

New America Media, Video, Text by Paul Kleyman, Video by Josue Rojas, Posted: Jun 30, 2010

Progressives worry that Washington’s debt-cutting fever will make Social Security and Medicare vulnerable to cuts that will hit ethnic elders and other vulnerable groups.




The Front lines of the Green Jobs Movement: Street Recyclers

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Thomas Taper, Ria Dixon and Ann Bassette, Posted: Jun 29, 2010

Working on the front lines of the green job movement are young and old street recyclers, some are doing it for a living others are making a little extra cash.




Lawyers Clash Over ‘Taser Confusion’ in Mehserle Trial

New America Media, News Report, Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Posted: Jun 29, 2010

Witnesses for Johannes Mehserle tried to establish that he pulled the wrong weapon before killing Oscar Grant. The defense calls its last witness today.




Russian Spy Accusations Rock New York Latino Media

QueensLatino.com, News Report, Javier Castaño, Posted: Jun 29, 2010

Vicky Pelaez, longtime columnist for El Diario/La Prensa, has been charged with passing information to Russia for pay. Her family and friends cry foul.




Students Tax Themselves to Make Campuses Greener

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jun 29, 2010

The willingness of students to tax themselves to fund green projects underscores the importance of environmental issues to this generation.




Trips Abroad Risky for Ailing Fidel Castro

New America Media, Commentary, Louis Nevaer, Posted: Jun 29, 2010

Haunted by Pinochet's fate when he went to the UK for medical treatment, Castro must beware a legal minefield that complicates his last days.




Five Slaps for Funk Season -- Pandemonium's Soundtrack

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Commentary, Bobby Jackson, Posted: Jun 29, 2010

When Summer time hits Oakland you know it's the Funk Season. It's the season when the weather and the block starts to get hot.




The Next Battle - Push to Deny Citizenship to Arizona Children

La Opinión, News Report, Pilar Marrero, Translated by Sarah Damian, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

Russell Pearce has another objective: taking away citizenship from the U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrants.




Korea Needs a Return to Sunshine Policy

New America Media, Op-ed, Chung Dong-young, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

As tensions ratchet up between North and South Korea, a former South Korean candidate urges a return to the Sunshine policy.




Detroit Demands Foreclosure Freeze

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

Detroit feels like a desolate city in the wake of the foreclosure crisis. But a state senator has plans for a reprieve.




The Redemption of Chris Brown

New America Media, News Report, Charles Jones, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

A young man we refused to forgive, performing a tribute to a dead man that we all refused to hold accountable, redeemed himself last night.




U.S. and Israel Say No to Investigation Into Gaza Flotilla Attack

Final Call, News Report, Saeed Shabazz, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon continues to insist that there be an international investigation into the Israeli flotilla attack.




Summer Brings Heat Wave of Violence to NY

Amsterdam News, News Report, Cyril Josh Barker and Nayaba Arinde, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

A series of shootings citywide has intensified public concern in this, the first week of summer, as the days heat up in more ways than one.




World Cup: Welcome to Fútbol, Middle America

New America Media, Commentary, Andrés T. Tapia, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

The United States might have lost the US-Ghana game but one thing is clear - Middle America is getting seduced by the game the rest of the world calls football.




Lousiana Blacks Fear Never Recovering From Oil Spill

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Jordan Flaherty, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

From the bayous of southern Louisiana to the city of New Orleans, many fear the oil spill disaster could mean environmental and cultural extinction.




No Revenge for Americans as Ghana Escapes, 2-1

Washington Afro, News Report, Perry Green, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

In the end, Ghana reached its goal, surviving with a 2-1 win to eliminate the United States from World Cup play.




Immigration in a Historical Perspective

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 28, 2010

America always likes to describe itself as a nation of immigrants. But throughout its history, it has also struggled to keep immigrants out through a patchwork of laws.




"Arnieville" Tent City Protests Home Care Cuts

New America Media, Video, Text: Inga Buchbinder Video: Ann Bassette, Posted: Jun 27, 2010

“Arnieville”—Berkeley’s tent city named for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger—includes low-income people, who might lose care they need to stay at home.




Native American Traditions Return to Heal Diabetes

New America Media / News from Indian Country, News Report, Karen Hollish , Posted: Jun 27, 2010

Health activists in Indian Country are combating diabetes with surprising weapons—traditional foods and more active lifestyles.




Mexican Immigrants Victims of Fraud

La Prensa San Diego, News Report, Marianna Martinez, Posted: Jun 26, 2010

Two people were arrested and face 16 charges against them, after a year-long investigation by Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, found them involved in a series of frauds against the undocumented community.




Michigan's Arizona-like Immigration Bill Debated

The Arab American News, News Report, Natasha Dado, Posted: Jun 26, 2010

A newly proposed immigration bill in Michigan modeled after Arizona's SB 1070 is causing concern and controversy.




The Mehserle Trial Through the Eyes of Young Oakland

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Jockula Ballard, Angelica Arreola, Charrelle Moran and Valerie Klinker , Posted: Jun 26, 2010

As the Johannes Mehserle murder trial for the death of Oscar Grant continues in LA, young Oakland is watching.




Keeping Good Hearts at Bad River

News from Indian Country / New America Media, News Report, Karen Hollish , Posted: Jun 26, 2010

The second story in a series of three explores how a Heart Watch program is trying reduce risk of cardiovascular disease among American Indians.




Slow Death at Bad River: Diabetes in Indian Country

News from Indian Country / New America Media, News Report, Karen Hollish , Posted: Jun 25, 2010

Diabetes is epidemic on American Indian reservations, such as Wisconsin’s Bad River, but the community has started to change things.




Remembering Michael Jackson

L.A. Watts Times, News Report, Darlene Donloe, Posted: Jun 25, 2010

Michael Jackson, the King of Pop to many, died on June 25, 2009 — a year ago this week. His death stunned the world.




Mehserle Takes The Stand in Grant Murder Trial

New America Media, News Report, Thandisizwe Chimurenga , Posted: Jun 25, 2010

Day 10 of the People v. Mehserle trial (June 24) ended with the defendant, Johannes Mehserle taking the stand.




Washington Informer Receives Top Honors

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2010

The Washington Informer received the General Excellence First Place Award from NNPA.




SCHOOL MATTERS: Health Care Professions Need More Diversity

New America Media, News Report, Vivian Po, Posted: Jun 25, 2010

California’s healthcare sector needs more minority students to ensure the wellness of the aging and diversifying state population.




New America Now: Immigration Special

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 25, 2010

A historical view of immigration, a vet's take on the border and a woman trapped in refugee limbo.




Racists Attack Filipino Family in N. Ireland

GMANews.TV , News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2010

A Filipino family in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has expressed fears for their safety after racist attacks in their Whiteabbey town on Tuesday left a part of their house and a Filipino neighbor’s car scorched.




Sexual Abuse of Immigration Detainees Underscores Need for Oversight

New America Media, News Report, Lovisa Stannow, Posted: Jun 24, 2010

Immigrants detained by Homeland Security have been sexually abused by prison officers, raising a call for national standards.




Candidates Alvin Greene, Kesha Rogers - Democrats Who Terrify Democrats

New America Media, News Report, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 24, 2010

Primary wins by South Carolina’s Alvin Greene and Texas candidate Kesha Rogers – a follower of conspiracy guru Lyndon LaRouche – has stunned the Democratic Party.




The Last Airbender's Jackson Rathbone at Six Flags

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Ann Bassette, Aminah Ortiz and Eming Piansay, Posted: Jun 24, 2010

In front of the release of The Last Airbender Jackson Rathbone, star from the hit movie Twilight, made an appearance in Vallejo Calif.




Changing Demographics Strain Refugee Services

New America Media, News Report, Fabiola Pomareda, Posted: Jun 24, 2010

A support system that was once meant for refugees from Vietnam and Soviet bloc countries is struggling to cope with refugees from all over the world.




U.S., Mexico and China Talk Trade

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

The United States, Mexico, and China have begun to form a "golden triangle" in trade, reports La Opinión.




Fremont, Nebraska -- The Wrong Path

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

An editorial in La Opinión argues that local anti-immigrant ordinances like the one approved in Fremont, Neb. only create more resentment.




BP's Closed Door

NOLA Beez , Commentary, David Hobbs , Posted: Jun 23, 2010

In advocating for Vietnamese American fishermen on the Gulf Coast, NOLA Beez editorial staff was threatened with arrest by BP. And that was just the beginning...




Racial Attacks Rise in America's Post Racial Era

Final Call, News Report, Jesse Muhammad, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

According to a FBI Hate Crimes report of 7,783 hate crime incidents in 2008, 72.6 percent were motivated by anti-Black bias.




States Replicate Arizona Law

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

Numerous "copycat" states and cities are looking to follow Arizona's lead, including Fremont, Nebraska.




Jobs Still on Hold as Teens Leave School for the Summer

NNPA, News Report, Pharoh Martin, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

The House passed a jobs bill that includes funding for high school but, the Senate has yet to vote on the final measure.




Nikki Haley - Is She Sikh Enough?

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

Nikki Haley, the Republican nominee for governor of South Carolina, is a Sikh who converted to Christianity.




Local Voices Seek National Platform at US Social Forum

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

The US Social Forum is hoping to build a momentum of hope despite the bleak economy, attacks on immigrant rights in Arizona and high unemployment.




Bhopal Gas Leak Verdict Sparks Anger

India West, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

More than 20 years after a gas leak killed thousands in Bhopal, an Indian court handed down verdicts against former executives of Union Carbide India Ltd, the factory where the leak happened.




ICE's New Image -- Is It for Real?

Rumbo and La Opinion, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

ICE shifting priorities to focus on counterterrorism, improved border security, and enforcement of immigration laws, as well as promising better detention center conditions.




Medicare Starts Filling ‘Donut Hole” With $250 Checks

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman and Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

Thanks to the new health care reform legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama, the Medicare “donut hole” is getting a lot smaller.




Ariz. Law Could Spur More Latino Voters in November

La Voz, News Report, Samuel Murillo, Posted: Jun 23, 2010

Anger over Arizona’s immigration law could draw a record level of Latino voters to the polls in November.




Hard Line Wins in Colombia

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 22, 2010

Former defense minister of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos was elected president last Sunday with a majority of the votes, replacing President Alvaro Uribe.




Utility Giants Face Criticism on Minority Contracts

New America Media, News Report, Aaron Glantz, Posted: Jun 22, 2010

A new report says that while California's utility companies are spending millions doing business with minority contractors, some big players are lagging behind.




Can President Obama Really Break Our Oil Addiction?

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 22, 2010

Commentator Earl Ofari Hutchinson argues President Obama may talk tough about big oil, but his actions are much more modest.




BP Oil Disaster Threatens Mississippi Delta Goods and Services

NOLA Beez, News Report, Louisiana Weekly Staff , Posted: Jun 21, 2010

The first study of the Mississippi River Delta as a capital asset concludes restoring wetlands would produce $62 billion in annual benefits.




Prosecution in Grant Case Rests

New America Media, News Report, Thandisizwe Chimurenga , Posted: Jun 21, 2010

The prosecution in People of the State of California v. Johannes Mehserle rested its case on Monday afternoon.




For Chinese, Online Gambling Adds More Thrill to World Cup

China Press, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2010

Chinese Americans are actively participating in the 2010 World Cup through online gambling.




Schools No Longer Safe in Arizona

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 21, 2010

Teachers fear that school resource officers could enforce the state’s new immigration law SB 1070 in the public schools.




World Cup Goal Shakes Core American Belief

New America Media, News Report, Andrés T. Tapia, Posted: Jun 21, 2010

Since the nullification of the third U.S. goal against Slovenia last week, Americans are figuring out that soccer won't follow their can-do script.




Latest New Orleans Police Indictments Rock City

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Edmund W. Lewis, Posted: Jun 21, 2010

A federal grand jury returned an 11-count federal indictment charging three current and two former NOPD) officers.




Gulf Residents Protest, Brace Themselves for Affects of Oil Spill

NNPA, News Report, Ishna Hagan, Posted: Jun 21, 2010

People around the country – especially costal states - are forced to remember the oilrig explosion as they brace themselves for its aftermath.




Trillion Dollar Dreams: What Military Spending Could Buy

Final Call, News Report, Islam Muhammad, Posted: Jun 21, 2010

The United States recently reached the $1 trillion mark in the costs of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.




Key Testimony from ex-BART Officers in Grant Murder Trial

New America Media, News Report, Thandisizwe Chimurenga , Posted: Jun 21, 2010

Testimony in the trial of a former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer concluded Friday with appearances by Marysol Domenici and Anthony Pirone.




Chinese Auto Tycoon to Bring U.S. Luxury Cars to China

China Press, News Report, Posted: Jun 20, 2010

The Chinese owner of Stutz Motor Co. plans to bring the American classic luxury cars to China.




Bay Area Filipinos Push for New Dewey Monument

New America Media, Video, Odette Keeley, Video by Min Lee, Posted: Jun 20, 2010

Bay Area Filipinos continue a month-long celebration of Philippine Independence Day this June, through an historical, and a culinary salute.




Prom -- Media Invention or Best Night Ever?

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, First Person, Various Authors, Posted: Jun 20, 2010

Graduating high school students reflect on how they chose to spend their prom night and whether it lived up to the hype.




Mexico Moves on BP

Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jun 19, 2010

The governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, which borders Texas, is looking at suing BP for damages from the oil spill.




Filipino WWII Vet Hid Under Woman's Skirt to Escape

GMANews.TV , News Report, Posted: Jun 19, 2010

A Filipino war veteran has told a United States court that he escaped the Bataan Death March more than six decades ago by crawling under the wide skirt of an elderly woman.




Graduation Day at Nation's First Charter School Behind Bars

New America Media, News Report, Rupa Dev, Posted: Jun 19, 2010

The nation's first charter school for adults inside a county jail graduated 110 students this year.




South Koreans in Georgia Cheer Despite World Cup Loss

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jun 19, 2010

Members of Georgia's South Korean community traveled for miles to cheer for their homeland team in a suburban auditorium.




First Father's Day

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Audio, Donny Lumpkins and YO! Radio Crew, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

Father’s Day is one of those holidays that you don’t know it is near until you find yourself ransacking Walgreens for anything with World’s Best Dad on it. This week at YO! we wanted to know what young and new fathers to be do on Father's day.




Meg Whitman Debuts Ads en Español

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

Republican Meg Whitman has changed her tune to appeal to Latino voters in the race for governor of California.




Arizona Governor Clashes with Obama Administration

La Opinion, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

New friction between Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and the Obama administration surfaced after Ecuadorian media posted an interview where Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the administration’s intention to file a lawsuit against the Arizona law, SB 1070.




The End of China's Cheap Labor Era

China Press, Editorial, Staff Editorial, Translated By Haotao Xiong, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

Big wage increases at Foxconn Technology and Honda automotive factories could mean the end of cheap labor in China.




Varela's Death Labeled a Hate Crime

La Voz, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

After numerous pleas from the family of a Phoenix resident who was murdered, authorities earlier this week agreed to treat it as a hate crime.




Filipinos Wrestle with 'Language Monster' Jejemon

Philippine News, News Report, Jason Guitierrez, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

The Philippines wrestles with an invasion of youth-speak from Internet social networks and mobile phone texting.




Feds Eye African-American Performance Gap in L.A. Schools

LA Beez, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

Probe had already included look at services for English learners; community pressure led to expanded effort and plans to compare schools in black and white areas of the city.




Indian Street Food Hits Bay Area

India Currents, News Feature, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

Indian street food is catching on in the Bay Area. From warehouses to taco trucks, Indian snack food is popping up everywhere to the delight of foodies.




Regime Change in Iran: The Fantasy That Will Not Die

New America Media, Commentary, Willliam O. Beeman, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

Commentator William O. Beeman says the United States cannot topple Iran the same way it overthrew the Soviet Union.




New America Now: Mehserle Trial, Gulf Spill Fallout, Sun Behind the Clouds

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

Thandisizwe Chimurenga provides an update on the Johannes Mehserle murder trial, David Hobbs shares stories of Gulf Coast families struggling due to the spill.




From Manifest Destiny to Manifest Insanity

New America Media, Commentary, Roberto Rodriguez, Posted: Jun 18, 2010

The critics are correct. Ethnic studies are a threat to the myth of America – in which genocide and land theft are mere footnotes.




The Legend of the Tonite Show: DJ FRESH

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Pen Harshaw , Posted: Jun 18, 2010

YO!TV caught up with DJ Fresh who is now a veteran producer and DJ, who's name rings bells- just as his beats rattle trunks.




Small Man to Hero Man

NOLA Beez, News Report, David Hobbs, Posted: Jun 17, 2010

A trip by NOLA Beez to the Gulf Coast sheds light on a group of Vietnamese fishermen and the land and water of south Louisiana.




Art vs. Arizona -- Dignidad Rebelde

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Josue Rojas, Posted: Jun 17, 2010

The protest aesthetic utilized nationwide against Arizona's recently passed anti-immigration law was largely rendered by a small artists collective.




Arizona Ethnic Media Jointly Condemn SB 1070

New America Media, Press Release, Staff, Posted: Jun 17, 2010

Arizona ethnic media outlets published a joint editorial condemning the new immigration law SB 1070.




Visions of Peace and Justice

New America Media, Audio, Andrew Berry, Posted: Jun 17, 2010

Famed muralist Juana Alicia is the vision behind a mural in West Berkeley portraying key movements in the history of social justice




UC's Energy Efficiency Keeps the Lights On in Dark Times

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jun 17, 2010

Renewable energy accounts for one-fifth of UC’s energy (it was zero just six years ago) and has saved $15 million.




Chinese Workers Start Anti-sweatshop Petition

China Press, News Report, Posted: Jun 17, 2010

A Chinese workers' group has started a petition to ask city officials to step up enforcement of labor laws in local sweatshops,




Campaign Challenges Ariz. Immigration Law

EFE, News Report, Posted: Jun 17, 2010

A national Hispanic advocacy group has launched a campaign to challenge Ariz.'s immigration law.




Eight Reasons the Taliban Are Winning

New America Media, News Analysis, Jalal Ghazi, Posted: Jun 17, 2010

President Obama would like to declare victory in Afghanistan, but most Arab commentators believe America is losing.




Mexican Police Raid Battered Women’s Shelters

Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jun 17, 2010

Police attempted to raid a battered women's shelter directed by Mexican journalist and human rights advocate Lydia Cacho.




Indians Now Third-largest Immigrant Group in U.S.

India-West, News Report, Lisa Tsering, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

Indians have surpassed Chinese as the third-largest immigrant group in the United States, behind Mexicans and Filipinos.




Haiti Recovery Inches Forward

Washington Afro, News Report, Zenitha Prince, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

Aid workers and officials say the country is steadily eking out a recovery that some hope will make Haiti better than it was before the disaster.




Ex-Chicago Cop Accused of Torture Should be Jailed says Activists

Final Call, News Report, La Risa Lynch, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

Grassroots community activists toiled for years to expose the Chicago Police Department's dirty little secret of torture and abuse.




Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown Go After Latino Votes

La Opinión, News Report, Pilar Marrero, Translated by Elena Kadvany and Elena Shore, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

In order to appeal to Latino voters, Meg Whitman has to counter the Republican brand's anti-immigrant image.




Raps From Panama to America with Los Rakas

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Vanessa Vega, Angelica Arreola and Silent , Posted: Jun 16, 2010

The musical duo, Los Rakas, talks about their life from Panama to America and origin of their music.




Soccer's Bad Boy Returns as Argentina's World Cup Coach

New America Media, Commentary, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

Soccer legend Diego Maradona is coaching Argentina in the World Cup. The team faces South Korea Thursday.




Immigration Ground Zero At 9500 Liberty

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

Long before Arizona, Prince William County in Virginia became ground zero for the immigration movement. Filmmakers Eric Byler and Annabel Park had a front seat to the drama in their new documentary film, 9500 Liberty




Hispanic Population Grew in 2009

El Pregonero, News Report, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

The Hispanic community grew 3.1 % in 2009, totaling 48,4 million, which is 15.8 percent of the total U.S. population,making it the largest minority community in the country, according to the Census Office.




El Pregonero Wins 7 Awards at CPA Convention

El Pregonero, News Report, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

The Association of Catholic Press of the United States and Canada (CPA) recognized the serious and professional work of the Spanish newspaper. El Progonero.




Blacks Join Meteoric Rise In Absentee Voting

Black Voice News, News Report, Chris Levister, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

Increasing numbers of Black voters are taking to the mailbox instead of their local polling station.




Drug Possession is Not Grounds for Deportation

La Opinion, News Report, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

he U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that simple possession of drugs cannot be grounds for deportation of a permanent resident or a person awaiting political asylum.




The Real Question is Why an Alvin Greene

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

The Democratic Party has only itself to blame for the victory of an unknown Army veteran in South Carolina's Senate primary/




Western Monks in Vietnamese Temple

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Tiffany Le, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

Six western monks have made their home in a predominantly Vietnamese Buddhist temple called Deer Park.




Filipino Health Workers Struggle in Filling Eldercare Gap

New America Media/Philipine News, News Feature, Maricar C. P. Hampton, Posted: Jun 16, 2010

Filipino nurses and health workers struggle with grueling work, but despite immigration issues fill an important gap in U.S. eldercare.




Ahmadis in West Mourn Violence in Pakistan

Pakistan Link, News Report, C. Naseer Ahmad, Posted: Jun 15, 2010

Islamic militants recently stormed Ahmadi prayer halls in Lahore killing over 80 worshippers. Followers of the minority Muslim sect in the West react to the carnage.




Where is Iran's Opposition Movement Now?

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 15, 2010

A year after the controversial elections in Iran, what is the status of the opposition movement? Mahnaz Afkahmi is founder and president of Women's Learning Partnership, and executive director of the Foundation for Iranian Studies




Iranian Tourists Die in Philippine Accident

GMANews.TV , News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2010

The Embassy of Iran in the Philippines will probe the bus accident in Cebu last Sunday that killed over a dozen Iranians, a television report said Monday.




More Filipino Nurses Now Going to UK than US

Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2010

More Filipino nurses have been leaving for the United Kingdom than the United States over the past three years as immigration policies continue to impede demand for foreign nurses in America.




Whitman, Fiorina Get Mixed Reviews in Silicon Valley

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 15, 2010

Can Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina bring the innovation of Silicon Valley to political office?




Filipina Nurses See Long Visa Delays Despite Nursing Shortage

New America Media/Philippine News, News Feature, Maricar C. P. Hampton, Posted: Jun 15, 2010

The United States relies heavily on foreign-born eldercare workers. So why is there a virtual freeze on American visas from the Philippines?




Birth Tourism Flourishes in Southern California

Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Posted: Jun 14, 2010

An increasing number of mothers are coming from China to give birth in the United States at illegal birth centers.




Big Blue on a Budget

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Vanessa Vega, Silent, and Angelica Arreola, Posted: Jun 14, 2010

As part of YO!'s series on Budget Buckets, we caught up with Stephan,19, and his faithful Big Blue.




DREAM Act Activists End Hunger Strike

El Diario La Prensa, News Report, Posted: Jun 14, 2010

Students gathered in New York to mark the end of a 10-day hunger strike protesting slow process on passing the DREAM Act.




John Wooden's Civil Rights Legacy

Los Angeles Sentinel , Commentary, Evan Barnes, Posted: Jun 14, 2010

At a time when most peers like Kentucky's Adolph Rupp and others refused to integrate their programs, John Wooden pursued fairness for all.




Black Players Key to USA Quest for World Cup Respect

Washington Afro, News Report, Ayinde Waring, Posted: Jun 14, 2010

With more Black players rising through the ranks of U.S. soccer there seems to be more interest in the World Cup in the Black community this year.




Dispersants Add to Gulf Spill's Toxic Threats

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Susan Buchanan, Posted: Jun 14, 2010

The Obama Administration has started to rein in BP's use of dispersants to break up spilled oil while a toxic stew swirls off Louisiana's coast.




Fears Grow That Oil Spill Will Have Long-term Impact on Gulf

IPS/GIN, News Report, Matthew Cardinale, Posted: Jun 14, 2010

Environmentalists and local residents are beginning to reckon with the reality of a massive annihilation of sea creatures and wildlife.




Arizona's Neglected Immigrants-- African Elders

New America Media/PhxSoul, News Report, DaVaun Sanders, Posted: Jun 14, 2010

Arizona is a hotbed for immigration issues, but concerns about aging African immigrants and refugees in Phoenix are nonexistent.




Ethnic Media Hub Launches in Seattle

New America Media, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jun 13, 2010

Ethnic media in Seattle came together recently to launch a hub for news - the Sea Beez.




S.C. Stealth Candidate Alvin Greene Speaks

New America Media, Interview, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 12, 2010

South Carolina Democratic Senate candidate Alvin Greene discusses his shocking win in South Carolina.




Mendota Sees Ray Of Light

Vida en el Valle, News Report, Cynthia Moreno, Posted: Jun 12, 2010

The jobs picture just got brighter in this Central California drought-stricken city, where two of every five residents are unemployed.




Survey Shows How California Schools are Coping with Budget Cut Pains

New America Media, News Analysis, Rupa Dev, Posted: Jun 12, 2010

A new survey of almost 400 California schools finds how they have balanced their budgets in light of funding cuts.




Arizona Immigrant Women Testify in Congress Against SB 1070

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández , Posted: Jun 11, 2010

Women immigrants from Arizona testified in Congress on Thursday about the impact of SB 1070 on their lives.




Get Smart on Drug Safety

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Audio, Donny Lumpkins and YO! Radio Crew, Posted: Jun 11, 2010

Late last month, one young man died of a reported drug overdose at the Daly City Cow Palace during a rave.




Obama, World Leaders Congratulate New Philippine President Aquino

Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Jun 11, 2010

President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao were among the world leaders who congratulated new Philippine President Benigno Aquino III.




Emotional Opening to Mehserle Murder Trial

New America Media, News Report, Thandisizwe Chimurenga , Posted: Jun 11, 2010

Alameda County’s District Attorney gave an evocative opening statement in the murder trial of Johannes Mehserle.




U.S. Envoy Vows Support To Philippine President Aquino

Philippines Today , News Report, Jo Erlinda G. Nebres & Claire M. True, PhilAmPress, Posted: Jun 11, 2010

On June 9, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas Jr., congratulated Phil. Pres. Benigno Aquino III after he was officially proclaimed by the Phil. Congress. Earlier, Thomas met with Aquino to pledge his support.




New America Now: One Year After Neda, 9500 Liberty, True Colors

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 11, 2010

Mahnaz Afkahmi examines the status of the Iranian opposition movement, 9500 Liberty is a new documentary about ground zero for immigration reform, and Juana Alicia is the visionary behind a new mural in West Berkeley




Arizona Effect Felt on Primary Elections

New America Media, News Analysis, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Jun 11, 2010

Primary elections this week saw many candidates from Nikki Haley of South Carolina to a mayoral candidate in New Jersey make illegal immigration a campaign centerpiece.




Prison Education Cuts Hurt More Than Just Inmates

New America Media, Op-ed, Malik Alayube, Posted: Jun 11, 2010

Educational opportunities in prisons have been taken away and it's society, not just prisoners, will be hurt in the long run.




Obama to Aquino: 'I'll Help You Quit Smoking'

GMANews.TV , News Report, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

If President-elect Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III ever decides to quit smoking, he can turn to one of the world's most powerful leaders, President Barack Obama, for advice.




Sarah Palin And The Tea Party, Democrats' Best Allies

Black Star News, News Report, Raynard Jackson, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

Listening to many political pundits --both Democrats and Republicans-- you would have thought Sarah Palin had just become God.




South Africa vs Mexico on First Day of World Cup

All Africa, News Report, Nick Said, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

Hosts South Africa open their 2010 FIFA World Cup Group A campaign against a strong Mexican side at Soccer City in Johannesburg on Friday.




Tourism Invades S.F.'s Tenderloin

New America Media and YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Mike Siv & Young D, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

Recently, community leaders announced their idea to make San Francisco's Tenderloin district a tourist hotspot. YO! spoke to Tenderloin residents to get their reaction to a TL tour.




Louisiana Cops Probe Oil Spill Workers for Immigrant Gangsters

Colorlines, News Report, Brentin Mock, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

Federal immigration agents visited Louisiana oil spill command centers and checked workers’ immigration status.




Bakewell Family to Purchase LA Watts Times

New America Media, News Report, Brandon I. Brooks, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

Publishers of the Los Angeles Sentinel and L.A. Watts Times announced that they have been negotiating for Bakewell Media to purchase the L.A. Watts Times.




Oscar Grant Photo of Mehserle Holding Taser Surfaces

New America Media, News Report, Tashina Manyak and Jennifer Courtney, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

The prosecution in the murder trial of ex-BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle will present into evidence a cell phone photo Oscar Grant took.




Islamic Radicalism in the Rear-View Mirror

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

Laura Poitras tracks the intersecting lives of Abu Jandal, bodyguard for Osama Bin Laden, and Salim Hamdan, Bin Laden's driver, in her new doumentary, The Oath




Whitman and Fiorina Need To Move to The Center

New America Media, Question & Answer, Aaron Glantz, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

Rep. Candidates better moderate their tone on immigration if they want to avoid being trounced by their Democratic opponents.




Catholic Bishops Ask for Immigration Reform

El Pregonero, News Report, Marlene Salinas, Posted: Jun 10, 2010

Bishops from the United States, Canada and Mexico, and Latin America advocate for comprehensive immigration reform.




California Cuts Threaten Latino Seniors’ Health, Safety

La Opinion/New America Media, News Report, Araceli Martínez Ortega , Posted: Jun 10, 2010

Proposed cuts in California’s home care and community health programs would tear holes in the safety net for lower-income Latino seniors.




How Helen Thomas Should Be Remembered

Arab Detroit, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

Helen Thomas, Arab-American veteran White House correspondent should be recognized for her great achievements, not an outburst.




Controversial Author Plans Church Abuse Book Sequel

Philadelphia Tribune, News Report, Nathanial Lee, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

Author Shannon Bellamy writes about a very sensitive topic. Her first published book “Pimps in the Pulpit,” received national attention




As Racial Strife Rises in America Peace is a Must

NNPA, News Report, Hazel Trice Edney, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

In America’s history of racial strife, White leaders rarely take the responsibility to speak against wrongs.




California Seniors Want Stimulus Help

Black Voice News, News Report, Linnie Frank Bailey, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

As California's Inland region unemployment hovers near 15%, many are questioning the usefulness of the stimulus in creating jobs.




Oscar Grant's Trial: Jury Set, Defense Seeks to Exclude Video

New America Media, News Report, Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

The jury, composed of five Latinas, three white women, two Latinos, and two white men, will hear opening statements on June 10.






Gore to Filipinos -- Political Will is Renewable

GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

Citing last year's Typhoon Ondoy as an example of the growing pattern of unusually strong storms over the past few years, former U.S. Vice President and celebrated environmental advocate Al Gore implored Filipinos to demand more decisive action from world leaders on climate change.




Puerto Rico to Invalidate Birth Certificates

El Sentinel, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

A new law that cancels the validity of birth certificates will take effect in Puerto Rico on July 1.




Social Security: A Hedge Against Recession for Latino Elders

La Opinion/New America Media, News Report, Araceli Martínez Ortega , Posted: Jun 09, 2010

Nearly three quarter of a million Latino elders are living in poverty and social security is the only thing that keeps them from homelessness.




Myths Mask Prevalence of LGBT Domestic Violence

El Nuevo Sol, News Report, Julissa Reyes, Translated by Elena Kadvany, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

Domestic violence is just as common among gay couples as among heterosexuals, but it is even less likely to be reported.




Arizona: Rushing Toward the Wrong Side of History

New America Media, Op-ed, Roberto Rodriguez, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

Undocumented students are risking deportation to fight for immigrant rights. And they are being joined by indigenous people in Arizona.




Food Festival Celebrates Philippine Independence Day

Fil-Am Star, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

Philippine Food Festival in San Francisco commemorates Philippine Independence Day on June 12, and aims to boost tourism to the country.




More Asian Women Marry Outside of Their Race

China Press, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

More Asian women are getting into interracial marriages compared to their male counterparts, a new study finds.




Youth Quiz Supervisor Candidates in Fresno

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Min Lee, Donny Lumpkins and Eming Piansay, Posted: Jun 08, 2010

A forum in Fresno brought together some of the candidates running in the June 8 election to become supervisors of districts 3, 5 and 7 and the young people living in those areas




Remembering Black Wall Street

Washington Afro, News Report, Talibah Chikwendu, Posted: Jun 08, 2010

89 years ago one of the most successful Black townships in the country, the Greenwood area of Tulsa Ok., was completely destroyed.




Foxconn Suicides Related to Mental Illness

World Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2010

According to suicide experts in Taiwan, three of the Foxconn workers in China who committed suicide were suspected to be mentally ill, and eight of them suffered emotional disorders.




Following the Electronic Waste Trail

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 08, 2010

Sunita Sohrabji traveled to India to follow the electronic waste trail of discarded electronic equipment. She reported on what she found for India West.




Low Latino Turnout Expected in California Primary

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2010

Only 20 percent of the 3.3 million Latino registered voters are expected to go to the polls today to vote in California's primary.




Flotilla Signals Turkey’s Change of Heart

New America Media, News Report, Jalal Ghazi, Posted: Jun 08, 2010

Israel's strongest Muslim ally is Turkey. Turkey has the second largest army in NATO. But is the Gaza flotilla a sign that Turkey is looking elsewhere for friends?




Overcoming the Pitfalls in the Oscar Grant Case

New America Media, Op-ed, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 08, 2010

Prosecuting cops is no easy task, with many pitfalls, even when evidence against them is ample in evidence.




Jury Selection in Mehserle Trial Winding Down

New America Media, News Report, Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Posted: Jun 08, 2010

The jury in the People of the State of California v. Johannes Mehserle will be whittled down to 18 people this week.




Protestors Barred, Ejected, Arrested at Chevron meeting

Final Call, News Report, Jesse Muhammad, Posted: Jun 08, 2010

The scene turned chaotic at the company's annual shareholder's meeting on May 26 as protestors were denied access.




US Attorney Vows to Protect American Arabs

Arab Detroit, News Report, Ray Hanania, Posted: Jun 07, 2010

The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee recently held it's 30th annual conference and US Attorney Eric Holder who spoke at the opening meting told the audience that "the prosecution of hate crimes is a top priority" of the Obama administration.




California Candidates Scapegoat Immigrants, Ignore Blacks

New America Media, News Analysis, Elena Shore, Posted: Jun 07, 2010

Meg Whitman, Steve Poizner and Jerry Brown have been criticized in Spanish-language media for conducting "ugly" campaigns.




YO! Thoughts: How Do You Make Money Without a Job?

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Valerie Klinker and Jaquan Rushing, Posted: Jun 07, 2010

In early May, CNN reported the prospects for youth jobs this summer have dropped to an all time low, making this coming summer the hardest for young folks to find employment.




Kobe's Not The Best Ever Until He Beats Boston

Washington Informer, Commentary, Mark Gray, Posted: Jun 07, 2010

As a lifetime Laker Bryant takes his place amongst the likes of Wilt Chamberlin, Elgin Baylor, and Jerry West.




Black Music Month: Celebration of Negro Spirituals

Los Angeles Sentinel , News Feature, Staff, Posted: Jun 07, 2010

Rural slaves used to stay after the regular worship services in plantation "praise houses", for singing and dancing.




Despite Protests, Texas Board Passes Curriculum

Dallas Weekly, News Report, Gordon Jackson, Posted: Jun 07, 2010

The Texas State Board of Education passed a controversial social studies component of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum.




Pittsburg Green Economy Summit: Most Jobs Still in the Pipeline

Pittsburg Courier, News Report, Debbie Vargas, Posted: Jun 07, 2010

Recently, Pittsburgh has hosted a number of seminars and summits promoting green jobs and a green economy.




Students Sue Over Disappearing Teachers

New America Media, News Report, Rupa Dev, Posted: Jun 07, 2010

The story of the students behind a groundbreaking lawsuit to save public education in California.




Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Edwin Buggage, Posted: Jun 07, 2010

The documentary film Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans speaks of a community with a storied past.




Fasting for Legalization, Immigrants Recount Arizona Border Trek

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jun 06, 2010

During a fast for immigration reform, immigrants share stories of bandits, coyotes and walking for days through the Arizona desert.




SB 1070 is Driving Chinese Businesses out of Arizona

China Press, News Report, Posted: Jun 06, 2010

Arizona's SB 1070 is forcing Chinese businesses out of the state for lack of affordable hires.




Day Laborers in Arizona Say They're Harmless

La Voz, News Report, Posted: Jun 06, 2010

A little known provision in Arizona’s new immigration law, SB 1070, would make it a state crime to look for work on the street.




Report: Educated Asian Americans Struggle to Find Jobs

New America Media, News Report, Vivian Po, Posted: Jun 06, 2010

A new report shows college-educated Asian Americans have a harder time finding jobs than whites.




Saudi Gov't Gets Tough on Gay Foreign Workers

GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: Jun 05, 2010

As a homosexual, Ramil Autentico had to watch his moves as an overseas Filipino worker in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.




From Bullets to Books

Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Posted: Jun 05, 2010

A group of Mexican actresses traveled to Ciudad Juarez this week to show solidarity with victims of violence and build a library.




Anniversary of Sikh Massacre Presents Challenge for Father

New America Media, Commentary, Jaskaran Singh, Posted: Jun 05, 2010

It's difficult to figure out how to tell your children about one of the most traumatic periods of recent Sikh history.




Arab Media: ‘Obama Just Talked the Talk’

New America Media, News Report, Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Jun 05, 2010

A year after President Obama addressed the Arab world in Cairo, Arab American publishers give him an incomplete.




Obama and Arizona Governor Meet, Fail to Find Common Ground

El Pais, News Report, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

President Obama and Arizona Governor Jan Brewer met for 30 minutes at the White House on Thursday, but the two were unable to reconcile their positions on immigration policy.




Hunger Strikers Pressure Bloomberg to End Deportations

El Diario, News Report, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

A group of 40 pro-immigrant, religious and political leaders have gone on a hunger strike to protest cooperation between federal immigration authorities and the state Department of Corrections in New York.




ICE Prepared to Deport Oil-Spill Cleanup Workers

El Diario, News Report, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

ICE officials in Louisiana have said that they are monitoring the cleanup effort at the BP oil-spill site to see if any of the cleanup workers are undocumented.




College Ain't for Everyone

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Audio, Donny Lumpkins and YO! Radio Crew, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

This week on YO!Radio -- Is college still necessary? With the rising costs of education and the lucrative business of trade schools many young people are making the decision not to take the four year journey for a college degree.




Cops Have it Wrong on North Oakland Gang Injunction

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Leon Breckenridge, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

Young people who aren't affiliated with gangs say the North Oakland gang injunction is going to affect them too.




Death on the Border Ruled a Homicide Case

La Opinion, News Report, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

The death of Anastasio Hernandez, a Mexican immigrant killed by border officials in San Diego last Monday, has been classified a homicide by forensics officials.




New America Now: Flotilla Attack, The Oath, Electronic Waste

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

Sunita Sohrabji followed the electronic waste trail to India, Jamal Dajani examines the recent Israeli attacks, and Laura Poitras discusses her film The Oath




Oil Spill Reveals Dangers of Deepwater Drilling

New America Media, Question & Answer, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

Oil companies have had to go into ever deeper waters to find new fields to exploits. But the deeper they go, the more dangerous it is.




Guatemala Asks U.S. for Temporary Protected Status

EFE, News Report, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

The Guatemalan government plans to ask the United States to halt deportations of Guatemalan immigrants in the aftermath of tropical storm Agatha.




Attempt to Plug Oil Leak Too Late for Florida?

Diario Las Americas, News Report, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

Public perceptions that Florida's waters have been contaminated by oil are affecting businesses.




Don't Deport My Son's Violin Teacher

New America Media, Commentary, Lien Tran, Posted: Jun 04, 2010

A violin teacher, and former mail order bride, faces imminent deportation to Russia with her son.




Desperate Times: Selling Food Stamps To Get By

Black Voice News, News Report, Chris Levister, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

Last week, a woman sat outside a grocery store in San Bernardino Ca. attempting to receive cash for her food supplements.




Appreciation: Tam Tran, Advocate for the Undocumented

New America Media, Commentary, Julie Thi Underhill , Posted: Jun 03, 2010

Tam Tran, a leading advocate for undocumented immigrant students, died last month at the age of 27.




Obama Seeks Reversal of Another Arizona Immigration Law

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

The Obama administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its challenge of Arizona's 2007 employer sanctions law.




While Washington Stalls, Another Life Lost on Border

La Opinion, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

The destiny of Anastasio 'Tacho' Hernandez should have been legalization, not death.




Centrist Politics Dooms Alabama Gov. Hopeful

Black America Web, News Report, Frederick Cosby, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

Despite positive pre-election polls, Rep. Arthur Davis, a four-term congressman from Alabama got smoked big-time.




World Wide Demonstrations Follow Israeli Assault on Flotilla

Amsterdam News, News Report, Herb Boyd, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

More than 10,000 people in Istanbul Turkey marched on the Israeli consulate, waving banners and shouting “Killer Israel.”




Obama Meets With Arizona Governor

EFE, News Report, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

President Obama is receiving Arizona Governor Jan Brewer at the White House Thursday in a closed-door meeting.




Runaway Corporate Greed Haunts America

Final Call, News Analysis, Askia Muhammad, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

The U.S. Senate approved sweeping reforms of Wall Street May 20, The vote comes as public concern is focused on corporate greed.




Beatrice and Virgil

New America Media, Audio, Mary Ambrose, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

Yann Martel shot to worldwide fame with his book Life of Pie, even gaining a fan in President Obama. His new novel tackles the subject of the Holocaust.




A Lesbian Lieutenant in Don't Ask Don't Tell Limbo

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

Robin Chaurasiya got her discharge papers from the military this year after having served in the Air Force since 2006




For Ethnic Elders, Environmental Equality is Elusive

New America Media/Redwood Age, News Report, Nahmyo Thomas, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

After decades of fighting, residents of San Francisco's Bay View still seek to clean up pollution in their community.




Poll: Ethnic Voters Support Obamacare

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 03, 2010

A new poll shows ethnic voters in California are much more likely than whites to support our nation's new health care reform law.




Embassy Displays Works of First Filipino-Muslim National Artist

GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2010

Works of the first Filipino-Muslim National Artist are now on display in a back-to-back exhibition in Washington, D.C.




Lesson for SF -- S. Philly School Recovers from Racial Violence

Philadelphia Tribune, News Report, Eric Mayes, Posted: Jun 02, 2010

The wounds opened by Black vs Asian violence at South Philadelphia High School last winter have begun to heal.




BP Spill Victims Angry - Want Action

Black America Web, Op-ed, Michael Cottman, Posted: Jun 02, 2010

President Barack Obama stood inside the White House and took responsibility for the largest oil spill in U.S. history.




Study: White Families $95K Richer than Blacks Families

Washington Informer, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jun 02, 2010

in the last 23 years, the gap between the average net worth of African-American families and white families has more than quadrupled.




Pacquiao Okays Blood Test; Mayweather Mum

Phillipine News, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2010

Although there are reports about Floyd Mayweather Jr. asking for a bigger share of revenues in a fight with Manny Pacquiao, the camp of the outspoken boxer has been relatively silent since the Filipino agreed to have himself blood tested 14 days before their possible bout.




Latinos Help Clean Up Oil Spill

El Diario/La Prensa, News Report, Annie Correal / Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Jun 02, 2010

Hundreds of Latinos who came to New Orleans to help rebuild after Hurricane Katrina are now helping in the clean-up efforts.




Day by Day, Elders Breathe Toxins In Hunters Point

New America Media/Redwood Age, News Report, Nahmyo Thomas, Posted: Jun 02, 2010

Breathing even small doses of chemicals over time may be lethal for elders living in polluted areas like San Francisco's Bay View.




In Defense of Obama - Government Takeover Won’t Clean Up Oil Disaster

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 02, 2010

The Obama critics shout it at him in part to beat up on him, and in part out of ignorance at what the government can do.




Mexican Dies after Brutal Attack by Border Guards

Univision.com, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

A Mexican citizen who lived in San Diego County for more than two decades died of injuries after being beaten by U.S. Border Patrol agents attempting to deport him, according to an EFE report on Univision.com.




Censure Follows Raid on Gaza Aid Flotilla

Inter Press Service, News Report, Mel Frykberg, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

The Israeli government’s spin machine has launched into full-throttle after Monday’s raid on the Free Gaza humanitarian aid flotilla.




A Heart-to-Heart with America’s First Black Billionairess

Los Angeles Sentinel , News Report, Kam Williams, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila Crump Johnson is the only African-American female in the billionaires club




As Jobs Crisis Wanes No Relief For Communities Of Color

Black Voice News, News Report, Chris Levister, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

The jobless rate in Riverside and San Bernardino counties fell to 14.2 percent in April from an alltime high of 15 percent in March.




Detroit Family Tells Story of Police Invasion

Final Call, News Report, Diane Bukowski, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

Vertilla Jones, 46, weeping in the arms of her daughter LaKrystal Sanders, described how Detroit police killed seven-year-old.




Election Observers To U.S.: Review Philippines Military Aid

Balitang America -The Filipino Channel, News Report, Henni Espinosa, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

The Philippine Election Observers Team says the U.S. government should review its military aid to the Philippines.




Growing Old in America’s Cancer Alleys

New America Media / Redwood Age, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

Ethnic communities nationwide, like African Americans in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunter’s Point neighborhood, are suffering at the front lines of pollution.




Census Workers Go Door to Door in Mission District SROs

New America Media, Video, Jacob Simas, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

The SROs in San Francisco's Mission Street are some of the most notorious -- known for price gouging and illegally evicting tenants.




Arizona Copy Cat Immigration Law Pending in Louisiana

Jambalaya News, News Report, Lori Tyler, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

A new Louisiana House bill is stirring up controversy by calling for fines and legal penalities for undocumented immigrants




Rhode Island Immigration Reform Bill Shot Down

Washington Afro, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jun 01, 2010

A bill similar to Arizona’s controversial immigration law was killed in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.