Did Supreme Court Get Pat on Back—While It Kicked Poor in Shins?

New America Media, News Analysis, Steven P. Wallace, Posted: Jun 30, 2012

The Supreme Court may deserve a pat on the back for its health care decision, but it’s Medicaid ruling may well have kicked ethnic groups in the shins.




We Are Not Out of the Woods Yet

New America Media, Op-ed, Elizabeth Goldstein, Posted: Jun 30, 2012

The budget signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown last week will help stave off the closure of parks across the state... for now.




With ACA, Indian Health Care Improvement Act Is Permanent

Indian Country Today Media Network, News Report, Mark Trahant, Posted: Jun 30, 2012

Deep in the pages of the Affordable Care Act is the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, which is now permanent.




Fundraiser Arrested for Fraud and Bribery

India-West, News Report, Posted: Jun 30, 2012

Chicago businessman Raghuveer Nayak has been released on a $10 million bond after he was arrested June 20 on charges of 19 counts of federal fraud and tax evasion.




A Victory for All

La Opinion, News Report, Posted: Jun 29, 2012

The ACA will expand insurance coverage for hundreds of thousands of Latinos who are the highest uninsured groups in the country.




Supreme Court Decision on Medicaid Honors the Past, Protects the Future

New America Media, Commentary, Toni Miles, Posted: Jun 29, 2012

Health policy expert Toni Miles, MD,PhD, praises the Supreme Court’s upholding of Medicaid’s expansion to protect the youngest and oldest Americans.




Dying to See the Doctor - Young People and Health Reform

Silicon Valley DeBug/New America Media, First Person, Staff, Posted: Jun 29, 2012

Silicon Valley DeBug asked young people in San Jose what their worst health-related experience has been and whether they were able to receive care.




Immigrant Rights Group To Register More Voters Following SB1070 Ruling

La Prensa Hispana, News Report, Posted: Jun 29, 2012

The Supreme Court's ruling on the "Papers, Please" law has energized at least one immigrant rights group to make sure more people register to vote in the November election.




California Positioned to Rake in Health Care Reform Benefits

New America Media, News Report, Jonah Most, Posted: Jun 29, 2012

Even before the signing of the landmark Affordable Care Act in 2010, California showed signs that it was ready to forge ahead with providing affordable health care to its residents.




California’s Immigrants to Gain from Health Care Law

New America Media, Video, Viji Sundaram/ Min Lee, Posted: Jun 29, 2012

Dr. Sandra Hernandez discusses how the health care reform law will especially benefit California’s Hispanic population.




Immigrant Women Speak Out Against SB 1070, Copycat Laws

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 29, 2012

“Their children internalize a deep sense of not belonging,” said Karen Tumlin, an attorney from the National Immigration Law Center.




Voter Suppression, Not ‘Fast and Furious,’ Behind Attack on Holder

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Jun 29, 2012

The House's vote to hold Eric Holder in contempt could be a move to discredit his office's challenges to voter suppression laws.




Advocates Hail Supreme Court Decision--Worry at Law’s Shortcomings

New America Media, News Analysis, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

Millions already benefiting from “Obamacare” and their advocates are hailing the Supreme Court ‘s decision to uphold the law. But battles lie ahead.




Struggle in La. Over Efforts to Seat First Black Chief Justice

The Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

A battle is brewing in Louisiana over efforts to seat the state's first-ever African American Supreme Court Chief Justice.




For One Patient, Health Reform Came Too Late

New America Media, First Person, Sanjay Basu, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

Today’s Supreme Court decision on President Obama’s signature health care reform legislation did not come soon enough for one Bay Area man.




Health Care Ruling Ignites Twitter Confusion

Univision News, News Report, Emily Deruy, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling upholding the health care reform law sparked a Twitter frenzy and conflicting reports.




Jewish Groups Concerned Over 'Show Me Your Papers' Law

Jewish News of Greater Phoenix, News Report, Salvatore Caputo, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

In the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona's immigration law, a consensus is building among Jewish voices in the state.




Richmond Residents Weigh In on Soda Tax

Richmond Pulse/New America Media, News Report, Malcolm Marshall and Sean Shavers, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

Richmond residents are divided over a proposed one-cent per-ounce tax increase on soda to appear on the ballot in November.




We Just Don’t Get It -- Education is ALL About the Teachers

New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Jun 28, 2012

The only way we are going to make gains in education is if the quality of teachers goes up, and in a capitalist society, that means paying them more.




Latest News on Voter ID Laws

New America Media, News Report, Keesha Gaskins, Posted: Jun 27, 2012

An unprecedented wave of restrictive voting laws that has swept the nation since 2010. Understanding which laws are in effect is crucial.




Frustration with Public Education in Vietnam Grows

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Jun 27, 2012

Nearly four decades after the Viet Nam War, the country’s education system remains so corrupt and backward it’s impeding economic growth.




Wildfires Hit N. Cheyenne Indian Reservation

Indian Country Today Media Network, News Report, Posted: Jun 27, 2012

Wildfires on and around the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in southeastern Montana.




WSJ Intern Fired for False Quotes

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 27, 2012

An intern at the Wall Street Journal and current Miss Black America - Connecticut was let go after being found to have fabricated sources.




Haitian-Americans Feel Chill of Florida’s Voting Purge

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Jun 27, 2012

A decision is expected today on Florida's efforts to purge registered voters from the state's rolls, Haitian-Americans among them..




Arizona Ruling Will Be Felt Nationwide

New America Media, News Report, Jonah Most and Hannah Palmer, Posted: Jun 27, 2012

Lawyers and immigrant rights advocates joined in a NAM teleconference to discuss Monday's Supreme Ct. ruling.




What Supreme Ct. Decisions Mean for Immigrant Women

New America Media, Op-ed, Jessica González-Rojas and Miriam Yeung, Posted: Jun 27, 2012

Immigrant women will be heavily impacted by the Supreme Court’s ruling on SB 1070 and a pending decision on Obama’s health care reform.




Latino Care at Risk With End to Healthy Families

New America Media, News Report, Jonah Most, Posted: Jun 27, 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to end California's Healthy Families program threatens health care access for Latino youth across the state.




Korean Actors Go Hollywood

Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Jun 26, 2012

Byung-hun Lee and Sung-ki Ahn are the first Asian actors to leave handprints in front of Hollywood's Grauman's Chinese Theatre.




Oakland Presence Strong at U.S. Track & Field Olympic Trials

Oakland Local, News Report, Posted: Jun 26, 2012

A large number of competitors from the Bay Area have entered the U.S. Track & Field Olympic team trials in Oregon this weekend.




SB 1070 Ruling Has Both Sides Claiming Victory

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 26, 2012

Lawmakers on both sides of the political divide in Arizona are claiming victory following Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on the state’s immigration law.




Cubans Seek Change, Not End to Revolution

New America Media, Commentary, Roger Burbach, Posted: Jun 26, 2012

A wave of social and political change is sweeping Cuba, trends the author contends will help reinvigorate the country's socialist revolution.




Undocuqueer ‘Come Out’ at S.F. Pride Parade

New America Media, News Report, Marco Antonio Flores, Posted: Jun 26, 2012

For the first time ever, queer undocumented youth marched as a group in the San Francisco Pride Parade.




More Blacks Than Ever to Teach for America

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2012

Teach for America announced Monday that a higher percentage than ever of new recruits are African American.




Joel Diaz -- Training Champions in Coachella

New America Media/ Coachella Unincorporated, Profile, Alejandra Alarcon, Posted: Jun 25, 2012

After leading Timothy Bradley to the WBO welterweight championship, trainer Joel Diaz has now returned to training youth in Coachella.




Navajo Win Landmark Case in U.S. Supreme Court

Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2012

The Supreme Court ruled that the federal government must pay contract support costs to tribes that enter into agreements to manage federal programs.




U.S. Public, Latinos Differ on Arizona Immigration Law

Pew Research Center, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2012

The American public has consistently expressed support for the provision of Arizona's immigration law upheld by the Supreme Court.




Supreme Court Upholds 'Papers, Please' Provision

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2012

The Supreme Court upheld section 2(B), the specific portion that requires local law enforcement to ask people for proof of immigration status.




Potential School Sports Cuts Would Hit Students on Many Levels

New America Media, News Report, Sharee Lopez , Posted: Jun 25, 2012

Threatened school cuts due to state budget crunches could boot out school sports—affecting grades, smoking rates, obesity levels and racial health disparities.




Pollution, Poverty, People of Color: No Beba el Agua--Don't Drink the Water

Environmental Health News, News Feature, Liza Gross, Posted: Jun 25, 2012

The lack of clean drinking water deepens the struggle of low-income ethnic families in California, placing many—and their babies—at risk.




Conservative Politics Will Again Trump Law in Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson , Posted: Jun 24, 2012

The court’s sharp upturn in the sheer number of conservative decisions tells the real story of the court’s naked political activism.




Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Mohamed Morsi Wins Egypt's Presidential Election

Al Jazeera, News Report, Posted: Jun 24, 2012

Egypt’s electoral commission announced today that Mohammed Morsi has officially won that country’s presidential election and will be the country’s next president.




New Jamie Chung Film Brings Attention to Sex Trafficking

Koream Journal, News Feature, Oliver Saria, Posted: Jun 24, 2012

Eden, a new film that garnered a heap of awards at this past spring’s South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas, deals with the issue of sex trafficking—in the United States.




Screaming Queens and Queer Teens at First Pride Youth-Elders Brunch

New America Media, News Report, Jessica Arevalo, Posted: Jun 24, 2012

Shared history and struggle were the fare at San Francisco’s First Youth First Annual Youth and Elders Brunch, kicking off the Trans March and Pride weekend.




SEARAC Releases Unprecedented Research on the Financial and Banking Capabilities of Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, and Vietnamese Californians

Asianweek, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2012

Southeast Asian Californians surveyed for the research reported that overall, they have limited interactions and experiences with mainstream financial institutions.




D.C. Language Law Breaks New Ground -- But Lacks Teeth

New America Media, News Report, Archana Pyati , Posted: Jun 23, 2012

A new report shows local agencies in the nation’s capital routinely deny language access--and their services--to immigrants, despite a law saying they have to.




Arab American Media: Egyptian People Will Not Accept ‘Old Regime’

New America Media, Roundup, Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Jun 23, 2012

Egyptians are filling Tahrir Square again, this time protesting actions by the military. Here’s a roundup of reactions by the Arab media in the U.S.




Semantics Important to Immigrants' Struggle, Garcia Argues

ChicoSol, News Report, Leslie Layton, Posted: Jun 22, 2012

An undocumented immigrant fighting to practice law has asked the media to drop the word "illegal" in reference to his immigration status.




Budget Cuts Threaten Health Care Access to California's Kids

New America Media, Commentary, Mike Odeh, Posted: Jun 22, 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown's announcement to eliminate the Healthy Families program and move kids enrolled in it to Med-Cal will deny hundreds of thousands of them health care access.




New Data Reveals Immigrants’ Voting Potential at the Local Level

Immigration Impact, News Report, Posted: Jun 22, 2012

Newly obtained data from the DHS Office of Immigration Statistics provide another indication that immigrants in the United States hold untapped electoral power.




$3 Million Fraudster Sentenced to Five-Year Prison Term

India-West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jun 22, 2012

Former hedge fund manager Krittibas Ray was sentenced June 15 to 65 months in prison for bilking his investors out of more than $3 million, under a plea deal he made with prosecutors.




Asian Americans to Pew Study: We’re Not Your ‘Model Minority’

Colorlines, News Analysis, Julianne Hing, Posted: Jun 22, 2012

Sharp criticism of the new Pew Research Center study, “The Rise of Asian Americans,” says it misrepresents Asian diversity. and Pew replies.




Zimmerman Acquits Himself—Yet Again--of Trayvon’s Murder

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 22, 2012

George Zimmerman again says Trayvon Martin viciously attacked him, but the facts say otherwise. Will a Florida jury agree with his self-acquittal for murder?




UN Secretary General Plugs Proposed SE4All Initiative

OneWorld.net, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2012

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon wasted no time in plugging the proposed energy goals enshrined in an UN initiative he unveiled at its three-day conference in Rio De Janeiro on sustainable development.




SF Small Businesses, Politicos, Hope Twitter Will Succeed Where Others Failed

New America Media, News Report, Alex Bue, Posted: Jun 21, 2012

San Francisco has been trying to revitalize the mid-Market area of downtown for decades. Now, the city is pinning its hopes on Twitter.




LGBT Foster Care Bill Headed to Senate Committee

New America Media, News Report, Rosa Ramirez, Posted: Jun 21, 2012

When Jamie Lee Evan was 5 years old, her foster parents at a group home in Los Angeles taunted a young boy who they believed was gay.




The Fall of Rajat Gupta: A Cautionary Tale of Hubris

Firstpost.com, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 21, 2012

One represented the beginning of the American Dream story. The other symbolised its glittering climax.




In CA, Thousands Die Prematurely For Lack of Health Insurance

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 20, 2012

As the nation awaits the Supreme Court's healthcare decision, a new report shows California tops the list of premature deaths.




Scams Against Korean Immigrants on the Rise

The Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Jun 20, 2012

A growing number of Korean American immigrants are being scammed by Korean brokers offering to help them get driver's licenses.




Can San Francisco Add 150,000 More People?

SF Public Press, News Report, Posted: Jun 20, 2012

Land’s carrying capacity under stress as Bay Area expected to add 2 million.




President Obama Issues "Juneteenth" Proclamation

Loop21, News Report, Posted: Jun 20, 2012

President Obama Issues "Juneteenth" Proclamation.




For ‘Undocuqueer’ Youth, Obama Inspires Cautious Optimism

New America Media, Commentary, Marco Antonio Flores, Posted: Jun 20, 2012

Like his declaration in support of same-sex marriage, Obama's immigration announcement is a step forward that only goes so far.




Ariz. Spanish-Language Media Take On SB 1070

La Opinión, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 20, 2012

More than 20 Spanish-language media outlets in Arizona will air a 30-minute program Wednesday on SB 1070.




What Do Dreamers and Rodney King Have in Common?

New America Media, Commentary, Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez, Posted: Jun 20, 2012

King's death and the Dreamer debate remind us that only when people are dehumanized can they be treated as less than human.




House Passes Resolution Expressing Regret for Chinese Exclusion Laws

8Asians, News Report, Posted: Jun 19, 2012

On Monday, the House of Representatives, lead by California Congresswoman Judy Chu (the first Chinese American woman ever elected into the House of Representatives) officially passed House Resolution 683 – “Expressing the regret of the House of Representatives for the passage of laws that adversely affected the Chinese in the United States, including the Chinese Exclusion Act.”




Obama Adds More Dysfunction to Broken Immigration System

New America Media, Commentary, Behrouz Saba, Posted: Jun 19, 2012

With the DREAM Act once again compromised, the words of Langston Hughes ring as true as ever: “A dream deferred is a dream denied.”




Obama Adds More Dysfunction to Broken Immigration System

New America Media, Commentary, Behrouz Saba, Posted: Jun 19, 2012

With the DREAM Act once again compromised, the words of Langston Hughes ring as true as ever: “A dream deferred is a dream denied.”




Betting on Stockton: Michael Tubbs

New America Media, Video, Rochelle Riva Bargo/Video by Josue Rojas, Posted: Jun 19, 2012

Micheal Tubbs rose from poverty to graduate from Stanford last week and, at age 21, returns to a cash-strapped Stockton to run for public office.




Can the Tea Party Clean Up Its Racist Act?

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson , Posted: Jun 19, 2012

An Ozark Tea Party official’s racial joke led to her resignation and apologies. But at the time, everybody laughed, echoing many racist incidents.




New Poll: Latino Voters Enthusiastic About Obama's Announcement

Latino Decisions, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2012

A new poll finds that Latino registered voters are very enthusiastic about President Obama’s recent announcement.




DREAMers Welcome Obama’s Immigration Shift, But Pledge Caution

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2012

Nearly a million undocumented youth won a historic reprieve Friday when President Obama announced an initiative to end the deportations of those who would be eligible for the federal DREAM Act.




Rodney King’s Autopsy Planned for Today

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2012

April marked the 20 year anniversary of the uprisings, and King also released a memoir that month called “The Riot Within.” In it, he captured a sometimes tumultuous personal journey of drug and alcohol addiction in the years following the country’s worst urban riot.




Violence Prevention Effort Wins Praise & Sparks Controversy in Richmond

New America Media/Richmond Pulse, News Report, Monica Quesada, Posted: Jun 18, 2012

During the past six years in Richmond, nearly 1,000 shootings have resulted in the deaths of 208 young men -- an average of 35 per year.




The Tragedy, Triumph and Tragedy of Rodney King

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 17, 2012

The final tragedy was King’s untimely death. He was only 47 and had attained a partial rehabilitation in terms of his bad guy image.




L.A. Riots, Then and Now

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 17, 2012

With news of the death of Rodney King, The Root checked in with those who played pivotal roles in the Los Angeles riots 20 years ago.




Rodney King Dead at 47

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 17, 2012

Rodney King has died at 47 at his home. Law enforcement sources tell Reuters that he was found in his pool.




The Rubio Factor in Latino Politics

National Institute for Latino Policy, Commentary, Angelo Falcón, Posted: Jun 17, 2012

Latinos experienced two political victories this week. One thing they had in common was the role of Florida Senator Marco Rubio.




The Murder of Vincent Chin - 30 Years Later

Iexaminer.org, News Report, Ravi Venkataraman, Posted: Jun 17, 2012

For the first time, the Asian American community crossed ethnic boundaries and fought together for justice.




Know Your Rights to Advocate for Your Autistic Child

Eastern Group Publications, News Feature, Gloria Angelina Castillo, Posted: Jun 17, 2012

Culturally sensitive information in Spanish on autism is still hard to come by, despite state and federal laws on the books.




La Opinión: A Dream Comes True

La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Jun 16, 2012

An editorial of La Opinión celebrates Obama's decision to protect young people raised in the United States from deportation.




DREAM Relief a Game Changer?

Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Kent Paterson, Posted: Jun 16, 2012

Obama's announcement of temporary deportation stays for undocumented youth could be a game changer in the 2012 elections.




India Current's Silver Anniversary Bash Includes Sacred Cow

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 16, 2012

Abundant accolades, a touch of nostalgia and a very young cow marked the 25th anniversary celebrations of India Currents Magazine.




Stress Plus Pollution Causes Health Risks for Worcester's Low-Income Kids

Environmental Health News, News Feature, Lindsey Konkel, Posted: Jun 16, 2012

Scientists are beginning to suspect that low-income children may be more biologically susceptible to contaminants.




Obama Gives Hope to Arizona Youth

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

Young people vow to continue pressuring the federal government and Congress for a broader change in U.S. immigration policy.




Hispanic Elders Have Low Percentage of Reported Elder Abuse

LatinaLista, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

LatinaLista reports that only Latino elders make up only 10 percent of the 6 million reported cases in the United States. But many cases go unreported.




1.4 Million DREAMers Could Benefit from New Deportation Policy

Pew Hispanic Center, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

Up to 1.4 million children and young adults could potentially benefit from today's announcement by the Obama administration about changes in deportation policies.




Romney Adviser Calls Obama’s New Policy ‘Illegal’

ThinkProgress, News Report, Amanda Peterson Beadle, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) said President Obama’s new policy to not deport DREAM Act-eligible youth is “deeply troubling.”




Study: Immigrant-Owned Small Businesses Growing

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

A new report by the Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI) finds that immigrant-owned small businesses make up 18 percent of all small businesses in the United States.




Obama Announces Relief for DREAMers

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

President Obama today will announce that his administration will grant deferred action to undocumented youth.




In Ariz., Immigrants Await Supreme Court Ruling With Trepidation

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court is about to rule on Arizona's controversial SB 1070, the first state law to make it a crime to be undocumented.




Inside the Mind of a Soda Marketer

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

As soda morphs into Public Enemy Number One for public health officials, marketers of the sugary drink still have to figure out how to sell it.




Media Depictions of Asian-Americans Lack Important Depth

Maynard Institute, News Report, Joshunda Sanders, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

The mainstream media usually portray Asian-Americans as wealthy, well-educated and foreign.




Congressman Honda Says California’s Parks Must Be Preserved

New America Media, Video, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 15, 2012

U.S. Congressman Mike Honda, D-San Jose, said that California’s parks and other open spaces must be preserved at all costs.




AZ Judge Bars State Intervention in Tucson Desegregation Case

MALDEF, News Report, Posted: Jun 14, 2012

A Tucson federal court on Tuesday barred the state of Arizona from intervening in an ongoing school desegregation case.




Senate Approves Aponte as El Salvador Ambassador

Univision News, News Report, Posted: Jun 14, 2012

The Senate voted 62-37 to break a filibuster on the nomination of Mari Carmen Aponte, whom President Obama selected to serve as ambassador to El Salvador.




Pena Nieto or Lopez Obrador?

Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Kent Paterson, Posted: Jun 14, 2012

With less than three weeks remaining, the Mexican presidential race appears to be down to Enrique Pena Nieto vs. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.




Fixin’ up Hoopa: A Community’s Struggle with Addiction--Part II

New America Media/Two Rivers Tribune, News Report, Allie Hostler, Posted: Jun 14, 2012

The Hoopa Valley Tribe considers alcohol and controlled substances the most significant safety issue facing the community.




Oversight Could Restore Faith Between Communities and Law Enforcement

New America Media, Op-ed, Meghna Philip and Thomas Giovanni, Posted: Jun 14, 2012

The first step towards restoring faith in law enforcement is recognizing the existence and scope of the problem.




Anti-human trafficking coalition launches campaign to boycott “blood cashews” from Vietnam

Democratic Voice of Vietnam Anti-human trafficking coalition launches campaign to boycott “blood cashews” from Vietnam, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

Coalition to Abolish Modern-day Slavery in Asia (CAMSA) calls on consumers around the globe to boycott cashews exported by Vietnam because they are a product of modern-day slavery.




젊은이들을 범인 취급하는 불심검문

New America Media, Op-ed, Benjamin Jealous, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

뉴욕경찰의 14세에서 24세 사이 흑인 남성에 대한 불심검문이 작년에만 총 168,126건에 달했다. 뉴욕시에 거주하는 14세에서 24세 사이의 흑인 남성 인구가 158,406명이라는 점을 감안하면, 수색 건수가 인구수를 능가한 셈이다.




Chinese Teen, 14, is Youngest Player to Join Golf US Open

New Tang Dynasty, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

14-year-old Chinese golfer Andy Zhang is the youngest player to compete in the US Open.




La actuación policial de ‘detener y cachear’ criminaliza la juventud

New America Media, News Report, Ben Jealous, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

En el Día del Padre, un grupo de activistas marcharán para protestar por los abusos escandalosos de la actuación policial de “detener y cachear”.




Nueva Orleans Presume el aumento de los resulatados de exámenes: Los críticos se preguntan: ¿Quién ha quedado fuera?

New America Media, News Report, Written by Zoe Sullivan, Translated by Liz Gonzalez and Elena Shore, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

Una buena noticia parece difícil de encontrar en estos días, pero Nueva Orleans tiene muchas en estos momentos. Los resultados de las pruebas más recientes de las escuelas de la ciudad, muestran que los estudiantes están mejorando constantemente. Ampliamente considerado como uno de los peores distritos escolares del país durante años, las escuelas de Nueva Orleáns han mostrado avances notables.




Latin Jazz Grammy Category Reinstated

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

One year after announcing that it was eliminating the Latin jazz music category for the Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy has reinstated the category as part if its annual award revisions.




U.S. Airports Offer Automated Immigration Checks for Koreans

The Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

Korea is the first Asian nation to use automated immigration checks at U.S. airports.




停止讓“攔截盤查政策”把青少年定罪

New America Media, News Report, Benjamin Jealous, Translated by Summer Chiang, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

去年紐約市警察截查14歲至24歲非裔男子的次數達168,126次。紐約市14歲到24歲的非裔男子的人口數只有158,406人,這意味著警方的截查次數比該市的非裔男子人口還要多。




Black Bankers President Warns Churches: Change the Way You Do Business

Trice Edney Wire, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

Houses of worship must quickly change the way they do business or possibly face a national crisis.




The Great Retirement Squeeze—Pension Cuts Mean Poverty for Future Elders

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

U.S. retirement is being squeezed by the recession, pension cuts and calls to reduce Social Security. Ethnic workers are especially at risk.




American Children Born to Immigrant Parents Trailing Behind, New Study Finds

New America Media, News Report, Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

American children with immigrant parents are more likely to live in poverty, lack health insurance benefits, and less likely to graduate from high school.




South L.A. Black Churches Grapple with HIV, AIDS

New America Media/USC Annenberg, News Report, Leiloni De Gruy, Posted: Jun 13, 2012

Today, African-Americans remain the racial group most acutely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.




CA Senate Committee Approves TRUST Act

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 12, 2012

The California State Senate's Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved, by a vote of 5 to 2, the new version of the TRUST Act.




Evangelicals Announce Mobilizing Strategy for Immigration Reform

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 12, 2012

More than 150 influential evangelical Christians endorsed an “Evangelical Statement of Principles for Immigration Reform.”




Arizona’s Trayvon Martin? Another ‘Stand Your Ground’ Killing

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 12, 2012

A recent murder in Arizona calls to mind another fatal shooting of an unarmed victim under a similar “Stand Your Ground” law.




Youth Votes Will Drop Significantly in 2012 Election

New America Media, News Report, Jessica Cheung, Posted: Jun 12, 2012

First time voters are not as enthusiastic in the 2012 election as their counterparts were in 2008.




Uruguay Recognizes First Foreign Same-Sex Marriage

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 11, 2012

Uruguay has officially recognized a same-sex marriage conducted overseas as official in this country.




Korean Politicians Wooing Korean Americans

The Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Jun 11, 2012

A political party in South Korea is proposing a change to the election law.




Catholic Bishops Support the TRUST Act

New America Media, News Report, Seohee Sohn, Posted: Jun 11, 2012

The California Catholic Conference and the Bishops of California announced their support of a new anti-deportation bill.




Obama Was Right. It’s the (Public Sector) Economy, Stupid

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Jun 11, 2012

With the economic stall in Europe posing the number one threat to the our fragile recovery, the president took to the podium on Friday to brief Americans on the seriousness of the European situation and to call for Congress to pass his jobs package.




Migrants Absent from Mexican Candidate Debate

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 11, 2012

Mexican presidential candidates avoided the subject of Mexican migrants in their second and last debate.




Youth Poets Launch Social Justice Campaign Against Diabetes

New America Media, News Report, Zaineb Mohammed , Posted: Jun 11, 2012

Amidst rising rates of diabetes in teenagers, youth are leading a new campaign to combat the social and environmental factors that created the epidemic.




Mexico: Student-Led Movement Upending Election, to AMLO’s Benefit

New America Media, News Analysis, Louis E.V. Nevaer, Posted: Jun 11, 2012

Students in Mexico are using a blend of street protest and social media to drastically alter the course of Mexico's presidential election.




Pacquiao Loss to Bradley Casts Pall of Gloom Over Filipinos

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jun 10, 2012

For Filipinos in the U.S., Manny Pacquiao's loss to American Timothy Bradley is a hard truth to swallow.




Fans, News Media Say Pacquiao Won; Bradley Rematch Announced

INQUIRER.net, News Report, Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Posted: Jun 10, 2012

Pacquiao's fans and major news organizations around the world say he was the clear winner in his bout Saturday night with Timothy Bradley.




In Egypt, NGOs See Funding Dry Up as Donors Grow Scared

New America Media, News Report, Amr Emam, Posted: Jun 10, 2012

A crackdown last year on pro-democracy groups in Egypt has scared off many international aid donors.




Beer Profiteers Fight Oglala Lawsuit That Seeks Control of Alcohol Sales

Indian Country Today, News Report, Stephanie Woodard, Posted: Jun 10, 2012

Pine Ridge is a "dry" Indian reservation, but that hasn't stopped alcohol vendors from selling beer directly to the people who live there.




80-Year-Old Grandma Gets US Citizenship

El Pregonero, News Report, Andrea Acosta, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Jun 09, 2012

Even though she was 80 and with little English language skills, a Salvadoran immigrant successfully pursued her dream of becoming a U.S. citizen.




Graduation Rates Up in Kern County, But Not for All

New America Media / South Kern Sol, News Report, Stephanie Espinoza, Posted: Jun 09, 2012

California's Kern County has made strides in academic achievement, but the children of migrant workers still face barriers.




U.S. Muslims Sue to Stop NYPD Spying Program

The Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2012

A small group of American Muslims has filed a federal lawsuit calling for an end to the New York Police Department's post-9/11 surveillance program.




H-Visa Applicants Coming Under Added Scrutiny

Korea Times, News Report, Kim Chul-soo / Translation: Seohee Sohn, Posted: Jun 08, 2012

Federal immigration authorities are turning up the heat on immigrants applying for worker visas, and their employers.




Obstacles to the Ballot Persist for Some Voters

New America Media, Commentary, Carolyn Hsu, Posted: Jun 08, 2012

U.S. civil rights laws protect equal access to the vote for all citizens, yet that promise is still unmet, as the poll sites showed this week.




New Orleans Boasts Rising Test Scores: Critics Ask, Who's Left Out?

New America Media, News Report, Zoe Sullivan, Posted: Jun 08, 2012

Widely considered one of the nation's worst school district for years, New Orleans' schools have been showing remarkable academic gains, but not everyone is convinced that the improved test scores tell the whole story of the school district.




Ethnic Candidates Largely Succeed in California Primary

New America Media, News Report, Zaineb Mohammed , Posted: Jun 07, 2012

Despite possibly record low voter turnout, candidates of color largely achieved success in California’s June 5 primary .




SF Protesters Support Mexican Student Movement #Yosoy132

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 07, 2012

On Wednesday, protesters gathered outside the Univision headquarters in San Francisco to demonstrate their support for a student uprising taking place across Mexico.




Korean App Presents Competition for Mobile Phone Companies

Chosun Ilbo, News Report, Posted: Jun 07, 2012

A mobile phone app that has replaced text messaging in South Korea is now branching out into the United States.




Author of Book on Sex Selection Weighs in on PRENDA's Defeat

New America Media, Question & Answer, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 07, 2012

Author Mara Hvistendahl talks sex-selection with New America Media health editor Viji Sundaram.




Stop-and-Frisk Policing Criminalizes Youth

New America Media, Op-ed, Benjamin Jealous, Posted: Jun 07, 2012

NAACP president Benjamin Jealous speaks out against "stop-and-frisk" policing which, he says, only serves to humiliate and criminalize youth.




The New Snow White: Kickass, Beautiful and Rotten to the Core

First Post, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 07, 2012

Snow White looks to have gotten a feminist makeover in her latest film -- but don’t be fooled by appearances.




Wisconsin Latinos Will Carry On Fight for Workers, Immigrants

New America Media, Op-ed, Nancy Flores, Posted: Jun 06, 2012

Latinos in Wisconsin were at the forefront of opposition to Scott Walker, and they will continue the fight, despite the recall outcome.




Korean-American Candidate Moves on to General Election

The Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Jun 06, 2012

California’s Korean community is celebrating the success of a Korean-American candidate for U.S. Congress, reports the Korea Times.




Wisconsin Augurs Dangerous National Trend

New America Media, News Analysis, Behrouz Saba, Posted: Jun 06, 2012

Scott Walker's victory portends the rise of politicians more likely to bow to a rising oligarchy than protect the public interest.




Gianaris to Introduce New York’s Voter Modernization Bill This Week

New America Media, Question & Answer, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Jun 06, 2012

New York Senator Michael Gianaris spoke with NAM about the “Voter Empowerment Act of New York," and why it matters for ethnic voters.




Carnage in Syria: Not In Our Name

New America Media, Commentary, Behrouz Saba, Posted: Jun 06, 2012

Americans must stop being passive participants in a military-industrial empire that is reconstructing the globe for its own benefit.




Donations for Zimmerman Spike

Black America Web, News Report, Posted: Jun 05, 2012

Donations to the legal defense fund of George Zimmerman have surged since the accused killer of Trayvon Martin was ordered back to jail.




Parques nacionales en el oeste buscan reflejar la historia étnica

New America Media, News Report, Zaineb Mohammed, Posted: Jun 05, 2012

Un movimiento está en marcha que busca crear nuevos parques en California que reflejan la historia diversa del estado.






Irvine's Korean American Mayor Running for Congress

Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Jun 05, 2012

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang’s Congressional bid is garnering huge attention from California’s Korean community.




Court Reaffirms Ruling on Prop 8

El Mensajero, News Report, Posted: Jun 05, 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Tuesday reaffirmed its ruling striking down California's Proposition 8.




GOP Steps Up Bogus War on Voter Fraud

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 05, 2012

The GOP has turned voter fraud into an issue despite lack of any proof, and it's all about winning the numbers game.




CA Primary Expected to Have Lowest Turnout in History

Notimex, News Report, Posted: Jun 05, 2012

Today's voter turnout in California's primary election is likely to be the lowest in presidential primary history, according to a special poll released by the Field Poll.




Beleaguered Richmond Earns Multicultural Clout

Environmental Health News, News Feature, Cheryl Katz and Jane Kay, Posted: Jun 05, 2012

Richmond is transforming its political climate from a polluted company town to a vanguard in the environmental justice movement.




Syrians Flee Violence at Home, Find Refuge in Southern California

New America Media, News Report, Liana Aghajanian, Posted: Jun 05, 2012

In southern California, Syrian refugees discover a place where they can safely speak out against the violent repression happening at home.




Pollution, Poverty, People of Color: The Factory on the Hill

Environmental Health News, News Report, Jane Kay and Cheryl Katz, Posted: Jun 04, 2012

Residents of North Richmond live under a vortex of industrial pollutants that may be taking a toll on their health.




Small Tobacco Retailers Worry Prop. 29 Would “Shut Them Out”

New America Media, News Report, Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Jun 04, 2012

California’s voters appear split on the Prop. 29 tobacco tax to fight cancer, but small, local tobacco sellers fear their profits will go up in smoke.




Oops We Did it Again! Desi Wins the Spelling Bee

First Post, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 03, 2012

The Indian American parent can rest easy for another year. The beloved spelling bee crown is secure.




Asians Could Lose If High Court Rules Against College Diversity

New America Media, Op-ed, Carolyn Hsu and Winifred Kao, Posted: Jun 03, 2012

The Supreme Court could end leeway at colleges on affirmative action. Asian advocates say that could hit API students, despite their bookish stereotype.




Obama's Name to Appear on AZ Ballot After All

Prensa Hispana, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2012

President Barack Obama's name will appear on Arizona's ballot in November.




2 Strikes for Florida Voting Laws

The Root, News Report, Cynthia Gordy, Posted: Jun 02, 2012

Two contentious efforts regarding voting in Florida suffered major setbacks this week. In a legal one-two punch, both were struck down.




National Parks in the West Look to Reflect Ethnic History

New America Media, News Report, Zaineb Mohammed, Posted: Jun 02, 2012

Amid increased cuts to the nation’s parks services, in California a movement is afoot to create new parks more reflective of the state’s diverse history.




In Defense of the Census

La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Jun 01, 2012

the attack on the Census Bureau's annual survey comes out of ignorance, according to an editorial in Impremedia/La Opinión.




Rubio, Latinos at Odds Over Tax Credit for Undocumented

Univision News, News Report, Jordan Fabian, Posted: Jun 01, 2012

A recent bill proposed by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., would prevent undocumented immigrants from claiming a child tax credit.




Filipino Coconut Water Floods U.S. Market

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2012

With coconut water's rising popularity as a health drink, the volume of the Philippines' export of the liquid to the United States increased by 300 percent in the first quarter of this year.




More Black 9th Graders in Honors Classes

The North Star News, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2012

Nationwide, the percentage of black boys enrolled in honors classes is higher than for those enrolled in special education.