World Map of Homophobia Tracks Same-Sex Marriage, Anti-Gay Laws

El País, News Report, Posted: Jun 30, 2015

El País published a "world map of homophobia" that looks at countries where LGBT individuals face prison or the death penalty.




Undocumented Californians Get Professional Licenses

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jun 30, 2015

Undocumented immigrants in California are now able to get professional licenses as doctors, dentists, nurses, realtors and other professions.




Trans Women May Now Be Held in Women’s Facilities, Immigration Officials Say

Fusion, News Report, Jorge Rivas and Cristina Costantini, Posted: Jun 30, 2015

U.S. immigration officials on Monday announced transgender detainees will for the first time be able to be housed in detention facilities that match their gender identity.




8 LGBT Cartoonists Share Their Reactions to Legal Same-Sex Marriage

Fusion, News Report, Jen Sorensen, Posted: Jun 30, 2015

LGBT cartoonists draw their reactions to last Friday’s historic Supreme Court decision.




NBC, Univision Cut Ties with Donald Trump

Univision.com, News Report, Posted: Jun 30, 2015

Univision announced it was severing ties with Donald Trump following comments Trump made referring to Mexican immigrants as "rapists" and "murderers."




Dementia Puts Elders at Risk of Financial Abuse

Dallas Morning News/New America Media, News Feature, Pamela Yip, Posted: Jun 28, 2015

With over 5 million Alzheimer’s patients and rising, U.S. elders are increasingly vulnerable to scam or theft by those they trust.




Watchdog Agencies Sound the Alarm on Scams

New America Media, News Report, Glenn Reedus, Posted: Jun 26, 2015

Experts from the federal Trade Commission and other agencies this week warned Chicagoans of scams especially targeting black and Latino consumers.




Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 26, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples in all U.S. states have the right to marry.




Supreme Court Rules Nationwide Subsidies Should Stay

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 25, 2015

Millions of Americans are breathing a sigh of relief over the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision affirming Obamacare and refusing to send it into a “death spiral.”




Supreme Court Upholds Obama Health Care Plan

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 25, 2015

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Obamacare's insurance subsidies can go to residents of any state, delivering a major victory for the Obama administration.




The Forgotten Refugees: Internally Displaced Population is Growing

New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jun 25, 2015

Failing to cross an international demarcation, they don’t legally qualify and quantify as refugees in the legal sense.




Prejudice, or Overly Sensitive?

Singtao, News Report, Posted: Jun 24, 2015

Huang claimed that the only reason he wasn’t rehired while he was declared innocent was the fact that he was born in China. “It is a violation of my natural rights,” Huang noted.




Between the Two Pacific Coasts, Things Are Not Settled

Singtao, News Report, Posted: Jun 24, 2015

While friendly physical gestures and jokes dominated the conference room, solutions to improve their relations have been lackluster.




The Real Tragedy of Kolkata's Horror House: India Can't Deal with Mental Illness

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 24, 2015

A man’s mental disarray has been splayed out in full public view. It is as if along with a diagnosis of mental problems he has given up all rights to his privacy and confidentiality.




SCOTUS: Random Search by L.A. Police of Guest Registries is Unconstitutional

India-West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jun 23, 2015

Random Searches by the Los Angeles Police Department of hotel and motel guest registries is unconstitutional, rules US Supreme Court.




Gung Hei Fat Choi, New York Public Schools

World Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2015

Apparently there is yet another accomplishment New York City mayor Bill De Blasio can place under his belt: Public schools in New York City will be taking a break during the course of Chinese New Year from 2016 onwards.




Tribes Incensed at Being Closed Out of Upcoming Keystone XL Hearings in South Dakota

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2015

The commission also ruled out testimony about climate change, which would factor in issues that have sprung up in a changing environment, the IEN said.




Cyber Attacks: Nobody Wins, and Madly Destructive

World Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2015

one of the major topics to be discussed during the U.S.–China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) will be heavily centered around the alleged Chinese attack on about 4 million federal workers’ private information.




Coyote Valley Open Space: Wildlife Within Silicon Valley

New America Media, News Feature, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jun 23, 2015

One bright spot amidst the closures and budget cutbacks hitting California’s State Parks is the opening of a new nature preserve called Coyote Valley Open Space.




Asian Americans Are Not Your Ally, Dylann Roof

Asam News, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2015

Investigators say the man accused of killing nine African Americans in a historic Black church in Charleston is behind a racist manifesto that condemns Blacks, Jews, and Hispanics.




Obama to Give Eulogy for Pastor Killed in S.C. Massacre

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 23, 2015

President Obama will deliver the eulogy Friday during the funeral service for the pastor killed in last week's massacre at a historic black church in South Carolina, the White House announced Monday.




Everything You Need to Know About the Confederate Flag

The Root, News Analysis, Posted: Jun 23, 2015

or a flag said to represent “Southern pride,” it sure shows up a lot as a representative of Southern hate.




Why The Confederate Flag Will Continue to Fly -- For Now

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 22, 2015

The flag still stands and there’s little reason this time around to think much will change.




Expanding Health Coverage Makes Fiscal Sense

New America Media, Op-ed, Ronald Coleman, Posted: Jun 20, 2015

Ensuring that uninsured Californians gain access to quality affordable health care is cost efficient.




The Tears Of A Black Mother

News4usonline.com, News Feature, Dennis J. Freeman, Posted: Jun 19, 2015

It has almost become established practice to kill a young black person and get away with little or no accountability.




Why Doesn’t South Carolina Have a Hate Crime Law?

Fusion, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jun 18, 2015

South Carolina is one of only five states in the nation that doesn’t have a hate crime law on its books.




Dominican Republic Threatens to Deport Haitian Families

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2015

Reports have surfaced that the Dominican government has now planned a mass deportation of those with Haitian parentage.




New York Holds Public Hearing on Possible Rent Increases

Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Xiaoqing Rong/Sing Tao Daily, Translated by Shuran Huang/New America Media, Posted: Jun 18, 2015

New York City’s Rent Guidelines Board held a public hearing last week about possible rent increases for rent-stabilized apartments.




Nine Killed in 'Horrific' Massacre at Historic Black Church in S.C.

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 18, 2015

Nine people were shot and killed Wednesday night at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, in what authorities are describing as a hate crime.




Prop 47: Sentencing Reduction Awareness Campaign in California Expands

New America Media, News Report, Text by George White/ Video by Michael Lozano, Posted: Jun 18, 2015

At a job fair Solombrino learned that drug possession and minor nonviolent crimes can be reduced from felonies to misdemeanors under Proposition 47.




Fremont Cabbies: Uber Is Killing Our Livelihood

India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jun 18, 2015

The area is home to one of the largest Indian American populations in the U.S. and the largest population of Afghan immigrants in the world.




BOSTON: Fraud and Foreclosure: Financial Abuse Hits Elders, Families

Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Report, Sandra Larson , Posted: Jun 18, 2015

Black and Latina elders in Boston--and their families--have faced lost dreams, financial ruin and even homelessness due to home finance scams.




Son of Migrant Farmworkers Named U.S. Poet Laureate

Immigration Impact, News Report, Posted: Jun 17, 2015

Juan Felipe Herrera, the son of migrant farmworkers, is the first-ever Chicano poet laureate.




Mexican Supreme Court Backs Same-Sex Marriage

Fox News Latino, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jun 17, 2015

The Mexican Supreme Court ruled this week that current state laws prohibiting same-sex marriage are unconstitutional.




La Opinión: Border Patrol Needs Supervision

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Jun 17, 2015

An editorial in La Opinión argues that the Border Patrol has a unique record of impunity among law enforcement agencies.




Seoul Court Overturns Police Ban on LGBTQ Pride Parade

Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 17, 2015

A Seoul court on Tuesday overturned a police ban that prohibited the Korea Queer Cultural Festival (KQCF) from staging its annual LGBTQ pride parade.




BOSTON: For Older Homeowners, It’s ‘Borrower Beware’

Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Report, Sandra Larson , Posted: Jun 17, 2015

Reverse mortgages, refinancing schemes have often put ethnic senior homeowners in Boston at risk. But new consumer protections promise help.




Undocumented Kids to Get Health Coverage in State Budget

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

The California state budget includes $40 million to provide health insurance to all children, regardless of their immigration status.




A Million Could Benefit From Prop 47 -- If They Act Fast

Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Christian Mendez, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

The clock is ticking for an estimated 1 million Californians to get their felonies reduced to misdemeanors.




New Poll Marks Low Support for Obamacare

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

Public support for Obamacare hit its all-time low in a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll—even as most Americans say the Supreme Court should not block federal subsidies at the heart of the health care law.




Louisiana’s Legislators SAVE Bobby Jindal’s Presidential Aspirations

Louisiana Weekly, News Analysis, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

The 2015 Regular Session with Louisiana legislators adopting a complicated ‘paper fiction’ that allowed Gov. Piyush Jindal to keep his no new taxes commitment to Grover Norquist’s anti-tax Americans for Tax Reform.




Rachel Dolezal on Today Show: ‘I Identify as Black’

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

Matt Lauer didn’t hold back when it came to asking the tough questions, but Dolezal clearly doesn’t know how to give straight answers.




Surviving the Drought in California: Farm Workers Struggle to Put Food on the Table

[people. power. media], Video, Dyan Ruiz and Joseph Smooke, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

We went to the heart of the Central Valley to talk to undocumented farmworkers about how they are coping with California's drought.




Rachel Dolezal Poses Ugly Challenges to America

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

The controversy over Rachel Dolezal says less about her than it does about the way we view race in our society.




Traffic Tickets Stopped My Life for Six Years

New America Media/SV Debug, Commentary, Daniel Zapien, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

Daniel Zapien was 20 years old when he first lost his drivers license. After two tickets, it took him more than six years and $5,000 dollars to be able to hold this card once again.




Puerto Ricans Slam Obama for Medicare Cuts

Latino Rebels, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services cut Medicare Advantage benefits in Puerto Rico by 11 percent.




On This DACA Anniversary, Invest in Immigrants

New America Media, Commentary, Ju Hong, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

Three years after the start of DACA, relief from deportation is still out of reach for millions of undocumented Californians.




Liberia Declared Ebola-Free

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

For more than a year, the Ebola virus has ravaged the West African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Since December 2013, the disease has infected more than 27,000 people, primarily in these countries, killing more than 11,000.




Fake Black Folks, Fake Indians, and Allies: The Native Roots of the Rachel Dolezal Saga

Indian Country, Commentary, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

Thing was, her black child wasn’t her child—that was her adopted brother. Her “natural” hair was not kinky curls—it was straight blonde. She was never, in fact, the victim of hate crimes—she made them up.




Lesbian Ad Shows Social Progression Despite Setbacks in India

New America Media, News Analysis, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

In a country where homosexual sex has been re-criminalized, India's society has come a long way in accepting gay life as norm.




MERS Killed 16 and Infected Nearly 150 People in South Korea

Korean Times, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

The outbreak of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), a poorly understood disease with a mortality rate as high as 40 percent, has caused widespread fear and panic in South Korea.




Rachel Dolezal Resigns From Spokane NAACP Chapter

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

On Monday, Spokane, Wash., NAACP Chapter President Rachel Dolezal issued her resignation via a Facebook post on the chapter’s page.




Community and Ethnic Press Honored at the Ippies

Center for Community and Ethnic Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 12, 2015

More than 100 guests gathered June 11 at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism for the 13th Annual Ippies Awards.




Florida House Rejects Medicaid Expansion, Leaving Coverage Gap Wide Open

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 12, 2015

Without Medicaid expansion, it’s estimated that nearly 700,000 people in Florida will remain in the state’s “coverage gap.”




Philippines To Submit 300-Year-Old Map in Sea Dispute With China

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 11, 2015

The Philippines is scheduled to submit a 300-year-old map to the international tribunal to bolster its case against China’s territorial claim of the South China Sea.




Federal and Local Agencies Crack Down on Auto Sales Fraud

New America Media, News Feature, George White, Posted: Jun 10, 2015

Federal, state and local agencies are continuing to crack down on auto sales scam artists who have been taking consumers for a ride.




Jesse Jackson: Hillary Clinton a Champion of Voting Rights

Washington Informer, Commentary, Jesse Jackson, Posted: Jun 10, 2015

Clinton argued the common sense position that we should do what we can to make voting easier, not make it harder.




Ruthie Ann Miles Wins Tony for Her Performance in ‘The King and I’

Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

Korean American actress Ruthie Ann Miles won a Tony award last night for her performance as Lady Thiang in the Lincoln Center Theater's revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical 'The King and I.'




Despite ACA, Thousands Show Up at Free Health Fair

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

The crowd at last month’s health fair made one thing clear: Despite the ACA, many Americans still can’t access health care.




Kalief Browder Took His Own Life, but the System Murdered Him

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

When Browder was 16, he was arrested on a charge of stealing a book bag—a charge he denied. He spent three years in Rikers Island jail without ever receiving a trial. On Saturday he killed himself.




Mervin Field: The King of Data Long Before Data Became King

New America Media, Commentary, Sandy Close, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

Mervin Field, founder of The Field Poll, died on Monday at his home in Tiburon at the age of 94. He will officially be remembered as a trailblazing pollster. But he was more.




McKinney Incident Highlights the Racism of Suburbia

Ebony, News Analysis, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

As a viral video shows an officer brutally assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Texas, Brandon Caldwell says the bigotry that brought police to the scene is all too common.




Caravan Seeks to End Mass Detention

South Kern Sol, Photo Essay, Alfredo Camacho, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

A recent Free the People caravan from Oakland to Bakersfield brought together immigration advocates, youth leaders, and community organizers from around California.




An Open Letter from a Samoan ‘Caitlyn’- Jaiyah Saelua

SV Debug, News Report, Jaiyah Saelua, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

Jaiyah Saelua is the first "transgender" soccer player to compete in a men's FIFA World Cup Qualifier in 2011.




Univision’s Purchase of The Root is Firm’s Second Move into Black Media

Louisiana Weekly, News Analysis, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

Univision had acquired The Root, the second major foray into African-American media by the company best known for its Hispanic media properties.




Amnesty International calls for urgent action to save Ta Phong Tan

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2015

The Amnesty International (AI) on June 8 issued a statement calling for urgent action in the case of the jailed blogger Ta Phong Tan.




Sophia’s Hope: A Swab of The Inside of Your Cheek

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 08, 2015

A 11-year-old Bay Area girl of South-East Asian descent is desperately looking for a matching bone marrow donor.




Philippines & Japan Ink Partnership Amid Sea Row vs China

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2015

President Benigno Aquino III and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, June 4, signed a joint declaration enhancing their strategic partnership mainly directed towards retaliating the increasing tension in both of the countries’ ongoing dispute against Chin




Editorial: Change Wins in Mexico

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Jun 08, 2015

Editors of La Opinión argue that the victory of independent candidates in Mexico's midterm elections represents a sign of hope.




SC Grand Jury Indicts Ex-Cop in Walter Scott Shooting Death

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2015

Former North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager is currently in jail facing a murder charge in Scott’s death. So far, lawyers have made no move to request bail.




Conference Focuses on Implicit Bias and Social Justice

New America Media, News Report, Claudia Gonzalez and Nayoon Jin, Posted: Jun 08, 2015

Social justice experts and advocates gathered in Oakland, Calf. to learn about the latest research into implicit bias and its impact on criminal justice.




McKinney, Texas: Rage Is Our Rightful Response to Anti-Black Racism

The Root, Commentary, Kirsten West Savali, Posted: Jun 08, 2015

The sickening sight of black boys and girls treated like chattel by a Texas cop is a reminder that the lives and pain of black children don’t matter.




South Korea’s Chung Mong-Joon Considering FIFA Presidential Bid

Koream Journal, News Report, Reera Yoo, Posted: Jun 06, 2015

Former FIFA Vice President Chung Mong-joon said on Wednesday that he will carefully consider running for FIFA presidency, following Sepp Blatter’s unexpected resignation as head of soccer’s global governing body.




What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

New America Media, Commentary, Rachel Davis, Posted: Jun 05, 2015

The American dream has been denied particularly to African-Americans as their pursuit of happiness has not been delivered equitably.




Older Black Lives Matter--Says Top Researcher

New America Media, News Analysis, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jun 05, 2015

Racism--not one’s skin color--matters most as African Americans age, says a top gerontologist. Researchers need to quit blaming blacks for bad health behaviors.




La presidenta de la UC Insta Al Estado a Financiar el Ampliado Número de Matricula

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Jun 04, 2015

Una de series ocasionales de entrevistas de NAM con la presidenta de la UC Janet Napolitano.




UC 총장 주 정부 UC 입학생 증원에 적극 지원 요구

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Jun 04, 2015

UC 자넷 나폴리타노 총장과 인터뷰




California Farmworker: Picking Peas Should Bring a Better Life

New America Media, First Person, Rosalia Martinez, as told to David Bacon, Posted: Jun 04, 2015

Rosalia Martinez struggles like many farmworkers in California, working at a time of the drought and dwindling jobs availabilities, and without health care.




Cameron Crowe Apologizes for Casting of Emma Stone in Aloha

Asam News, News Report, Posted: Jun 03, 2015

Stone plays a part Hawaiian, part Chinese character, a casting choice that has been criticized in a movie set in the Asian American Pacific Islander majority state of Hawaii.




Sections of New, Best-Ever Levee System in New Orleans Are Sinking

The Lens, News Report, Posted: Jun 03, 2015

The new $14.5 billion levee system encircling New Orleans includes some of the latest engineering advances and has been deemed the city’s best ever. And it's sinking.




Detroit Gentrification Means ‘Forced Relocation’ of Black Seniors

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jun 03, 2015

As Detroit hails its Midtown resurgence, advocates are fighting evictions of mostly low-income, black seniors as affordable apartments convert to luxury units.




Jesse Jackson: Shrinking Middle Class Squeezes African-Americans, Latinos

Washington Informer, Commentary, Posted: Jun 03, 2015

No one will be surprised to learn that African Americans lost jobs at a higher rate than whites, often because of seniority.




Historic Vote Takes California’s Undocumented a Step Closer to Health Care

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 03, 2015

A sweeping bill that will expand health care coverage to California’s undocumented population sailed through the State Senate today on a 28 to 11 vote.




Access to Health Care - Why a 74-Year-Old SF Resident Is Becoming a Citizen

New America Media, News Feature, Nayoon Jin, Posted: Jun 03, 2015

Mildred Cordova thinks the time has come for her 74-year-old mother to become a U.S. citizen.




Triqui Farmworkers Struggle to Survive and Organize in California

New America Media, News Report, David Bacon, Posted: Jun 03, 2015

Among the poorest of California’s farmworkers are the Triquis, indigenous people from the western part of the Mexican state of Oaxaca.




Historic Vote Takes California’s Undocumented a Step Closer to Health Care

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

A sweeping bill that will expand health care coverage to California’s undocumented population sailed through the Senate yesterday on a 28 to 11 vote.




Historic Vote Takes California’s Undocumented a Step Closer to Health Care

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

A sweeping bill that will expand health care coverage to California’s undocumented population sailed through the State Senate June 2 on a 28 to 11 vote.




New Website Unveiled to Track Missing Children

India West, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

With 11 children disappearing every hour in the country, the government on June 2 rolled out a web platform for people to directly report, track and upload information on missing children.




Muslim Woman Alleges Discrimination on United Flight

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

A Muslim chaplain from Northwestern University says she faced discrimination and bigoted slurs on a United Airlines flight on Friday evening.




Iowa Farmer Sees Climate Changes Accelerate Alarmingly

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

Like many indigenous experts and environmentalists, Iowa farmer Ray Gaesser sees climate changes affecting the very way he conducts business and cares for his crops.




UC President Urges State To Fund Expanded Enrollment

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

More students of color are graduating from California high schools than ever before who want to go to college. What is UCOP doing about it?




Thousands of Farmworkers in California Can't Make a Living

New America Media, News Analysis, David Bacon, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

California farmworkers once made a decent living but according to NAM contributing writer, David Bacon, those days are long gone.




8 Transgender Women of Color Who Are Doing More Than Just Being Visible

The Root, News Feature, Samantha Master and Cherno Biko, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

These activists are doing groundbreaking work by shifting their visibility into power and resources for trans people of color.




Racial Profiling Bill Passes Legislative Hurdle in California

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2015

The recent deaths of unarmed citizens, often of minorities, at the hands of white police officers have broken hearts and sparked a national uprising about issues involving race, social justice, and equality.




加州大學總校長呼籲加州政府提供更多資金擴大招生

New America Media, News Report, Sandy Close, Posted: Jun 01, 2015

新美國傳媒專訪加州大學總校長Janet Napolitano問答集




US Reaffirms Ironclad Promise to Defend the Philippines

Asian Journal, News Feature, Rocelle Tangi, Posted: Jun 01, 2015

United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter vowed to live up to his country’s promise to defend the Philippines while calling for an end to the reclamation in the South China Sea.




Plastic Bags Are Everywhere - What Can We Do?

New America Media, Commentary, Joe Baker, Posted: Jun 01, 2015

Research indicates that the average American consumer takes home almost 1500 shopping bags a year.




Tracy Morgan Speaks for the 1st Time Since His Accident

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2015

An emotional Tracy Morgan spoke with Today’s Matt Lauer for the first time since a 2014 accident in which, police say, the driver of a Wal-Mart delivery truck didn’t see slow-moving traffic and crashed into the back of Morgan’s limousine.