New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 31, 2015
Eligible Latinos are now enrolling in health insurance at similar rates to whites.
Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: Jul 31, 2015
The family of Sarah Lee Circle Bear continues to grieve, and meanwhile seek justice for their beloved daughter. They are presently looking into different options for lawyers, and fear that without the right lawyer they may miss an opportunity for justice for Sarah.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 31, 2015
A court ruling is the latest blow to the controversial practice of detaining families seeking asylum.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jul 30, 2015
The British prime minister, David Cameron, is reported to have urged Vietnamese leaders to embrace political change during his two day visit to the country ending on Thursday.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jul 30, 2015
Los Ángeles es una de las tres metrópolis en Estados Unidos con más alto nivel de esclavitud, según el FBI.
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Jul 30, 2015
When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, the nation saw tens of thousands of people left behind in New Orleans.
Tri-State Defender, News Report, Posted: Jul 29, 2015
As Sandra Bland was laid to rest on Saturday, mourners delivered powerful remembrances of the 28-year-old activist who reportedly died by suicide in a Texas jail after an arrest for a minor traffic infraction earlier this month.
Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Jul 29, 2015
Recent missile attacks on Saudi Arabia have been traced back to missiles sold by North Korea to Yemeni rebels according to an intelligence official from South Korea.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 29, 2015
Officer Ray Tensing is in custody and reportedly broke down in tears when he was notified that he was being charged with murder in the death of Samuel Dubose, according to his lawyer.
The kNOw Youth Media, Video, Posted: Jul 29, 2015
Community members, media and activists gathered to hear Senator Ricardo Lara discuss and celebrate the progress SB4, otherwise known as Health for All.
Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 29, 2015
The historic agreement reached between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program both will prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2015
Henry was running as a tribal council candidate for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians prior to his arrest and served as a stickball coach in his community.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2015
According to the Children’s Council San Francisco, approximately 1 in 3 low-income children between the age of two and five years is overweight or obese.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2015
An editorial in La Opinión argues that the House bill to eliminate millions of dollars in federal assistance to combat crime in hundreds of cities deemed santuary cities is "dangerous legislation."
International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2015
An outpouring of grief followed the news of the shooting death of Donnie Chin, the director of the International District Emergency Center.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2015
A woman sentenced to fifteen months in prison in one of Vietnam’s most bitterly contested land disputes has been released to a tumultuous welcome after completing her sentence.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2015
The two sides of the president give him an immigrant outlook on America—a side that has emphasized respectability and hard work—as well as an African-American understanding of the structural racism that exists in the U.S.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2015
LA cities like Santa Monica and West Hollywood are considering their own wage hikes. Many other local cities—such as Glendale, Pasadena, Santa Clarita, Torrance and Long Beach—have yet to decide whether to boost wages.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2015
A recent report finds that a group of national media and telecommunications companies are contributing funds to anti-immigrant policy makers.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 27, 2015
Agencias federales, estatales y locales continúan a reprimir a los timadores de ventas de automóviles que han estado estafando a los consumidores.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 27, 2015
연방, 주, 로컬 정부 기관은 최근 지속적인 자동차 세일관련 사기꾼들을 척결하기 위한 엄중 단속에 들어갔다.
Indian Country News, News Feature, Posted: Jul 27, 2015
This project poses too much risk to the people, lands and water for it to be approved.
Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Jul 27, 2015
We reject Gen. Clark’s call for incarcerating anyone based on their beliefs. We cannot allow such a gross violation of constitutional rights to happen again, to anyone.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 27, 2015
Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22, the only child from the marriage of music legend Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown has died.
International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Jul 27, 2015
Donnie Chin, director of International District Emergency Center (IDEC), was killed by gunfire early Thursday morning, July 23, while in his car at 8th Avenue and South Lane Street in the International District.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jul 27, 2015
Human rights campaigners attempted to hold gatherings in cities across Vietnam, supported by similar rallies by overseas Vietnamese communities in the United States and Australia.
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Jul 25, 2015
Churches are trying to figure out where to draw the line between welcoming strangers and protecting their flock.
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Jul 24, 2015
Supporters said the move will defend low-income renters from rising Bay Area rents forcing them out of their homes.
AL DÍA News, Editorial, Posted: Jul 24, 2015
Editors of AL DÍA News respond to a recent column in the Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com that took aim at the media outlet.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 24, 2015
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s video of a speech at an Oxford Union Society debate arguing that Britain owes reparations has gone viral.
Siliconeer/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jul 24, 2015
South Asian entrepreneurs with nanodiamond technology or a car service are finding gold in the Silver Economy of aging boomers.
Latin Post, News Report, Posted: Jul 23, 2015
National Latino advocacy groups are calling on the House not to pass a bill that generalizes Latino immigrants for political gain.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jul 23, 2015
The landmark decision has left Americans sharply divided, according to a new poll from the Associated Press.
International Examiner, Commentary, Posted: Jul 23, 2015
In Washington’s Asian Pacific Islander American communities, only 50 percent of all eligible APIAs are even registered to vote.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 22, 2015
Health care advocates are celebrating California’s recent “landmark victory” in getting its undocumented children health care, but there's more to be done.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 22, 2015
New dashboard-camera footage has been released showing Sandra Bland's ill-fated police stop July 10. In the video she is shown arguing with a Texas state trooper over being stopped, an argument that escalates when the officer becomes upset that Bland is not putting out her cigarette. The officer forces Bland from her car after threatening to "light" her up with a Taser.
Vietnam Right Now, News Feature, Posted: Jul 22, 2015
The old trees, many dating from the French colonial period, have been replaced by thin saplings – many of which have withered and died in the summer heat.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jul 22, 2015
The Public Security Ministry said up to 17,000 prisoners would be released to mark National Day on September 2 – the largest ever such amnesty.
Voice Waves, News Feature, Posted: Jul 22, 2015
Earlier this year, Long Beach was again named one of the most diverse cities in the nation, so here's a report from Voice Waves.
La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Jul 21, 2015
A report by United Way of California finds that over 50 percent of Latinos struggle to meet basic needs.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jul 21, 2015
An appeals court ruled Friday that immigration authorities need probable cause in order to issue an immigration detainer.
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Jul 21, 2015
Orleans Parish may not yet enjoy the 465,000 population it had prior to the evacuations of August 26, 2005, but a new study by the New Orleans Data Center may be on track to return to that number.
NNPA, News Feature, Posted: Jul 21, 2015
Men of color would earn $170 billion more a year, if they reached the same education level as White men, according to a new White House report.
Asam News, News Report, Posted: Jul 21, 2015
Nationally, less than 1.5 percent of teachers are Asian American and Pacific Islander, according to Teach for America.
Koream Magazine, News Report, Posted: Jul 20, 2015
Five-term FIFA president Sepp Blatter was set to announce a special election for his replacement to be held in February of next year, but the press conference on early Monday didn’t go exactly as planned.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 20, 2015
Unlike Mexico after NAFTA, Cuba is keeping multinationals out, opening up an opportunity for local businesses.
AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: Jul 20, 2015
The recent killing of five military personnel in Chattanooga, TN by Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez has bought a renewed sense of urgency in the Muslim American community.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jul 20, 2015
Since July 2, the Respond With Love campaign has raised more than $66,000 and counting toward rebuilding the churches.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 20, 2015
As the U.S. Embassy opens in Havana for the first time in 54 years, we should learn the history that ties black Americans to the black population of the island.
Indian Country, News Feature, Posted: Jul 20, 2015
Human trafficking is a multi-billion-dollar, international criminal industry, and there’s plenty of it going on under our noses.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jul 20, 2015
California lawmakers are considering a measure to allow work permits for undocumented farmworkers.
Navajo Times/New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Jul 18, 2015
All Indian Pueblo Cultural Center recently rolled out a weekly tour of their historic murals to share the rich history with the public.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Jul 17, 2015
The White House announced it will expedite the process of bringing certain family members of Filipino veterans of World War II to the United States.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Jul 17, 2015
USCIS is contacting some DACA recipients who mistakenly received three-year work permits.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 17, 2015
Gays have been blamed for many different things – 9/11, tsunami, Hurricane Katrina. Now we can apparently add some Bollywood acting careers to the list.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 17, 2015
Marking Monday’s White House Conference on Aging were important new initiatives, but little sign of key issues and major participation by commercial interests.
We'Ced , News Feature, Posted: Jul 16, 2015
Opened in 1990, CCWF has 2,004 beds, and is currently at 155 percent capacity. Twenty inmates are currently on death row.
Korean Times, News Report, Posted: Jul 15, 2015
A new seven-story design has been chosen for the proposed Korean American National Museum (KANM).
India West, News Report, Posted: Jul 15, 2015
Bringing an end to one of the largest-ever human trafficking cases in U.S. history, shipping giant Signal International LLC agreed July 12 to settle 11 lawsuits for a total of $20 million on behalf of 200 Indian guest workers who were brought to the U.S. in 2006 to repair the Hurricane Katrina-ravaged Gulf Coast and forced to live and work in squalid conditions.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 15, 2015
Obama doubled down on that first big step he took two years later with his grant of clemency to forty-six offenders who for the most part were behind bars for drug crimes.
Loa.fm, News Report, Posted: Jul 15, 2015
On July 11, Vietnamese youths prepared to attend an open meetup in Saigon, something they had been planning publicly for days. Outfitted in zombie t-shirts, they made their way to the meeting location on Nguyễn Huệ Boulevard in the middle of District 1, only to unexpectedly encounter security police.
Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Jul 15, 2015
As gentrification drives Boston’s boom, some elders are safe, but others find themselves vulnerable.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 14, 2015
Iran was able to win because it was very easy for it to bluff, by giving up activities in which it had never engaged and never intended to engage.
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Jul 14, 2015
The face of heroin addiction in the United States is changing, as well-off abusers of prescription painkillers switch to illicit narcotics to feed their habit, federal officials reported last week.
Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Jul 14, 2015
North Korea will grant special pardons next month in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Korea’s liberation from Japanese colonial rule and the foundation of the Workers’ Party (WP).
Women's Refugee Commission, News Report, Posted: Jul 14, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the release of families who have been detained while seeking asylum in the United States.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jul 14, 2015
President Obama commuted Monday the prison sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders, saying they were not "hardened criminals" and their punishments were too harsh for the crimes they were convicted of.
Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Jul 13, 2015
Boston’s African American South End and Chinatown have been hard hit as luxury units displace affordable apartments, forcing out many elders.
Arab American News, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 13, 2015
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is "very much disappointed" that a humanitarian pause in fighting in Yemen didn't take hold, his spokesman said on Monday, after Saudi Arabia did not recognize the truce and continued air strikes.
Indian Country, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 13, 2015
The Navajo Nation is fighting a second multi-million dollar hit to its housing budget this year, and the latest one is raising an alarm about overreach, by Congress, into Indian affairs.
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Jul 13, 2015
The July 3 shooting death of an NOPD officer’s daughter, two weeks days after the murder of NOPD Officer Daryle Holloway, underscores the city’s ongoing struggles to get a handle on rising violent crime and to boost the police department’s ranks
Koream, News Report, Posted: Jul 13, 2015
Illumination Entertainment, the production company behind Minions and Despicable Me, has signed a first-look deal with South Korean animation studio Mofac Alfred, reports Deadline.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 13, 2015
Violence broke out in a place of peace and mourning, interrupting the grief of surviving families.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 13, 2015
Vietnamese sandwiches, or bánh mì, were street food long before street food became an obsession with foodies.
India Currents/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jul 12, 2015
New retirement-living developments for Indian American seniors in the U.S. are creating an atmosphere of shared culture, camaraderie and companionship.
Philadelphia Inquirer/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jul 10, 2015
Obamacare is accelerating changes in how hospitals treat patients with chronic conditions like diabetes, heart failure and obesity.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 09, 2015
The South Carolina House of Representatives passed its third and final vote early Thursday morning in favor of removing the flag.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jul 09, 2015
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has been fired, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday.
Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Jul 09, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education has dismissed the complaint brought by a group of 64 Asian American groups claiming that Harvard discriminated against Asian Americans and other ethnicities during its admissions process.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 08, 2015
The day after unsealed court documents revealed Bill Cosby’s admission that he bought drugs to give women for sex, Disney stated that it would remove the bust from the Hall of Flame Plaza at Hollywood Studios.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jul 08, 2015
The New York Stock Exchange stopped trading on Wednesday morning, saying it was experiencing computer glitches.
World Journal/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jul 08, 2015
Older Chinese immigrants find U.S. health care challenging, but San Francisco-area hospitals created new programs, including one using video games.
Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Posted: Jul 08, 2015
Other than the 680 students from China on the Yale campus, another group of Chinese citizens occupies the university: Seniors, such as Zhang Zaixian, 63, for whom the school provided small plots of land for vegetable farming.
La Opinión, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 07, 2015
Sanctuary cities are once again under attack, this time as a result of the recent killing of Kathryn Steinle, 32, in San Francisco.
Fusion, News Report, Posted: Jul 07, 2015
The Supreme Court’s ruling has no legal impact on the Navajo or any of the 566 federally-recognized tribes in the United States.
The Westside Source, Video, Posted: Jul 07, 2015
Some of the most vulnerable communities are college students, low income individuals, African Americans and immigrants.
Hazeltriceedneywire.com, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 07, 2015
When America’s first black newspaper was published on March 16, 1827, black people were still enslaved. Nearly two centuries later, the issues of Black America — though not as severe as human bondage — are still urgent and continue to belie America’s promise of freedom and justice for all.
Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jul 07, 2015
As U.S. retirees seek the peaceable pace of rural towns, places like Republic, Wash., look to each other to solve for mutual support.
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Jul 06, 2015
Tens of thousands of Contra Costa County residents are uninsured and worried about their health.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jul 06, 2015
Amidst a statewide weary drought, California officials announced that residential water use had dropped 29 percent in May—the first real indication that the state might meet unprecedented conservation reductions imposed by Governor Jerry Brown.
We’Ced Youth Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 06, 2015
Fewer than two in 10 working Latinos in California have a college degree.
Spokesman-Review/New America Media , Profile, Posted: Jul 05, 2015
Despite fighting cancer in rural Washington State, Bob Faller, 79, remains fiercely independent, defying the system with help from alternative medicine, yoga and his wife, Jane.
La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Jul 02, 2015
The problem is that, whether we like it or not, Trump's message resonates with the Republican base.
Latino Rebels, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 02, 2015
Donald Trump's comments have the Latino digital space speaking out in ways we have never seen before.
Latino Rebels, News Feature, Posted: Jul 02, 2015
The Dominican agency at the center of criticism was created with help from the U.S. Border Patrol and Department of Homeland Security.
WBAI/HealthCetera/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jul 02, 2015
Latinos make up over 60% of seniors at New York’s Sunnyside Community Services, and their model approach provides many culturally appropriate programs.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 01, 2015
Thirty-seven black churches in the South have been torched in the last 18 months.
Media Matters for America, News Report, Posted: Jul 01, 2015
Fox News and Fox News Latino covered NBC's decision to sever ties with Donald Trump in dramatically different ways.
WBAI/HealthCetera/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jul 01, 2015
There are 1.5 million seniors in the Naked City--increasing and more diverse than ever, as their caregivers face growing frustration with the lack of multicultural services.