APEC Leaders Call for United Front to Fight Terrorism

Filamstar.net, News Report, Posted: Nov 30, 2015

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who attended the summit in behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin, urged the leaders for increased cooperation for food, energy and security. He also stressed the need for economies to unite against terrorism, stating that the attacks against Paris and Russia were not just crimes against two countries but against the whole world and therefore needs a global response.

Vietnam Report: Tougher Penalties for Government Critics, Dissidents

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Nov 30, 2015

The Vietnamese government is planning even harsher penalties to stifle dissent and arrest its critics, according to a report by the New York based organisation, Human Rights Watch.

1st Trial in the Freddie Gray Murder Case to Begin Monday in Baltimore

The Roots, News Report, Posted: Nov 30, 2015

Six police officers are facing charges in the death that sparked nationally televised protests in the city

Poll: African Americans See Global Warming As A Major Threat

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Staff, Posted: Nov 30, 2015

Two-thirds of African Americans believe global warming is a serious issue, ranking it as one of four major challenges facing the black community.

Revealing the Impact of Climate Change on African-Americans

Washington Informer, News Feature, Staff, Posted: Nov 30, 2015

Climate change is of paramount importance, and it goes beyond religion, and goes beyond our individual organizations.

The Big Reward in Trump's Perennial Race-Baiting

New America Media, News Analysis, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 29, 2015

His unapologetic race baiting is a big part of what rocket launched him to the front of the GOP presidential pack and at a couple of points when he slid a bit.

Harsh Sentence for Vietnamese Youth in Land Clash

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Nov 28, 2015

A 15-year-old boy has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison following a violent clash over land evictions at his village near Ho Chi Minh City.

Turkish Journalists in US Fear Ripple Effects of Turkey’s Media Crackdown

New America Media, News Feature, 
Anthony Advincula, Posted: Nov 28, 2015

Turkish journalists working in the United States are expressing growing concerns over a sweeping media crackdown in their home country.

Slowing Down Your Diabetes

New America Media, Commentary, Todd G. Prewitt, M.D., FAAFP, Posted: Nov 28, 2015

After a diagnosis of diabetes, people have a variety of reactions. Some want to give up, some get very active in their health and others just go along for the ride.

When Will Our Fellow Americans Condemn Extremism?

Arab American News, Editorial, Posted: Nov 28, 2015

Muslim Americans are being attacked daily. Their houses of worship are being vandalized; their children are being targeted; their institutions are being demonized. The Republican presidential race has turned into a Muslim-bashing competition.

The Refugee Hypocrisy of President Obama and Hillary Clinton

Latino Rebels, News Analysis, Matthew Kolken, Posted: Nov 18, 2015

In criticizing Republicans' stance against Syrian refugees, Obama and Clinton seem to have forgotten their own treatment of Central American refugees.

Tense Confrontation as Human Rights Lawyers Challenge Vietnamese Police

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Nov 18, 2015

A confrontation has escalated between police and human rights lawyers, who have taken up the case of a teenager who died from injuries sustained in police custody.

Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline

New America Media, Commentary, David Muhammad, Posted: Nov 17, 2015

Data from L.A. and Oakland show that reducing school suspensions has lead to dramatic reductions in youth detention.

We Should Not Close the Doors

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

Rejecting refugees and immigrants out of fear of terrorism goes against our values, according to an editorial in La Opinión.

Labeling Victims of Terror Benefits ISIS

Arab American News, Editorial, Posted: Nov 17, 2015

Terrorism has no religion and knows no mercy. It should be condemned without the slightest rationalization or justification.

UC President Pushes for More Diversity in Student Enrollment

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Nov 15, 2015

University of California President has been meeting with ethnic media journalists to help advance her plans for creating more admissions opportunities for Californians.

Hunt Terrorists in Paris Massacre, Don't Witch-hunt Muslims

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 15, 2015

The instant news broke about the hideous bloodbath in Paris, the tweets from the conservative echo chamber came fast and furious.

Explosions Rip Through Southern Beirut Suburb

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Nov 15, 2015

Two explosions ripped through the southern Beirut suburb of Borj El-Barajneh Thursday afternoon.

Immigrant Rights Leaders Say This Is the Time to Act

New America Media, News Report, Text: Elena Shore / Video: Min Lee, Posted: Nov 12, 2015

Immigrant rights advocates and DACA recipients had a clear message following the 5th Circuit federal court decision: Take action.

Today's Refugees Come Seeking Freedom, But They Came Too Late

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Nov 12, 2015

Just a few decades ago, almost anyone who fled the manifest dangers and oppressions of the Soviet Union or Vietnam could reasonably expect to find safe haven in the "free world".

What Are We Asian Americans to Do in the Heated Climate of China-Bashing?

International Examiner, Commentary, Sam Ho, Posted: Nov 11, 2015

A question: What are we Asian Americans to do in the heated climate of China-bashing? Some of our reactions may be: Great! I’ll join it!

Black History Matters: Governor Pardons Abolitionist--After 168 Years

NorthStar News Today , News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Nov 11, 2015

The Underground Railroad’s Samuel Burris was pardoned just after 168 years by Delaware’s governor. Doctors deemed slaves seeking escape as mentally ill.

What Happens When Everybody Has a Gun?

Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Dr. Joseph Marshall, Posted: Nov 10, 2015

This piece is about the kids I deal with and some of the things that I’ve encountered with them when it comes to guns.

Go West! — Report Shows Asian Pacific Islanders Heading Toward the Left Coast

NW Asian Weekly, News Report, Tina Lu, Posted: Nov 10, 2015

From 2000 to 2010, the NHPI population in the West grew by 37 percent, and Asian Americans by 36 percent.

Xi-Ma Summit Has Changed the Status Quo Between China & Taiwan

New America Media, News Analysis, George Koo, Posted: Nov 09, 2015

the Xi-Ma historic summit has taken place, and the goal posts of Taiwan’s status quo has already moved a step farther from independence.

Two Americans, One S. African Shot Dead In Jordan

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Nov 09, 2015

Two American military personnel and one South African were killed when a Jordanian officer went on a shooting spree on Monday at a U.S.-funded security training facility near Amman, Jordan's government spokesman said.

China Continues to Claim Disputed Sea as Its Own Territories

Filam Star, News Report, Posted: Nov 09, 2015

Philippine Senator Antonio Trillanes warned that China would continue to press for their claims over the West Philippine Sea even if it eventually lost the case just to save.

University of Mo. President Resigns Amid Claims of Racial Insensitivity

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

University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe resigned Monday morning amid racial controversy in which students and faculty staged walkouts and hunger strikes to bring attention to the issue.

Aging Trans People Locked Out of U.S. Health Care System

Newsweek/New America Media, News Feature, Liana Aghajanian , Posted: Nov 09, 2015

Besides Caitlyn Jenner, thousands of transgender elders like Michelle Evans still cope with stigma and discrimination in the health care system.

Keystone XL Rejection: Indigenous Resistance Exults, Trudeau ‘Disappointed’

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Nov 08, 2015

Indigenous activists and environmentalists hailed President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, calling it a victory for Mother Earth.

Vietnam to Allow Free Labor Unions?

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

Vietnam has agreed to wide ranging labour reforms, including allowing the formation of free and independent trade unions with the right to strike, under the terms of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreed last month.

New Two-Child Policy May Impact Refugee Numbers to Canada

New Canadian Media, News Analysis, Shan Qiao , Posted: Nov 06, 2015

The desire to have more than one child has been a motivating factor for many Chinese emigrants for over three decades. Change may be on its way though, as earlier this week.

Xi Visit Prompts More Police Violence In Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Doan Trang, Posted: Nov 05, 2015

Tension is increasing in Hanoi on the eve of the visit by the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, with a significant increase in the number of attacks reported on activists and independent bloggers.

Was It a Case of Racism or Bad Behavior at Spring Valley High?

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 05, 2015

The mop–up of the classroom floor with a black student at Spring Valley High School by canned South Carolina Richland County Deputy Ben Fields ignited two firestorms.

Vietnamese Human Rights Lawyers Ambushed by Bikers

Vietnam Right Noew, News Report, Posted: Nov 04, 2015

The lawyers have been providing free legal assistance to the family of Do Dang Du, a 17-year-old boy who was taken to hospital in a coma, and later died, after being held in police custody for two months on a charge of petty theft.

Vietnamese Activists Stepped Up Campaigns Against China Visit

Vietnam Right Now, News Analysis, Posted: Nov 04, 2015

Activists in Vietnam have tried to step up their campaign against this week’s visit by the Chinese leader Xi Jinping, accusing China of aggression in the disputed waters of the South China Sea.

El Nino is Coming, Are Californians Ready?

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Nov 03, 2015

For PG&E in particular that means outages, broken poles, down power lines and ruptured natural gas lines, which could lead to disasters.

Health Disparities Continue for California’s Latinos and African Americans

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

African-American adults have the highest rates of high blood pressure, obesity and smoking.

President Obama to Send Special Forces into Syria and Iraq

The Hartford Guardian, News Report, Posted: Nov 02, 2015

More troops will be in Syria to help the local officials fight against the so-called anti-government group in the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , according to a White House aide.

Anonymous Begins Publishing Personal Details of Alleged KKK Members

The Roots, News Report, Posted: Nov 02, 2015

The hacktivist group Anonymous has published the email addresses and phone numbers of supposed Ku Klux Klan members, including the names of four senators and five city mayors.

Iran To Be Included In Syria Peace Talks

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Nov 02, 2015

Washington stuck to its demand on Thursday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad leave power, ahead of peace talks which will include Assad's main ally Iran for the first time, reflecting his stronger position since Russia joined the war on his side.

EPA Slow to Halt Use of Deadly Pesticide

New America Media, News Feature, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Nov 02, 2015

A pesticide known as DDT's cousin is still being used in the United States, despite evidence of its toxic effects.