Miami Times/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Dec 31, 2015
A Florida study found that even though shingles is a debilitatingly painful virus, many African American seniors do not get the one-shot vaccine to prevent it.
Final Call, News Report, Posted: Dec 31, 2015
The Final Call examines what 2015 meant for Black America and what new year may bring.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 31, 2015
As 2015 comes to a close, environmentalists have a lot of things for which to be grateful and on which to reflect.
Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Dec 30, 2015
South Korean President Park Geun-hye is facing mounting criticism for allegedly rushing to end the decades-long dispute over the “comfort women” without considering public sentiment.
Vietnam Right Now, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 30, 2015
The Vietnamese government has warned against the use of the internet to attack the Communist Party, amid swirling rumours of divisions and infighting in the run-up to the party congress in January.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Dec 30, 2015
As many as five million of the nation's working poor are uninsured despite an array of state and federal policies aimed at helping them obtain health care, according to a comprehensive review by USA Today.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Dec 30, 2015
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of embattled entertainer Bill Cosby for allegedly drugging and raping former Temple University employee Andrea Constand back in 2004.
India West, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 30, 2015
A "budding bromance" between India and the U.S. or "Modbama" as Foreign Policy called it, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama, took their ties to a new high in the year gone by.
Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Dec 30, 2015
California just became one of 18 states to require hospitals to inform and train family caregivers to provide often complex care at home.
North Star News Today, News Report, Posted: Dec 29, 2015
After another police shooting, black residents of Chicago say 'trigger happy cops' continue to open fire even as a Dpt. of Justice investigation is underway.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 29, 2015
There’s no shortage of chatter about GOP Presidential contender Donald Trump campaigning. But almost nothing has been said about how a “President” Trump would actually govern
U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Dec 29, 2015
Buying into negative age stereotypes may expose people to brain decline and increased blood pressure and higher stress levels.
AL DÍA News Media, Op-ed, Posted: Dec 28, 2015
While decrying Trump's fear of Muslims, Nutter and Johnson are targeting another of his preferred scapegoats: undocumented immigrants.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Dec 28, 2015
The shooting was one of the flashpoints in the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality and racism against blacks.
IANS I, News Report, Posted: Dec 28, 2015
India has questioned the deportation of some students from India when they came to the U.S. with valid student visas to study at two Silicon Valley institutions which have denied being "blacklisted.”
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Dec 28, 2015
Actor Samuel L. Jackson came to the defense of Muslim Americans while doing promotion for his new film “The Hateful Eight,” out in theaters on News Years Eve.
CHIRLA, News Report, Posted: Dec 28, 2015
Immigrant rights advocates will announce a national campaign to condemn the plan.
Latino Rebels, News Report, Posted: Dec 28, 2015
U.S. Homeland Security is reported to be planning raids to deport hundreds of Central American families who fled violence.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 28, 2015
The U.S. must restore balance in the region, which means risking confrontation when all else fails.
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Dec 27, 2015
On Christmas Eve, nearly 150 residents of Richmond gathered at Masjid Al Rahman to show their support for the city’s Muslim community. Neighbors and allies who convened at the mosque, many for the first time, wrote paper messages of support such as “We Are One” and “Solidarity, ” and posted them onto the doors of the mosque.
PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Dec 27, 2015
A new study looked into criminal case files to uncover common triggers for the battering of seniors.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 23, 2015
It’s hardly Santaland but as Christmas approaches Montoo’s bakery in a dingy lane in in central Kolkata is one of Kolkata’s hottest addresses.
India West, News Report, Posted: Dec 23, 2015
Air India staff Dec. 20 had to turn back 19 students from boarding a flight in Hyderabad headed for San Francisco when they learned the universities they would be attending are blacklisted by the U.S. government.
New Canadian Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 23, 2015
Analysts and members of the Iranian-Canadian community say they are optimistic about a thawing of relations between Iran and Canada now that a new government is in power.
Voices of NY, News Report, Posted: Dec 23, 2015
TACC serves not only the vibrant Turkish business community, but also business interests from Central Asian countries like Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan, in order to facilitate commerce between the U.S. and Turkic countries and to establish partnerships between Turkic and American business people.
La Raza/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Dec 23, 2015
Statistics indicate malnutrition among elders has increased dramatically in past decades and there are not enough health professionals and planning to combat the issue.
La Raza/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Dec 23, 2015
Estadísticas indican que la malnutrición entre las personas de la tercera edad ha aumentado alarmantemente en las últimas décadas, y hay pocos profesionales y planes para atender el problema
Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Dec 22, 2015
Two Native American tribes have jointly donated $600,000 to aid the victims of a terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 14 people at a disabilities service center in San Bernardino, California, earlier this month.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 22, 2015
The love that dares not speak its name lived up to its name in Indian Parliament.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 22, 2015
The average amount that each victim in Texas lost to scams last year was $2,300 — and almost half of them paid or wired cash.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 21, 2015
President Obama is challenging 20 cities to get the most sign-ups in the state’s health care exchange and win a visit from him.
Human Rights Commission, Police, Justice Department to Probe Duterte’s Link to Extra Judicial Killings
Filam Star, News Report, Posted: Dec 21, 2015
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) appealed to the Department of Justice to conduct an investigation against Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in his alleged extra judicial killings in Davao.
India West, News Report, Posted: Dec 21, 2015
Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world, according to a Pew report.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 21, 2015
Arguably nobody knows more about the unpredictability in dealing with North Korea than China. Even so, Beijing was caught by surprise by the latest flap.
Chicago Reporter, News Report, Posted: Dec 21, 2015
The Chicago Police Department has an early intervention system that is supposed to flag officers at risk of serious misconduct. But it is not working.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 19, 2015
Comments by one California Congressmember last week show that the ghosts of some of the most shameful chapters in our state's history have not entirely departed.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Dec 18, 2015
As many as 70 percent of the kids in California's juvenile detention centers are in need of mental health care, and most of them are not getting it.
New Canadian Media, News Feature, Posted: Dec 18, 2015
When Syrian refugee children arrive in Canadian classrooms for the very first time, the anxiety they feel might be more than simply first-day-of-school jitters.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Dec 17, 2015
European diplomats and human rights groups have expressed shock and concern at the arrest on Wednesday of the prominent human rights lawyer, Nguyen Van Dai.
Arab American News, Editorial, Posted: Dec 17, 2015
At a time when America was busy denouncing Donald Trump's plan to ban Muslims from coming to the United States, Congress overwhelmingly passed a bill that restricts Arabs and Muslims' entry into the country.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 17, 2015
What does it mean to be bilingual? Simply defined, it is the ability to use two languages. But are Americans bilingual?
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 14, 2015
After the attacks in November, French mainstream journalists began reaching out to reporters and editors serving the nation's Muslim community.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 11, 2015
While cities across the country debate the use of Tasers as “nonlethal” alternatives to police shootings, one expert says they’re never a good choice.
Boom Journal, First Person, Posted: Dec 11, 2015
Muslims are the world’s fastest growing religious group, and thousands of American Muslims have chosen to make California home.
Chicago Reporter, News Report, Posted: Dec 10, 2015
There have been several versions of the FOP contract ratified since the 1980s, but the provisions that City Council members want to put under a microscope aren’t new.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Dec 10, 2015
A Houston company just made all of its employees' Christmas dreams come true after everyone, no matter his or her position or salary, received a $100,000 Christmas bonus.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Dec 10, 2015
The KKK in Alabama is recruiting Americans "to fight the spread of Islam in our country." The Alabama chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Alabama) on Wednesday called on public officials to repudiate growing Islamophobia following reports that the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is recruiting in the region.
New America Media/Boom Journal, News Feature, Posted: Dec 10, 2015
If the American Muslim community has a tendency to isolate itself, to retreat from the rest of American society, Zaytuna College is where that insularity comes to die.
The Final Call, News Report, Posted: Dec 10, 2015
Scandals and charges of corruption and cover-ups taking toll of Rahm Emanuel's administration.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 09, 2015
GOP leaders from House Majority leader Paul Ryan to Arizona Senator John McCain feverishly scramble to double and triple their distance from Trump.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Dec 09, 2015
The store owner, Sarker Haque, claims that suspect Piro Kolvani, 55, screamed that he would “kill Muslims” as he threw haymakers at the shop owner, but police and prosecutors have yet to charge him with committing a hate crime.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Dec 09, 2015
Earlier this week, Trump released a statement, the first sentence of which called for "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on."
Washington Weekly, News Report, Posted: Dec 09, 2015
The Rev. Jesse Jackson and more than 400 demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to demand police accountability in Chicago – a city wrought with violence and still reeling from the release of a video showing a police officer unloading 16 shots into Black teenager Laquan McDonald.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 09, 2015
Trump is what would happen if the comments section became human & ran for President. That’s a very scary thought.
Boom Journal, Photo Essay, Posted: Dec 09, 2015
Gym towels can become prayer rugs in a pinch. Clippers keep my pubic hair trimmed as the Prophet Muhammad commanded me.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 08, 2015
People like Holly Woodlawn, who strove to live their lives with dignity in a world that remains unsure of what to make of a man that shaves his legs and then he becomes a she.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Dec 08, 2015
On Monday, San Francisco's police chief, Greg Suhr, called for Tasers to be added to police officers' arsenals, adding that Woods' death could have been prevented if officers had been armed with a nonlethal option.
Tikkun, Commentary, Posted: Dec 08, 2015
To declare war on “international terrorism” is nonsense. Politicians who do so are either fools or cynics, and probably both.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 08, 2015
As a journalist and an activist, I don’t understand the whole enterprise of apologizing and publically denouncing any crime based on ethnic or religious consideration.
Bay Area Reporter/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Dec 08, 2015
Research revealing the needs of LGBT elders was more prominent than ever at the recent Gerontological Society of America meeting in Orlando.
The Root , News Report, Posted: Dec 07, 2015
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez called Police Officer George Hernandez’s actions “reasonable and permissible,” citing that video released of Ronald Johnson III’s shooting death showed a gun.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Dec 07, 2015
Dai is a former political prisoner and vice-president of the Brotherhood for Democracy. Hanoi is monitoring Dai and his group carefully.
Trahant Reports, Commentary, Posted: Dec 07, 2015
Instead of a thoughtful conversation about climate change, or even guns and violence, terrorism dominates our discourse.
Long Beach VoiceWaves, Audio, Posted: Dec 07, 2015
Muslim students in Long Beach say bullying and other encounters with Islamophobia by peers and teachers alike are a daily reality.
Pakistan Link, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 07, 2015
This moment could not have come at a worse time for the sane Republican establishment hoping to derail Trump.
India West, News Report, Posted: Dec 04, 2015
Chennai - Heavy rains battered Chennai again Dec. 4, just as life began to limp to normalcy amid persisting power cuts and food shortages here and three other Tamil Nadu districts where floods and downpour have claimed 325 lives.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 04, 2015
It was not premature to call the massacre terrorism, or more accurately domestic terrorism.
New Canadian Media, News Feature, Posted: Dec 04, 2015
Kareem doesn’t fit the image of a Syrian refugee often seen in the media, dressed in well-fitting business casual with a young professional’s composure.
Arizona Republic/New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 04, 2015
Experts at a major meeting on aging said tweets reveal extensive ageism in U.S. culture. They explored how to reverse this negativity as boomers grow older.
The Voice, Op-ed, Posted: Dec 03, 2015
The IE Voice Publisher, columnist and long-time community advocate in the Inland Empire, Paulette Brown-Hinds says Wednesday's massacre at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, has destroyed the community's and region's sense of security.
Arab American News, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 03, 2015
"MUSLIM KILLERS," read the main headline on the New York Post's front page Thursday morning.
Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Dec 03, 2015
For the Suquamish Tribe and the Squaxin Island Tribe, licensing the retail sale of marijuana and legalizing its use on their lands now seems unavoidable.
Filam Star, News Report, Posted: Dec 02, 2015
Obama and Aquino had met on the sideline of the Asia-Pacific Economic (APEC) Summit Leaders’ Meeting recently held in Manila and reportedly agreed that a “bold step” is needed to ease the tension in the contested areas heightened by China’s reclamation activities
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Dec 02, 2015
"Getting to Zero" has been designated as the theme for World AIDS Day 2015, which is being celebrated Tuesday.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 02, 2015
With the exception of a few recent articles, Central American refugees have been out of the headlines for almost a year.
WBUR Common Health/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Dec 02, 2015
Malnutrition is surprisingly common among U.S. elders, said experts at a recent national conference on aging.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2015
Assemblymember Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, calls his bill a "sound preventative public health policy.”
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2015
Human Rights Watch said the move was a small but significant step towards the recognition of transgender people’s rights.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 01, 2015
When the dust settles it will be back to business as usual the only difference is the one managing the business will have a black face.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2015
Someone had to go, and according to the Chicago Sun-Times, the someone is Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, who was reportedly fired by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Tuesday amid multiple controversies involving the Chicago Police Department.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2015
In San Francisco Chinatown, an invisible world of struggle exist for hundreds of families crowded into residential hotels, commonly called single-room occupancy hotels.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2015
One of the most powerful El Niño storms on record is gathering strength in California, and is likely to bring heavy rains to key areas.