Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 30, 2016
Hundreds of tonnes of fish are believed to have been killed in a so far unexplained environmental catastrophe that has already affected tens of thousands of people and could have damaging consequences for the national economy.
Newslaundry, Commentary, Posted: Apr 29, 2016
News that two LGBT activists had been murdered in cold blood in Dhaka was followed by a Facebook page hailing the attackers as heroes.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 29, 2016
Anti-LGBT bias in senior care homes and health facilities is forcing many back into the closet after decades to hide their sexual orientation.
South Kern Sol, News Report, Posted: Apr 28, 2016
One of the nation’s leading civil rights organizations has filed a lawsuit against Kern County for violating the 1965 Federal Voting Rights Act.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Apr 28, 2016
Sociologists often can point to the adverse behaviors associated with father absenteeism, the psychologists are trying to figure out why.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 27, 2016
It is unclear where Haseeb Rabbi has been since his parents were found shot to death; Shamima's body was found near the laundry room.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 27, 2016
President Barack Obama is headed to Flint, Mich., to speak to residents about the water-contamination crisis and receive an in-person briefing on federal efforts in place to assist the people, the White House announced Wednesday.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 27, 2016
onnes of fish have been washing up along the shore of four central provinces since early this month. Subsistence fishermen and the owners of fish farms have suffered a devastating loss of income.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 27, 2016
For undocumented parents getting dental care for their children is top priority. They say that will be the main reason they will enroll their children in full-scope Medi-Cal next month.
Spokane Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Apr 27, 2016
Grow old along the streets--the worst is yet to be. Homeless outreach workers are witnessing the accelerated aging of Spokane’s poorest seniors.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 26, 2016
Among the benefits of DACA in California is the ability to access the health care program Medi-Cal.
Fox News Latino, News Report, Posted: Apr 26, 2016
El Diario La Prensa is fighting for its life.
Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Posted: Apr 26, 2016
Community orgs in Central West Long Beach, home to the highest concentration of undocumented immigrants in LA County, are preparing for the launch of SB4. In preparation for the start of SB4 next month, the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition (LBIRC) is partnering with The Children’s Clinic and the City of Long Beach’s Health and Human Services to enroll community members.
Arab American News, News Feature, Posted: Apr 26, 2016
The older generation of Muslims and Arabs are quick to call a cannabis smoker a "hashash," which in English roughly translates to "fiend" or "high on."
La Opinion, Editorial, Posted: Apr 25, 2016
Editors of La Opinion write that all the signs of impunity and judicial incompetence are present.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 25, 2016
In the wake of a 2014 LA County proposition vote that narrowly rejected a ballot measure that would have funded future maintenance and improvements of parks,
Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Posted: Apr 25, 2016
The normally quiet streets of Old Town Coachella buzzed with energy during the Bernie Sanders for President Block Party, also known as Berniechella.
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Apr 25, 2016
Nearly 11 years after they gunned down unarmed civilians on a bridge in eastern New Orleans less than a week after Hurricane Katrina, five former cops awaiting new trials in the shooting that left two civilians dead and four others wounded accepted plea deals and had their sentences drastically reduced.
The Root, First Person, Posted: Apr 25, 2016
After his death, Harriette Cole recalls the joy of spending many hours with the brilliant, passionate, visionary artist.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 25, 2016
The Vietnamese government is under pressure to take decisive action as the scale of the environmental disaster off the central coast becomes apparent.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 24, 2016
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said that the recent spike in property crimes in the city has little to do with Prop. 47.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 22, 2016
In California, the schools for kids detained in the juvenile justice system are failing at the job of educating young people in detention.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 22, 2016
Medicare now reimburses doctors for consulting on patients’ end-of-life wishes. But a new study shows diverse physicians struggling over that conversation.
Young Minds Advocacy, Commentary, Posted: Apr 21, 2016
On Saturday, Young Minds journeyed to Youth In Mind’s Oakland office to facilitate a “Creative Advocacy” art workshop.
Ebony, News Report, Posted: Apr 21, 2016
The iconic superstar singer and producer, who changed the face of pop music itself, was found dead in his suburban Minneapolis home Thursday morning
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 21, 2016
The government is introducing new rules that appear designed to stifle political activism on university campuses in Vietnam.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Apr 21, 2016
Before she formally announced her presidential bid last April, she got overwhelmingly high popularity marks as a much admired public official.
Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 20, 2016
Overseas South Korean voters were harder on the country’s ruling Saenuri party than voters within the country, according to the Korea Daily.
Global Nation, News Report, Posted: Apr 20, 2016
The Pentagon on Tuesday called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after Beijing used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from a new airstrip on an island it has created in the disputed South China Sea.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 20, 2016
An exchange of gunfire left one dead and another man in a critical condition in Detroit's West side on Monday. An accident connected to the shooting also injured three bystanders at a bus stop.
Indian Country Today, Commentary, Posted: Apr 20, 2016
Anthropologists warned of the traumatic impacts of relocating traditional people with such strong ties to the land. The rest of us, for the most part, didn’t listen or didn’t care.
Asian Journal , News Report, Posted: Apr 19, 2016
The study examined blood results from 12,000 children residing within 4.5 miles of the plant and accounted only those under 6 years old, as the group is at the greatest risk for adverse effects of lead, including learning disabilities and developmental problems.
AsamNews, News Report, Posted: Apr 19, 2016
Just minutes ago, Judge Danny Chun handed down a sentence of 5 year probation and 800 hours of community service, but no house arrest for ex-NYPD Officer Peter Liang for the accidental shooting of Akai Gurley in November 2014.
AsAm News, News Report, Posted: Apr 19, 2016
Many analysts suspect the justices will split 4-4 on the issue, meaning a lower court ruling against DAPA would remain in effect. The court remains without a ninth justice due to the death of Antonin Scalia and the Republicans refusal to grant a hearing on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Apr 19, 2016
En una entrevista con New America Media, Janet Napolitano, presidenta de la UC, dijo que la propuesta de ley significa que Sacramento y la UC están "ahora trabajando en sociedad" para cumplir el objetivo de aumentar matrículas y diversidad. Sus respuestas se han recortado por su duración.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 19, 2016
Young people met in San Francisco to tackle a challenge: how to get more Bay Area residents to apply for DACA.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2016
Now a senior at UC Berkley, Makhzoomi was in Los Angeles attending a dinner at the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, an event that was also attended by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Lit Hub, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2016
Last April, Nguyen released his blackly comic debut novel, The Sympathizer, the tale of a communist party spy who escapes Saigon for the United States, where he lives a double-existence—as a resident, and as a informer on a general who has landed in LA and runs a liquor store.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2016
Erwin Raphael, the new U.S. general manager for Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, specializes in challenges, whether in manufacturing, sales, math—or handling lions.
La Opinion, Editorial, Posted: Apr 18, 2016
Behind today's debate in the Supreme Court lies the future of millions of people who still live under the threat of deportation.
Boston Globe/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2016
Rapid aging and fewer family members for eldercare are increasing demand for paid workers. But immigrants filling the gap face low pay and anti-immigration hostility.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 15, 2016
加州州參議員狄里昂 (Kevin DeLeon) 剛引進一條議案，擴大社區學院、州立大學以及加州大學學額，以增加錄取低收入及少數族裔學生。
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 15, 2016
Affordability, campus climate and academic strength were among concerns raised by African American parents in conversation with UC President Janet Napolitano.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Apr 15, 2016
최근 가주 상의원이 발표한 법안 SB1050에 대해, UC총장은 정부와의 협력을 통한 입학 및 소수민 학생입학 확대에 주력할 것을 말한다.
New Canadian Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 15, 2016
Hossein is a 10-year-old Iraqi orphan with long hair, big olive-coloured eyes and a shy smile. He loves going to school and playing soccer. He also loves visiting his Canadian dentist for annual check-ups.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Apr 15, 2016
Ted Cruz’s political philosophy is cut from the same cloth as dictators in the Hispanic world, from Francisco Franco to Fidel Castro.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2016
The character will be appearing regularly on Baghch-e-Simsim (“Sesame Garden”) — a Sesame Workshop children’s series that’s been on the air in Afghanistan since December of 2011. Dawud Walid, Executive Director for the Council of Arab Islamic Relations (CAIR) told CBS Detroit that American producers of the series should consider featuring Zari.
Chicago Reporter, News Feature, Posted: Apr 14, 2016
Quaid Stephens can remove mold, asbestos and lead paint from buildings. He can even drive a forklift. He has nine training certificates, including one for CPR, but he still can’t find a job.
America Abroad/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Apr 14, 2016
As the Dalai Lama turns 80, nowhere has Tibetan Buddhism rooted more deeply than in America. Public radio’s Karen Michel profiles a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Woodstock, N.Y.
Korea Daily News, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2016
A Korean study finds that a wife living with a retired husband has a 70 percent higher risk of depression compared to wife with a working husband.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Apr 13, 2016
The agency tasked with managing Prop. 47 funds meets this week to form an executive committee that will help decide which programs receive support.
AsAm News, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2016
Contrary to popular belief – Asian Americans are not your stereotypical model minority. In fact— their incarceration rates are on the rise – totally debunking the model minority myth.
Inquirer, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2016
An exasperated Fil-Am instructor and graduate student at the University of California (UC) in Berkeley emerged utterly disappointed from a meeting with her department’s faculty and a member of the school’s anti-sexual harassment committee.
Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2016
Winslow Police Officer Austin Shipley, a three-year veteran of the Winslow Police Department, is the officer being investigated in connection with the shooting death of a Navajo woman.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2016
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Muslim headscarves should be banned from universities and that the majority of French people believe that the values of the Republic are incompatible with those of Islam. Valls told French newspaper Liberation: "It should be done" but conceded that the French constitution would make it difficult to do so.
Washington Informer, News Feature, Posted: Apr 13, 2016
Ray Winans, once affectionately known as "Killer Ray," is helping reduce gun violence in Detroit — one gang member at a time.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Apr 13, 2016
Like many then, Robinson at first regarded Malcolm X as an anti-Semitic, race-baiting demagogue and criticized his approach to racial problems.
Black and Latina Girls Walk Off Soccer Field at Wis. School After Taunts of ‘Donald Trump, Build That Wall’
The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 12, 2016
The Elkhorn Area School District in Wisconsin is investigating claims of racially charged taunts made by a group of its students that were directed at soccer players from Beloit Memorial High School, WISC-TV reports.
Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 12, 2016
57.9 percent of third-generation Korean Americans desire to work in Korea and prefereably for a Korean company, according to a recent study.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Apr 12, 2016
At the just concluded nuclear summit, Obama welcomed more than 50 world leaders, emphasizing collaboration on the one hand and US unilateralism on the other.
I-Examiner, Question & Answer, Posted: Apr 12, 2016
The International Examiner caught up with Marissa Vichayapai, 21 Progress’ Asian & Pacific Islander DACA WA State Coordinator and FAIR!
India West, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2016
The H-1B visa is offered primarily to those in highly-specialized technical fields, such as science, engineering and computer programming.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2016
An attempt by political activists to challenge for seats in next month’s legislative election has suffered its biggest setback, with the rejection of one of the campaign’s leading figures.
Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2016
The Navajo Nation has scored a significant victory regarding a legal issue that has been an ongoing irritation to many Indian nations: the use of tribal names as trade names for merchandise not authorized by the tribes, without paying royalties to the tribes, and sometimes flatly contrary to tribal values. Millions of dollars are at stake in Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters, with many more cases like it to come if the principles in the trial court decision stand.
Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2016
A body found March 5 on the University of Texas at Austin campus has been identified as that of Haruka Weiser, 18, a student at UT.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2016
Hastings, 63, was arrested Friday and charged with assault. She was released on bail, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, NBC News reports.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Apr 11, 2016
UC President Napolitano says a new bill announced last week means Sacramento and the University are now "working in partnership" to expand enrollment opportunities.
Korea Daily News, News Report, Posted: Apr 08, 2016
A Korean study found 85-90 percent of new mothers have signs of postpartum depression and recommends all mothers be screened potential problems.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Apr 07, 2016
Despite a record turnout for the Wisconsin primary, the state's new voter ID law may have discouraged up to 300,000 voters. A fair elections advocate explains.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 07, 2016
Federal law enforcement agencies and their state-based watchdog partners are stepping up efforts to protect the integrity of academic degrees.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 07, 2016
Sanders has been accused of propounding the big lie that he doesn’t take Super Pac money, whereas Clinton hauls it in by the bucketful.
Arab American News , News Report, Posted: Apr 06, 2016
Sen. Bernie Sanders trounced Hillary Clinton in the Wisconsin primary Tuesday night, winning all but three of the state’s 72 counties.
New Canadian Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 06, 2016
Fauzia shares that she found her passion for driving at a very young age, before she got married. For her, driving a public transport vehicle is a decision she could only have made here in Canada.
AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: Apr 06, 2016
By 2020, just four years away, demographers says the majority of Japanese Americans will be multiracial/multiethnic.
The Final Call, News Feature, Posted: Apr 06, 2016
Nixon aide admits Blacks were targeted but does anyone even care? The major question: Who will be held accountable?
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 05, 2016
Starting this year, California's working poor can potentially qualify for a tax credit under a new law.
India West, News Report, Posted: Apr 05, 2016
Over the past decade or so, a growing number of school systems across the U.S. have started using yoga and other mindfulness practices to help students deal with stress and increase focus on academics in the classroom.
La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Apr 05, 2016
Children and immigrants are among the people who won a significant victory yesterday when the Supreme Court ratified that they must be counted when drawing voting districts, even if they cannot vote. The unanimous decision guarantees the current interpretation of “one person, one vote” for political representation.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 05, 2016
This Gap ad is what happens when black faces appear but no black voices are at the table.
AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: Apr 05, 2016
The number of Asian American voters is expected to grow by 107 percent by 2040, according to a study from the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge and APAICS.
AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: Apr 04, 2016
That leaves Mike Parrish as the only Democrat left in the race. Li had previously declared her candidacy in the 7th Congressional District near Philadelphia, but she would have faced two other Democratic candidates and if she had won the primary, a 3-term Republican incumbent
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Apr 04, 2016
We must shun religious chauvinism and reject the culture of victimhood and embrace the culture of self-assurance.
Vietnam Right Now , News Report, Posted: Apr 02, 2016
The three farmers were convicted on the same charge, under Article 88 of the penal code, which is often used to suppress government critics.
U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Apr 01, 2016
Here’s a guide to help seniors living alone--and their adult children--anticipate needs and pull together help from home care to home meals.