U.S. Citizenship -- The Gift My Parents Gave Me

New America Media, Op-ed, Bao Nguyen, Posted: Jun 30, 2016

Bao Nguyen, the mayor of Garden Grove, Calif., says becoming an American citizen was a pivotal moment in his life.




Creating The Right Settings for Arab American Seniors

Al Enteshar/New America Media , News Report, Julian Do, Posted: Jun 30, 2016

The Arab American community has stepped up to bring a new attitude towards caring for seniors.




'It's Not Just About Toilets' -- A 'Bellwether' of City's Response to Homelessness

New America Media, News Feature, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 29, 2016

The city's inaction on providing adequate hygiene facilities plays a major role in keeping people from exiting homelessness.




Syrian Refugee Returns €150,000 He Found in a Cupboard in Germany

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 29, 2016

Police in Minden, Germany, say a Syrian man who arrived last year as a refugee is their “hero of the day” after he found €150,000 ($166,000) and handed it to authorities.




Red, White, Blue - and Green: On July 4th, Hopes for More Parks Access in L.A. County

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Jun 29, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of L.A. residents may flock to grassy preserves and ocean fronts to frolic and observe fireworks, demonstrating their love of natural settings as well as country.




UC Graduates Making the Most of Opportunity Through Public Service

New America Media, Commentary, Janet Napolitano, Posted: Jun 29, 2016

This year the University of California granted bachelor's and advanced degrees to 67,000 individuals, each with stories of personal aspiration and accomplishment.




A Neighborhood Fixture in Spite of Eviction

New America Media, Profile, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 28, 2016

Albert "Nick" Sutton is an easy man to spot. In a city where everybody complains about how filthy the street is, he's the one with the broom.




"Make America Native Again”

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Jun 28, 2016

There is a new product hitting the interwaves that hails from Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. It’s a red baseball cap featuring the caption: “Make America Native Again” in response to Donald Trump's campaign slogan, which states “Make America Great Again”.




U.K. Progressives See Opportunity in Wake of 'Brexit'

New America Media, News Report, Nikhil Venkatesh, Posted: Jun 28, 2016

The 'Brexit' vote has unleashed dangerous political forces in the UK but progressives also see signs for optimism in the wake of the decision.




Are We All Finally Getting in Formation?

Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Keisa Reynolds, Posted: Jun 28, 2016

He uplifted the names of lives taken by police officers, including Tamir Rice, who would have made 14 years old on June 26 and Rekia Boyd.




Victory for Tribes as SCOTUS Ties in Dollar General

Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

In a narrow victory for the nation’s 567 federally-recognized tribal nations, the United States Supreme Court today announced a 4-4 deadlock in Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, which allows a 5th Circuit opinion in favor of the tribe to stand.




What It’s Like to Grow Up Queer and Purepecha

Coachella Unincorporated, Profile, Paulina Rojas, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Alejandra Zamora, a community activist in the Eastern Coachella Valley, says growing up LGBTQ and Purepecha made her see "how different I was."




Homeless But at Home in San Francisco

New America Media, Profile, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

To the average observer, San Francisco's homeless population might look chaotic, a sign of the widening cracks in the city's facade.




Urban Farms See Challenge, Opportunity in Demand for Locally Sourced

Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Gabriela Mungarro and Michael Lozano, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Urban Farms in Long Beach that supply the growing number of restaurants serving locally sourced foods say they can't keep up with demand.




Obama Admin Gives Positive Status Report for ACA at Annual NNPA Convention

The Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the nation has seen the largest reduction in the uninsured in four decades, with more than 16 million uninsured individuals gaining coverage.




3 Years Later, the Ghosts of Shelby Still Haunt Us

The Root, News Analysis, Charles F. Coleman Jr, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

As the anniversary of one of the most important Supreme Court rulings of our time nears, many voters are without critical protections at a point when they are perhaps most needed.




SCOTUS Decision on Immigration 'Not the End of the Road'

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jun 24, 2016

Immigrant rights advocates say the Supreme Court ruling blocking two programs that would have benefited millions is a setback but not the end of the road.




Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

California’s Prop. 47 allows many individuals to change certain felonies into misdemeanors on their criminal records – but less than a quarter of those eligible have submitted their requests, and the window of opportunity is set to expire next year.




US to China, Rivals: Be Calm After UN Ruling On South China Sea

Inquirer.net, News Report, Reports from the wires and Nikko Dizon, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

The Philippines challenged the validity of China’s nine-dash line claiming virtually the entire stretch of the South China Sea.




Sheriff Alleges Mayor Behind the Takeover of the Orleans Parish Prison

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, C.C. Campbell-Rock, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

Negotiations are currently underway in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) attempt to take control of the Orleans Parish Prison from the city’s first Black sheriff.




Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Bystander

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

Israeli troops mistakenly killed a Palestinian bystander on Tuesday while responding with gunfire to a petrol bomb and rock attack on Israeli vehicles in the occupied West Bank, the military said.




U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Convicted

North Star News Today, News Report, Frederick Lowe and Burney Simpson, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

A federal jury on Tuesday convicted longtime U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) of bribery, mail fraud and 27 other charges. He faces up to 20 years in prison.




Reporters Learn Future of Work and Aging During Columbia Seminar

PBS Next Avenue , News Report, Richard Eisenberg, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Reporters chosen for the 16th Age Boom fellowship got a sneak peek into the future of work and retirement.




Growing Temp Industry Shuts Out Black Workers, Exploits Latinos

Chicago Reporter, News Report, Will Evans, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

She was working for a temp agency in spring 2014, supervising workers at a big brick packaging plant northwest of Chicago. Crews of minimum-wage temp workers in hairnets boxed consumer products such as adult diapers and energy drinks in shifts around the clock.




Philippines: ‘Fastest-Growing’ Smartphone Nation in Southeast Asia

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Affordable, low-end smartphones are a significant factor because it opened up the market to Filipinos who otherwise would not have access to smartphones, according to Mobile World Live.




Vietnam to Ratify TPP as US Loses Enthusiasm

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Vietnam has announced plans to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership next month, showing an enthusiasm for the trade agreement that is no longer matched in the United States.




Senate Rejects Murphy Background-Check Provision and ‘Terror Gap’ Bill

The Hartford Guardian, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

For the second time since the slaughter at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the U.S. Senate has rejected an effort to expand FBI background checks of gun purchasers.




UN: 65 million People Displaced Last Year

The Hartford Guardian, News Report, Ann-Marie Adams, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

More than 65 million people were displaced and had to flee their home countries, according a United Nations report.




Racial Profiling 'Common Sense,' Says Trump

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

Donald Trump on Sunday called racial profiling of Muslims "common sense" as a strategy to prevent violence in America — although his proposed policies would prove ineffective, experts say.




CA Leads Way in Solar Tech but Communities of Color Left Behind

El Tecolote/ New America Media, News Report, Calindra Revier, Posted: Jun 18, 2016

California is the leader of solar technology and one of the wealthiest states, yet its poorer communities in large part don’t have access to this expanding technology.




CA líder en tecnología solar pero con comunidades de color rezagadas

El Tecolote/ New America Media, News Report, Calindra Revier, Posted: Jun 18, 2016

California es líder en tecnología solar y uno de los estados con mayores recursos; a la vez, sus comunidades más pobres, por lo general, no tienen acceso a esta tecnología en expansión.




Marine Corps Vet Saved Dozens of Lives During Orlando Shooting

India-West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jun 17, 2016

The courage of a U.S. Marine Corps veteran saved the lives of more than 60 people during the shooting rampage earlier this week in an Orlando, Fla., gay club.




Gay Arabs Traumatized by Orlando Massacre

Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb, Posted: Jun 17, 2016

After a suspected extremist killed 49 people at the gay club in Florida, the tragedy hit home for many LGBTQ Arab Americans.




Undocumented Victims of Orlando Shooting Face Unique Challenges

Fusion, News Report, Jorge Rivas and Rafa Fernandez De Castro, Posted: Jun 17, 2016

Victims without legal status in the United States face an additional set of challenges in the wake of the Orlando mass-shooting.




An Islamic Argument Against Homophobia

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jun 16, 2016

The often fatal homophobia against the LGBT community within Islam stems from a misreading of the Quran and its message of justice, tolerance and empathy.




Ebony and Jet Magazines Have Been Sold

North Star News, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jun 16, 2016

Johnson Publishing Co. of Chicago has sold Ebony and Jet magazines for an undisclosed price to Clear View Group, an Austin, Texas-based private equity firm.




In Rural California, Students Advocate for Better LGBTQ Support Services

Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Olivia Rodriguez, Posted: Jun 16, 2016

A survey of 600 young people by a group of students in the Eastern Coachella Valley found that 1 in 10 identify as LGBTQ.




Editorial: Bring Back the Assault Weapons Ban

New America Media, Editorial, Posted: Jun 15, 2016

What made the Orlando tragedy all too possible – in fact likely – was the ease with which guns like the AR15 are bought and sold in this country.




The Anger Uncovered by the Orlando Shooting

Ebony, Commentary, Posted: Jun 14, 2016

In our collective grief, we cannot disconnect the violence experienced by LGBT people from that experienced by people of color. To do so renders those of us living at such a violent intersection invisible. According to a 2014 National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs report 80 percent of LGBT and HIV-affected homicide victims in 2014 were people of color. The majority of homicide victims (60 percent) were Black and 15 percent of homicide victims were Latino. More than half (55 percent) of victims were transgender women, while 50 percent of homicide victims were transgender women of color.




Ex Wife, Club Goers Say Orlando Killer Was Gay

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jun 14, 2016

A former classmate of Mateen at the Indian River Community College police academy, said they had went out on a date in 2006.




Orlando Shooting Massacre: Latino Groups Unite, Grieve for LGBTQ Latinos Killed at Pulse Nightclub

Latin Post, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2016

Following the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, Latino civic and politically-engaged groups have come out to grieve with victims of the LGBTQ community.




After Orlando, We Refuse to Live in Fear

Jet, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2016

Unfortunately, the Orlando shooting came out of a “perfect storm” of anti-LGBTQ sentiments. The hate speech of politicians, religious radicals of all faiths, and citizens alike, has resulted in the death of dozens of people. Furthermore, this tragedy uncovered the ugly truth about what happens when people don’t realize that we are all intersectional beings—Black and gay, Muslim and queer.




La Opinion: The Worst Massacre in U.S. History

La Opinion, Editorial, Posted: Jun 13, 2016

Editors write that the fact that AR-15 assault rifles are sold to the general public is an abomination.




Trikone Mourns Orlando Shooting Incident, Worries Of Islamophobia

Trikone , News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2016

Trikone is in mourning as we send our heartfelt condolences to the victims, their families and friends; and endless get-well wishes to those recovering from the tragedy.




Local Vigils Mourn Orlando Victims

Bay Area Reporter, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2016

LGBTs and allies came together across the Bay Area Sunday to remember the victims of the mass shooting at a gay Orlando, Florida nightclub.




Native Two Spirit, LGBTQ Community Responds to Orlando Shooting

Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2016

Talbot is a First Nations singer and songwriter whose work has appeared on Disney TV and the television series "Mohawk Girls" and has shared the stage with Lady Gaga and Roxette, among many others. She identifies as Two Spirit and works as an advocate for LGBTQ and Aboriginal women's rights.




One In 12 Asian Americans Have Hepatitis B, Most Not Aware

Iexaminer, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2016

In the United States, about 2.2 million people are believed to be chronically infected with hepatitis B, though the true prevalence may be underestimated as immigrants from countries where chronic hepatitis B is endemic have been under-represented.




Trump: Muslim Americans Need to Turn Terrorists In

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2016

Donald Trump charged that there were “many, many people” in the United States who are “sick with hate” and willing to carry out terrorist attacks like the mass shooting this weekend at a gay club in Orlando, Florida.




Orlando Shooting: LGBT Community Still Lives In Fear

Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Keisa Reynolds, Posted: Jun 12, 2016

I think about potential violence every day. I think about how easy of targets we may be when there are dozens of us waiting in line at bars and nightclubs.




Suspect Identified in Orlando Mass Shooting as Omar Mateen

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jun 12, 2016

The media has identified Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old U.S.-born citizen, as the suspect in Sunday's mass shooting that left at least 50 dead and more than 50 others wounded at the Pulse Nightclub, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.




Ahead of SCOTUS Ruling, Getting the Message Out to Central Valley Immigrants

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Jun 10, 2016

As they wait for a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, advocates are preparing immigrant communities for three possible outcomes.




THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: System Improving, But Problems Persist

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 10, 2016

State lawmakers are pushing guardianship bills making judges grant limited guardianship orders when possible--not just terminate an elder’s rights.




THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: Fighting the Greed Factor in Elder Abuse

PBS NextAvenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 09, 2016

Greed is never good when courts appoint a family member or professional guardian to make your decisions. Here’s what can happen and how to avoid the worst.




Robert Reich's Open Letter to Bernie Sanders

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2016

Robert Reich, former Secreatary of Labor under Bill Clinton, is one of Bernie Sanders' biggest supporters. He wrote a public letter after last night's democratic primary which resulted in HIllary Clinton winning the nomination for president. The full text is below.




Report: Early Childhood Education Programs Key to Success of Dual Language Learners

EdSource, News Report, Susan Frey and Louis Freedberg, Posted: Jun 08, 2016

Early childhood education programs have a critical role to play in preparing children whose first language is not English to succeed in kindergarten and beyond.




Muhammad Ali: Playful Pugilist with a Purpose

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jun 08, 2016

Beneath the bluster was a serious soul who thought deeply about race, responsibility and justice and how they shaped him into who he was.




Bill Clinton Becomes First U.S. President to Visit Richmond

Richmond Pulse, News Report, Mitzi Perez, Posted: Jun 08, 2016

Former President Bill Clinton visited Richmond the day before the primary election to campaign in support of his wife and possible Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.




Trump: We Welcome Bernie Supporters With Open Arms

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2016

Trump announced he will be giving a speech next week about "all of the things that have taken place with the Clintons."




Hillary Clinton Claims Victory as the 1st Woman to Claim Presidential Nomination of a Major Party

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 08, 2016

Hillary Clinton has officially staked her claim as the presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, taking a place in history as the first woman to claim the presidential nomination of a major U.S. party after capturing primary victories in California, New Mexico, South Dakota and New Jersey Tuesday, Al-Jazeera reports.




NAFTA’s Failures Finally Get Air Time, Thanks to Trump

New America Media, Commentary, Louis Nevaer, Posted: Jun 07, 2016

NAFTA’s market failures have festered sores that Donald Trump has masterfully pointed out.




Muslim Woman in Hijab Becomes Officer at Wayne County Jail

Arab American News, News Feature, Samer Hijazi, Posted: Jun 07, 2016

A Muslim woman in hijab is now a full time Deputy Police Officer at the Wayne County Jail Systems, a first for the Sheriff’s office in Detroit.




Korean Media Endorse Hillary Clinton

Korea Times, News Report, Translated by Soyoung Lee, Posted: Jun 07, 2016

The Korea Times officially support Hilary Clinton as presidential candidate of Democrats in this California Primary.




Bail or Die: The Choice of a Detained Man in a Broken Jail

Silicon Valley DeBug, News Feature, Raj Jayadev, Posted: Jun 07, 2016

Jeysson Minota was incarcerated with a possible terminal condition that would have cost him his life had he not posted bail.




THE GUARDIANSHIP TRAP: Protecting Elders, or Exploiting Them?

PBS NextAvenue/New America Media , News Report, Emily Gurnon , Posted: Jun 07, 2016

The aging of boomers means more will be placed in guardianships or conservatorships--with many at risk of abuse as they enter “the danger age.”




Legal Hotline Created in Canada After 'Significant Increase' in Islamophobia

New Canadian Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 06, 2016

“Especially under the Harper government,” says Alam, “we noticed that there was very specific fear mongering happening, that utilized Islamophobia to justify Harper’s policies, such as Bill C-51, and all of that translated into an increase in hate crimes.”




Police Stamp Out Protests Amid Delays in Fish Death Report in Vietnam

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 06, 2016

The government has continued its crackdown on activists demanding transparency over the mass death of fish in central provinces.




Hey Bernie, Hillary: Do You Really Care About Police Brutality in Calif., or Do You Just Want Votes?

The Root, Commentary, Posted: Jun 06, 2016

Former Bay Area resident Amy Alexander ponders the California Democratic primary and the motives and policies of presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton when it comes to the policing of black and brown communities.




Striving to Find Foster Parents in America’s Largest Muslim Community

The Chronicle of Social Change, News Report, Josh Herman, Posted: Jun 06, 2016

Nuzhat Jawed is one of only about a dozen Muslim foster parents in Dearborn, Michigan, home to the largest concentration of Muslims in North America.




Chinese Elders Find Compassionate and Spiritual Care in Psychotherapy

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jun 06, 2016

Psychotherapy at the Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Center adds a spiritual element helpful to Chinese elders often traumatized by the Cultural Revolution.




融入靈性元素 心理治療多元化

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, 本報特約記者陳家賦洛杉磯報導/攝影 , Posted: Jun 06, 2016

「如果慈濟義診中心去年沒有給我提供幫助,相信我的人生不會像今天這麼好。他們不只使用我熟悉的語言,更重要的是讓我感受到受尊重和生命價值的意義。」在亞特蘭大從事美容美髮工作的高女士,接受電話採訪時一再這麼強調。




Chinese America Elders Find Joy in Nursing Home--From Youth

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jun 05, 2016

As Pui Kwan Li, 88, played mahjong with her friends, several high school students arrived at the nursing home--visits studies say can boost seniors’ health.




老人享天倫 少年學孝道: 療養院展現溫情 兩代接觸創雙贏

America Commercial New/New America Media, News Feature, 本報特約記者陳家賦洛杉磯報導/攝影 , Posted: Jun 05, 2016

當一群身著淺藍色恤衫、白色長褲的高中生走進活動室時,李奶奶正在和她的朋友們打麻將。看到年輕人的到來,她笑了笑。




3 Things You Didn’t Know About Muhammad Ali’s Politics

The Root, News Analysis, Jason Johnson, Posted: Jun 04, 2016

Muhammad Ali—the three-time heavyweight-boxing champion, the incredible humanitarian, the inspiration for the activism of athletes all over the nation—passed away on Friday, June 3, and the world is in mourning.




Attachment to Family Key to Better Aging of Latinos in U.S.

La Opinion/New America Media , News Report, Yolanda González Gómez , Posted: Jun 03, 2016

Research shows that “familismo,” the tradition of close family ties in Hispanic culture, has a protective health effect on latino elders.




Apego a la familia ayuda a envejecer mejor a latinos en EEUU

La Opionion/New America Media , News Report, Yolanda González Gómez , Posted: Jun 03, 2016

En tal informe, se explica que ‘familismo’ es la fuerte identificación y apego de los hispanos a sus familias cercanas o extendidas, que a la vez siguen un sistema de valores tradicional que prioriza las relaciones familiares como fuentes de identidad y bienestar.




Beyond the Making of Monsters: Hmong Organize Against Racial Blame

New America Media, Commentary, Pao Vue, Posted: Jun 03, 2016

Perhaps a thousand people, primarily Hmong, turned out in Wausau on May 31 calling for racial justice, and chanting “I am Dylan Yang.”




California Set to Be First State to Allow Undocumented Residents to Buy Health Coverage on Online Marketplace

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 02, 2016

As early as next year, undocumented immigrants will be able to buy health insurance on Covered California, the state’s online marketplace. That is, if Uncle Sam gives the state a federal waiver to do so.




Video Showing Police Takedown of Black Teen on Bike Goes Viral

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Additional Reporting by Andre Guzman, Posted: Jun 02, 2016

Residents in the city of Merced, in California's Central Valley, say the video is proof of police abuse directed toward low-income communities of color.




Former Stanford Grad Mainak Sarkar Identified as Gunman in UCLA Murder-Suicide

India West, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2016

Sarkar, 38, drove from his home in Minnesota with a pair of guns and multiple rounds of ammunition to Los Angeles and killed UCLA engineering professor William Klug, 39, before turning the gun on himself and taking his own life, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck told CBS news affiliate KTLA-TV.




Ramadan and the Spirit of Community Service

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jun 02, 2016

According to a recent study, the San Francisco Bay Area is home to 250,000 Muslims, of whom about 27% live in the Santa Clara County




Poverty, Stress Put Blacks at Higher Risk for Dementia: Study

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

Poverty, low educational attainment and other socioeconomic factors put blacks at a much higher risk than whites of developing dementia and other cognitive impairments later in life, says a national study out this week.




Hepatitis C Now a Leading Cause of Death

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

Medical experts say as many as 5 million people in the United States have hepatitis C, and as many as half of those who are infected aren’t even aware they have the disease.




Activista y madre Marta Solis: Acceso a cuidado para familias hispanohablantes

New America Media, News Report, Ling Woo Liu, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

Como padre hispanohablante, Martha enfrenta obstáculos más allá de los retos que vienen cuando criar a un niño con necesidades especiales.




Your 4.0 GPA Won’t Protect You From Systemic Racism

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

Just ask 18-year-old Andrew Jones of Amite, La., who was denied the opportunity to serve as his class valedictorian. Even good kids get targeted by a system that penalizes black children for being themselves.




Racism or Bad Parenting in the Gorilla Killing in Cincinnati Zoo?

New America Media, News Report, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

The parents are African-Americans. The issue no longer was the heartbreaking tragedy of the killing of a prized and endangered animal.




Parent Calls for Health Care Access for Spanish-Speaking Families

New America Media, News Report, Ling Woo Liu, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

As a Spanish-speaking parent, Martha faces additional obstacles beyond the challenges of parenting a child with special needs.




AGING IN THE FIELDS: Retirement Followed by a Return to Work

Capital & Main/New America Media , News Report, David Bacon, Posted: Jun 01, 2016

The number of older farm workers is growing. Almost a third of them are over 45. In 2001 only 19 percent were over 45.