New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 30, 2016
Muslim Americans must refuse to be timid souls (a synonym for grievance collectors) and fence-sitters during this election year and throw themselves whole-heartedly into the arena.
India-West, News Report, Posted: Jul 29, 2016
The father of a Pakistani-American soldier killed in Iraq calls out Donald Trump for his disrespect for Muslims.
Miami Times/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jul 29, 2016
America’s prisons are filled with older inmates, most of them black. Many are being released after decades, but reentry-to-society programs are inadequate.
New America Media / Inquirer.net, News Feature, Posted: Jul 28, 2016
For four days, a delegation of reporters from various ethnic media outlets covered the DNC convention.
Reporte Hispano, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2016
New Jersey Hispanic delegates believe Hillary Clinton's progressive agenda is largely due to former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.
Asian Journal, News Feature, Posted: Jul 28, 2016
For Filipino-Americans here at the convention, witnessing Clinton's nomination has been an emotional experience.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2016
At Kapor Capital, over 50 percent of investments go to startups that have women and people of color in charge.
Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2016
SF Mayor Ed Lee says he thinks Schultz is an outstanding leader, but her resignation was a necessary sacrifice to retain Democratic unity.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2016
Despite her hardships and fear of deportation, like the predicament that 11 million undocumented immigrants are in, Hernandez believes that many Latinos are going to vote for Clinton in November.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2016
It was a lovefest at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night when President Obama took the stage and defended America against Donald Trump’s pessimism. “America is already great,” Obama said.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jul 27, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign slogan of “Make America Great Again” seems to resonate with a number of Filipino-Americans across the United States.
Latina , News Report, Posted: Jul 26, 2016
Michael Jordan has long been criticized for staying mum on social justice issues, but the basketball megastar is finally using his celebrity – and deep pockets – to address one of the country's biggest and current ills: police brutality.
La Opinion, Editorial, Posted: Jul 26, 2016
Texas voters won an important victory. More than 600,000 voters who might have been prevented from voting in the November presidential election will be able to go to the polls thanks to changes in the state’s voter identification law ordered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
New America Media / Inquirer.net, News Feature, Posted: Jul 26, 2016
As Asian American elected officials and community leaders take the stage here this week at the Democratic National Convention, the formidable presence and political force of Asian American voters on the nation’s electoral decision-making process can no longer be ignored.
The Root, News Feature, Posted: Jul 26, 2016
Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge, Donna Brazile and Leah Daughtry are the three black women running the Democratic National Convention as convention chair, interim Democratic National Committee chair and CEO of the convention, respectively.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jul 26, 2016
As the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia kicks off Tuesday, party officials are hoping for more of the good vibes that resulted from the day one speeches given by New Jersey Sen. Corey Booker and first lady Michelle Obama.
The Root, Commentary, Posted: Jul 26, 2016
The first lady ruled during her speech at the Democratic National Convention Monday night, but did we expect anything less?
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Jul 25, 2016
Of all those arrested in New Orleans for felony marijuana possession, 94 percent are Black, despite making up about 60 percent of the total population.
Asian Fortune, News Report, Posted: Jul 25, 2016
A coalition of Asian American groups in Missouri is condemning an ad attacking Missouri Attorney General candidate Kurt Schaefer which they say “depicts Chinese and Asians as the enemy” and is reminiscent of “darker and shameful times in our nation’s history.”
India West, News Report, Posted: Jul 25, 2016
When the $1,500 eye wearable device Google Glass failed to take off commercially last year, it hit the augmented reality industry to a certain extent. Now, the maddening craze for the GPS-based Pokemon Go game, which projects digital creatures around you to "capture" on your smartphone, has brought back the focus — and a revival strategy — for AR players.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jul 25, 2016
The furor was a blow to a party keen on projecting stability in contrast to the volatility of Republican candidate Donald Trump, who was formally nominated at a raucous convention in Cleveland last week.
New America Media, Photo Essay, Posted: Jul 25, 2016
Photographer Pamela Jean Calore documented the lives of refugees in Istanbul.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 24, 2016
The man who videotaped the chilling death of Alton Sterling has effectively been given the ax, and, according to his lawyer, it’s because he posted Alton Sterling’s death on social media.
Media Matters, News Report, Posted: Jul 22, 2016
La Opinión’s Pilar Marrero tweeted, “What a disgusting speech, full of fear mongering and division. The worse I've seen in my years living in this country.”
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 22, 2016
Trump has a history of being a self-styled tough guy on crime, starting with calling for the death penalty for the Central Park Five.
South Kern Sol, Commentary, Posted: Jul 21, 2016
You are not only voting for the candidates that will represent every U.S. citizen, but every single human being in the United States, documented or not.
Eastern Group Publications, News Report, Posted: Jul 21, 2016
Boyle Heights resident Nydia Gonzalez vividly remembers the day her 4-year-old daughter reminded her of the importance of "quality time."
AsamNews, News Report, Posted: Jul 21, 2016
U.S. Rep Mark Takai (D-HI) has died after a months-long battle with cancer. The first-term Congressman announced in May he would not be seeking reelection due to his disease.
New Canadian Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 21, 2016
Fearing that their island city is going to the dogs, close to half of Hong Kong residents interview in a recent survey are looking to move.
The Root, Commentary, Posted: Jul 21, 2016
The behavioral therapist at a group home was trying to retrieve a 23-year-old autistic patient when police arrived. Kinsey was compliant with officers’ request as he lay on the ground with his hands raised, and he was shot anyway.
UCOP, News Report, Posted: Jul 20, 2016
According to the survey, 19 percent of UC students indicated they had “very low” food security, which the USDA defines as experiencing reduced food intake at times due to limited resources.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 20, 2016
What’s scarier than your average Republican? The members of the alt-right: smart skinheads and intellectual white supremacists.
The Final Call, News Feature, Posted: Jul 20, 2016
Songs and words of guidance came from speakers and half of the 8,000-seat sports arena at Southern University was filled.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 19, 2016
Trump, Trumpism and corporate domination of our economy and our political system are major obstacles to true democracy and economic wellbeing.
La Opinion, News Report, Posted: Jul 19, 2016
Latino millenials are the largest group of potential Latino voters, yet young people are the least likely to vote. This app seeks to change that.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Jul 19, 2016
Many more kids in California’s Central Valley are now eligible for Medi-Cal because of the state’s Health Care for All Kids law – now the trick is to spread the word.
India West, News Report, Posted: Jul 19, 2016
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden July 19 endorsed California Attorney General Kamala Harris to be the state's next U.S. senator.
Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 19, 2016
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said 7,543 people had so far been detained, including 6,038 soldiers. Some were shown in photographs stripped to their underpants and handcuffed on the floors of police buses and a sports hall. A court remanded 26 generals and admirals in custody.
Silicon Valley Debug, Commentary, Posted: Jul 19, 2016
Growing up as a child in San José, I was surrounded by graffiti tags and murals everywhere I went, the colors and rare designs inspired me to take up art and design as my passion.
Ebony , Commentary, Posted: Jul 19, 2016
According to this writer, Melania Trump’s plagiarized Republican National Convention speech was just the latest in a long line of instances where White folks have stolen Black people’s work.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jul 18, 2016
Vietnam has responded with a straight denial to a new report that catalogues the harrowing abuse and torture inflicted on political prisoners in prison camps across the country.
Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: Jul 18, 2016
Today marks the start of the Republican National Convention, and Indian Country Today Media Network will post coverage from inside and outside the convention center. Correspondent Suzette Brewer will report from both conventions; Charles Kader will monitor event outside the hall in Cleveland.
The Hartford Guardian, News Report, Posted: Jul 18, 2016
A look at the many, many black GOP no-shows for the Republican National Convention.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 18, 2016
Gavin Eugene Long, 29, opened fire on Baton Rouge law-enforcement officials on Sunday, killing three and injuring three.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 18, 2016
All it takes is one or two more Baton Rouge type instances of mayhem and murder in the days before the election to be a game changer that could elect Trump.
La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Jul 18, 2016
The number of police officers killed during shootings this year is 31—a growing phenomenon that isn’t ending.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Jul 15, 2016
Muchos periódicos atribuyen el aumento en solicitudes de ciudadanía a la retórica de campaña negativa. Pero eso no cuenta toda la verdad.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 15, 2016
Un nuevo programa de ayudas económicas ayuda a los inmigrantes a tener acceso a los beneficios de DACA.
New America Media, Event, Posted: Jul 14, 2016
While San Francisco’s lack of affordable housing is national news, much less is discussed about the quality of the shelter that’s available.
The Final Call, News Report, Posted: Jul 14, 2016
District Attorney Hillar Moore, III stepped down from the investigation in the death of Alton Sterling, the 37-year-old Black man shot six times in the chest by Baton Rouge police officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II, both 28-years-old.
In These Times, News Report, Posted: Jul 13, 2016
The summer of 2016 is barely two weeks old, but this year is already on track to break high temperature records in the United States.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 13, 2016
That Cuba is moving at a snail place in opening up has to do with Fidel Castro’s anger that Guantánamo remains “off the table” in the renewed US-Cuba dialogue.
The Final Call, News Report, Posted: Jul 13, 2016
Boiling tension fueled by racial profiling and police abuse in Minnesota erupted into protests and demands for police reform with the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile, a Black motorist.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jul 12, 2016
Vietnam is confronted by dangers and opportunities following a stunning rebuke to China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 11, 2016
A stop i Baton Rouge is the perfect opportunity for Obama to drive home the message that the pain and anguish black victims of police violence is a legitimate national concern.
Chicago Reporter, News Report, Posted: Jul 11, 2016
The stories behind Chicago’s police settlements often begin in ordinary moments. Riding a bike. Attending a barbecue. Watching TV.
The Root, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 11, 2016
White fear over the recent shooting deaths of five officers, and hatred of Black Lives Matter could solidify into a lot of white votes for Trump in the fall.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 08, 2016
Leticia Urrutia’s DACA renewal is coming up in October, a month before the presidential elections.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 07, 2016
In the post, the president acknowledged that while he is unable to comment on the particular facts of the cases, he understands the shootings are “not isolated incidents.”
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jul 07, 2016
However, too many black men are no longer drawing breath after traffic stops, confrontations and other encounters with some police officers have gone tragically wrong.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jul 07, 2016
Digesting police violence against innocent civilians is a complicated and difficult process. Perhaps the only thing more difficult, however, is reconciling the reality that, even as repeated violations by law enforcement continue to occur, there seems almost no chance that cops will ever face any level of significant accountability from America’s two-tiered justice system.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 06, 2016
L.A.’s County Board of Supervisors approved a tax measure for the fall ballot to fund green-for-all parks, especially needed for low-income communities of color.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Jul 06, 2016
A Q&A with Dave Daley, the author of Ratf**ked, on gerrymandering and the GOP's Project Redmap.
India-West, News Report, Posted: Jul 06, 2016
UC Berkeley students held a vigil on campus for 19-year-old Tarishi Jain, a student killed in the terrorist attack at the Bangladesh bakery July 2.
We’Ced Youth Media /New America Media, First Person, Posted: Jul 06, 2016
Parents should be open-minded and accepting, especially when it comes to their trans children, but I know this is not always the case.
Silicon Valley Debug, Commentary, Posted: Jul 06, 2016
While the writer understands the impulse to recall Judge Persky as an effort to challenge white privilege in the courts, it will ironically only further increase incarceration rates in communities of color.
Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 05, 2016
The Council on Islamic Relations (CAIR) is speaking out against the candidate’s stunt, expressing fears that while the inflammatory rhetoric is directed at ISIS, it could embolden assaults on ordinary Muslims.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jul 05, 2016
Throughout the Southland, the evening of July 4th, lit up with fireworks, was a joyful end to a day that families across Los Angeles spent enjoying county parks.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 05, 2016
Bangladesh is slowly but surely descending into anarchy. The time to reverse the descent is now, or it may be too late.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jul 01, 2016
So given the daily violence in America and in San Francisco itself, forgive me if I offer up a shrug to the news that ISIS is coming. Can it possibly do more damage than what we have already done to ourselves?