Jet Magazine, News Report, Posted: Aug 31, 2016
Earlier this month, President Obama granted commutation to 214 federal inmates, the most commutations issued in a single day by any president.
Sin Embargo, News Report, Posted: Aug 31, 2016
Thousands of social media users are satirizing Donald Trump's meeting with Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto.
Latina, News Report, Posted: Aug 31, 2016
Donald Trump's bags are packed. The Republican nominee is heading to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto, who in July invited both U.S. presidential candidates to speak.
The Washington Informer, Commentary, Posted: Aug 31, 2016
Blacks haven't given "blind support" to either party; rather, they have supported both parties when they've earned it.
The Root, News Analysis, Posted: Aug 31, 2016
New rules and regulations surrounding legal marijuana as well as the high cost of entry are creating several barriers for African Americans who want to get in on America’s latest cash crop.
Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Aug 31, 2016
Most recently, Susan Sarandon attended a rally in Washington D.C. on August 24 outside U.S. District Court. She joined hundreds of others, including Woodley, in support of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman David Archambault II, who was inside with the tribe’s attorneys trying to get a judge to halt construction on the 1,172-mile-long pipeline.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 30, 2016
The California Assembly passed a bill that would give California farmworkers overtime pay when they work more than eight hours a day.
Silicon Valley DeBug, Commentary, Posted: Aug 30, 2016
If signed by the governor, AB2298 will grant individuals, including parents, the right to be notified, contest and/or appeal being entered in the CalGang shared database.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Aug 30, 2016
A non-scientific survey of Latino leaders found that the vast majority opposed Donald Trump, but also had concerns over Hillary Clinton.
Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Aug 30, 2016
Elderly hospital patients experience 400,000 preventable adverse-drug reactions a year, costing billions, but a new breed of pharmacists is bringing change.
The Root, News Analysis, Posted: Aug 30, 2016
For years, the rising cost of the life-saving drug has been a steep barrier for black families, particularly black children burdened by two factors: poverty and the growing disparity in allergy occurrence.
India West, News Report, Posted: Aug 30, 2016
Republic presidential nominee Donald Trump will speak out against terrorism Sept. 24 at the PNC Bank Art Center in Holmdel, New Jersey.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 29, 2016
The authorities added another four months to their detention without giving any suggestion of when they would be brought to court.
The Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Aug 29, 2016
More than 100,000 homes were damaged or destroyed after an inland tropical depression entered Louisiana on August 12 from the east.
Asian Journal , News Report, Posted: Aug 29, 2016
President Rodrigo Duterte once again fired back at the United Nations (UN) and his other critics who express disapproval of his administration’s campaign against illegal drugs.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Aug 29, 2016
Bank of America, Kaiser Permanente, Prudential Financial Inc., Target and Toyota have each provided $2 million in sponsorships to support the grand opening and inaugural events of the new Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Aug 29, 2016
Bi-lingual transitional kindergarten programs are gaining popularity among Korean American parents in Los Angeles. (Korean only)
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Aug 29, 2016
Colin Kaepernick's should be applauded for having the courage of his convictions, but a case can be made for the millions of blacks who do gladly stand for the national anthem.
The Root, Commentary, Posted: Aug 29, 2016
San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick chose last Friday to remind America that black lives matter.
India West, News Report, Posted: Aug 29, 2016
A group of Indian Americans against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton handed out flyers at the New York City India Day Parade Aug. 21.
South Kern Sol, News Report, Posted: Aug 29, 2016
A major showdown is expected to take place in Sacramento today as the Assembly is set to decide on a bill that would grant overtime pay to California's farmworkers.
The Times Ledger, News Report, Posted: Aug 26, 2016
Republican candidates and members of the city’s Pakistani Christian community gathered at a rally in Queens to celebrate their endorsement of Donald Trump for president.
Equal Voice News, News Report, Posted: Aug 26, 2016
Virginia is at the crux of a national debate over restrictions on ex-offenders' voting rights.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2016
Between 2010 and 2013, Yemen, Tunisia and Egypt lost some 3 months of the average person's life expectancy, while the war in Syria has erased 6 years off average life expectancy, they said in a research published in The Lancet Global Health journal.
Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2016
Increasingly, hospitals are changing the "war zone" clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Aug 24, 2016
A new poll finds strong bipartisan support for public lands among voters from minority communities, despite an information gap that keeps many from accessing them.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Aug 24, 2016
“I was sitting on a beach with my family,” said the 34-year-old who gave only her first name, Siam. “I was wearing a classic headscarf. I had no intention of swimming.”
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Aug 24, 2016
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton excoriated Republican contender Donald Trump's recent attempt to court African-American voters by appealing to their disappointment with the Democratic Party, calling his rhetoric "divisive" and "disturbing."
Chicago Reporter, News Feature, Posted: Aug 24, 2016
Chicago police officers broke into Samuel Holly's Roseland home and held the couple and six of their grandchildren at gunpoint.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 24, 2016
There has been an angry public reaction to the revelation that inmates from a prison near Ho Chi Minh City were forced to work on the construction of a house for a senior prison officer.
Kyocharo, First Person, Posted: Aug 23, 2016
A Korean mother reflects on her experience as a new immigrant learning to navigate the U.S. cultural and education landscape with her infant child. (Korean only)
New America Media, Press Release, Posted: Aug 23, 2016
Voters of color overwhelmingly approve of President Obama’s commitment to protecting national public lands and believe it is important for the next president to do so.
New America Media, Poll, Posted: Aug 23, 2016
A new poll finds overwhelming support for public lands among voters of color, despite a knowledge gap that keeps many away.
Vietnam Right Now, News Analysis, Posted: Aug 23, 2016
It would feed into China's narrative that Washington does not have the staying power to remain a force in the western Pacific.
Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Aug 23, 2016
Chinese family caregivers in New York are increasingly finding mutual-support groups, but need more culturally appropriate programs.
Latina, News Feature, Posted: Aug 22, 2016
Speedo, Ralph Lauren and Macy's told Ryan Lochte "BYE FELICIA!" after his drunken escapades (and lies) during the Rio Olympics.
Ebony, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2016
The Harlem home of iconic Poet Langston Hughes is up for sale, and a crowdfunding campaign is seeking to save the historic landmark.
India-West, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2016
“Waarrior Savitri,” the newest offering of Indian American film director Param Gill scheduled for release in India and the U.S. Aug. 25, has received considerable backlash for its depiction of the Hindu goddess as a modern, 21st-century woman.
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2016
As of presstime on Friday, more than 90,000 Louisiana flood victims had applied for assistance from FEMA.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2016
Despite a priority placed on education Filipino families were among the least likely to use early childhood education programs available in Los Angeles.
Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Aug 22, 2016
The "catastrophe" of rising dementia cases is even harder on Chinese elders. In New York they also face language barriers and limited service access.
Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Aug 19, 2016
A seniors' Korean dance troupe in Queens is proving that it's never too late to become a dancing queen.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 18, 2016
But the survey found that one ethnic group was under-represented: Latinos.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Aug 18, 2016
The U.S. has accepted more Muslim refugees than any other religious group during the current fiscal year, according to data compiled by the Pew Research Center.
Indian Country Today Media Network, News Report, Posted: Aug 18, 2016
The Standing Rock Sioux Chairman continued calling for peace and nonviolence as demonstrations continued at a construction site for the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
Silver Century Foundation , News Feature, Posted: Aug 18, 2016
Older Americans have the highest level of gun ownership, but even gun advocates feel family and doctors should have a say when mental problems appear.
Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Posted: Aug 17, 2016
When you live in a low-income community in the shadows of Chevron, every single day you have to ask yourself, "When is another explosion going to happen?"
India West, News Report, Posted: Aug 17, 2016
Congressman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., July 20 announced new, bipartisan legislation to stop the outsourcing of American jobs by companies abusing the H-1B visa program.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Aug 17, 2016
The man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Queens imam and his assistant was arrested and charged with murder, police said Monday night.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 17, 2016
In San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, a place for homeless and low-income seniors can't afford to stay open.
Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Aug 17, 2016
Despite mounting research showing excessive bed rest can harm seniors, while exercise helps them, many hospitals still don't put a high priority on making them walk.
Media Matters, News Report, Posted: Aug 16, 2016
A Latino organization launched an online petition calling out Donald Trump for ignoring Hispanic media.
Long Beach VoiceWaves, Commentary, Posted: Aug 16, 2016
It's summertime. Long Beach youth are on vacation and many head to the water to cool off. But too often for minority youth, a swim can be deadly.
Richmond Pulse, Question & Answer, Posted: Aug 16, 2016
94-year-old Betty Reid Soskin was attacked and robbed in her Richmond, California home in late June. She says support from across the country has helped her heal.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 15, 2016
Black and Hispanic children are getting far less treatment for their mental health problems than other groups, says a new national study.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Aug 15, 2016
The estimated 6,000 immigrants who swore their loyalty to the US on Thursday came from 142 different countries. Filipinos were the second most represented nationality.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Aug 15, 2016
The fatal shooting of a NYC imam and his associate has prompted people around the country to offer to accompany Muslim worshippers to and from mosques.
South Kern Sol, Profile, Posted: Aug 15, 2016
Change and empowerment in the community of Kern County, Calif., are at the forefront of Lorena Lara's focus.
Equal Voice News, News Report, Posted: Aug 13, 2016
Hidden in a corner of Albuquerque is a two-story school that holds one of the country’s most promising educational models for Native American students.
L.A. Sentinel, News Report, Posted: Aug 12, 2016
At any given time there are close to 6,000 children who are homeless in Los Angeles County. Many are missing out on key educational opportunities.
Los Angeles Sentinel, News Report, Posted: Aug 11, 2016
Black Lives Matter. Black Votes Matter. Black Press Matters.
Mshale, News Report, Posted: Aug 11, 2016
A coalition of African immigrants, liberals and university students helped carry Omar to victory in a hotly contested Minnesota House District primary.
Boyle Heights Beat, News Report, Posted: Aug 11, 2016
There are conflicting accounts of how a teen boy was shot to death by LAPD officers in a commercial district in Boyle Heights.
The kNOw Youth Media, Photo Essay, Posted: Aug 11, 2016
On July 6th, South Kern Sol kicked off their Summer Youth Justice series with a #GetLoud rally and march.
Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Posted: Aug 11, 2016
The Art of Displacement Tour highlights the issue of renter displacement in Long Beach through art.
ABS-CBN News, News Report, Posted: Aug 10, 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday stressed the significance of the alliance between the United States and the Philippines, after he earned the ire of Washington this week for his homophobic slur against an outgoing US envoy,
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 10, 2016
Military journals say the launchers are highly mobile and could deliver 150 kg warheads up to 150 km.
Scientists Not Spies: Panel on Asian American Immigrants Brings Historic Perspective on Racial Profiling
AsAm News , News Feature, Posted: Aug 10, 2016
During World War II, the secret service and the FBI arrested between 110,000 to 120,000 individuals of Japanese descent. 62% were American citizens. They were placed in internment camps along the West coast. At the time, “Japanese Americans were seen as unassimilated and unassimilable, and prone to disloyalty.”
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Aug 10, 2016
A recent report by Youth Law Center in San Francisco found that California's court schools are not serving their students well.
Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Aug 10, 2016
Seniors often leave hospitals more disabled than when they arrived. But the nation’s few special ACE units show they can promote health and independence.
Our Weekly, Commentary, Posted: Aug 09, 2016
I have fond memories of my children's childhood. And each time I drive down Vernon Avenue, past the YWCA, I'm reminded of their toddler years. As a young, working mother, this YWCA was no less than a godsend.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Aug 09, 2016
All politics is local. But given shifting demographics, local also means the assurance of strong foreign policy experience.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Aug 09, 2016
Dash cam and body cam footage was made public. But the officer who fired the fatal shots did not have their body cam turned on at the time, so the shooting itself was not recorded.
Korea Times USA, News Report, Posted: Aug 09, 2016
The primary interest of public universities should be their local residents and providing affordable education for those who deserve.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 09, 2016
The rallies were held despite allegations from the police chief of Nghe An province that Viet Tan, the Vietnam reform party headquartered in the United States, was behind the environmental movement.
AsAm News, News Report, Posted: Aug 08, 2016
His father Greg, who is also his coach, consoled his son after he lost to Italy’s Daniele Garozzo 15-11. Alexander came into the Olympics ranked number 1 in the world.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Aug 08, 2016
“These protests are and will continue to be one of the strategies our citizens use to bring attention to the issue of police brutality and demand justice in the death of Alton Sterling,” said Michael McClanahan, president of the NAACP Baton Rouge Chapter.
INQUIRER.net, News Report, Posted: Aug 08, 2016
Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz marked history for the Philippines by winning the first Olympic medal for her nation, a silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, ending a long dry spell for the country in medal wins since 1996
The Root, News Feature, Posted: Aug 08, 2016
This growing movement tackles a subject many would rather ignore—racism against Afro-Brazilians.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Aug 08, 2016
Following the San Bernardino attacks last December, he came under fire for proposing to temporarily prohibit all Muslims from entering the country.
Inside Climate News, News Report, Posted: Aug 05, 2016
As regional air quality board takes an industry-friendly turn, Democratic lawmakers seek a voice for minority communities disproportionately affected by pollution.
Global Nation, Commentary, Posted: Aug 04, 2016
There was no outcry from Philippine officials or civil society that Trump's bigoted policy would harm the 15 percent of the Philippine population that is Muslim.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 04, 2016
Between 130,000 and 150,000 API immigrants in the United States may be eligible to request DACA, which remains in place despite a recent court ruling.
FilAm Star, News Report, Posted: Aug 04, 2016
Given their history, Filipinos 'allow us to see how much versatility people have to identify with communities beyond just their own.'
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 03, 2016
Australia holds its annual human rights dialogue with Vietnam this week amid concern that western countries are easing pressure on Vietnam over its continuing crackdown on government critics.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Aug 03, 2016
In the United States, close to 61,000 young people eat, sleep, and go to school in juvenile detention facilities.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Aug 03, 2016
Psychologists tell us that in uncertain times some people are drawn to demagogues who promise them certainty. It was so with Mussolini and it was so with Hitler
Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Posted: Aug 03, 2016
Approximately one in every 365 African Americans are born with sickle cell anemia, a chronic illness with a pronounced impact on communities of color.
Latina, News Report, Posted: Aug 03, 2016
Frieden also said that “aggressive control measures,” such as pesticides, are not working as well as they would like in Miami.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Aug 03, 2016
President Barack Obama has called on the GOP to discontinue endorsing Donald Trump for president, calling the Republican nominee “unfit to serve” as Commander-in-Chief.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 03, 2016
While the world is anxious for the Olympic Games to start, Rio de Janeiro’s Afro-Brazilian population is already embittered by the steps the government has taken in preparation for the event.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Aug 02, 2016
One wonders if the Democrats are doing all they can to turn beige states to blue. Speaking a little Tagalog and Vietnamese might help.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Aug 02, 2016
With few exceptions, local and national educational reform efforts have virtually failed to address the needs of youth attending schools within juvenile justice facilities.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Aug 02, 2016
Teng Her, 24, works to teach qeej, the instrument played as part of traditional Hmong rites. Her is the only qeej instructor in Fresno.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Aug 01, 2016
In what has become an almost predictable cycle—Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes a ridiculous, insulting comment, he is condemned by Democrats, some Republicans, the press and social media. And then he back tracks. See the Russia/Putin/Hillary Clinton/DNC email hack debacle for a recent example.
Arab American News, News Feature, Posted: Aug 01, 2016
Beydoun said activists have been encouraging business owners to hire people from the neighborhoods where they operate, treat customers with respect and give back to local organizations in the city.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Aug 01, 2016
Trump seemed to be implying that because of the Khans' Muslim faith, Ghazala Khan was silenced and not allowed to speak in front of a national audience. Asked if he had sacrificed anything, Trump referred to his business ventures, calling the thousands of jobs he has created and the "great structures he's built" sacrifices, a comment which has been widely mocked on social media, especially on Twitter, under the hashtag "TrumpSacrifices."