EdSource, News Report, Posted: Sep 30, 2016
Preschool teachers look for disruptive behavior where they expect it — and they expect it most from black boys, new research from the Yale Child Study Center suggests.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Sep 30, 2016
Solicitar la naturalización cuesta $680, y es probable que esa cantidad aumente de nuevo a $725.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2016
A bill to disaggregate health data on Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in California was signed into law earlier this week.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Sep 29, 2016
Despite an increase in citizenship applications, there are still many eligible New Yorkers who have not taken that step.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2016
On Wednesday a Louisiana court released body-camera footage of the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old autistic boy.
Governor Signs AB 1299: “Out-of-County” Will No Longer Mean “Out-of-Luck” for Foster Youth with Mental Health Needs
Young Minds Advocacy, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2016
On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1299, “Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services for Foster Youth,” into law.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2016
As the November election approaches, the campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump formally announced its Asian Pacific American (APA) Advisory Committee in an effort to reach out to the fast-growing Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) electorate.
Nations At War? India Conducts Surgical Strikes on Line of Control Killing 40; Pakistan Retaliates, Killing Nine
India West, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2016
Eleven days after a terror attack killed 18 soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, India early morning Sept. 29 carried out "surgical strikes" on terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control, inflicting massive casualties and dramatically heightening tensions in the region.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2016
African-American-owned newspapers and media companies declared a state of emergency in the U.S. with respect to Black America.
Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Sep 27, 2016
In addition to the WHTNC, the second annual White House Tribal Youth Gathering will be held on Tuesday September 27, 2016 as part of the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Sep 27, 2016
So Mr Duterte’s recent angry denunciations of the United States, and his calls for closer relations with China, are seen as a threat to regional solidarity, and could seriously undermine Vietnam’s efforts to stand firm against Beijing.
International Examiner, Op-ed, Posted: Sep 27, 2016
In essence, local jurisdictions can just implement changes to voting practices without federal oversight, even with a history of voter discrimination. However, voter suppression comes in all shapes and sizes.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 27, 2016
The idea of erecting a museum that would highlight the contributions of African-Americans first received public attention more than a century ago
The Root, News Report, Posted: Sep 27, 2016
Hillary Clinton gave a strong performance, while Donald Trump sputtered out after a blustery-but-strong 20 minutes
We'Ced, News Report, Posted: Sep 26, 2016
More than 150 inmates are currently protesting inhumane conditions at Merced County Jail and nearby John Latorraca Correctional Facility.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 26, 2016
Early childhood education providers in L.A. say helping parents and families be better educators at home means "changing how they see their roles."
Latina.com, News Report, Posted: Sep 26, 2016
Planned Parenthood is expanding services to transgender communities in some centers throughout Florida.
Asam News, News Report, Posted: Sep 26, 2016
In advance of tonight’s first presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump, the GOP announced the formation of an Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee.
Louisiana Weely, News Report, Posted: Sep 26, 2016
The homeownership rate for African Americans is now lower than the national homeownership rate was during the 1930s.
Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 26, 2016
Nahed Hattar was assassinated in front the Supreme Court in Amman with local media reporting he was shot three times in the head.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Sep 26, 2016
If Hillary Clinton does not light your fire, it may mean that your fire is already lit. The question is: who will keep it alive?
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Sep 25, 2016
Over 100 tenants of the Creekview condominium complex at 3535 El Portal Drive have 60 days to find a new home.
Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Feature, Posted: Sep 24, 2016
"I felt numb because I was feeling so many emotions at once," said Salazar. "Other Dreamers feel 'off.'' They feel confused [coming back]," he said.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 23, 2016
An environmental watchdog group is suing the manufacturer of Telone, a soil fumigant that is increasingly replacing the highly toxic pesticide, methyl bromide, for not warning residents living in nearby areas before the pesticide is applied.
India-West, News Report, Posted: Sep 23, 2016
India-West became aware of this scheme when a caller phoned a staff member's cell and offered her a "no strings attached" grant of $9,000.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Sep 23, 2016
Tôi có thể liệt kê những điều mà tôi được may mắn trong đời, nhưng tất cả đều xuất phát từ quyết định rời quê nhà và trở thành công dân Hoa Kỳ của cha mẹ tôi.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 23, 2016
At a press briefing UC President Janet Napolitano highlighted gains in expanding enrollment opportunities for California's diverse communities.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 23, 2016
The Congressional Black Caucus held a news conference Thursday outside Justice Department headquarters in northwest D.C. calling for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to properly investigate and prosecute law enforcement officials who intentionally kill unarmed blacks.
Ebony, News Report, Posted: Sep 23, 2016
Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have filed first-degree manslaughter charges against the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man on a city street.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Sep 21, 2016
People take pride in the food they eat, and ethnic communities especially form and retain their identities around their traditional cuisines.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Sep 20, 2016
A Minnesota restaurant owner is drawing controversy over a sign telling Muslim customers to “get out.”
Yes! Magazine, News Feature, Posted: Sep 20, 2016
The name of the village is Plantanares, and it’s accessible only by a long boat ride along the Gulf of Panama, up through the brackish, crocodile infested mangrove swamps that push against the coast.
Asam News, News Report, Posted: Sep 20, 2016
Vu Johnnie Nguyen of Virginia Beach, Virginia, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Asheville, North Carolina, to federal charges for unlawfully trafficking in American black bear gall bladders.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Sep 20, 2016
A former senior government official has called for dialogue between the Communist leadership and dissidents, warning that failure to talk could lead to political violence.
Ebony, News Report, Posted: Sep 20, 2016
A Black man fatally shot by a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer responding to a stalled vehicle had no weapon on him or in his SUV, the city’s police chief said Monday.
California Health Report , News Report, Posted: Sep 20, 2016
Some nursing facilities are accepting the calming effects sex-therapy surrogates can provide certain patients, even those with dementia.
Asam News, News Report, Posted: Sep 19, 2016
Rose Pak died yesterday at the age of 68 after battling kidney failure for at least four years, reports SF Gate.
New Canadian Media, News Analysis, Posted: Sep 19, 2016
Canada will re-emerge on the world scene, after a decade of absence, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the United Nations General Assembly, in New York, on Tuesday.
Asamnews, News Report, Posted: Sep 19, 2016
The diversity at the the Emmy was in stark contrast to the Academy Awards for the motion picture industry that sparked #OscarsSoWhite when no person of color was nominated for its acting awards two consecutive years.
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Sep 19, 2016
Several polls predict Trump will win only 1-2 percent of the Black vote, a drastic drop-off for a Republican candidate.
Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 19, 2016
Rahami, a New Jersey resident and U.S. citizen of Afghani descent, was identified after a man hunt, suspected for connections to a bombing Saturday night in a Chelsea, New York neighborhood that wounded 29 people, and another that exploded in a garbage can near a Marine Corps charity in New Jersey.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 19, 2016
Alabama is one of several states requiring photo identification to vote in the general election in November.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Sep 19, 2016
Ever since Clinton uttered the phrase “basket of deplorables,” Trump’s most ardent supporters have tried to offer addenda to the claim: That they are “hard-working Americans.” They have families. And in this case, they have served their country. Fair enough, but you can be all those things and still either be racist, or at the very least, willing to support someone who is—which ultimately proves that when you get down to it, you’re not that committed to a belief in equality for all.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Sep 16, 2016
All kids need the same things -- family and community, the opportunities that come with education, and a safe place to live.
We'Ced, News Report, Posted: Sep 16, 2016
For a large portion of young people in this Central Valley community, September is a reminder of just how long they've been looking for work.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Sep 16, 2016
There is one perfect way to pay our parents back: Help them become citizens, and take them to vote.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Sep 16, 2016
Chicago Reporter, News Feature, Posted: Sep 15, 2016
Illinois offers in-state tuition, but that is not enough to make college affordable for undocumented students like Lisseth Perez.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Sep 15, 2016
Mark L. Keam, the first Asian immigrant elected to Virginia's state legislature, says many doors opened when he became a U.S. citizen.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Sep 15, 2016
그 날 많은 기회의 문이 나를 향해 열렸다.
Asam News, News Report, Posted: Sep 14, 2016
With little fanfare, Governor Jerry Brown of California has signed a bill requiring every school district and charter school to offer an ethnic studies class in high school.
Philippine Inquirer, News Report, Posted: Sep 14, 2016
Citing media reports, Cuyegkeng expressed concern on indications of a widening of rift between the Philippines and its longtime US ally.
El Tecolote, Commentary, Posted: Sep 14, 2016
Coming from Chile, I was a newcomer to the racial issues of the United States, although my political awakening was a growing reality.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 14, 2016
Deborah Frazier called 911 for police to help mediate an argument between her brother, Gregory Frazier, and her daughter at the home they all shared in Pompano Beach, Florida. Her phone call resulted in her brother being shot at least five times by two white deputies, according to witnesses. He died at the scene.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Sep 14, 2016
High Society: Proposition 64’s proposal to resentence or clear criminal charges related to weed could have a major impact, particularly for black drug offenders.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Sep 14, 2016
California Assemblymember Rob Bonta says he learned what it means to be a U.S. citizen at the family dinner table.
Diacritics, First Person, Posted: Sep 14, 2016
Adrienne Minh-Chau Le's "Letter To My Refugee Mom" is what the title suggests it is - a straightforward, sincere, moving epistolary spoken by one generation toward the legacy of sorrow and struggles of an older generation.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Sep 13, 2016
She noticed a man standing next to her with a lighter in his hand, according to police. He ran away eastbound on East 54th Street, without saying anything.
Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 13, 2016
Locally, Trump has made no attempts to involve the Arab and Muslim communities in his campaign, despite several visits to the Metro Detroit region during his presidential run.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Sep 13, 2016
“We are not going to cut our umbilical cord with the countries that we are allied now,” Mr. Duterte said in a speech at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Sep 13, 2016
Vietnam’s precarious diplomatic balancing act continues this week with a six day visit to China by the prime minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, his first since taking office earlier this year.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Sep 13, 2016
USCIS takes special pride in naturalizing new citizens during Constitution Week, writes USCIS Director León Rodríguez.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Sep 13, 2016
León Rodríguez, el director de USCIS, dice que USCIS se enorgullece de la naturalización de nuevos ciudadanos durante la Semana de la Constitución.
Trahant Reports, News Analysis, Posted: Sep 12, 2016
The question of how this nation will address climate change remains. But at least last week the federal government took one small step toward the right answer.
EGP News, News Report, Posted: Sep 12, 2016
Huizar staffers estimate that with the added fee payments from the apartment projects, the annual park fee revenue could increase by another $30 million. City officials, however, have avoided settling on any specific, projected figure.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Sep 12, 2016
Local law enforcement officers received reports of flames rising from the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce, located about 100 miles (161 km) southeast of Orlando, at about 12:30 a.m. EDT, St. Lucie County Sheriff's Major David Thompson told reporters at a news conference
The Root, News Report, Posted: Sep 12, 2016
Among other notable findings in Bardack’s report: Clinton “does not smoke; she drinks alcohol occasionally. She eats a diet rich in lean protein, vegetables and fruit. She exercises regularly, including yoga, swimming, walking and weight-training.”
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Sep 12, 2016
Federal officials took the first step this week toward a planned copy billion cleanup of abandoned uranium mines in and around the Navajo Nation, seeking bids to assess the problem and begin planning the project.
Arab American News, Editorial, Posted: Sep 10, 2016
The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 gave birth to the disastrous "war on terror." A decade and a half and multiple wars later, the world is a far more dangerous place.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Sep 09, 2016
Ferdinand Marcos, who ruled as dictator in the Philippines from 1972 until 1986, may have been dead for 27 years but the memory of his brutal rule is still very much alive.
Trahant Reports, Commentary, Posted: Sep 09, 2016
What should the White House be doing as the stand off at the Standing Rock Reservation intensifies? Ideally propose a solution.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Sep 08, 2016
The announcement that Cal State University, LA agreed to establish separate dorm housing for blacks ignited the predictable furor.
The Chicago Reporter, News Feature, Posted: Sep 08, 2016
When Clarice Gray's car was repossessed almost a year ago, the Roseland resident turned to social media for help.
Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Sep 08, 2016
For elders, discharge from hospital to home without help holds risks costing $26 billion annually. New programs showing how to change that.
Asam News, News Report, Posted: Sep 07, 2016
The Hollywood hierarchy appears to be no different from the diversity shown in the acting ranks.
Indian Country News, Commentary, Posted: Sep 07, 2016
As word spread in the Spirit Camp that corridor work was coming, demonstrators hurried to the area, in spite of trespassing and the jail time worry.
Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Sep 07, 2016
Following the destruction of Lakota burial grounds and sacred sites by Dakota Access pipeline workers, more than 500 water protectors gathered to pray. More than 8,000 people representing 180 tribes have converged at the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock to protect their water and sacred sites.
Vietnam Right Now, News Analysis, Posted: Sep 07, 2016
India's offer of a $500 million loan for defense purchases consolidates Delhi's role as an important player in the rapid modernization of the Vietnamese military.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Sep 06, 2016
For some Fil-Am Republicans, Trump's speech reflected their beliefs. Others agreed with Clinton that it was Trump's "darkest speech yet."
Ebony, News Report, Posted: Sep 06, 2016
Though he admitted he hadn’t been following the controversy closely, President Obama affirmed Kaepernick’s right to protest.
Navajo Times, Commentary, Posted: Sep 06, 2016
Two Mohave-Apache, veterans of World War II, fought all the way to the Arizona Supreme Court to secure the right to vote.
Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Sep 06, 2016
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe filed an emergency motion Sunday for a temporary restraining order to prevent further destruction of the Tribe’s sacred sites by Dakota Access Pipeline.
Inquirer , News Report, Posted: Sep 06, 2016
With the sleeves of his barong tagalog rolled up and hands in pant pockets, a contrite President Duterte debuted on Tuesday at the annual Asean summit overshadowed by his “putang ina” remark directed at US President Barack Obama.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Sep 06, 2016
A journalist who was inside the church, said Trump spoke to a scarcely packed, but attentive congregation, reading from a piece of paper for about seven minutes. He voiced support for African Americans, and quoted scripture from the Book of John.
Louisiana Weekly, News Feature, Posted: Sep 06, 2016
Residents of flooded areas in south-central Louisiana are at risk for mosquito-borne West Nile disease, health officials warned last month.
India-West, News Report, Posted: Sep 03, 2016
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Aug. 26 a new proposal that would allow foreign entrepreneurs to be considered for a two-year stay in the U.S. to start or scale up a business.
Arab American News, Profile, Posted: Sep 02, 2016
Salwan Georges, a staff photojournalist at the Detroit Free Press and an Iraqi refugee, made it his mission to tell every refugee's story.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Sep 01, 2016
The NYPD Muslim Officers Society confirmed Khanam was the aunt of an officer on Twitter early Thursday morning, saying: “Let’s catch the perp.”