Saigon-Houston Radio: Our Community Rescued Itself When Harvey Came

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 31, 2017

For the city's nearly 40,000 Vietnamese residents, the station is a central hub for news and information when hurricane Harvey hit.

Brain Health for a Song--Aging and the Arts

Caribbean Today/New America Media , News Feature, Dawn Davis, Posted: Aug 31, 2017

Could doctors prescribe music or art to forestall the effects of dementia? Researchers at a recent conference say yes—the worst is not inevitable.

Đài Phát Thanh Saigon-Houston: Cộng đồng Chúng Tôi Tự Cứu Mình Khi Bão Harvey ập đến

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 30, 2017

Vũ Thanh Thủy. là chủ của Sai Gon Radio KREH 900-AM, là kênh phát thanh châu Á toàn thời gian duy nhất ở vùng Greater Houston.

Rapid Aging of U.S., Latin America Mean ‘Race Against Time’ and Poverty

NMPolitics/New America Media , News Analysis, Kent Paterson , Posted: Aug 30, 2017

Global experts agreed at a recent conference that the rapid aging of the U.S. and Latin America call for stronger action to secure elders’ health, income and dignity in old age.

Hirono, Cantwell Renew Call for Federal Response to Hate Crimes

Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Aug 29, 2017

The recent outburst of violent racism and domestic terrorist activity by white supremacist organizations and individuals in Charlottesville, Va., has made the senators' call for action even more urgent.

LGBTQ to Trump: "Why Don't We Belong?"

New America Media, Commentary, Dannie Cesena, Posted: Aug 29, 2017

Within a day of Pres. Trump's inauguration, the White House LGBT and HIV pages were taken down.

Hate Groups On the Rise Under President Trump

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Della Hasselle, Posted: Aug 29, 2017

After Heather Heyer was killed protesting a rally of white nationalists, the Congressional Black Caucus announced fellow lawmakers would be discussing the impeachment of President Trump.

Warning Systems Could Prevent Human-Made Disasters

Sout Kern Sol, Commentary, Valerie Gorospe, Angel Garcia, and Lucia Calderon, Posted: Aug 29, 2017

With forewarning of nearby pesticide applications, people like the Bakersfield cabbage grower would not be blindsided.

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison Condemns Pardon of Joe Arpaio

Asian American Press, News Report, Posted: Aug 28, 2017

"Yet, Donald Trump believes that a man who used race as a way to abuse and oppress people is an 'American patriot,'" he added.

NNPA Issues Call to Support Gulf Area Residents Affected by Historic Floods

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Aug 28, 2017

The National Newspaper Publishers Association issued an urgent national call for support for all people who are being affected by the devastating flood waters from Hurricane Harvey.

Liệu lòng thù hận ở xã hội Mỹ (hate) có thể được chữa lành?

New America Media, News Feature, Katherine Kam, Posted: Aug 28, 2017

Liệu lòng thù hận ở xã hội Mỹ (hate) có thể được chữa lành? Câu hỏi này được đặt làm trọng tâm trong suốt hai thập kỷ qua của Tim Zaal.

Flooding Left in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey Could Force Some 30,000 People Into Shelters

The Root, News Report, Posted: Aug 28, 2017

Some areas of southeast Texas around Houston have already seen more than 30 inches of rain, while many other regions have been pelted with 15-20 inches.

Study: Race Bias Doubles Suicide Consideration by Chinese Elders in U.S.

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, Zhihong Li , Posted: Aug 27, 2017

New research shows Chinese elders in the U.S. who experience racial bias consider suicide at twice the level of those who did not experience discrimination.

No Room for Hate in San Francisco

New America Media, Photo Essay, NAM Staff, Photos by Makoto Takamine, Posted: Aug 25, 2017

A crowd rallied in front of San Francisco's City Hall on Friday, one day ahead of a planned protest by members of the Patriot Prayer group.


New America Media, News Feature, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 25, 2017

洛杉磯報導-- 仇恨能治癒嗎?這個問題主宰了提姆.查爾(Tim Zaal)過去20年的人生。

¿Se puede curar el odio?

New America Media, News Feature, Katherine Kam, Posted: Aug 25, 2017

¿Se puede curar el odio? La pregunta ha sido central en la vida de Tim Zaal durante las últimas dos décadas.

Former FBI Director James Comey gets a chair at Howard University

NorthStar News Today, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Aug 25, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey has been named Howard University’s Opening Convocation keynote speaker.

Nigerian Community Chief: ‘We Need a Change in the Mansion’

The African Sun Times, Question & Answer, Abba Onyeani, Posted: Aug 24, 2017

New Jersey is home to a sizable Nigerian community, and Chief Uma Kalu says many are gearing up for the upcoming gubernatorial election there.

With the Census in Peril, What Will It Take to ‘Right the Ship?’

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Aug 24, 2017

Advocates, while fearing the worst, say there's still time for Congress and the Trump administration to turn things around -- but the window is "closing fast."

UC President Lauds Rising Black Enrollment

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 23, 2017

Despite the 20-year-old voter-approved law that bars California’s public colleges from considering race or ethnicity in college admissions, UC campuses statewide admitted more than 8,000 black students in the past academic year.

Leader of Group Attacked as Racist and Hateful Identifies as Japanese American

AsamNews, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2017

The leader of the group Patriot Prayer says he has nothing to do with White supremacists, but his rallies have attracted neo-Nazis, members of the alt right and White nationalists, according to the SF Examiner

Feds: Butte College Broke Gender Law: Alleged Rape by Football Player Investigated

ChicoSol, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education has concluded its years-long investigation into Butte College's handling of a student rape allegation.

Vietnam's President Re-Emerges to Demand Tighter Controls

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2017

Some analysts suspect the abduction of the fugitive former oil executive, Trinh Xuan Thanh, from Berlin last month, and his return to Hanoi to stand trial for corruption, is connected with infighting at the top of the party.

Mo. Governor Stays Execution of Convicted Inmate Amidst New DNA Evidence That May Prove His Innocence

The Root, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has issued a stay of execution in the case of a Marcellus Williams, who was scheduled to to die on Tuesday.

Top Asian American Journalist Fired at Los Angeles Times

AsamNews, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2017

The Business Standard describes Davan Maharaj as the “highest ranking Indian American newspaper journalist.

Can Hate Be Healed?

New America Media, News Feature, Katherine Kam, Posted: Aug 22, 2017

As a teen, Tim Zaal joined the ranks of neo-Nazi skinheads. Today he volunteers with the LA Museum of Tolerance, something he says is a way to atone for his past.

The Vietnam War: An Interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 22, 2017

The Vietnam War, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, will premiere September 17, 2017 on PBS.

Telehealth -- A 'Glimmer of Hope' on Health Care Front

New America Media, News Report, Eric Licas, Posted: Aug 21, 2017

Tele-health, that allows patients living in remote areas to access care from even health care specialists will result in not only better health incomes but the efficiency of clinicians as well.

What's the 'Right' Amount of Volunteering for Older Adults?

US News & World Report/New America Media , News Report, Lisa Esposito , Posted: Aug 21, 2017

Follow your passion in moderation for the biggest boost to well-being.

The Vietnam War: Phỏng Vấn Với Ken Burns và Lynn Novick

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: Aug 20, 2017

Hỏi: Có rất nhiều yếu tố trong thời hiện tại của chúng ta có vẻ như là một tiếng vang của thời kỳ Chiến tranh Việt Nam.

The Age of Anti-Aging: Media Hype and the Myth of Ageless Baby Boomers

Generations, Commentary, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Aug 20, 2017

Boomers became “forever young” in the Summer of Love, say media myths, but their stand against racism and sexism is adding ageism as boomer activists grow older.

‘Internet Essentials’ Program Tackles ‘Cruel Irony’ of Digital Divide

New America Media, News Feature, New America Media, Posted: Aug 18, 2017

Comcast's Internet Essentials program has connected some 4 million low-income Americans to broadband internet.

가주 어린이들 여전히 헬스케어 위협 받고 있다

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 18, 2017

우리는 그 법안이 정지된 상황이라 안심은 되지만 여전히 위협이 지속된다는 것을 알고 있다”고 뉴어메리카미디어(NAM)가 주최한 텔레브리핑에서 헬스엑세스캘리포니아의 앤쏘니 롸이트 대표는 말했다.

Aún peligran los cuidados de salud para los niños de California

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 18, 2017

Si el Senado hubiera tenido éxito en la reestructuración de Obamacare, hasta 6 millones de californianos se hubieran visto no asegurados.


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 18, 2017


Super-Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Made Possible by Brain Scans

US News & World Report/New America Media , News Report, Lisa Esposito, Posted: Aug 17, 2017

New Alzheimer's research and an early-detection "Tool Kit" aim to expose secrets of dementia and the disease's impact on more diverse population groups.

New Head of Leadership Conference Says Now a 'Bleak Time' for Civil Rights

New America Media, Question & Answer, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Aug 16, 2017

"Nothing Like a Crisis to Sharpen One's Thinking" -- a profile of new CEO of Leadership Council on Human Rights, Vanita Gupta.

Charlottesville is the GOP’s Frankenstein's Monster

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Aug 15, 2017

In Charlottesville, like Frankenstein's monster, it didn't change the brutal fact that the GOP, not Trump, created it.

The White Supremacists who Refused to Be Treated by An Asian American Doctor

AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: Aug 15, 2017

White supremacists would rather go untreated than being cared for and even saved by an Asian American.

A New Generation of White Supremacists Emerges in Charlottesville

ProPublica, News Report, A.C. Thompson, Posted: Aug 15, 2017

A group that included many people who were college-educated or ex-military displayed effective planning. "White people are pretty good at getting organized," said one.

Sleep: Nature’s Elixir for Sustaining Good Health

Washington Informer/New America Media , News Report, D. Kevin McNeir , Posted: Aug 15, 2017

Experts at the 21st World Congress on aging shared research and tips on optimizing sleep to minimize health problems as we grow older.

California Kids Still Face Risks to Health Care

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

With Republicans still bent on doing President Trump's bidding and overhauling the U.S. health care system, Californians should do everything to fight back, health care advocates say.

Black CEO Quits President Trump's Manufacturing Council After Charlotteville Protest

NorthSar News, News Report, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

In an earlier photo, Trump and Frazier sat next to each other at the White House and shared a laugh, but the congeniality is over.

Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

AsAmnews, News Report, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

A driver who was aligned with the White nationalist group drove into the crowd, killing one and injuring more than 30 others.

Preet Bharara’s Revenge Against White House, News Report, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

Fired US Atty. Preet Bharara will be launching a weekly radio show called "Stay Tuned With Preet" in partnership with New York Public Radio, offering commentary on the political and cultural systems.

Trump’s Immigration Plan Would Have Kept Out My Father

New America Media, Commentary, William Gee Wong, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

When my father came to America from China in 1912, he was not well educated. He was not well off. He did not speak English.

Asian Man Seen in Video Marching with White Supremacists

AsAm News, News Report, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

At first the women who took the video really wasn’t sure if the man was with the marchers or just happened to be in the same area.

Advocates See 'Disturbing' Rise in Hate Crimes Targeting Asian Americans

International Examiner, News Report, Chetanya Robinson, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

Incidents of anti-Asian hate reported from around the country range from very serious crimes (including murder), to bullying, verbal assaults and hate speech.

On Loving White People and Hating Whiteness

The Root, Commentary, Jonathan P. Higgins, Ed.D., Posted: Aug 14, 2017

A question I know most black people struggle with: How do you continue loving white people when whiteness hates you?

James Alex Fields Jr. Should be Charged with First Degree Murder

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

Under Virginia law, then, Fields Jr's murderous act rises to the bar required for prosecutors to bring a first-degree murder charge.

A New Age of Aging: How Tech Can Ease the Trials of Getting Old

California Magazine/New America Media , Commentary, Frank Browning, Posted: Aug 14, 2017

Will Big Brother Tech stop Gramps from falling or spy on him, too? Frank Browning casts his sharp eye on the pros and cons of gizmos for our aging world.

Seniors Dance for Health, Life—and to Beat the Blues

La Opinión /New America Media , News Report, Jacqueline Garcia, Posted: Aug 12, 2017

How about a Cuban danzón or a Mexican sandunga waltz? One prescription for older California Latinas to beat isolation and depression is dance.

El baile es la mejor arma para combatir la depresión, dicen mujeres de edad avanzada

La Opinión /New America Media , News Report, Jacqueline Garcia , Posted: Aug 12, 2017

Un programa de danza en el Mission Neighborhood Center (MNC) de San Francisco renueva la vida de sus integrantes.

'I Can't Vote, But My Daughter Can'

Reporte Hispano, News Report, Kleibeel Marcano, Posted: Aug 11, 2017

Rossana knows that she cannot vote. Yet, she also understands that she can influence her relatives, friends and other immigrants to participate in the elections.

Warriors Planned Move to San Francisco Highlights City’s Racist Past

New America Media, Commentary, Allen Jones, Posted: Aug 11, 2017

The move from Oakland to San Francisco will bring the Warriors back to a city that four decades earlier rejected them.

Heart of the City Farmers Market

New America Media, Photo Essay, Makoto Takamine, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

San Francisco's only independent, farmer-operated non-profit operated farmers market since 1981.

Medi-Cal Recipients Still Fear For Their Lives

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

President Trump has repeatedly said he hopes Obamacare will soon collapse--and many in California fear it could still implode--especially for vulnerable people.

Eight-Year-Old Indian American Transgender Girl Sues School for Forcing Her to Identify as a Boy

India West, News Feature, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

Several studies have shown that children as young as three have preference for a gender identity that does not conform to their biological sex.

Coachella Rising: Can Organic Farming & Unions Transform Calif.'s Hottest Farm Belt?

Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

Sustainability is the mantra for many groups seeking a future in which communities near California's Salton Sea can survive--and end dangerous work in palm and mango trees.

Vietnamese Fugitive's Testimony in Hanoi Condemned as "Orwellian"

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 09, 2017

German police are following up the Czech connection. There are unconfirmed reports that the pair arrived in Hanoi on a “medical flight” from Russia.

‘We Should Not Be Fooled’ - API Leaders Condemn New Immigration Bill

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Aug 09, 2017

The Trump administration announced its support of a bill to reduce legal immigration and its plan to challenge affirmative action on the same day.

Coachella Rising: Aging Farmworkers, Unions, Organic Mangos & the Salton Sea

Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon , Posted: Aug 09, 2017

Combined, organic farmers and unions, have the power to improve the lives of farmworkers and save the Salton Sea in California’s hottest farm belt.

New Jersey Couple Continues Lifetime of Activism in Chinese Community

Sing Tao Daily, News Feature, Rong Xioqing, Posted: Aug 08, 2017

Their election caps decades of activism that continues to put priority on the local Chinese community over and above party loyalty.

What’s the Key to Longevity? Experts Say, Don’t Worry—Be (Happily) Aging

New Hampshire Union Leader/New America Media , News Report, Gretchen M. Grosky, Posted: Aug 08, 2017

What do longevity experts say is the key to living longer? Stop stressing about living longer. Don’t worry, be happily aging. Age negativity can actually shorten your life.

Despite Parents' Fears, Young Immigrants Embrace Public Roles

Feet in 2 Worlds, News Feature, Alexis Terrazas and Destiny Arroyo, Posted: Aug 07, 2017

Sandy is undocumented, but her immigration status hasn't deterred her from fighting on the frontlines for immigrant rights -- and she is aware of the risks.

Saving America's Health Centers: Surviving for a Second Chance

Iexamnier, News Feature, Staff, Posted: Aug 07, 2017

As a resident of Hong Kong Yinha Lai had regular and unimpeded access to one of the world's most advanced universal health care systems. Not in America.

Congressional Black Caucus Concerned about Amazon/Whole Foods Deal

Northstar News Today, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Aug 07, 2017

Fresh, Amazon's grocery delivery service, charges $14.99 a month and a person must be a member of Amazon prime, which costs $95 per year.

Barack Obama Just Got His Very Own Holiday in the State of Illinois

The Root, News Report, Posted: Aug 07, 2017

And as the news station notes, although several lawmakers abstained from voting on the measure, it passed both houses without a single vote against it.

Japan, US, Australia Urge the Philippines, China to Abide by Arbitral Ruling, News Report, Posted: Aug 07, 2017

The Australia-Japan-United States Trilateral Strategic Dialogue Ministerial Joint Statement was issued after the three countries concluded its 7th Trilateral Strategic Dialogue Ministerial Meeting on the sidelines of the Asean Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held in Manila.

Maxine Waters: Trump 'Most Deplorable Person I’ve Met in My Life'

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Aug 07, 2017

Asked if Trump will be able to stabilize the country, Waters — the most senior of 12 black women currently serving in Congress — expressed doubt.


New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 04, 2017


City College of San Francisco Celebrates Start of Free Enrollment

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 04, 2017

City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is marking the start of free enrollment for city residents, the first community college in the country to do so.

Why Robots Are the Way of Our Aging Future

Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne , Posted: Aug 04, 2017

It's cuddly, makes eye contact and responds when you pet it. This baby seal--a robot that calms dementia patients-is only one example of new tech in our aging future.

Immigrant, Muslim and Voting Republican in New Jersey

Zaman Amerika, News Report, Orhan Akkurt, Posted: Aug 04, 2017

Levent Koch has been a Democrat for as long as he’s been voting. But with a gubernatorial election looming, he's now leaning Republican.

Federal Oversight of Police Reform: Functional or Futile?

Final Call, News Report, Charlene Muhammad, Posted: Aug 03, 2017

Controversial police officer-involved-shootings and other abuses across the country has spurred activists, grieving families and concerned citizens to push for increased federal oversight.

Could a Vaccine Prevent Alzheimer's? Some Researchers Think So

Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne , Posted: Aug 03, 2017

Could a vaccine prevent Alzheimer's disease? The idea is controversial, but some scientists at a major conference last week said it's possible.

Trump Backs Senate Bill to Reduce Legal Immigration

La Opinion, News Report, Maria Pena, Posted: Aug 02, 2017

The bill has been criticized by those on both sides of the aisle.

Comedy Central Gives Go-ahead to Special Starring Hasan Minhaj, Asif Ali

India West, News Report, Posted: Aug 02, 2017

Sketch comedy quartet Goatface, which includes Indian American comedians Hasan Minhaj and Asif Ali, will bring their wide-ranging brand of humor to Comedy Central for a one-hour special, the network announced July 25.

Kidnap in Berlin - Vietnam Infuriates Germany

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 02, 2017

Germany has accused Vietnam of kidnapping a former oil executive in Berlin and spiriting him back to Hanoi to face trial for corruption.

Two Sisters Launch New Sunscreen Product Line Specifically for Black Skin

The Philadelphia Sun, News Report, Posted: Aug 01, 2017

Rich in antioxidants, one of their products — Bolden Shea Oil — is a brilliant multi-tasker, moisturizing both dry hair and skin.

Rogue Cop U.S.A.

The Final Call, News Analysis, Rhodesia Muhammad , Posted: Aug 01, 2017

The stories of corrupt officers, their misdeeds and their impact on the Black community.