New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jun 05, 2015
Racism--not one’s skin color--matters most as African Americans age, says a top gerontologist. Researchers need to quit blaming blacks for bad health behaviors.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 03, 2015
As Detroit hails its Midtown resurgence, advocates are fighting evictions of mostly low-income, black seniors as affordable apartments convert to luxury units.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 02, 2015
Conservative pundits say Baltimore stems from diminished personal responsibility--not brutality, foreclosures, joblessness and other strikes against the poor.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 24, 2015
Seniors told California lawmakers, “Listen to us” at a hearing on rising poverty among elders, straining their food, income, health and housing.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 09, 2015
Author and MacArthur “genius” Ai-Jen Poo joined eldercare workers to call for job rights and immigration reform as they serve a fast-aging U.S. population.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jan 22, 2015
President Obama’s State-of-the-Union plan would help workers start 401(k)s. But experts say he should also act to make Social Security taxes more equitable.
New America Media, First Person, Posted: Jan 09, 2015
Just two of us in a parking lot, uninsulated by the National Guard. What had I got myself into?
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2014
A new study of 1,100 doctors says all give patients high-tech end-of-life treatment, but choose comfort care for themselves.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 30, 2014
Los afroamericanos, hispanos y asiáticos estadounidenses se enfrentan a un "golpe cuádruple" económico, según un nuevo estudio.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 19, 2014
New studies show ethnic families are on the short end of the recession’s economic “recovery” with retirement income hit especially hard.