New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 31, 2010
The real reason Haley Barbour released Jamie and Gladys Scott, sisters serving a life sentence for an $11 armed robbery they say they didn't commit: he sniffs the presidency.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 31, 2010
Missed in the news. Editors and publishers of ethnic media pick what they felt were the most underreported stories of the decade.
New America Media/ Richmond Confidential, News Feature, Posted: Dec 31, 2010
Three Kennedy High school students found their way off the streets thanks to football and the determination of a football coach.
Los Angeles Sentinel, News Report, Posted: Dec 30, 2010
I am very concerned that the rules do not go far enough to honor the principles of net neutrality as previously articulated by this Administration and FCC.
New America Now, Audio, Posted: Dec 30, 2010
Migritude addresses the immigrant experience. Immigrants...with attitude.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 29, 2010
During the trial, jurors were shown a 2002 video of Evans, in which she claimed that the cigarette giveaways had a large impact on her.
Black Voice News, News Report, Posted: Dec 29, 2010
Phillip Yancy Swells, his wife and two children, slip on their clothes and emerge from their quarters – a 2002 Chrysler Town & Country minivan.
San Francisco Bayview, Commentary, Posted: Dec 29, 2010
My nephew was shot and killed by Oakland police. The elder of two sons, he was a sweet boy hanging out with the wrong people.
Black America Web, News Report, Posted: Dec 29, 2010
Former Jackson State golfer Shasta Averyhardt got a place in history when she qualified for the LPGA Tour.
L.A. Beez/New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Dec 29, 2010
As the murder rate falls to a 43-year low in the city overall, it remains stubbornly high in some areas—and the L.A. Times coverage fails to explain why.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 29, 2010
At some point in everyone’s life the fantasy of the winter holidays begins to fade and Christmas loses its luster.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Dec 28, 2010
California will forfeit millions in federal money because it failed to sufficiently boost children's enrollment in Medi-Cal.
Richmond Pulse, Video, Posted: Dec 23, 2010
Though Richmond Calif., has been ranked the 6th most dangerous city in the country, that hasn't stopped residents like Toody Maher from trying to revitalize the Iron Triangle with a new community park called Elm Play Lot.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 22, 2010
Population shifts and redistricting have Republicans gloating about their prospects in 2012. But Latinos are the fastest-growing demographic—and they vote Democratic.
San Francisco Bayview, News Report, Posted: Dec 22, 2010
New Orleans’s criminal justice system is at a crossroads. The city’s jail, damaged in Katrina, needs to be replaced.
Final Call, News Report, Posted: Dec 22, 2010
The holiday season is once again upon us, and despite a deep recession, millions of Americans are preparing to empty their wallets.
Washington Afro, News Report, Posted: Dec 22, 2010
A study by graduate students at American University’s School of Communications reveals a city that appears to have come undone.
Black America Web, News Report, Posted: Dec 22, 2010
On Dec. 9, prisoners at several state corrections facilities refused to work because of poor working and medical conditions.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Dec 21, 2010
The slaying of Oscar Grant Jr. and conviction of the BART cop who killed him have shaken up the landscape of police and community relations in the Bay Area.
Final Call, News Report, Posted: Dec 21, 2010
Students in the District of Columbia and New Hampshire graduated with the highest average debt levels: $30,033 and $29,443, respectively.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 21, 2010
Occasional smokers pose challenges to California’s Tobacco Control Program
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Dec 20, 2010
The Alive and Free Training has just been introduced to Richmond, designed to reduce risky behaviors that contribute to violence.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Dec 17, 2010
A closer look at the health care battles being waged in courts across the country; how does someone make their most basic choices and how does it affect their lives?
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Dec 15, 2010
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California), who chairs the Congressional Black Caucus, said that an “overwhelming majority” of the group opposes the tax plan.
Amsterdam News, News Report, Posted: Dec 15, 2010
At a press conference held on Wednesday on the steps of City Hall, several Black and Latino organizations spoke out against union leaders call.
Black America Web, News Report, Posted: Dec 14, 2010
Rand Paul, the anti-civil rights, Kentucky Tea Party hero, can't be too thrilled about the deal that President Obama just struck with the Republicans.
Final Call, News Report, Posted: Dec 14, 2010
Citizens are tackling the lack of access to healthy foods, the overall food shortage and its correlation to sickness, disease and even death.
Black Voice News, News Report, Posted: Dec 14, 2010
Parents of 55,000 children in California will lose childcare support at the end of January if the state legislature does not reinstate funds for Cal Works
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 14, 2010
Young people are mixing Sprite with prescription-strength codeine cough syrup to make a legal but deadly concoction.
The Root, News Feature, Posted: Dec 13, 2010
Betty Dukes, 60, is the face of the largest gender-bias class-action lawsuit in U.S. history. Now the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to take the case.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 12, 2010
Colorado newspaper argues that school superintendent has violated Civil Rights Act by urging businesses not to advertise.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 11, 2010
Southern Nevada has the highest foreclosure rate in the country, and people of color have been disproportionately affected.
New America Now, Audio, Posted: Dec 10, 2010
Ethnic Media Watch discusses the early Census results and we talk to a man who works hard to bridge the gap between Asian- and African-Americans.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 10, 2010
If you don't build the education facility, you're gonna have to end up building another jail.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 09, 2010
Despite what liberal Democrats think—or wish—Obama had no choice but to hold his nose and make the deal on tax cuts.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 08, 2010
Sims’s contributions to the field of gynecology are revered by many, but reviled by those who know of the pain endured by female slaves.
YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Posted: Dec 07, 2010
This summer, YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia worked with 10 young people from the Bay Area to teach them how to write, produce, shoot and edit a short film.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 04, 2010
The media crucifixion of Rangel absolves Congress of having to take any real action against other corrupt lawmakers—and there are many.
Amsterdam News, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 03, 2010
The House of Representatives passed the Claims Settlement Act, providing funding for claims brought by Black and Native American farmers.
Black America Web, Commentary, Posted: Dec 03, 2010
These sisters have been in prison for 16 years – doing double life sentences for their alleged part in a robbery, $11 was taken and no one was hurt.
Pittsburgh Courier, News Report, Posted: Dec 03, 2010
The latest report by A+ Schools revealed that the achievement gap between White and Black students continues to decrease.
Final Call, News Report, Posted: Dec 03, 2010
In 2009, 14.3 percent of all people in the U.S. lived in poverty, according to the National Poverty Center.
Richmond Pulse, Audio, Posted: Dec 03, 2010
While Richmond, California may be plagued with high crime rates and low unemployment the news of a potential casino has given hope to one young man who thinks will give Richmond a much needed economic boost.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 02, 2010
The trial Johannes Mehserle gave many hope that justice would be served. Now one African American man thinks he should just be freed.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2010
Rappers and independent filmmakers feel their artistic freedom might be at stake in the fight over an open Internet.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2010
Flu shots not only protect lives but also generate significant economic benefits, saving as much as $42 billion in direct and indirect costs.