New America Media, First Person, Posted: Aug 28, 2011
As Hurricane Irene hit New York, six years after Katrina drowned New Orleans, one NYC writer also found himself recalling the typhoons of his Filipino youth.
Chauncey Bailey Project, News Report, Posted: Aug 26, 2011
Former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusef Bey IV was sentenced Friday to three consecutive life terms in prison.
Black Voice News, News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2011
University administrators say over 60 percent of college students report that their parents now expect them to work during the school year.
The New Orleans Agenda, News Analysis, Posted: Aug 25, 2011
Six years ago, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast. The impact of Katrina and government bungling continue to inflict major pain on the people left behind.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Aug 25, 2011
NAM editor Kevin Weston argues the violence at last week's Raider-49er pre-season matchup was fueled by violence on the streets and age-old Bay Area animosities.
California Watch, Video, Posted: Aug 25, 2011
California’s budget cuts will close 70 state parks, including China Camp, where Frank Quan, 85, has lived his entire life—and may have to move.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Aug 22, 2011
In the U.S.. more than 2 million domestic workers continue to labor and be exploited like the women in "The Help." But there are new calls for their rights and protections.
Black America Web, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2011
Metropolitan areas from New York to Los Angeles and seemingly all points in between continue to take on virtually unrecognizable characteristics, longtime residents say.
Washington Afro, News Report, Posted: Aug 22, 2011
The recent riots in London were largely depicted by media as young Blacks rampaging through the northern section of the city, looting stores and vandalizing property as a stunned world looked on.
New America Media, Photo Essay, Posted: Aug 22, 2011
In the small town of Lanare, locals are fighting for access to clean drinking water, a problem in many poor, rural communities across the state.
New York Amsterdam News, News Analysis, Posted: Aug 19, 2011
As London and other major U.K. cities hit with rioting are cleaning up, people are being picked up daily by police.
The Final Call, News Report, Posted: Aug 19, 2011
A native Norwegian, Mr. Breivik, 32, reportedly confessed to bombing government headquarters downtown in the capitol Oslo, killing eight people before going on a shooting spree at a youth group retreat killing dozens more.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Aug 17, 2011
Giants manager Bruce Bochy nailed a writer’s tweet as “racist” for calling a player an “illegal alien.” But where’s the Latino Jackie Robinson?
Black Voice News, News Report, Posted: Aug 16, 2011
Riverside, Calif. recreation supervisor Jerry Hurley runs a highly successful lunch program, serving 200,000 free meals this summer.
Final Call, News Report, Posted: Aug 16, 2011
A Louisiana judge has given a preliminary approval to a $25 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit by plaintiffs against a New Orleans hospital.
Los Angeles Sentinel, News Report, Posted: Aug 16, 2011
Tom Joyner called those who criticize the president "haters," saying they need to be quiet because Obama doesn't need the black vote to be split.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Aug 14, 2011
MYX TV’s unique programming, including Korean pop or K-Pop aims to bring more fresh, Asian-American and Asian talent, faces and voices to a mainstream audience.
Philadelphia Tribune, News Report, Posted: Aug 09, 2011
A 9 p.m. curfew for children under the age of 18 was inacted in Philadelphia to stop mobs of African-American teens assaulting pedestrians.
Black America Web, News Report, Posted: Aug 09, 2011
“I’m not voting for Obama!” said one black man, a regular barbershop customer. “Won’t do it, and I’m not afraid to say it. Black men don’t have jobs."
Atlanta Post, News Analysis, Posted: Aug 09, 2011
About 92 million Americans—more than one in four adults—have some kind of criminal history, according to the U.S. Department of Justice
New Orleans Agenda, News Report, Posted: Aug 09, 2011
The lingering economic unsteadiness, unacceptably high foreclosure rates, and changing government-backed mortgage lending policies serve as the backdrop for the 64th Annual Convention of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB).
Amsterdam News, News Report, Posted: Aug 09, 2011
Low-income and minority residents in Brooklyn say they are being left out in the cold while looking for jobs in developments springing up downtown.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Aug 08, 2011
Last week, a debate was held between the four candidates vying for the recently vacated position of San Francisco Attorney. George Gason, David Onek, Vu Trinh and Sharmin Bock spoke on a number of issues including: the war on drugs, conviction rates, and the three strikes law.
New America Media, First Person, Posted: Aug 06, 2011
It was the first day of Ramadan and as afternoon prayers ended, men and women spilled out of mosques into the scorching downtown heat.
La Opinión, Commentary, Posted: Aug 06, 2011
Recent murders in Mexican prisons reflect a new chapter in the war on drugs, as cartels look to prisons to hire their assassins.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Aug 05, 2011
In the wake of a police involved incident that resulted in the death of 19-year-old Kenneth Harding SFPD Greg Suhr held a community meeting in the city's Hunters Point neighborhood.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: Aug 03, 2011
A new book of young adult fiction explores homosexuality and cross-cultural relationships.
New America Media, Interview, Posted: Aug 01, 2011
Drug companies are experimenting on poor people in India and elsewhere without their informed consent. NAM interviewed Al Jazeera’s reporter on the story.