Grow Your Own “Unretirement”--Minnesota Hmong on the Farm
 

Grow Your Own “Unretirement”--Minnesota Hmong on the Farm

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media, News Feature, Chris Farrell , Posted: Aug 27, 2014

Part of the retire-to-farm movement, immigrants are carving out a new life for themselves and their families,

 

Fresno’s Recyclers Come Out of the Shadows

 

New America Media/ The kNOw Youth Media, News Report, Colby Tibbet, Keirra Woods and Keishaye Woods, Posted: Aug 25, 2014

Every morning Mike Rhyne walks his shopping cart through Fresno to collect bottles, cans, and other recyclables.

Poverty Rises among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Acccording to Study

 

Northwest Asian Weekly, News Report, Posted: Aug 18, 2014

The numbers for Asian Americans in poverty have grown by 37 percent, while Pacific Islanders in poverty have increased by 60 percent.

 

Ferguson Shows Failed US Policy and the Black-White Housing Gap

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Andre F. Shashaty, Posted: Aug 17, 2014

Ferguson, Mo., has among the highest rates of homes underwater. A half-century after Watts, one expert says more trouble may be coming.

 

Photo Essay: A Trip Through North St. Louis

 

Silicon Valley De-Bug, Photo Essay, Jean Melesaine, Fernando Perez and Raj Jayadev, Posted: Aug 16, 2014

Silicon Valley De-Bug was in North St. Louis weeks before the Michael Brown shooting, and captured photos of a community left to fend for itself.

 

We Did Not See This Coming, But We See Where It Came From

 

St. Louis American, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Aug 15, 2014

Michael Brown graduated in the much-discussed Normandy School District, an unaccredited district that expired not long before he was killed.

Black Men Show Little Signs of Progress in 40 years

 

NNPA, News Report, Posted: Aug 11, 2014

Black men are no better off than they were more than 40 years ago, due to mass incarceration and job losses suffered during the Great Recession, according to a new report by researchers at the University of Chicago.

 

U.S. Plays Catch-up in Africa, After China Gains New Ground

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Kennedy Jawoko, Posted: Aug 09, 2014

After a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington D.C., U.S. corporations pledge $14billion trade and investment in Africa.

San Francisco and New York Affordable Housing Plans Compared

 

SF Public Press, News Report, Posted: Aug 08, 2014

San Francisco is not the only city in a housing crisis. The multi-year plan proposed by Mayor Ed Lee bears some similarities to those proposed by Bill de Blasio, the new mayor of New York, where even last week a major initiative advanced to fix older affordable buildings.

Human Rights Commission Calls for Seattle to Divest from Corporations that Profit on Immmigrant Detention

 

International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2014

Earlier this month, the Seattle Human Rights Commission passed a resolution calling on the city to divest from corporations that profit from immigrant detention.

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