Activists Protesting Death of Dalit Student Say Minorities Ill-treated in India

Activists Protesting Death of Dalit Student Say Minorities Ill-treated in India

India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jan 26, 2016

Several Indian American activists rallied outside the San Francisco, Calif., Indian Consulate to draw attention to the plight of Rohith Vemula, a Ph.D. student at Hyderabad Central University who committed suicide allegedly because of caste-based discrimination.


Get DACA, Pursue Your Dream Job


New America Media / We'Ced Youth Media, News Feature, Claudia J. Gonzalez, Posted: Jan 26, 2016

DACA allowed Adriana Meza to do something she wasn’t able to do before: achieve her dream of becoming a teacher.


Calif. Bill Would Fund Trauma and Mental Health Services for Students


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 15, 2016

California schools will once again be able to offer mental health programs for students if a bill introduced in the legislature earlier this week passes.


India Questioning Deportation of Indian Students from U.S.


IANS I, News Report, Arun Kumar, IANS I , Posted: Dec 28, 2015

India has questioned the deportation of some students from India when they came to the U.S. with valid student visas to study at two Silicon Valley institutions which have denied being "blacklisted.”

19 Students Barred from Boarding Air India Flight to San Francisco


India West, News Report, Posted: Dec 23, 2015

Air India staff Dec. 20 had to turn back 19 students from boarding a flight in Hyderabad headed for San Francisco when they learned the universities they would be attending are blacklisted by the U.S. government.


Syrian Children Carry Trauma Into the Classroom


New Canadian Media, News Feature, Beatriz Paez, Posted: Dec 18, 2015

When Syrian refugee children arrive in Canadian classrooms for the very first time, the anxiety they feel might be more than simply first-day-of-school jitters.


American Bilingualism


New America Media, Commentary, Claudia Quach, Posted: Dec 17, 2015

What does it mean to be bilingual? Simply defined, it is the ability to use two languages. But are Americans bilingual?


Rethinking Shari’a: Voices of Islam In California


Boom Journal, First Person, Mark Fathi Massoud and Kathleen M. Moore, Posted: Dec 11, 2015

Muslims are the world’s fastest growing religious group, and thousands of American Muslims have chosen to make California home.


Thinking Outside the Mosque: On Learning to be Muslim in America


New America Media/Boom Journal, News Feature, Anna Challet, Posted: Dec 10, 2015

If the American Muslim community has a tendency to isolate itself, to retreat from the rest of American society, Zaytuna College is where that insularity comes to die.


Finally, Good News on the School to Prison Pipeline


New America Media, Commentary, David Muhammad, Posted: Nov 17, 2015

Data from L.A. and Oakland show that reducing school suspensions has lead to dramatic reductions in youth detention.

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