Philly Mayor Ends Police-ICE Collaboration

Al Día, News Report, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

Philadelphia Mayor Nutter signed an executive order that ends collaboration between federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement and police.

Taking Care of Our Seniors

 

Hyphen Magazine, News Report, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

The largest generation in U.S. history is cruising into their golden years. Over the next twenty years, the number of folks in the U.S. aged 65 and older will double in size and climb to 20% of the population. These staggering numbers loom over national debates regarding the budget and healthcare as we tackle the issues raised by the aging of our parents and grandparents.

How the Outcome of the Muslim Spying Case Impacts Everyone

 

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Apr 15, 2014

In late February, U.S. District Judge William J. Martini found that the New York Police Department hadn’t violated the rights of the New Jersey-based plaintiffs in Hassan v. City of New York, a class action suit filed in response to the NYPD’s [massive spying] on Muslim mosques, businessness and student associations in the name of finding terrorists.

Korean in New York Sues McDonald's for 'Racist Assault'

 

The Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

An elderly ethnic Korean in New York has filed a multi-million-dollar suit against McDonald's for an alleged racist attack by one of its workers.

Projections Show Rapidly Changing Racial Makeup of U.S.

 

VOXXI, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

By 2042, so-called racial minority groups will make up the majority of the U.S. population.

Pacquiao's Mom Says She Didn't Put Hex on Bradley

 

Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

Dionesia Pacquiao, the mother of Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, responded to speculation that she was casting a spell on Timothy Bradley.

Navajo Nation Officially Joins Fight Against Redskins Mascot

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

The Navajo Nation Council has adopted a bill opposing the use of the name redskins, a term that the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has called a “hurtful reminder. . .of the long history of mistreatment of Native American people in the United States.”

Developer to Demolish 'Ground Zero Mosque'

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to raze the "Ground Zero mosque," a structure housing an Islamic community center just two blocks from the site of the September 11, 2001, attacks, city officials said Tuesday, April 8.

Pacquiao Avenges Controversial Loss to Bradley

 

the Afro, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

Manny Pacquiao finally achieved sweet revenge for the controversial match that ended his dominance in the boxing world.

Muslim Public School Holidays Will Be Observed In New York City

 

The Muslim Observer, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2014

Muslim families in New York City have been requesting official recognition for Islamic holidays in public schools for years now.

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