Femmigrants - A New Online Platform for Women Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Femmigrants - A New Online Platform for Women Immigrant Entrepreneurs

New America Media, Question & Answer, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 25, 2017

Ika Aliyeva launched Femigrants.org in order to give female immigrant entrepreneurs like herself a "trusted platform" to seek advice and gain inspiration.


I Ask Again, Do You Want Pence?


New America Media, News Analysis, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: May 17, 2017

President Pence would move quickly, adeptly, and expertly at trying to ram legislation and initiatives through Congress and via executive order.

Miss USA Clarifies Controversial Health Care Comments: 'I Am Privileged to Have Health Care and I Do Believe That It Should Be a Right'


The Root, News Report, Posted: May 16, 2017

Despite the uproar, Miss USA is looking forward to her yearlong reign, setting her sights on advocating for STEM.

Black Journalists Launch Program to Improve the Image of Black Men


North Star News Today, News Report, Posted: May 08, 2017

The initiative follows a similar effort by the Ford Motor Company Fund, a unit of Ford Motor Co., the nation’s second-largest automobile manufacturer.


San Diego Doctors, Advocates Combine Efforts to End Female Genital Cutting


California Health Report, News Report, Marty Graham, Posted: Apr 26, 2017

A family health center in San Diego has been awarded a $1 million grant to turn its large African community away from female genital cutting, while developing culturally competent medical care for women who have been cut.


Community Rallies in Massive Support for Battered Wife Whose Husband Receives Slap on Wrist


India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Apr 26, 2017

Several anti-domestic violence organizations, under the umbrella organization Raksha, Inc., released a statement decrying the lenient sentence for Gattani.


New Orleans DA Jails Victims For Refusal to Testify, Report Says


Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Staff, Posted: Apr 18, 2017

In 2016, a rape victim was jailed for eight days because she refused to attend Criminal District Court in New Orleans.


Hate Crime Law Results in Few Convictions and Lots of Disappointment


Propublica, News Report, Ryan Katz, Posted: Apr 18, 2017

In Texas, the tiny number of successful prosecutions leave both victims and lawmakers questioning state's commitment to punishing hate.


Iraqi American Woman Teaches Fellow Hijabis Self-Defense


Arab American Media, News Feature, Zahraa Farhat, Posted: Jan 23, 2017

Even though Abdulla is trained in self-defense, she said she still worries like many others because no one can ever be sure who may be an opponent.


Stirring Women’s March in San Jose: A Muslim Perspective


New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jan 23, 2017

What is clear is that we Muslim Americans must shed our sense of entitlement to be full participants in American democracy.

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