Farmworkers Dread the Possibility of Losing Medi-Cal

Farmworkers Dread the Possibility of Losing Medi-Cal

New America Media, News Report, Jenny Manrique, Posted: Jul 19, 2017

In a town where 60 percent of farmworkers are undocumented, many are afraid to lose access to the little health care they have.


Diverse Cops Make the Difference in Policing Hate


New America Media, News Report, Jenny Manrique, Posted: Jul 19, 2017

San Francisco's hate crimes unit is one of only a handfull of such police units across the country at a time when hate crimes are on the rise.


California Lawmakers Move to Protect Undocumented Workers


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Jul 13, 2017

A bill being proposed in California would require employers to ask for a warrant before allowing ICE agents onto their worksite.


Rise in ‘Bigoted Incivility’ - When Your Groceries Come With a Side of Hate


New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jul 11, 2017

Experts say a nationwide rise in hate incidents -- which do not rise to the level of a crime -- points to 'a new level of bigoted incivility.'


Black, Gray and Gay: The Perils of Aging LGBTQ People of Color


NBCBLK/New America Media, News Feature, Chandra Thomas Whitfield, Posted: Jul 07, 2017

Economic, social and health disparities are especially challenging for black and Latino LGBTQ elders, but advocates around the U.S. are creating solutions.


Q&A: UC President Is Bullish on California’s Future, and the Next Generation


New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 22, 2017

"California continues to move forward. It's not mired in the past," says UC President Janet Napolitano.


GOP Health Bill—How We Got Into This Mess


New America Media, News Analysis, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Amid the scoreboard coverage of the GOP health bill, historians remind us of how the unique U.S. system became such an insurance-based mess.


The Opioid Crisis in Black and White


New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered U.S. attorneys to get tough on drug crimes. He wasn't talking about white addicts, whom the opioid crisis affects the most.


Cuts to Medicaid Devastating for Rural Kids


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 16, 2017

House Republicans' threatened cuts to Medicaid would be devastating for children living in rural areas, according to a new study by researchers at Georgetown University.


‘Ellis Island of the South’ - Atlanta Coalition Helps Immigrants Naturalize


New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jun 12, 2017

Atlanta has one of the fastest-growing immigrant populations in the country. A new coalition is helping them become U.S. citizens.

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