Three Asian Americans Could Be in US Senate in 2017

Asam News, News Report, Posted: Mar 31, 2015

Duckworth and Harris could potentially also be only the third and fourth Asian Americans outside of Hawaii to ever be US Senators, according to Wikipedia.

 

Despite Improvements, Ohio Advocates Say Anti-Elder Abuse Funds Fall Short

 

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Feature, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Mar 30, 2015

Ramona Wilson, 74, nearly killed herself after being conned out of her life savings. Financial elder abuse is growing, and some states are taking action.

 

Experts, Seniors Tell CA Lawmakers 'Hear Us' on Rising Elder Poverty

 

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 24, 2015

Seniors told California lawmakers, “Listen to us” at a hearing on rising poverty among elders, straining their food, income, health and housing.

 

If Ferguson Stays Ferguson, Blacks Have No One to Blame But Themselves

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Mar 20, 2015

Will black residents of Ferguson vote to create change in their city? The early signs aren't good.

 

La Opinión: Racism Is Alive and Well in the Hispanic Community

 

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Mar 20, 2015

Univision's dismissal of Rodner Figueroa has sparked a conversation about racism in the Spanish-language press.

 

Schools Have Key Role to Play in Youth Voting

 

EdSource, News Report, Louis Freedberg, Posted: Mar 19, 2015

The appallingly low turnout of youth voters in last November's elections should raise an alarm about the future of our democracy.

 

To Fight the Drought in California, We Need More Than Just Rain

 

New America Media/El Observador, News Feature, Jenny Manrique, Posted: Mar 19, 2015

California regulators on Tuesday voted to ban watering lawns more than twice a week, and said restaurants could only serve water if customers request it.

Mexican Woman Running for Mayor Found Decapitated

 

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Mar 13, 2015

A woman running for mayor of Ahuacuotzingo in the Mexican state of Guerrero was found decapitated on Tuesday.

 

Uncle Sam Wants DACA Recipients to Avoid Tax Scams

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 12, 2015

The IRS said Wednesday that DACA recipients are not required to have health insurance -- and won't face related tax penalties.

The Saga of Sen. Bob Menendez

 

AL DÍA NEWS, News Report, Sabrina Vourvoulias, Posted: Mar 11, 2015

The way media are covering Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) echoes Anglo stereotypes of Latin Americans.

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