Indian or American? Fight Over Yoga in US Can Tie Us Up in Knots

Indian or American? Fight Over Yoga in US Can Tie Us Up in Knots

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Apr 07, 2015

In that sense yoga too has become the classic immigrant story – born in India and remade in America.


NBA Teams Unveil Chinese New Year Uniforms


China Daily, News Report, Lian Zi, Posted: Feb 19, 2015

NBA teams are looking to reach more Chinese fans with Chinese New Year celebrations that include special-edition uniforms.

Another Lost Hero -- Remembering Golf Legend Charlie Sifford


The Afro, News Report, Posted: Feb 09, 2015

African-American golfing pioneer Charlie Sifford has taken his last stroll down the 18th fairway and has gone off to enjoy the comforts of that clubhouse in the sky.


Are Companies Behind Super Bowl Ads ‘Acting As Activists’?


New America Media, Commentary, Regina Bediako, Posted: Feb 03, 2015

This year's Super Bowl ads -- described as grim or depressing -- are disrupting the national conversation in a way many would say is long overdue.

Chloe Kim Becomes the Youngest Winter X Games Gold Medalist


Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Jan 26, 2015

Chloe Kim, 14, became the youngest gold medalist in Winter X Games history, edging seven-time X Games gold medalist Kelly Clark to silver in the women’s snowboard superpipe on Saturday night.

Croatia Seeks to Naturalize Korean Soccer Player for Its National Team


Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Jan 14, 2015

In the past, South Korea sought granting citizenship to imported foreign players to imported foreign players in order to improve its national soccer team. However, due to Korea’s strong sense of ethnic nationalism, the country opted not to naturalize these foreign athletes each time it faced overwhelming public opposition.

Stuart Scott Spoke the Language of My Generation


The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 06, 2015

Stuart Scott was the first TV anchor to make hip-hop language and swagger part of the sports lexicon, and he made sure that disenfranchised black kids were represented at his table.

Marcus Mariota Headed to College Football’s First National Championship


Asam News, News Report, Posted: Jan 02, 2015

The first Pacific Islander to win a Heisman Trophy will play in college football’s first National Championship.

Calif. High School Basketball Team Banned From Tournament for ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Shirts


The Root, News Report, Posted: Dec 29, 2014

Members of the Mendocino High School girls’ basketball team in California are organizing on Monday after being banned from a tournament because of their insistence on wearing “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts in solidarity with Eric Garner, the New York City man who died in July after police placed him in a choke hold, USA Today reports.


Youth Football Coaches Tackle Violence Issue Head On


VoiceWaves / New America Media, News Report, Victor Martin, Jr., Posted: Dec 02, 2014

For some youth football coaches, developing players to be good people is just as important as producing good athletes.

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