Traffic Tickets Stopped My Life for Six Years
 

Traffic Tickets Stopped My Life for Six Years

New America Media/SV Debug, Commentary, Daniel Zapien, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

Daniel Zapien was 20 years old when he first lost his drivers license. After two tickets, it took him more than six years and $5,000 dollars to be able to hold this card once again.

Kalief Browder Took His Own Life, but the System Murdered Him

 

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

When Browder was 16, he was arrested on a charge of stealing a book bag—a charge he denied. He spent three years in Rikers Island jail without ever receiving a trial. On Saturday he killed himself.

 

Almost One-Third of Hindu Americans Not Married, Says Pew Report

 

India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabjii, Posted: May 19, 2015

Currently, 60 percent of Hindu Americans are married. Three percent of Hindus surveyed said that they live with partners, contrasting sharply with 2007 data, which showed no Hindu Americans living with partners.

 

Lessons From a Box of Raisins

 

South Kern Sol, First Person, Bianca Pulido, Posted: May 10, 2015

I picked grapes last summer here in Arvin. It started when my mom got home from her first job and I asked her if I could come with her to the fields.

 

'I’ve Hidden This My Whole Life' - Getting Help After Childhood Depression

 

New America Media, Commentary, Anonymous as told to Anna Challet, Posted: May 07, 2015

On Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, NAM spoke with a student who wished her depression had been diagnosed earlier.

 

Black Women Killed by Police Are Ignored

 

NNPA, Commentary, Julianne Malveaux, Posted: May 06, 2015

You know their names: Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice. You are far less likely to know about Rekia Boyd.

Why Latinos Should Speak Up for Black Lives

 

Latino Rebels, Commentary, Alberto Retana, Posted: May 04, 2015

I am Latino and I stand in support members of the Black community seeking justice.

Korean American Businesses Damaged in Baltimore Riots

 

KoreAm, News Report, Reera Yoo, Posted: May 04, 2015

Businesses owned by Korean Americans were particularly hit hard by the riots in Baltimore.

First Lady on Challenges Facing Native Youth: ‘We Own This'

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2015

First Lady Michelle Obama recalled her and her husband’s historic trip to Indian country in 2014 before making bold statements in regards to the current state of Indian country at the Generation Indigenous Native Youth Challenge (Gen-I) convening.

Dreamers to Hillary: Do Better on Deportation Relief

 

Fusion, News Report, Ted Hesson, Posted: Apr 13, 2015

In light of Hillary Clinton’s decision to run for president, Fusion asked three Dreamers what issues she should tackle first.

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