New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Feb 22, 2011
Americans would do well to remember that in many countries (including Egypt) the most important day of protest has been Friday, just after the ancient call to prayer.
Silicon Valley De-Bug, Video, Posted: Feb 22, 2011
The early months of 2011 have already registered 11 homicides in East San Jose. Young men of color have been both victims and perpetrators in the attacks. De-Bug gathered young men from the Eastside to talk about what they are seeing on the streets, and what can be done to stop the violence.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Feb 19, 2011
The recent death of Hmong icon General Vang Pao haunts immigrants in exile and their American children with memories of the Vietnam War and longing for home.
New America Media, First Person, Posted: Feb 17, 2011
A former high school dropout reflects on "dropping back in".
Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Feb 12, 2011
Sociologists say there is little data, but violence In Vietnam appears to be increasing as social mores change.
LA Sentinel, News Analysis, Posted: Feb 10, 2011
There are many people who claim that Egypt is in the "Middle East" and contrary to that belief, Egypt is in Africa, period.
The Root, Profile, Posted: Feb 10, 2011
Asian Tiger Mothers aren't the only strict parents with straight-A kids. A new memoir tells how one black mom got her children to Harvard and Stanford.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Feb 08, 2011
More young people are putting their education on hold, amid a tough economy and deep cuts to funding for public schools.
Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Feb 05, 2011
The 31-year-old product design engineer is on a unique career trajectory as the head of her own nonprofit company.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Feb 04, 2011
Mubarak is making the same mistake as the Shah of Iran and Saddam Hussien before them—and his fate, like theirs, hangs in the balance.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Feb 04, 2011
The Niroga Institute runs yoga classes in schools and juvenile halls to foster self-discipline, a skill that contributes to academic success.
Final Call, News Report, Posted: Feb 03, 2011
Many highly successful CEOs, doctors, entertainers, educators, lawyers, engineers, and politicians graduated from these institutions.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Feb 02, 2011
Three young smokers explain why they first started to light up and how cigarettes create their own social network.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Feb 01, 2011
If California voters don't OK a $12 billion tax extension to fund public education, state Treasurer Bill Lockyer warns, the K-12 school year could be slashed by six weeks.