Yes, Immigrant Kids Are Fleeing Violence, but So Are Kids in Chicago

Yes, Immigrant Kids Are Fleeing Violence, but So Are Kids in Chicago

The Root, Commentary, Keli Goff, Posted: Jul 22, 2014

Over the 4th of July weekend, 82 people were shot in Chicago. But the story got lost in media coverage of the border crisis.


Researchers Address 'Lost in Translation' Issues With Chinese Medicine


UC Newsroom, News Report, Rachel Champeau, Posted: Jul 19, 2014

Researchers at UCLA's Center for East–West Medicine have published a document that explores issues involved in Chinese medical translation.


Graphic Novelist Breaks Boundaries with Multimedia Approach


Asian Fortune, Question & Answer, Amanda Andrei, Posted: Jul 18, 2014

Graphic novelist Nguyen Khoi Nguyen doesn’t limit himself to paper and pen – he uses music and animation as well.


Study: Pets a Prescription for Health, Happiness Among Elders


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jul 16, 2014

UCLA researchers studying "best practices" for how to deliver holistic health care to seniors found pets were a big source of social support.


Palestinian Americans Weigh in On Homeland Crisis


Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb, Posted: Jul 15, 2014

As the war rages on Gaza, Palestinian American activists told The Arab American News about the severity of the humanitarian situation, urging the community to organize and mobilize for the Palestinian cause.


Why We are Suing the Government on Behalf of All Children Facing Deportation


Immigration Impact, Commentary, Beth Werlin, Posted: Jul 10, 2014

The thousands of children fleeing violence and seeking refuge in the US have brought to the forefront the issue of how our immigration system deals with children.


No Humanitarianism in $3.7 Billion for Unaccompanied Minors at the Border


New America Media, Commentary, Maegan Ortiz, Posted: Jul 09, 2014

Much of the $3.7 billion requested by Obama in response to the surge of unaccompanied minors will go toward expansion of border enforcement.


Booming Black Businesses Fuel Brazil’s New Middle Class


The Root, News Report, Dion Rabouin, Posted: Jul 07, 2014

Fueled by a blossoming economy and a government program aimed at reducing income inequality, approximately 80 percent of Brazil’s new middle class are black.


Independence Day: Immigrants and the Great American Experiment


Asian American Press, Commentary, R. Mark Frey, Posted: Jul 03, 2014

The Fourth of July holiday is a chance to reflect on independence, immigrants, and the great American experiment.


Dead Young Men in Mississippi, Israel, and Palestine: Spirals of Violence and Nonviolence


Tikkun, Commentary, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Posted: Jul 02, 2014

Mississippi did not change through threats of more violence. It changed through nonviolent direct action and passing laws.

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