Rafu Shimpo, Profile, Posted: Aug 14, 2013
Sculptor and arts educator Ruth Asawa, 87, died last week. Held in the U.S. Japanese internment of WWII, she’d win fame and respect for her art and arts advocacy.
New America Media, Profile, Posted: Apr 17, 2013
Chen used to type up stories produced on typewriters into primitive early 1990s computer systems for her father.
New America Media/Richmond Pulse, Profile, Posted: Feb 05, 2013
Betty Reid-Soskin, 91, is the oldest National Park Ranger. She brings black history to life, from her mother’s slavery to the election of a black president.
The Root, Commentary, Posted: Feb 04, 2013
The centennial of Rosa Parks’ birth this week, says the author of a new book on her, should mark the real legacy of her activism—both in the South and North.
New America Media, First Person, Posted: Dec 30, 2012
Young farmworker Lorena Hernandez, a single mother from Mexico, describes her toil with little chance for education—and a future.
New America Media, Profile, Posted: Dec 05, 2012
Richmond, Calif.’s Enrique Duarte is unstoppable as he mentors youth and leads so many to better fitness through dance.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Oct 10, 2012
In Boston, an immigrant mother from the Dominican Republic strives to build a better life for her kids, while battling mental illness.
Illume, Question & Answer, Posted: Sep 06, 2012
“I love my city,” says Aziz Akbari, an 18-year-old college sophomore running to be Fremont's youngest and the city's first Indo-American Mayor.
El Nuevo Sol, Profile, Posted: Aug 25, 2012
The president’s deferred action plan for undocumented youth came too late for one deported honors graduate who wrote a letter to Obama.
New America Media / Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Posted: Jul 22, 2012
One non-profit is tackling hunger in the Coachella Valley by harvesting crops that would otherwise go to waste.
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