FACTS ON ETHNIC ELDERS: Little Help for Prisoners Released After Decades
 

FACTS ON ETHNIC ELDERS: Little Help for Prisoners Released After Decades

New America Media, News Feature, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Feb 10, 2014

Efforts to reduce the huge and costly U.S. prison population mean more 50+ inmates will be released. But they’ll need help beyond housing and an income.

 

Elder Artisan Weaves Alamo Navajo Heritage for New Generations

 

Navajo Times/New America Media , News Feature, Colleen Keane, Posted: Jan 05, 2014

Navajo’s Isabelle Pino-Thomas, 78, sustains the distinctive Alamo style both through weaving and teaching the heritage art to new generations.

 

位學校志工變為福特基金會總裁

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Dec 05, 2013

編者按:在2013年9月達倫﹒沃克(Darren Walker) 成為了福特基金會(Ford Foundation)第10任總裁,他同時也是會內第二位非裔會長。福特基金會是全美第二大的慈善機構,每年提供5億美元的捐贈。沃克最初從事法律和銀行工作,在跨足慈善事業前,沃克曾擔任紐約一家非營利機構的首席運營官。在2010年擔任福特基金會副總裁前,他曾任職於洛克菲勒基金會(Rockefeller Foundation)。本篇文章是沃克在其紐約辦公室接受新美國傳媒國際記者艾布韓(Khalil Abdullah)的專訪。

 

Visionary Japanese American Sculptor, Educator Ruth Asawa, 87, Dies

 

Rafu Shimpo, Profile, J.K. Yamamoto, 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.

 

Lily Chen: A Fortunate Decision

 

New America Media, Profile, Sam Pearson, Posted: Apr 17, 2013

Chen used to type up stories produced on typewriters into primitive early 1990s computer systems for her father.

 

WORDS FROM THE WISE: America’s Oldest Park Ranger Brings Black History to Life

 

New America Media/Richmond Pulse, Profile, Malcolm Marshall, 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.

 

Rosa Parks' Stamp on American History

 

The Root, Commentary, Jeanne Theoharis, 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.

 

The Only Job I Can Do--A Young Mother’s Farm Work Story

 

New America Media, First Person, David Bacon, Posted: Dec 30, 2012

Young farmworker Lorena Hernandez, a single mother from Mexico, describes her toil with little chance for education—and a future.

 

Bay Area Dance Instructor Brings Fitness to Local Latinos

 

New America Media, Profile, Edgardo Cervano-Soto, Posted: Dec 05, 2012

Richmond, Calif.’s Enrique Duarte is unstoppable as he mentors youth and leads so many to better fitness through dance.

 

Coping With Depression in a Foreign Land

 

New America Media, Video, Nick Ciorogan, 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.

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