Actor Waris Ahluwalia Barred from Boarding Flight After Refusing to Remove Turban

Actor Waris Ahluwalia Barred from Boarding Flight After Refusing to Remove Turban

India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Feb 09, 2016

Indian American actor Waris Ahluwalia was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight after refusing to remove his turban during a secondary security screening.


Eat, Pray, Gain--Black Church Meals May Serve Fellowship With Obesity


NorthStarNews Today/New America Media, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Feb 09, 2016

Black churches provide fellowship and heaps of comfort food served to relieve stress--while contributing to a high obesity rate in the black community.


Cuba in Waiting: Capitalism Hasn't Arrived, And Frustration Is Rising


New America Media, News Feature, Louis Nevaer, Posted: Feb 05, 2016

After the US and Cuba resumed full diplomatic relations, the expectation that ties would encourage changes in Cuba has not been met.


A Glimpse into the Underground World of Selling Sex at Super Bowl 50


SV Debug, News Feature, Octavio Martinez, Posted: Feb 04, 2016

I met Jane on an online dating website months ago and we soon hit it off. Super Bowl 50 has everyone in the sex industry excited, she said.


Study Links Filial Piety to Caregiver Stress, Depression in Chinese Americans


Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, Lotus Chau, Posted: Feb 04, 2016

A new study found that three-in-four Chinese American family caregivers feel stressed and burdened by traditional filial piety obligations to provide eldercare.


Chicago Pays Up: $5.5 million Reparations for Wrongly Convicted Black Men


NorthStarNews.Today/Blackmansstreet.Today, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Feb 03, 2016

Chicago has begun paying $5.5 million to black victims of police torture and wrongful incarceration there. Black Lives Matter and others receive credit.


Flint Water Crisis: Shameful And Deadly


Final Call, News Analysis, Richard B. Muhammad, Audrey F. Muhammad, Posted: Feb 02, 2016

Flint’s contaminated water is unsafe to drink because of high lead levels driven by what many see as efforts to save money with too little respect for saving and preserving lives.


Happy Hearts: Study Shows Owning Pets Can Lower Seniors’ Blood Pressure


Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Feature, Erica Curless, Posted: Feb 02, 2016

The benefits of pet companionship have been evident to animal lovers for thousands of years. New research shows for seniors it can lower blood pressure.


Trump and Cruz Are the GOP's, Not The Democrat's, Worst Nightmare


New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Feb 01, 2016

For GOP leaders to not support Trump or Cruz almost guarantees a flaming Election Day defeat. But to support them could mean the same.


Families of Police Shooting Victims Form Bonds Built On Loss


Chicago Reporter, News Report, Susan Smith Richardson | , Posted: Feb 01, 2016

The families who have lost a loved one to police violence are members of a gruesome club, said Sutton, whose sister, Rekia Boyd, was killed by an off-duty police officer in 2012.

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