Civil Rights Complaints Filed Against Three New Orleans Schools

Civil Rights Complaints Filed Against Three New Orleans Schools

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Kari Harden, Posted: Apr 24, 2014

At Carver Collegiate, the family handbook describes in great detail precisely how students should walk, talk, dress, sit, raise their hand, and move their eyes.


Pollster Says Voter Registration Mailings by Covered CA Will Boost Democratic Base


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 24, 2014

The state's health insurance exchange began the mailings last month, after voting rights groups threatened to sue the state, accusing it of violating federal law.


Houston Coalition Aims to Naturalize More Immigrants


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Apr 24, 2014

The challenge, say naturalization advocates, is to encourage immigrants to apply for citizenship even as the application form doubles in length.


Local Muslims, Scholars Weigh In On Shaking Hands with the Opposite Sex


Arab American News, News Feature, Staff, Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Many Muslim women who wear the hijab will tell you they have experienced that awkward moment when it comes to shaking hand.


Welcome to America, Enter at Your Own Risk


New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Apr 23, 2014

One commentator reflects on how many immigrants' American Dream overlooks the risk of violence in the United States.


LGBT Seniors in California Lack Affordable Housing Options


Bay Area Reporter/New America Media, News Analysis, Matthew S. Bajko , Posted: Apr 22, 2014

Skyrocketing urban costs plus the bias LGBT seniors face are leading nonprofits to develop affordable housing. But the demand goes beyond planned units.


What the Latest Keystone XL Delay Really Means


InsideClimate News, News Report, John H. Cushman Jr., Posted: Apr 22, 2014

The passage of time may shift the debate to two substantive issues: the pipeline's effect on America's oil supply and on international climate talks.


Young Muslims Choosing to Wear the Hijab Despite Rising Tide of Islamophobia


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Apr 21, 2014

A new generation of Muslims is choosing to show their faith publicly, despite the personal challenges this brings.


Black LGBT Seniors Struggle with Double Discrimination


Bay Area Reporter/New America Media , News Feature, Matthew S. Bajko, Posted: Apr 20, 2014

In San Francisco, African American LGBT seniors face double discrimination from racism and ageism, a recent report shows.


Traditional Cambodian Dance Being Reborn in California


New America Media / VoiceWaves, News Report, Vivian Gatica, Posted: Apr 19, 2014

Cambodian-American youth in Long Beach are breathing new life into a traditional dance form that was once suppressed in their parents' homeland.

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