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Q&A: "Man Up" with Justin Chon

Hyphen Blog - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 02:55

Justin Chon is no doubt one of the most talented, rising Asian American actors of his generation, having been in films such as Twilight (and other entries in the series), Revenge of the Green Dragons and 21 & Over, as well as hit independent films like Seoul Searching, Innocent Blood, and Hang Loose. Belonging to a generation that also includes Miles Teller (who he starred alongside in 21 & Over), he showcases strengths that extend to other endeavors, such as filmmaking.

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Vietnamese as the 'Backdrop' & the 'Invisible' Cultural Producer

Hyphen Blog - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 08:04

Ina Adele Ray on bringing the backdrop to the forefront, and making invisible stories visible.

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Top Environmental Agencies Release Diversity Data

New America Media - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 09:20
On April 22, 2015, which marked the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, Green 2.0 released the names of over 25 of America’s leading environmental advocacy organizations who voluntarily submitted their diversity data to GuideStar.Among the organizations that had shared their... Andrew Lam http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=8
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A Call to End Racial and Religious Profiling: A perspective from LGBTQ South Asian, Muslim, and Middle Eastern communities

Hyphen Blog - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 14:45

Hyphen invites you and your community to stand up against policing and profiling. Here is how you can help.

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Every Day Is Earth Day: Indigenous Insights on the Health of Our Mother

New America Media - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 14:01
 This year more than any other so far, the human habitat hangs in the balance.As we celebrate Earth Day for the 45th time, the organizers are calling it the most important commemoration in history and urging everyone to sign an... Terri Hansen http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Q&A with Peter Shinkoda: Nobu on Marvel's Daredevil

Hyphen Blog - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 03:05

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Boxing’s Last Big Bout?

New America Media - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 11:21
 Is this how boxing ends—not with a whimper but a bang?The May 2 bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao has been six years in the making. In that time, there’s been a flirtation with retirement and a brush with... The Root http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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6 Baltimore Cops Suspended After Autopsy Shows Man Suffered Broken Spine

New America Media - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 09:36
 Freddie Gray, 25, died from severe spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police, and now city officials have announced that six officers have been suspended with pay while the city conducts an investigation into a case that has... The Root http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Tortured, Jailed Black Seniors Released--But Denied Social Security

New America Media - Tue, 04/21/2015 - 00:35
 Photo: Joseph Sledge, wrongly imprisoned as a young man was released as a senior.CHICAGO--In an unprecedented move last week, Chicago officials have agreed to pay $5.5 million in reparations to black men, who spent decades in prison after police tortured... Frederick H. Lowe http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Latino Families Find Eldercare A Tough But Beautiful Mission

New America Media - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:00
  Photo: After a decade of taking care of her mother, Gloria Frías has suspended her personal and professional development to do what she feels is her moral duty. Read in Spanish ATLANTA, Ga.- - For 10 years Gloria Frías... Melody Miranda Aulet http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Misión “dura, pero linda”

New America Media - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:42
Foto: La mejor cuidadora. Tras una década cuidando de su madre, Gloria Frías ha dejado en suspenso su desarrollo profesional y personal para cumplir con el deber moral que siente.EnglishDesde hace 10 años Gloria Frías tiene un trabajo a tiempo... Melody Miranda Aulet http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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PyR: Napolitano al Gobernador Brown --'Todo lo que bajó debe subir'

New America Media - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 10:33
EnglishNota del redactor: Janet Napolitano, Presidenta de la UC, está batallando con el Gobernador de California, Jerry Brown, y la legislatura del estado para restaurar la financiación al sistema universitario que se recortó durante la recesión. En una entrevista con... Peter Schurmann http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=64
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New America Media - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 09:55
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New America Media - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 09:46
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5th Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Case on DACA, DAPA

New America Media - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:38
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans held a hearing Friday on the federal government’s emergency request to move forward with President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)... New America Media http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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California Recognizes Cambodian Genocide Survivors

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 17:00
SACRAMENTO — The California State Senate on Thursday unanimously approved Senate Resolution 21 authored by Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to commemorate the suffering and loss of the Cambodian people during the Cambodian genocide 40 years ago. Senate Resolution 21... New America Media http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Health For All Bill Passes Senate Committee

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 14:36
SACRAMENTO – After hearing heart-rending testimonials from three young undocumented immigrants who have seen first hand the havoc caused by not having access to health care, the Senate Health Committee yesterday voted 7-0 to provide health care to all Californians,... Viji Sundaram http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=68
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Is Diversity at the Gates of the ‘Green Insiders Club’ Just a Dream?

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:48
How does one get into the mainstream environmental organization’s “Green Insiders' Club,” where minorities are underrepresented? If the communities most interested in environmental justice issues are people of color, why is getting into the mainstream environmental groups so difficult? These... Jenny Manrique http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Ohio is the Worst State for Undocumented Immigrants When It Comes to Health

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:50
Ohio is the least inclusive state in the country when it comes to policies promoting the health and well-being of undocumented immigrants, according to a report released on Thursday.The study, by researchers at the UC Global Health Institute and UCLA,... Ted Hesson http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Hacerse ciudadano no es tan difícil

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 08:00
“La campaña por la ciudadanía tiene que ser a gran escala”, dijo el martes Sandy Close, directora ejecutiva de New America Media, durante una mesa redonda entre medios locales y organizaciones que promueven la naturalización no solo en Florida sino... Cira Apitz http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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