Inspector General report says NYPD falls down on tracking force, deescalating situations and disciplining officers who use excessive force.
Laverne Cox on the Census: “What message are we sending to young people who are trans and gender nonconforming when we don’t even count them?”
That tilapia and goat cheese your homegirl likes to buy from Whole Foods? It was produced by an inmate making $0.74 an hour.
The former mayor, Orville Hubbard, once told The New York Times: “If whites don’t want to live with n****rs, they sure as hell don’t have to. Dammit, this is a free country. This is America.”
The new accusations coincide with a strange story from Kenan Thompson about his own interactions with Cosby.
VICE's special, which documents President Obama's historic visit to El Reno Federal Corrections Institution, is available in full on YouTube until October 12.
House Republicans had vowed to hold government funding hostage unless Planned Parenthood was defunded, but the bill passed with
The former secretary of state and prominent black Republican spoke during the Washington Ideas Forum about his party's racism.
New America Media - 5 hours 50 min ago
President Obama, stern and visibly shaken by the Oregon massacre, lambasted the NRA yet again for its suffocating grip on Congress. An equally shaken Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, said that she was sickened by the sheep-like willingness of Congress... Earl Ofari Hutchinson http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 01:45
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - Many in Washington who follow policy debates, particularly as those discussions and subsequent legislation would affect minority-owned businesses, are familiar with Harry Alford and the organization he leads, the National Black Chamber of Commerce.From the organization’s inception in... Khalil Abdullah http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=69
New America Media - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 08:11
NAM editor Andrew Lam, author of "Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora," and "Birds of Paradise Lost," helped produce and participated in this segment on Al Jazeera about Vietnamese boat people whose stories parallel those of Syrian refugees... Al Jazeera http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Sat, 10/03/2015 - 00:45
Photo: Janey Norman is a member of San Francisco Village. (Courtesy: San Francisco Village)SAN FRANCISCO--You couldn’t pay any of the 80-year-olds in this Pacific Heights living room to go to a senior center. About a dozen in this upscale San... April Dembosky http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 13:58
As a child, I thought anyone born on this earth was part of the United States. I did not know what being “legal” or “illegal” meant. When I heard the word “illegal,” I automatically thought about drugs or murder. So... Karla Martinez http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 13:08
Pictured above: Adam Lieber, adopted from the Philippines as an infant, shown here with a friend, is facing deportation as an undocumented person in the U.S. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO.NEW YORK CITY — Adam Lieber was adopted by his American mother from... Anthony Advincula http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=63
Colorlines - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:23
A telling, if occasionally tone-deaf, interview with one of Ahmed Mohamed's junior high school teachers paints a portrait of a ferociously bright student with a knack for confronting authority.
Lujendra Ojha's genius and hobbies should not shock anybody, but they are - and they're making him a mini-celebrity in the process.
The Hyde Amendment blocks abortion coverage for low-income women who depend on Medicaid for their health care.
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