In mid-August Milwaukee experienced several days of unrest due to the police killing of 23-year-old Sylville Smith. Here, community leaders reflect on the before and after.
Researchers claim the process can be harmful to fertility and cause a host of other medical problems.
The New Orleans bounce music icon and reality TV star received a sentence of three years probation and a fine of $35,000 for Section 8 voucher fraud. A new Pitchfork article examines the housing problems that underwrote Big Freedia's conviction.
ESPN website "The Undefeated" hosted a town hall with frank conversations about gun violence and athlete activism in America.
“Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. He is taking hate groups mainstream, and helping a radical fringe take over the Republican Party. His disregard for the values that make our country great is profoundly dangerous.”
Dean of Students John Ellison: "The members of our community must have the freedom to espouse and explore a wide range of ideas."
Indiana officials opted not to challenge the Court of Appeals’s decision to vacate her conviction for feticide.
A new report says Waterloo officials gave Malcolm Anderson an additional $5,000, on top of his $95,000 settlement, to not speak to media or civil rights groups.
Colorlines - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 13:34
"It's interesting because it's coming out the same time the film's coming out," said Belafonte of the renewed attention to Parker and Jean Celestin's 1999 rape trial.
New America Media - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 12:29
With chants calling to “make America great again,” Republican candidates and members of the city’s Pakistani Christian community crowded into the basement hall of the Bellerose Jewish Center Saturday evening to celebrate their endorsement of Donald Trump for president.Michael Faulkner,... Patrick Donachie http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Colorlines - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 10:31
Eight groups site the agency for its lack of attention to a crisis affecting an estimated 37.1 million homes.
New America Media - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 01:00
You can read a longer version of this article at Equal Voice News, where this story originally appeared. RICHMOND, Va. – On a steamy early August afternoon outside Broomfield Christian Methodist Church, along a desolate stretch of Jefferson Davis... Gary Gately http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 12:10
The Arab Spring uprising and subsequent conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa have lowered life expectancy in countries such as Syria, Yemen, Tunisia and Egypt, jeopardizing two decades of health gains, experts said on Wednesday.Between 2010 and 2013,... Arab American News http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 01:20
Photo: Hattie Hill, 105, who has arthritis and a history of strokes, said she prefers the emergency room for seniors because of the extra attention. (Heidi de Marco/KHN) Part 3 of a series. Also read Part 1 and Part... Anna Gorman http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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