Colorlines - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 09:11
The Hyde Amendment blocks abortion coverage for low-income women who depend on Medicaid for their health care.
New America Media - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 09:05
Here’s the partial checklist of the endless ploys to torpedo a Hillary Clinton presidential bid. The vapid and phony Benghazi hearings, the baseless email scandals, the legion of cherry picked polls, the well-oiled and orchestrated campaign by the RNC, the... Earl Ofari Hutchinson http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Jamaican officials are renewing calls for reparations from the United Kingdom to coincide with British Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to the former British colony.
In advance of Ta-Nehisi Coates's "Black Panther" reboot, Marvel has unleashed some more remakes of landmark hip-hop album covers with Marvel characters.
Gallery owner George N’Namdi: “It really dawned on me, we’re talking about a movement here, we’re not talking about just a slogan.”
Certified nurse midwives Nicolle Gonzales and Brittney Simplicio are planning a space where Native women can experience traditional healing practices and midwifery care during birth.
Colorlines - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 08:14
Mariah Idrissi set the fashion world on fire as the fashion retailer's first-ever hijab-wearing model.
Colorlines - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 08:14
New America Media - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 02:40
ACCORDING to a new report by the Pew Research Center, Asians are on track to become the largest population of immigrants in the United States. The study released on Monday, Sept. 28 also mentioned that the share of new... Allyson Escobar http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Thu, 10/01/2015 - 01:35
The rumour of beef and pig tallow greasing cartridges is supposed to have spawned what the British called the Indian mutiny. That was 1857.Now in 2015 rumours of eating beef can get you killed.The Indian Express story about a 50-year-old... Sandip Roy http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=54
New America Media - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 15:14
SAN FRANCISCO -- When Deborah McNaulty and Andre Larrimore were warned by their physicians that they were in danger of heart disease and diabetes, they took action. McNaulty, 61, joined fitness classes and set aside the saltshaker in favor... Sarita Hiatt http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 14:43
UNITED NATIONS — France and a group of U.N. experts have joined rights groups in calling on Saudi Arabia to halt the execution of a an activist sentenced to death over his role in anti-government protests.Ali al-Nimr was given the... Arab American News http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Colorlines - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 13:14
Miranda and Coates join Juan Salgado and LaToya Ruby Frazier, among several others, as the people of color awarded with Genius Grants by the MacArthur Foundation.
New America Media - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 12:19
Environmentalists, some Alaska Natives and a number of grassroots indigenous leaders were rejoicing on Monday as Royal Dutch Shell announced it would no longer drill in offshore Alaska.“Shell will now cease further exploration activity in offshore Alaska for the foreseeable... Indian Country News http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 11:06
WASHINGTON — Black women were murdered at more than double the rate of White women in 2012 and almost all (92 percent) of these women knew their assailant, according a report titled “When Men Murder Women” by the Violence Policy... Washington Informer http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
A new story from Fusion chronicles a mixed-race researcher's social media project that celebrates and highlights the unique experiences and culture of mixed-African- and Mexican-American Angelenos.
The organizations behind this documentary series are crowdfunding via Kickstarter to tell the story of black labor and activism in the face of historical racism.
Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz shot Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez through the border fence. He was walking home from playing basketball with his friends.
Colorlines - Wed, 09/30/2015 - 07:02
The Academy Award-nominated actress portrayed the historic abolitionist, Underground Railroad misison leader, and Union Spy in a suprisingly-hilarious retelling of her Civil War history by comedian Crissle West
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