Colorlines - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 09:25
The viral sensation who co-opted Chicago's hyperviolent drill music did his first extended interview with VLAD TV yesterday—and it's a trip.
New America Media - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 01:00
Mahesh Sharma, India’s Culture minister, and a high school in Irving, Texas have more in common than they realise. On the face of it, the two incidents appear poles apart.Ahmed Mohamed, a fourteen-year-old freshman in a high school in Texas,... Sandip Roy http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=54
New America Media - Sun, 09/20/2015 - 09:00
Vuon (left) and his younger brother Quy on their return from prison. Photo courtesy of Nguyen Xuan Dien blog.Doan Van Vuon is a hero to farmers across Vietnam for the desperate resistance he put up when the police came to... Doan Trang http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Sat, 09/19/2015 - 22:10
One of Vietnam’s best known independent bloggers, Ta Phong Tan, has been released from prison after serving three years of a ten year jail term.Reports said that she was taken to the airport and put on a flight to Los... Vietnam Right Now http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Sat, 09/19/2015 - 12:54
ST. PAUL, Minn. — According to numbers released on September 17 by the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, approximately 12,000 more Minnesota children lived in poverty in 2014 than in 2013. More than half of the increase can be... Staff http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Sat, 09/19/2015 - 01:20
OAKLAND, Calif. -- In 2009, Rosemarie Varona and her husband visited an auto dealership and decided to take out a loan to purchase a car.“We were so happy. I came here 20 years ago and this was my first new... Sarita Hiatt http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
The all-black power trio, only recently credited as a forerunner of punk rock, will be recognized in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
This marks Lupita’s second time on the cover, and the 34th time a black woman has held the spot in the magazine's 132-year history.
Barnes spoke at length to The Huffington Post about Dr. Dre's assault—and how it impacted her career and well-being—in her first interview about the attack in nearly 25 years.
New America Media - Fri, 09/18/2015 - 10:10
Lea en españolXenophobia against immigrants is growing. The fear of change shared by a sector of the population and resentment against foreigners – who are blamed for all our ills – are increasing thanks to the incendiary discourse spouted by... La Opinión http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
STUDY: Most of the Largest Low-Cost Restaurant Chains In the U.S. Use Meat Spiked With Superbug-Creating Antibiotics
Out of the 25 largest fast food and casual dining chains, just five earned passing grades when it came to antibiotics in their meat. Note: Black and Latino people are more likely to eat fast food than their white counterparts.
According to reports, Universal is looking at the success of "Straight Outta Compton" and considering a biopic on Def Jam Records.
New America Media - Fri, 09/18/2015 - 08:48
Photo Credit: M. Hofer/UNHCR via Flickr CC By Prof. Parvati Nair, UNU-GCM, United Nations University in Barcelona A child should not have to die to mobilize governments into credible action. The photograph of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi's body washed ashore, which... Dr. Melissa Siegel, Prof. Parvati Nair http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Colorlines - Fri, 09/18/2015 - 06:49
In the case of Bernard Scott, who was jailed for a series of minor traffic offenses, prison officers at Missouri's Pine Lawn Jail wouldn't release him to an ER. Scott eventually fell into a coma, and officials said that he tried to commit suicide, but he lived.
New America Media - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 14:02
Nobel Peace Prize winner Mother Teresa has been chosen by a prominent United States Republican presidential candidate as his preferred choice for the woman to be on the new $10 bill, describing her as an inspiration to everyone.The suggestion came... India West http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Colorlines - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 12:15
Nearly 80 percent of the 1,500 people interviewed said they have been denied or declared ineligible for housing because of their or a loved one’s conviction history.
Colorlines - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 12:15
Ahmed Mohamed tweeted a thanks to his supporters, saying that he "really didn't think people would care about a muslim boy."
New America Media - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 11:25
The nation’s Latino households face nearly twice the level of food insecurity as the national average according to a new study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which could have implications for healthy eating plans and diabetes management, found that... La Plaza http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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