New America Media - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 11:00
Pictured above: Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves of the Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real celebrates Monterey County's expansion of health care services with leaders from COPA. Photo courtesy Laura Lawrence/Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real.By a unanimous vote, the Monterey County... Viji Sundaram http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=68
New America Media - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 10:09
Illustration: ‘After the Isolation’ by Claudia J. Gonzalez After years of litigation and protests, earlier this month California’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation agreed to drastically reduce the use of solitary confinement in state prisons. But as prison and human... Claudia Gonzalez http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Hyphen Blog - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 09:11
The recent violence against South Asian men (and failure to bring their attackers to justice) led Vishavjit Singh, creator of Sikhtoons, to create these cartoons "...as my weapon of choice to bleed some of these emotions out with a sarcastic edge."
Dadeville councilperson Frank Goodman on wearing sagging pants: “It is not in His orders to do that to gain eternal life.”
Big Boi suggested that his and Andre 3000's story might make its way into the next great hip-hop biopic.
The Sikh Coalition issued a statement and held a rally addressing the hate crime charge added to the existing charges against the teen who attacked and wounded a Sikh man in the Chicago metropolitan area last week.
Colorlines - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 06:05
Emergency doctors are quicker to provide effective opioid pain relief for white kids than black kids.
New America Media - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 13:57
In Pennsylvania, five fraternity members from Baruch College in New York City will face murder charges for their involvement in the death of a freshman during a hazing ritual at a rural retreat in 2013.A grand jury recommend that five... Angry Asian Man http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 12:24
In a huge victory for the Sikh American community, the DuPage County, Ill., State Attorney’s office reversed an earlier decision and announced Sept. 14 that it would charge a young assailant who attacked an elderly Indian American a week earlier... India West http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
This Bay Area-bred poet’s experimental form and progressive ideology harkens back to the golden age of spoken-word and experimental works, but with renewed relevance.
New evidence presented by journalist Shaun King adds to the increasingly controversial portrait of tennis star James Blake's treatment at the hands of the NYPD.
The 16-member commission examined the issues that led to unrest and uprising in Ferguson to create a plan for reform.
Michael Derrick Hudson is coming under tremendous fire for using an Asian pseudonymn to get his poetry published. Ken Chen and the Asian American Writers' Workshop have a powerful hashtag. Plus, the sister of the real Yi-Fen Chou speaks her peace.
A Detroit suburb rejected a mosque proposal amid widespread protests aimed at the local Muslim community.
New America Media - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 09:41
In Texas, innovation is rewarded with handcuffs. After a 14-year-old Muslim student in Irving, Texas brought a homemade digital clock to school, he was detained and suspended because his teacher thought the clock looks like a bomb. Ahmed Mohamed, an... Arab American News http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 09:19
Traducción al españolThis week we celebrate Constitution Week, a time to reflect on the uniquely American idea that citizenship in this country is a matter of commitment and conscience.Constitution Week focuses largely on September 17, “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day”... Leon Rodriguez http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Colorlines - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 08:23
“My experience is a trans experience. That doesn’t diminish my womanhood,” the activist actress said.
Colorlines - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 08:23
The outspoken musician is alleging discrimination against Oyster Magazine, who he says cut a conversation piece between him and fellow musician Julian Casablancas of serious content regarding racism.
Colorlines - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 05:21
"Donaldo Trumpez" speaks on enterprising American immigrants: “Do you think that in Mexico we want a restaurant named Señor Frogs? That’s not Mexican! It’s embarrassing!”
New America Media - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 01:05
City, state and federal agencies have been stepping up efforts to stamp out fraudulent mortgage practices that target communities of color - pricing discrimination and redlining among them. Redlining, the practice of denying credit to qualified applicants who seek... George White http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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