Colorlines - Wed, 11/04/2015 - 12:56
House Speaker Paul Ryan: “I think it would be a ridiculous notion to try and work on an issue like this with a president we simply cannot trust on this issue.”
A year-long Associated Press investigation uncovered a staggering number of police officers accused of sexual assault and misconduct—including Daniel Holtzclaw, whose trial begins today.
Nadia Sasso explains why it's a good thing that her new documentary, “Am I: Too African To Be American or Too American To Be African?” is making some viewers uncomfortable.
New America Media - Wed, 11/04/2015 - 07:40
Activists in Vietnam have tried to step up their campaign against this week’s visit by the Chinese leader Xi Jinping, accusing China of aggression in the disputed waters of the South China Sea and of trying to meddle in Vietnamese... Vietnam Right Now http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Colorlines - Wed, 11/04/2015 - 05:59
Colorlines - Wed, 11/04/2015 - 05:59
More than 100 City University of New York faculty signed a petition protesting the NYPD's spying on Muslim students after the revelation that an undercover officer "converted" to Islam while inflitrating Muslim student groups at Brooklyn College.
New America Media - Tue, 11/03/2015 - 14:20
At a PG&E press briefing in Fremont, California on Nov. 3, journalists were warned of a wet winter season due to El Niño. With it, according to Kevin Clifford, PG&E meteorologist, Californians “can expect higher than normal precipitation,” which means... New America Media http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee Rowena Akana: “This election is very important because it’s an opportunity to seek some reparation. This is our chance to make a comeback.”
Rae produced the Make It Work campaign's "Lessons In Equal Pay For Corporate America," which stars Anika Noni Rose and Gabriel Mann.
Advancement Project’s Thena Robinson-Mock: “We find that for officers in school settings—particularly where there are predominantly black and brown students—their role is less on the protect and serve side, and more on the profiling and policing side.”
Hyphen Blog - Mon, 09/28/2015 - 10:15
More than a year after delivering a speech to a packed crowd of 20,000 at Madison Square Garden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a similar performance in the San Francisco Bay Area this past Sunday.
Hyphen Blog - Thu, 09/17/2015 - 08:11
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."
Hyphen Blog - Mon, 09/14/2015 - 08:07
For September, we bring you a poem by Jean Kim, a lovely tribute to the South Korean women who dive for abalone. The rich imagery of the sea of the more contemporary and grounded references conveys both the elegance and hardiness of the women who held this dangerous job.
Majority Post - Tue, 02/07/2012 - 10:46
The Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure will clearly be a contender for media debacle of the year and the architect of that disastrous decision, former Komen VP Karen Handel, deserved to lose her position. Regardless of Karen Handel’s statement to the media it should be clear that she had to resign because she [...]
Majority Post - Tue, 02/07/2012 - 09:57
An article written by Nick Baumann and published yesterday in Mother Jones, “House GOP Memo: ‘Abortion Is the Leading Cause of Death in the Black Community’,” discusses a new “prenatal discrimination bill” proposed by the GOP. The bill attempts to distinguish between “black abortions” and abortions in general and claims that “abortion is the leading [...]
Majority Post - Tue, 02/07/2012 - 09:54
WMC Board Member and former President of Planned Parenthood Gloria Feldt has written an article for the Daily Beast on the implications of the recent Susan G. Komen Foundation’s decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood. “If this were just about Planned Parenthood,” she writes, “or yet another battle over abortion, the outrage would be [...]
Majority Post - Mon, 02/06/2012 - 10:18
In AlterNet’s article, “The Marketing of Breast Cancer,” Mary Ann Swissler discusses the complicated history of the popular Dallas-based Susan G. Komen Foundation, under fire recently for its decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood. Swissler reaches back in time and reminds readers that the Komen Foundation “helped block a meaningful Patients Bill of Rights [...]
Majority Post - Sun, 02/05/2012 - 21:25
By Marianne Schnall February 6, 2012 Working with the nation’s top women’s liberal arts colleges, Secretary of State Clinton hopes to harness the potential of women around the world to strengthen leadership in both government and civil society. For the world to cope with its full range of problems, women must be agents of change. [...]
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