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Civil Liberties

NAM original coverage, youth media stories, and ethnic media articles on civil liberties and rights. For more information on NAM civil liberties coverage, contact Sandip Roy at sroy [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.

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Health Care debate

Dignity is Not a Public Option

Nguoi Viet, Commentary, Ky-Phong Tran, Sep 26, 2009

Dignity is an implied agreement between a country and its people that says at the end of the day, if you get sick, you matter. You will be provided for.

New America Now: Annie Le Murder, Chevron Vs. Ecuador, Not a Genuine Black Man

New America Now, Audio, Sep 26, 2009

This Week: Some Latino community leaders want to boycott the Census, the murder of Yale student Annie Le is discussed, Joe Berlinger's documentary Crude opens in the Bay Area, Margaret Jenkins voices the concerns of Chinese dancers in her new performance, and Brian Copeland celebrates the five year anniversary of his one man show.

Into the Beautiful North

Mexicans Dont Have an Illegal Immigration Hormone

New America Media, Audio, Q&A by Sandip Roy, Sep 26, 2009

A conversation with Luis Alberto Urrea, author of "Into The Beautiful North" about migration, movies and Mexico.

American Flag and Mosque

Arab Americans Face Discrimination, Acceptance

Watan, News Report, Staff, Sep 11, 2009

Eight years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Arab and Americans in Detroit report experiencing both discrimination and acceptance.

Calif. Prisoner Firefighters Deserve Respect, Too

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson , Sep 03, 2009

Tedmund Hall and Arnaldo Quinones, the two fallen California firefighters, deserve all the accolades state officials have bestowed upon them for acting quickly and resolutely to save the lives of the inmate firefighters. Inmates who for years have risked their lives to fight fires and save lives should get the some acknowledgment, too, says NAM contributor Earl Ofari Hutchinson.


Mourning the Loss of Senator Edward M. Kennedy

Iranian.com, Eulogy, Jamshid S. Irani, Aug 29, 2009

America and the immigrant-rights community, including Iranians, have lost one of their greatest champions. Senator Edward M. Kennedy's life-long commitment to civil rights extended from African Americans to the disabled to the millions of immigrants and refugees who come to our nation.

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Death & Rebirth for Nichi Bei Times

New America Now Radio, Audio, Odette Keeley, Aug 21, 2009

This week on "Stories From the Ethnic Media": Nichi Bei Times closes next month, but hopes to get a new life through a new foundation; and a female Sudanese journalist on trial for wearing trousers in public.

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Inspired by Aesop's Fables: Kim Dae-jung, S. Korea's Sunshine President

New America Media, News Analysis, Peter Schurmann, Aug 19, 2009

Kim Dae-jung, the former president of South Korea and Nobel Peace laureate, who died Tuesday at age 85, was an icon of near mythic proportion. The man behind the nation's democracy and the architect of its "sunshine" policy of detente with North Korea left a profound legacy.

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Bollywood Star's American Crash Landing

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Aug 18, 2009

Bollywoods biggest star was detained for over an hour, maybe two, over the weekend at Newark International Airport. India is outraged. Chai diplomacy is in order.

Recent Hunger Strikes Highlight Need to Improve Detention Centers

New America Media, News Analysis, Marcelo Ballv, Aug 05, 2009

The recent hunger strikes at a Louisiana detention facility show the need to make immigration officials more accountable for the conditions at detention centers, writes NAM's Marcelo Ballv.

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