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Inside Black-Asian Violence -- Its Not About Race

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia , Commentary, Amanze Emenike Apr 21, 2010

Three separate attacks on Asian Americans by Black teenagers in the San Francisco neighborhood of Bayview-Hunters Point have some speculating that the incidents are a sign of escalating racial tensions. But one young man who was taught by his peers to rob Asians and Latinos says the crimes aren't about race at all.

Laughter Runs on Vegetable Oil

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, use: Video, Ann Bassette Apr 07, 2010

At a recent stand-up performance in San Francisco, Bay Area native Kristina Wong joked about "going green" and dealing with having a stalker.

Mixed-Race Numbers Expected to Increase on 2010 Census

New America Media, News Report, Denise Poon Apr 01, 2010

For the first time, the Census Bureau will have information from two decennials to analyze how multiracial self-reporting translates over age groups and gender.

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How a Filipino Couple Re-Invented Selves in U.S.

Philippine News, News Feature, Edna Bangan-Sabino Mar 16, 2010

Winning the lottery was a fantasy; putting up a business without the capital and the know-how was madness; working a double job was a big physical risk. Lets go abroad, they decided, and lets go together.

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Filipina Is NASA's FirstWoman Mission Operations Manager

Asian Journal, News Feature, AJ Presss Mar 02, 2010

She holds the distinction of being the first woman NASA Mission Operation Manager for a major flight project and currently manages the EOS monitoring of hurricanes and cyclones from outer space.

On the Frontlines of Immigration Reform

New America Media, Video, Esther M. Gentile Mar 01, 2010

The personalities behind some of the nation's top immigrant rights groups describe the life experiences that drove them to join the fight for comprehensive immigration reform.

Mission Haiti - Fear, Misinformation Hinder Aid

Washington Informer, News Feature, Shantella Sherman Feb 05, 2010

Evangelist Mondrea D. Jacobs description of what she saw during her 9-day mission to Port-au- Prince, in Haiti, is unimaginable. One would have to see the devastation in order to believe how fragile life has become for thousands of Haitians.

Bay Area Activists Organize for Haiti

New America Media, Video , Jr Valrey & Lawrence Fowler Jan 27, 2010

In the wake of the Haiti's 7.0 earthquake, Bay Area-based Haiti Action Committe mobilized community members to ban together in solidarity and support of Haiti.

Homes Designed for Extended Families Collapsed in Haitian Quake

New America Media, Commentary, Adolphe Saint-Louis Jan 18, 2010

In Haiti, when you want to add to your home, you build on top of the roof, which is concrete held up by pillars or strong walls on the floor below, writes a Delmas resident. But this practice could not withstand the earthquake.

Black Immigrant Rights Group Dispels Misconceptions

El Tecolote, News Report, Andres Caballero Jan 16, 2010

The Black Alliance for Just Immigration opened a new center in Oakland, Calif., where it works to counter misinformation among African Americans about the economics of immigration.

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