Headline News Briefs

Headlines and briefs from ethnic media nationwide provide a window into the fastest growing populations in the country. For more information contact Elena Shore at eshore [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.

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Immigrant, LGBT Leaders Blast Verdict in Hate Crime Case

El Diario/La Prensa, May 08, 2010

Immigrant and LGBT rights leaders were disappointed that Hakim Scott was acquitted of a hate crime and murder Thursday in the fatal beating of Ecuadoran immigrant Jose Sucuzhañay.

Chinese Newspaper Profiles Black-Chinese Family

Sing Tao, May 06, 2010

82-year-old Li Zhengzhu is enjoying her family life with her three African-American sons-in-law and one African-American daughter-in-law, reports the Sing Tao Daily.

Eyes (and Pretzels) on the Street

El Diario/La Prensa, May 04, 2010

Street vendors work long hours, know their surroundings and can observe any suspicious activity. Editors write that "this makes them an important albeit informal line of defense for our city."

Violence Up in LA Among Latino, Black Youth

La Opinión, May 04, 2010

Latinos in Los Angeles County are five times more likely to be victims than whites, and nearly twice as likely as African Americans, La Opinión reports.

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