NY Immigrants’ Children Find Better Lives

Immigrants’ Children Find Better Lives, Study Shows

~The New York Times

But the study also warned of problems that could block upward mobility for members of the “second generation,” including persistent poverty and poor school performance among Dominicans and racial discrimination against black immigrants from the …


66 years later, 449 Japanese-American students honored in ceremony

~University of Washington Daily

Japanese-American students receive honorary degrees 66 years after internment…


Immigration agency plans new family detention centers

~The Los Angeles Times

The federal ICE, which already runs two such facilities, is taking bids for as many as three more. Critics say detaining families is punitive and unnecessary.






Racism in the Presidential Race

Racism in the Presidential Race 

~U.S. News & World Report
The monster lurking behind the curtain in the Democratic presidential contest is racism. Up to now, Obama’s supporters in the extreme left wing of the


Racist Incidents Give Some Obama Campaigners Pause 

~Washington Post

Mr. Obama expressed puzzlement at that perception, saying that in the black community in Chicago he had been accused of being ‘too close to the Jews...


The Media’s Perpetuation of Racism

~The Huffington Post

Reverend Otis Moss III, who succeeded Rev. Wright at Chicago’s Trinity United Church of Christ, offered an intimate and perspicacious meditation on the media’s obsession with Rev. Wright…


Study: Immigrants in U.S. adapt quicker than in the past

~Chicago Tribune

Immigrants of the past quarter-century have been assimilating in the United States at a notably faster rate than did previous generations…


Some Detainees Are Drugged For Deportation

~Washington Post

The U.S. government has injected hundreds of foreigners it has deported with dangerous psychotropic drugs against their will to keep them sedated during the trip back to their home country…


Nothing to “cheer” in TV sitcom on “Aliens in America”

~The American Muslim

It tells you how bad the situation is when Arabs and Muslims in America cheer a program that promotes the stereotype that they are “Aliens…


As cities revive, America’s poor are forced to the periphery

~Financial Times

The pattern of urban wealth and poverty has changed markedly since the US race riots of the late 1960s, but areas of deep divide and deprivation still exist throughout America – just hidden behind white picket fences…