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Hansi Lo Wang

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Wanted At Barneys New York: An 'Anti-Profiling Consultant'

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The high-end retailer settled a nine-month investigation by the New York state attorney general's office by agreeing to hire an independent expert on preventing racial profiling.

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Uncertainty Stalls Recruiting Efforts For Deportation Relief

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The Obama administration began granting deportation relief with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in 2012. But half of the eligible unauthorized immigrants still haven't applied.

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James Shigeta 'Led The Way' For Asian-American Lovers On Screen

Saturday, August 02, 2014

The actor broke barriers as one of Hollywood's first Asian-American romantic leads. Born in Hawaii, he died this week at the age of 85.

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At Washington's Training Camp, Fans Are Split On Name Change

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Weeks after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office deemed the Washington Redskins' name offensive to Native Americans, some football fans continue to support the team's name.

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New York's 'Night Of Birmingham Horror' Sparked A Summer Of Riots

Friday, July 18, 2014

The shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer in New York City led to six days of rioting in Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant โ€” the first in a series of violent protests in 1964.

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Was The Green Turtle The First Asian-American Superhero?

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A new graphic novel written by Gene Luen Yang re-imagines the Green Turtle, a mysterious superhero created during World War II, as the American-born son of Chinese immigrants.

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'Without Tommy, There's No Ramones'

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Drummer Tommy Ramone died at the age of 65 on Friday. He was the last original member of the punk band that gave him his name. Their music was influential, but ahead of its time.

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Richard Mellon Scaife, Champion Of Conservative Causes, Dies At 82

Friday, July 04, 2014

The influential American conservative Richard Mellon Scaife died Friday at the age of 82. Scaife, the billionaire heir to the Mellon family fortune, used his wealth to promote his libertarian ideas and fuel the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton.

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Language Barriers Pose Challenges For Mayan Migrant Children

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Indigenous children from Guatemala who arrive at the border speaking little or no Spanish present complications to officials and attorneys who are better primed to serve Spanish-speaking immigrants.

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Wave Of Guatemalan Migrant Children Presents Unique Challenges

Friday, June 27, 2014

Many indigenous Guatemalan children entering the U.S. alone speak little or no Spanish. This language barrier contributes to the complexity of the unfolding humanitarian crisis at the border.

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The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Aaron Carapella couldn't find a map showing the original names and locations of Native American tribes as they existed before contact with Europeans. That's why the Oklahoma man designed his own map.

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Ruling On Redskins' Trademarks Carries Symbolic Weight

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled trademark registrations by the Washington Redskins football team, ruling that the team's name is "disparaging" to Native Americans.

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50 Years Ago, Freedom Summer Began By Training For Battle

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Thousands of civil rights activists descended upon Mississippi in 1964 to help register African-American voters. For many, the first stop was intensive training โ€” including how to take a beating.

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An Opera Remembers The Tragedy Of An Asian-American Soldier

Friday, June 13, 2014

Army Pvt. Danny Chen fatally shot himself in Afghanistan in 2011. The real-life tragedy has inspired a new production by the Washington National Opera with a libretto by playwright David Henry Hwang.

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Civil Rights Activist Yuri Kochiyama Dies At 93

Monday, June 02, 2014

Prominent activist Yuri Kochiyama has died of natural causes at 93. The civil rights champion successfully fought for reparations to be paid to Japanese-Americans interned during World War II.

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Yuri Kochiyama, Activist And Former World War II Internee, Dies At 93

Monday, June 02, 2014

Yuri Kochiyama spent two years in an internment camp and helped win reparations for Japanese-Americans. A lifelong champion of civil rights, she had a brief but formative friendship with Malcolm X.

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Congress To Award Highest Honor To Army's Only Latino Unit

Friday, May 23, 2014

A new bill passed by Congress would award Puerto Rico's 65th Infantry Regiment the Congressional Gold Medal, which has been presented to the Navajo Code Talkers, Tuskegee Airmen and other units.

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Edgy And Soulful, LiV Warfield Strives To 'Feel Every Lyric'

Friday, May 23, 2014

LiV Warfield has been described as the new face of R&B. She's earned the support of legends like Prince and late night host Jimmy Fallon.

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ProFile: Hansi Lo Wang

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Meet Hansi Lo Wang, the NPR reporter recently awarded the IJJ "Immigration in the Heartland" reporting fellowship.

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Oklahoma's Latino Community Prepares For The Next Tornado

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A devastating series of tornadoes struck Oklahoma a year ago. Hispanics were among the hardest hit by the storms because of a lack of preparedness and a lack of Spanish-language information.

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