Hansi Lo Wang

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S.C. Judge Rules 1944 Execution Of 14-Year-Old Boy Was Wrong

Thursday, December 18, 2014

An African-American boy, George Stinney Jr., who was executed in the killing of two young white girls has been exonerated, 70 years after he became the youngest person executed in the U.S.


Activists Gather On Washington Mall To Protest Police Violence

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Civil rights leaders and other activists are marching in Washington, D.C., following the shooting deaths of blacks by police officers. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to reporter Hansi Lo Wang on the scene.


Prep Work Contributes To Successful Protest Turnout

Friday, December 05, 2014

The New York and Missouri grand jury decisions sparked protests across the country. To mobilize supporters, organizers relied on social media and old-fashioned methods of phone calls and canvassing.

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Despite Low Employment, Millennials Hold Key To Reviving South Texas

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The McAllen metro area in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas has one of the country's lowest employment rates for millennials. Economists say they will be critical to bringing the area out of poverty.


Civil Rights Pioneer John Doar Dies At 92

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

John Doar, a former top Justice Department attorney who fought to desegregate the South during the Civil Rights movement, died on Tuesday. He was 92.


As GOP Swept Congress, Black Republicans Took Home Historic Wins

Saturday, November 08, 2014

The Republican Party made striking gains during the midterm elections. Among their victories were three wins by black Republicans, who seem to be building momentum for diversifying the GOP ranks.


Midterm Elections Impact Immigration Debate's Future

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Immigration reform has risen to the top of the list of priorities for many Latino voters, who are now wondering what a Republican-controlled Congress means for the immigration reform debate.


Investigation Of Deadly Spaceship Crash Begins In Mojave Desert

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Federal officials are looking into why the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashed in California during a test flight that left one pilot dead.


A Tale Of Asian Gangs Unleashed In 'Green Dragons' Film

Friday, October 24, 2014

The film Revenge of the Green Dragons is based on the true story of a Chinese-American gang in New York City that helped traffic unauthorized immigrants in the 1980s and 1990s.


Are These The Next Crossover Country Stars?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Now that Taylor Swift has left Nashville behind, a handful of other up-and-coming stars are showing how country crosses over with other genres — and hoping for success that does the same.


Concern Over New-Voter Registration In Georgia Ahead Of Election

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Weeks before the November election, a Georgia lawsuit claims more than 40,000 voter registration applications — mainly from black, Latino and Asian-American voters — are missing.


Mexico Pays To Help Its Citizens Avoid Deportation From The U.S.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Applying to the program for immigrants illegally brought to the U.S. as children provides a work permit and prevents deportation, but costs $465. Mexico is helping some of its citizens with that cost.


In Record Settlement, U.S. To Pay $554 Million To Navajo Nation

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The U.S. government has agreed to settle claims that it mismanaged funds and natural resources on the tribe's reservation. It's the largest settlement made with a single Native American tribe.


'Breaking Bad' Fans Get Their Fix In Spanish

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Metástasis, the Spanish-language remake of the AMC series, ends this week on UniMás. The show is set in Colombia instead of New Mexico, but the story of a teacher-turned-drug dealer stays the same.


To Model Manhood, Immigrant Dads Draw From Two Worlds

Monday, September 01, 2014

Many immigrant men in the U.S. work hard to hold onto definitions of masculinity from their native countries — while also rejecting more rigid gender roles that may be the norm in their homelands.


50 Years Before Ferguson, A Summer Of Riots Racked The U.S.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

In the summer of 1964, violent demonstrations spread across seven cities, each sparked by confrontations between black residents and their predominantly white police forces.


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.


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.


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.


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.