Hansi Lo Wang

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For Black Activists, Charlottesville Is Part Of A Long History Of Racial Strife

Thursday, August 17, 2017

The recent violence in Virginia has brought more attention to neo-Nazi groups. But black activists say they've been fighting white supremacy all along.

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Protests Against The Push To Disaggregate Asian-American Data

Saturday, August 05, 2017

State agencies are being required to collect more detailed data about one of the most diverse racial groups in the U.S. The move could have long-lasting effects on healthcare, schools, and employment.

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Derrick Johnson Named NAACP's Interim Leader

Monday, July 24, 2017

The NAACP is holding its national convention in Baltimore to chart a new direction for the civil rights organization. Over the weekend, Derrick Johnson was named interim CEO.

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Census Bureau Found No Need For LGBT Data Despite 4 Agencies Requesting It

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

At least four federal agencies asked the Census Bureau to add questions about sexual orientation and gender identity to the American Community Survey, NPR has learned.

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Remembering Maryam Mirzakhani

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The first woman to win math's highest honor, the Fields Medal, has died of breast cancer at age 40. Maryam Mirzakhani specialized in theoretical mathematics.

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Amid 'Devastating' Progress Nationally, Black Lives Matter Engages Local Causes

Monday, July 03, 2017

Activists admit movement around national issues like police reform has been slow, but say they're focused on local issues — from paying subway fare to helping serve dinner to homeless people.

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New Acting Director To Oversee 'High Risk' 2020 Census

Thursday, June 29, 2017

A leadership shuffle at the U.S. Census Bureau is underway as the agency faces funding issues and other challenges in preparing for the 2020 Census.

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Collecting LGBT Census Data Is 'Essential' To Federal Agency, Document Shows

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The census director said "there was no federal data need" to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data. But documents show the Housing Department and other agencies requested it.

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Wife Of GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Speaks Out

Thursday, June 15, 2017

For the first time since the shooting, the wife of James T. Hodgkinson spoke to reporters on Thursday. Hodgkinson opened fire on members of Congress at baseball practice in suburban Washington, D.C.

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Congressional Baseball Practice Shooting Puts Spotlight On Political Divide

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Before coming to Virginia, the Alexandria gunman lived in Belleville, Ill. Residents there were shocked by Wednesday's shootings, and say they're concerned about the nation's increasing political divides.

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Morning News Brief: Russia Investigation Widens; Neighbors Discuss Baseball Shooter

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Devlin Barrett of The Washington Post talks about the widening Russia investigation, reported to include Trump. And we hear from neighbors of the gunman who shot at Republican members of Congress.

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Neighbors Describe The Man Who Opened Fire At A Baseball Practice

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The FBI says James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., shot and wounded five people, including Rep. Steve Scalise. We talked with his neighbors in Belleville.

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Interracial Marriages Face Pushback 50 Years After Loving

Monday, June 12, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court legalized marriages between people of different races 50 years ago. But some interracial couples today say they sometimes feel unaccepted in the U.S.

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Steep Rise In Interracial Marriages Among Newlyweds 50 Years After They Became Legal

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Today, one in six newlyweds marry someone outside their race, which appears to allude to a more accepting society.

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Mexicans No Longer Make Up Majority Of Immigrants In U.S. Illegally

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Mexicans made up half of the 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. last year, according to new estimates by the Pew Research Center. There are growing numbers from Central America and Asia.

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Maine's Immigrants Boost Workforce Of Whitest, Oldest State In U.S.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

New immigrants are projected to be the main driver of the U.S. workforce over the next 20 years. That trend is already playing out in Maine, which has an aging white population with a low birth rate.

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Young Women Make Economic Strides As Young Men Fall Behind In U.S.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

More young men are "falling to the bottom of the income ladder," while young women drive growth in the number of young people working full time in the U.S., according to a new Census Bureau report.

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On Police Treatment, Asian-Americans Show Ethnic, Generational Splits

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Younger Asian-Americans are more likely to cite unequal treatment by police than older generations, according to a survey of Asian-American voters who are also split on the issue along ethnic lines.

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Trump Lost More Of The Asian-American Vote Than The National Exit Polls Showed

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Less than one-fifth of voters in the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S. supported Donald Trump in the 2016 election, according to new results from the largest exit poll of Asian-American voters.

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U.S. Census To Leave Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Questions Off New Surveys

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

"Sexual orientation and gender identity" was listed in a Census Bureau report as a proposed topic for the 2020 Census or the American Community Survey. But the topic was later removed.

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