Hansi Lo Wang

Hansi Lo Wang appears in the following:

John Lennon's Deportation Fight Paved Way For Obama's Deferred Action Policy

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

John Lennon once fought a deportation order to stay in the U.S. His lawyer uncovered documents that eventually led to a program to temporarily protect unauthorized immigrants from deportation.


Motive Unclear In Killing Of Imam And Aide In New York

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A man suspected of killing a Muslim cleric and his assistant in New York City appeared in court Thursday. He is charged with first-degree murder, but members of the local Muslim community say the suspect should also be charged with a hate crime. Police say the motive is still unclear.


Black U.S. Olympians Won In Nazi Germany Only To Be Overlooked At Home

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Jesse Owens is still the most famous name from the 1936 Olympics in Nazi-controlled Berlin. But a new documentary highlights 17 other African-American athletes who also made their mark.


Inconsistencies Call Melania Trump's Immigration Story Into Question

Friday, August 05, 2016

Questions about Melania Trump's immigration history in the U.S. have surfaced this week. Trump says she has been in full compliance with U.S. immigration laws. But some immigration experts question whether she had the proper visas while working as a model.


An American Muslim Fencer Lunges Into U.S. Olympic History In Rio

Friday, August 05, 2016

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is set to become the first U.S. athlete to compete in the Olympic Games while wearing a hijab.


Pitching A 'Clintonville' Protest During The Democratic Convention

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Anti-poverty activists organized a tent city in one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods to protest the Democratic National Convention.


Protests Galore In The Streets Of Philly: Here's What They're All About

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Thousands of protesters have descended on Philadelphia this week for demonstrations outside the Democratic National Convention. Here's a glimpse of the wide array of causes they're backing.


Black Lives Matter Activists Lead March To Democratic Convention

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Demonstrators with the Black Lives Matter movement and other groups marched 6 miles to rally outside the Democratic National Convention. They called for more police accountability and other issues.


Protests Mark First Day Of Democratic Convention

Monday, July 25, 2016

Thousands of activists, including many supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, are joining Democratic National Convention delegates in Philadelphia to protest.


Your Mama ... Might Be Offended By This Insult Archive

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Janks Archive is a collection of videos in which people around the world share their favorite putdowns. They can be gross and rude, but according to one creator, they also bring people together.


5 Police Officers Killed In Sniper Attack At Dallas Rally

Friday, July 08, 2016

Details about the five law enforcement officers killed in Thursday night's shootings in Dallas are slowly emerging. One of the victims has been identified as an officer for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit or DART. Authorities say they are waiting to notify all of the victims' families before releasing more names.


Who Gets Tased? First Statewide Study Reveals Racial Disparities

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Connecticut is the first state requiring police fill out a form when they use a stun gun. Research shows police used stun guns on black and Latino suspects at a higher rate than on white suspects.


Will Orlando's Moment Of LGBT Support Endure?

Sunday, June 26, 2016

There has been a huge outpouring of support for the LGBT community in Orlando, including from groups that traditionally have not supported the gay and lesbian community. Can the feeling of unity last?


Law Enforcement Releases Partial 911 Transcripts From Orlando Shooter

Monday, June 20, 2016

Federal and local authorities released partial transcripts of phone calls Omar Mateen made to law enforcement from inside Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Officials also released a timeline of events more than a week after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history unfolded. But there are still unanswered questions as the investigation continues.


Bearing Witness To The Shootings In Orlando: How The Events Unfolded

Friday, June 17, 2016

The attack at a Florida nightclub played out for more than three dramatic hours. Survivors, doctors and law enforcement officials recap the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.


Orlando Hospital Gives Update On The Injured; Survivors Share Details Of Attack

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

A press conference just wrapped up with some of the doctors at the Orlando Regional Medical Center and a few of the survivors of Sunday morning's attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.


Survivors Describe Timeline Of Events Leading Up To Orlando Shooting

Monday, June 13, 2016

Survivors of the mass shooting in Orlando say the night began like a normal weekend at the Pulse club. But moments after shots rang out, staff and patrons scrambled for safety before police arrived.


Donors Line Up To Give Blood In Florida

Sunday, June 12, 2016

NPR's Hansi Lo Wang is outside a blood bank in Florida for the latest on the mass shooting outside an Orlando nightclub.


Filipino World War II Veterans Living In U.S. Can Now Reunite With Family

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

For decades, some Filipino World War II veterans have been separated from their relatives in the Philippines. New U.S. immigration rules for these families could change that.


Long A Symbol, Stonewall Inn May Soon Become Monument To LGBT Rights

Monday, May 30, 2016

President Obama may use his executive authority to declare the site of the Stonewall riots in New York City as the first national monument dedicated to the struggle for LGBT rights.