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Active Military Post Prepares to Detain Immigrant Children

Active Military Post Prepares to Detain Immigrant Children

by Aura Bogado on June 12 2014, 3:30PM

The children are mostly from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Video: Portland Committee Reviews Arrest of Nine-Year-Old Girl

Video: Portland Committee Reviews Arrest of Nine-Year-Old Girl

by Aura Bogado on May 8 2014, 12:18PM

The child was in a wet swimsuit when she was handcuffed and taken into custody at an adult jail.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Black Preschoolers Suspended More Than White Preschoolers

Black Preschoolers Suspended More Than White Preschoolers

by Aura Bogado on March 21 2014, 12:19PM

Yes, preschoolers.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Watch This Adorable Video From Crazy Aunt Lindsey

Watch This Adorable Video From Crazy Aunt Lindsey

by Von Diaz on September 20 2013, 3:34PM

And teach your kids to make butter in the process!

Topics: /NOW

Oklahoma School Changes Policy on Dreadlocks

Oklahoma School Changes Policy on Dreadlocks

by Von Diaz on September 10 2013, 3:14PM

Deborah Brown Community School came under fire last week for barring 7-year-old Tiana Parker from wearing dreads to school.

Topics: /NOW

How to Keep Immigrant Moms and Babies from Going Hungry

How to Keep Immigrant Moms and Babies from Going Hungry

by Michelle Chen on September 17 2010, 10:00AM

A bright idea: government programs that reach out to immigrant parents, rather than alienating them, can keep kids from going hungry.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Defining the Immigrant Family: Legal Reform and Common Sense

Defining the Immigrant Family: Legal Reform and Common Sense

by Michelle Chen on August 12 2010, 9:00AM

A legal analysis of the key problem that current immigration policy cannot answer: who do we call mom and dad?

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Pregnant Women Dying in New York

Pregnant Women Dying in New York

by Michelle Chen on June 21 2010, 11:58AM

This year, maternal health advocates got the heartening news that the death rate of women in childbirth was declining worldwide, while the rate of child survival was improving ahead of earlier projections. But while the epidemic of maternal and child…

Topics: Health

FIFA's World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

FIFA’s World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

by Michelle Chen on June 11 2010, 10:42AM

South Africa is the center of world this week, kicking off the first-ever World Cup Games on the African continent. But as the cameras pan across green fields and lavish festivities, labor activists are keeping their eye on the ball….

Topics: Global Affairs

SB 1070’s Impact on Kids: Broken Families and America’s Soul

by Michelle Chen on May 3 2010, 9:01AM

Children are the hidden casualties of America’s war on immigrants, and the passage of Arizona’s new racial profiling legislation could open up countless opportunities for local law enforcement to break up families by putting undocumented parents on the fast-track to…

Topics: Immigration

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