The Legacy of Bebe Moore Campbell

The Legacy of Bebe Moore Campbell

By Mental Health America Each July, we honor the legacy of author, advocate, and trailblazer Bebe Moore Campbell by recognizing Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month (also known as BIPOC Mental Health Month).  Moore Campbell’s ability to tell impactful stories highlighting themes of racism, mental health, and family left a lasting mark […]

Analysis: Health Disparities in New York City Hospitals Across Racial Lines

Analysis: Health Disparities in New York City Hospitals Across Racial Lines

New York City, renowned for its diversity and cultural vibrancy, has long been a microcosm of broader societal issues, including healthcare disparities. This analysis urgently examines whether hospitals in non-white neighborhoods in New York City are providing inferior services compared to those in predominantly white neighborhoods, specifically in the management and treatment of diabetes, heart […]

Adams ‘Excellent Swimmers’ Comment is Racist and Divisive, and He Owes NYers an Apology

Adams ‘Excellent Swimmers’ Comment is Racist and Divisive, and He Owes NYers an Apology

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com New York, NY—Yesterday, NYC Mayor Eric Adams said in his weekly press briefing that asylum seekers are “excellent swimmers” and should become lifeguards in New York City. Murad Awawdeh, President and CEO, New York Immigration Coalition: “New Yorkers are looking to Mayor Eric Adams to unite our City, not foment more […]

Introducing First-Ever National Asian Resource Hub: Interactive Data Narratives on Anti-Asian Hate and a Service Directory

Introducing First-Ever National Asian Resource Hub: Interactive Data Narratives on Anti-Asian Hate and a Service Directory

By Chris Tobias  In the past few years, it has become increasingly crucial to support Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities as they navigate the shifting political landscape and face heightened risks to their safety. Between 2020 and 2021 alone, incidents of anti-Asian hate surged dramatically, marking a staggering 339% increase. This alarming trend underscores […]

Texas Gov. Abbott Endorses Trump with Shared Chaotic, Racist, and Intentionally Deadly Approach to Immigration

Texas Gov. Abbott Endorses Trump with Shared Chaotic, Racist, and Intentionally Deadly Approach to Immigration

Editorial credit: Jeff Schultes / Shutterstock.com By Gabe Ortiz | November 21, 2023 Attacking and exploiting immigrants for political gain is a unifying issue for Republicans and that was on full display at one of their “favorite” photo op sites this past weekend in Texas. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott endorsed former President Donald Trump for […]

New Report Reveals Systemic Barriers for Haitian refugees Seeking Employment and Stability in the U.S.

New Report Reveals Systemic Barriers for Haitian refugees Seeking Employment and Stability in the U.S.

Editorial credit: Yu Kuo-wei / Shutterstock.com Watch the interview with Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees and TakeRoot Justice on the Humanitarian Parole Crisis here. Research shows systemic flaws, documents a legacy of racist immigration practices, makes recommendations for equitable treatment for all asylum seekers NEW YORK: Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees and TakeRoot Justice released a new report, “Humanitarian Parole Crisis: How Racist Policies and Practices Deny Haitian […]

Will German Americans again put Donald Trump over the top in the presidential election?

By: Per Urlaub and David Huenlich // TheConversation.com Editorial credit: Consolidated News Photos / Shutterstock.com German Americans paved Donald Trump’s road into the White House in 2016 through Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. This ethnic group barely receives attention in American media and politics. The Midwest, home to many German Americans, is a battleground for the 2020 presidential election. […]

‘An Ingrained Fear for Your Life.’ Black Men Say They Understand Why Jayland Walker Fled Police

‘An Ingrained Fear for Your Life.’ Black Men Say They Understand Why Jayland Walker Fled Police

Manhattan, New York/united States – May 11 2020: Protest Against Police Brutality, Violence and Racism. (Shutterstock) By Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN Kerwin Webb said he knows the terror that young Black men experience when being pulled over by police. Webb said tensions are often high and adrenaline is rushing because in too many cases, Black […]