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Sikh American Statement on Wisconsin Shooting

August 6, 2012 Statement of SALDEF and the Sikh American community on the tragic events at the Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin: read more

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Ethnic Sites Add Nuance to Coverage of Shootings and Society

Author:  Jean Marie Brown August 6, 2012 Violence dominates headlines -- again -- as people try to make sense out of shootings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin on Sunday, as well as the shootings in...

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Media Advisory on Coverage of Sikh Temple Shooting

August 6, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) wishes to express our condolences after the shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. Here are a few guidelines for...

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Global Warming, Energy to Play Role in Californians' Presidential Voting -...

Event Date(s):  08/07/2012 - 11:00 - 14:00 What: PPIC President and CEO Mark Baldassare will present the results of the latest statewide survey, conducted with funding from The William and Flora...

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Diversity Aids Coverage of Sikh Killings

August 6, 2012 Black editors helped frame questions in Milwaukee; journalists of color part of "undercover" database; after small Unity conference, a debate over its future; . . . what we have right...

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Temple Shootings Prompt Widespread Reflection

Author:  Jean Marie Brown August 7, 2012 Sunday’s shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin continues to trend on both mainstream and ethnic sites. There are posts about the possible motive, as well as...

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CBS 2 | WBBM-TV

Stage Manager (2 positions available) Posted on:  August 7, 2012 Purpose of position: To stage manage live studio based newscasts, reharsals, taped productions and remote broadcasts for WBBM-TV....

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Execution in Texas Makes Headlines Amid Usual Political and Celebrity Buzz

Author:  Jean Marie Brown August 8, 2012 Politics, discrimination, crime and celebrities dominate the mainstream sites’s coverage of people of color.   . . . Texas’s execution of a man with an IQ of...

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NFL’S Floyd “Pork Chop” Womack, Wife Cabrina Share Their Love Story

Sondra Bell July 20, 2012 Ask NFL journeyman Floyd “Pork Chop” Womack and his wife, Cabrina, how they met and you’ll barely hear the answer through their laughter. “We met at Sarah’s Nail Salon in...

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Longtime Educator Suzette May Retiring After 36 Years in the Classroom

Sondra Bell July 26, 2012 Suzette May won’t really grasp that she is retired until the school buses roll this August.  That’s what her husband, the Rev. Joe W. May, has to say about his best friend,...

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Getting To Know People Produces Empathy

Mallory Pickering July 26, 2012 I often see bumper stickers that read “coexist,” and I think to myself: “what a low bar to set for human interaction.” When we step out of our comfort zones and get to...

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The Human Element Missing in the Job Hunt

Anthony Tidwell August 2, 2012 The job market is volatile and a little scary, but there are opportunities for those in search of a new career. I speak from firsthand experience because I recently went...

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Open Your Eyes to Art in Unusual Places!

Donna Echols July 29, 2012 One day last week while rushing from one meeting to the next in downtown Jackson, I stopped in my tracks! What was in front of me was amazing. A true work of art, literally....

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Merit Pay? Simply Pay Mississippi’s Teachers a Higher Salary

Darien Spann July 30, 2012 Please don’t be offended, but there are some bad teachers in Mississippi. There are absolutely some folks who should not have entered the teaching field.  However, let me be...

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Sundial Solar Power Developers Helping Jackson Become Greener

Jacqueline Lott August 4, 2012 Solar power is currently the fastest growing form of energy in the world. The use of solar energy is increasing two-fold. There’s a black-owned, Jackson-based business,...

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NBC, TV One in Joint Election Coverage

August 8, 2012 Ties to Comcast unite the two networks; Sikh killings receive less coverage than Aurora's; Obama believes news media frustrate his ambitions; U.S. turns "blind eye" to imprisoned...

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Longtime Guidelines for Identifying Suspects’ Race Questioned

Author:  Joshunda Sanders August 9, 2012 The mass shootings in Oak Creek, Wis., and Aurora, Colo., exemplify why mainstream media outlets may need to revise standards for identifying the race of...

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Interracial Interaction in Neighborhoods - Call for Papers - Deadline Nov. 19

Event Date(s):  08/09/2012 - 00:00 - 11/19/2012 - 00:00 Category:  Call for Papers CALL FOR PAPERSAnthology: Interracial interaction – Discourses within and between racial communities in neighborhoods...

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In the Headlines: Zimmerman’s Strategy and Chavis Carter’s Mysterious Death

Author:  Jean Marie Brown August 9, 2012 The latest on George Zimmerman’s case and the death of Chavis Carter are among the stories leading the homepages of the mainstream sites, as crime,...

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Remarks About Muslims and Pointed Political Ads Set the Tone of Coverage

Author:  Jean Marie Brown August 10, 2012 People of color are represented in three dominant categories – politics/government, sports and celebrity -- on the mainstream sites. Among the areas of focus...

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