The New York Times decision last week to continue using the controversial term "illegal immigrant" is raising criticism from some ethnic and Latino media outlets.
As the Democratic National Convention gets into full swing, here is a sampling of coverage from the ethnic media of last week's Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.
Voices of NY's Indrani Sen appeared on WNYC this afternoon to discuss reactions from the ethnic and community press to Mitt Romney's vice-presidential pick, Paul Ryan, and coverage of President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals plan.
Today's stories, selected from New York's ethnic and community press, focus on small business, including troubled times at community nonprofit Alianza Dominicana, a bakery that changes lives, a look back at Jewish grocers and more.
In our end-of-the-week roundup: the testimony of Army Pvt. Danny Chen's mother; the occupations least-filled by African-Americans; a showing of Haitian art; a new book on LGBT youth of color; an unsettling study on condom use among black teens; the religious beliefs of Korean-Americans; and a capoeira school in the Bronx.
Today we found some great stories from the ethnic and community press, including an advice column for undocumented immigrants; a new report on promoting good jobs and good food for people of color; on op-ed on the difference between "undocumented" and "illegal"; and a profile of an "American Idol" finalist.
Today we have news of a debate over equity in New York City schools; a call for adoption within the African-American community; plans for Salvadorean expatriates to vote in their country's 2014 presidential elections; more from a controversial study about Asian-Americans; deported slave-holders; and sad news about two independent bookstores.
Since the Supreme Court upheld most of President Obama's Affordable Care Act in a 5-to-4 ruling last Thursday, the ethnic and community press have digested the information and offered a range of perspectives on the news -- including those of Latinos, Asians, low-income women, undocumented immigrants and Jews.
Asian-American advocates took issue with a recent Pew Research Center report that described them as the highest-earning and most-educated group in America, a portrayal which they argue ignores the disparities among Asian-Americans, Colorlines reports.
Bucking the tendency to assume that African-Americans are hostile to the LGBT community, community organizers from both groups, as well as others affected by police stop-and-frisk practices, plan to march silently together on Father's Day.