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Engage: 'Co-Parent Court' takes new approach to parenting among the unmarried
One judge says many never-married father's show up for child support hearings, but still need help navigating co-parenting.
May 7th, 2012
02:18 PM ET

Engage: 'Co-Parent Court' takes new approach to parenting among the unmarried

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Minneapolis court tries novel approach to keep unmarried parents involved in kids lives - National Public Radio

Top leaders join forces to push female talent in competitive markets  - The Wall Street Journal

Researchers: Nearsightedness an issue for many Asian schoolchildren  - TIME 

Opinion: 'Many black women are fat because we want to be' - The New York Times

Opinion: Why I fight anti-black racism as an Asian-American - DoNY

 

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Engage: New generation asks 'What's Going On'
Marvin Gaye performed "What's Going On" at the for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 1972.
May 4th, 2012
11:46 AM ET

Engage: New generation asks 'What's Going On'

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40 years after key performance, John Legends, young artists re-imagine Martin Gaye tune - NPR

Openly gay Romney staffer resigns, Republican candidate says he wanted aide to stay - The Washington Post

Opinion: Doctors are debating whether racism is an illness - Time

Asian women lead American egg donation market - L.A. Times

After Baby Boomers, Gen X and Millennials, what will we call next generation? - USA Today

Opinion: Lack of diversity on 'Girls' is no problem - I'm black, and so are all my friends - Clutch

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Engage: NFL star's death puts spotlight on mental health issues
San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau was found dead Wednesday of an apparent suicide.
May 3rd, 2012
10:53 AM ET

Engage: NFL star's death puts spotlight on mental health issues

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Opinion: Junior Seau’s suicide should inspire dialogue about mental health - Ebony

Poll: White Catholics for Romney, Latino Catholics for Obama - Politico

Police cite transgender woman for using women’s restroom - NBCDFW.com

Ethnic communities ripe targets for political fundraising - McClatchy Newspapers

Video, prints ads showed 'Two And A Half Men' star as 'Indian' character - MTV.com

Engage: How Mexican food got American citizenship
A new book, “Taco USA,” explains how some foods shifted from Mexican dinners to American menus.
May 2nd, 2012
01:38 PM ET

Engage: How Mexican food got American citizenship

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How Mexican food joined the American fast-food mainstream - The New York Times

Opinion: With few Native American voices in American discourse, vetting them is especially important - Racialicious

Landmark documentary about poor, gay and transgendered Latinos and African-Americans comes to Netflix, iTunes - National Public Radio

Community rallies behind Native American elder allegedly abused at hospital - Indian Country Today

All-girl prom at Michigan high school lets students live it up while respecting cultural boundaries - The New York Times

 

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Engage: How can political parties engage the Asian-American vote?
A new poll finds a large proportion of Asian-American voters are undecided in the 2012 presidential election.
May 1st, 2012
12:14 PM ET

Engage: How can political parties engage the Asian-American vote?

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New poll finds Asian-American voters could be a key swing vote - The Atlantic

U.S.-Mexico border sees increase in unaccompanied child immigrants - Texas Observer

Opponent raises questions whether Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren is of American Indian descent - The New York Times

'Porgy and Bess' nominated for 10 Tony Awards - The Boston Globe

Preserving blues music by supporting its oldest practitioners - The New York Times Lens blog

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Engage: Thousands gather in celebration of Native American heritage
‘Gathering of Nations’ is said to be the world's largest annual meeting of indigenous and Native American people.
April 30th, 2012
01:12 PM ET

Engage: Thousands gather in celebration of Native American heritage

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Native American powwow draws thousands to New Mexico - Chicago Tribune

Henry Louis Gates helps actor Samuel L. Jackson find his roots - The Huffington Post

More children identify as biracial, but what does that mean? - The Washington Post 

New wave of African-American networks aim to relate to large black audience  - Variety

Engage: Pitcher on anti-gay kiss cam practice: 'Enough with this stupid trend'
Pitcher Brandon McCarthy spoke against homophobic responses that commonly arise when two men are shown on kiss cams.
April 27th, 2012
02:40 PM ET

Engage: Pitcher on anti-gay kiss cam practice: 'Enough with this stupid trend'

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Oakland A's pitcher calls Kiss Cam stunt 'homophobic' - The Advocate

George Zimmerman: Before the shots were fired - Reuters

Study shows discrimination towards blacks in North Carolina restaurants  - The New York Daily News

The L.A. Riots through the eyes of Korean-Americans – KoreAm Magazine

Engage: Women Marines heading toward the front lines
Women marines deployed with Female Engagement Team to interact with Afghan civilians, specifically women and children.
April 26th, 2012
11:26 AM ET

Engage: Women Marines heading toward the front lines

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Military to track how women perform in formerly male-only units - The New York Times

Opinion: Stop using 'white' like it's a bad word - A.V. Club

Minorities run many popular YouTube channels - The Washington Post

Opinion: Is TV 'whitewashing' real, and how does it matter?  - The New York Times Room for Debate blog

Marco Rubio's grandfather was nearly deported back Cuba in 1960s - Miami Herald

African-American students most affected by Stafford Loan interest rate increase - Huffington Post

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April 25th, 2012
11:23 AM ET

Engage: 'A Streetcar Named Desire' Broadway revival features first multiracial cast

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Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker star in 'Streetcar' show that opened this week - The Root

From Utah, a black, conservative, Mormon House candidate emerges - Yahoo! News

Doctors explore why Latinos survive longer after some cancer diagnoses, despite fewer resources - Los Angeles Times

Tennessee student prohibited from entering prom because of Confederate flag dress - The Tennessean

ICE to suspend more than 16,000 deportations - Fox News Latino

Engage: Politicians planning around Supreme Court Arizona immigration debate
Activists protested the Arizona immigration law being debated in the Supreme Court this week.
April 24th, 2012
11:38 AM ET

Engage: Politicians planning around Supreme Court Arizona immigration debate

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If upheld, Democrats to force vote on Arizona immigration law - Washington Post

Mariah Watchman wants to be the first Native American supermodel - Indian Country Today

Opinion: Koreatown newspaper editor reflects on aftermath of L.A. riots  - KoreAm

High school soccer team wears hijab to support teammate - South Florida Sun-Sentintel

Investigation: Are U.S. border agents using excessive force? - PBS Need to Know

Josh Hutcherson, Chaz Bono win at GLAAD awards - Los Angeles Times

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