This summer, Shift has taken us all over. Read the rest of this entry »
The Inner-City Muslim Action Network, a community organizing group based on Chicago’s South Side, brings together Muslims across races and backgrounds several times a year with Community Café, an event where Muslims (and non-Muslims, as well) are given a place to gather together and connect with one another.
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We’ve all heard the doom facing mainstream media: the downfall of print, the flawed money-making model of online, and the get-it-free attitude debate over the future of print and the Web. Still, even with today’s financial woes, one part of the journalism business is poised to thrive – ethnic media.
Earlier this month, the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, swore in 1,233 freshmen. Of that number, 435 – or 35.3 percent — were an ethnic minority, a record percent for the institution. They were African-American, Hispanic and Asian-Americans, among others. All took the same pledge, to protect the same nation. Read the rest of this entry »