New America Media, Editorial, Posted: Mar 09, 2017: Since the 2016 election there has been an alarming increase in reports of hate incidents around the country. Reports range from vandalism and hate-fuelled graffiti to physical attacks and shootings. The reports come amid heightened fear and anxiety within immigrant and minority communities, fuelled by the rhetoric of the campaign, and by statements and policies from the current administration.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 3, 2017: There is no denying the contribution of foreign-born immigrants and women to the U.S. armed forces and Caribbean-born women are undoubtedly making major contributions at some of the highest levels of service in the U.S. Armed Forces today. Here are five you should know this Women’s History Month:
AMERICAN MASTERS Presents “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise,” Reflecting on the Life of the Renowned Author/Activist; and Smokey Robinson Is Honored With the Esteemed Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song THE TALK – RACE IN AMERICA and New Documentaries from INDEPENDENT LENS Discuss Race Relations Then and Now
Large numbers of Caribbean nationals, who claimed to have voted against Donald Trump, may not yet be ready to eagerly embrace him. But they’re finally coming to grips with the inevitability of him as president of the United States. Generally, those in and outside the U.S. have taken a wait-and-see approach regarding how the billionaire businessman will perform in the White House. They’re hoping a Trump administration will not disrupt their quest for the American Dream, starting with his scheduled swearing into office Jan. 20.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Caribbean politicians and academics last month reacted to the election of billionaire Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, expressing hope for continued good relations with Washington even as they acknowledged the region should be prepared for an influx of nationals returning home. Sir Hilary Beckles, chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), warned the Caribbean to be prepared for returning nationals and other migrants from North America. Sir Hilary said Trump’s philosophies and policies could lead to a demographic change in the Caribbean overtime.
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