My point of view in life is perfectly valid, but my aim as a songwriter and communicator is to sing about my reality in a way that resonates with you, because at the end of the day, the human experience is collective.
This year Parks Forward, an independent commission dedicated to assisting California's Department of Parks and Recreation, released a set of recommendations to fix what many parks advocates have called a "major crisis." Among its recommendations are ways to modernize the parks.
The story as handed down appears in the biblical Book of Esther. The setting was ancient Persia, probably 2400 years ago. The Jewish minority was well assimilated, but viciously hated by some, including a powerful minister of state named Haman.
Not only should we seek to achieve energy equity for all consumers, we also need to support diversity and inclusion efforts, and ensure that this is a priority for today's emerging, clean energy sector.
In 2012, Mai attended a Palliative Care Education and Training program for improving end-of-life care, held at Stanford University School of Medicine. His participation turned out to have a big effect on the Vietnamese community in San Jose.
What the new research suggests is that promoting freedom is less about any belief system or form of government than a commitment for nations to follow through on their constitutional promises to uphold religious freedoms.
There is a stigma that is rampant in our society towards mental illness. Yet it is worse for communities of color. I want my community to know that this is not something to be ashamed about. This is not a white person's disease.
"I can't breathe" speaks from the grave and describes the circumstances faced by many who are being choked by a system that treats different races and classes of people unequally.
The Federal Reserve should reject the CIT/OneWest merger application. At the very least, regulators should stop the clock, hold public hearings and get some real community input before allowing this dangerous deal to proceed.
I went to Erbil, to stand with the people of Iraq, to defend their unique heritage and diversity and to say that this matters - not just for Iraq's future but for all women and men. We must defend the idea of a shared humanity wherever it is challenged. This is our struggle.
I discovered that I was black in the third grade. No -- not really. I have always known that I had brown skin, but I did not start to realize what having brown or black skin represented in a social, economic and legal context until halfway through elementary school.
As observers of human rights violations, we have noted sustained levels of injustice and deprivation against minorities. We maintain that fundamental violations of human rights in Iran stem from discriminatory laws that have become institutionalized and perpetuated structural violence.
Recently released mortgage disclosure data findings indicate that a majority of future U.S. households could face significant challenges in achieving homeownership.
The circumstances in Pakistan are disabling it. But these circumstances, brought on by the extremism in religion and thought, can only be changed by the people themselves.
An ethnic map of Romania explains a great deal about the relations between the majority and the minorities in Romania. Ethnic Hungarians have an absolute majority in two counties -- Harghita and Covasna -- in the very heart of the country.
Is there a greater catastrophe than the loss of a child? If you are Baha'i in Tabriz, the death of a loved one can be just the beginning of a new devastating experience.