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Indians Closer Deletes Twitter Account Over Backlash

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 05.21.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- Indians closer Chris Perez deactivated his Twitter account following two rough outings, and after receiving a slew of negative comments. ...

Mimicry? Mockery? Mimic. Cry.

Deepak Sarma | Posted 07.16.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

By performing the play of the pilgrim, does the Indian-American elementary school student inadvertently become the oppressor? Or confirms the oppression? Or conforms to the oppressor?

Some Native Americans Not 'Indian Enough' For Health Care

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — When Liz DeRouen needs any kind of health care services, from diabetes counseling to a dental cleaning, she checks into a govern...

Happy Birthday to The New World.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Sidonie Sawyer

500 years ago, Juan Ponce de Léon did not discover Florida. Traces were found of Spanish slaves coming from the Bahamas, who had visited first, without ever staying for long.

Tangled Roots: Racial Identity and Family Trees

Jennifer R. James | Posted 07.13.2013 | College
Jennifer R. James

At first I considered the thought of having anything but an obligatory check-in phone call with my dad as a roadblock. But with my professor's advice in mind, I viewed that challenge as an opportunity.

WATCH: Astros Outfielder Gets Popcorn Shower

Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

Houston outfielder Rick Ankiel found himself on the receiving end of a popcorn shower on Sunday afternoon when he attempted to rob Drew Stubbs of a so...

Red Sox Win 5th Straight

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Converted closer Alfredo Aceves coasted through five innings, Mike Napoli and Daniel Nava drove in two runs apiece and the Red Sox, ...

Francona Gets Lost Before Home Opener

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- Terry Francona has 80 more games to find his way to Progressive Field. His first trip was an adventure. Call it an unintentional walk....

Dice-K Finds A New Team

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 04.12.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — With at least one spot open in his rotation, new Indians manager Terry Francona will give a pitcher he knows well a shot to win a s...

The Whitewashing of Bobby Jindal

Rajiv Malhotra | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics
Rajiv Malhotra

Neglecting people of color was a big reason for losing elections, he claimed, implicitly positioning himself as the solution. But does Jindal truly speak for any community of color, or is this just another round of creative political opportunism?

A State of Emergency for American Indian and Native Students

Heather Shotton | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education
Heather Shotton

Education for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities is in a state of emergency. The result is a lost generation of young men and women, at a time in which Native communities and the United States as a whole can ill-afford to lose them.

Sweating a Little Blood in Indian Country

Tim Giago | Posted 01.24.2013 | Media
Tim Giago

A famous columnist once wrote, "It is easy to write a weekly column. All you have to do is sit in front of your typewriter until you sweat blood."

Means to the End: A Lasting Vision From America's Greatest Indian Activist (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 12.26.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

I hope that Russell's school will now be created to celebrate the extraordinary warrior who died this week in his beloved Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Porcupine, South Dakota.

The Uproar Over Gap's 'Manifest Destiny' T-Shirt

Kim Tilsen-Brave Heart | Posted 12.25.2012 | Style
Kim Tilsen-Brave Heart

A T-shirt is just a T-shirt, right? What about a T-shirt that invokes the bloody policy of discrimination and oppression of your community? For American Indians like me, Gap's T-shirt is particularly offensive. The issue stung more because Gap was my first employer.

Scott Brown's Shameful Campaign

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

In an era of cool media, Brown has what it takes to be red hot, which makes the campaign he's running against Elizabeth Warren puzzling if not downright disgusting. But let's start with puzzling.

Indians Fire Manager

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

CLEVELAND — One month, one miserable month wiped out almost everything Manny Acta did for three years. "That month just crushed our hopes," Act...

All-Star Closer Curses At Fan

Posted 08.21.2012 | Sports

Cleveland Indians' All-Star closer Chris Perez appeared to be a little too fired up before Sunday's game against Oakland and engaged in an expletive-l...

Yankees Bring In Veteran Pitcher

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks ago, Derek Lowe thought his season might be over. He was that disgusted with the way he was pitching. Now, ...

Indians' Downward Spiral Continues

AP | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians' once promising season has spiraled out of control. Minnesota was the latest team to give them a spin on Monday nig...

The Wisconsin Sikh Killings and an America Worth Fighting For

Ethan Casey | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Ethan Casey

The movements of half a century ago for civil rights and against the Vietnam War -- at once nonviolent and assertively political -- should have taught us that such an America is worth fighting for.

WATCH: Damon Leaps Into Stands For Outstanding Catch

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

Johnny Damon pulled off the same type of catch thatDeWayne Wise recently, and controversially, got credit for. In the top of the third inning of th...

Fan Finds New Way To Snag Foul Ball

Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

The second half of the baseball season began on Friday and it didn't take long for a fan to find a new way to snag a foul ball. With two outs in t...

Leyland: 'We're On The Ropes'

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Even though it's only June, Detroit manager Jim Leyland is asking his team to show some urgency. "This is a critical time for us. We'...

The Native American Mascot: Tribute or Stereotype?

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.09.2012 | College
Sam Sommers

For many people the debate comes down to one question: tribute or stereotype? But there's also another, arguably more compelling way to answer this question: look to the data.

Red Sox Woes Continue

AP | Posted 05.11.2012 | Sports

BOSTON -- Derek Lowe has been booed off the field at Fenway Park, too. So as much sympathy as he had for Boston starter Josh Beckett on Thursday nigh...