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Mitt Romney: Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Comments ‘Antithetical To American Values’

Mitt Romney has joined the chorus of voices condemning the vulgar remarks that President Donald Trump reportedly made about Haiti and African countries, calling them “inconsistent [with] America’s history and antithetical to American values” in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day tweet. “May our memory of Dr. King buoy our hope for unity, greatness, [and] ‘charity for all,’” the […]

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Meet the 2 dog breeds added to American Kennel Club pack

NEW YORK — A spirited Dutch duck-luring dog and a friendly French rabbit hound are now running with the American Kennel Club‘s pack. The club announced Wednesday that it’s recognizing the Nederlandse kooikerhondje and the grand basset griffon Vendeen. They’re the first breeds added to the roster since 2016. They’re eligible for many dog shows […]

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These 8 Asian American Movement Stories From The Past Year Show Us The Way Forward

I wrote last year’s 10 Times Asian Americans Took On Systemic Racism out of frustration with end of the year listicles that seemed to reduce Asian American struggle to Hollywood representation. I wanted to shine a light on the ways Asian Americans were critically confronting housing displacement, U.S. imperialism, deportations, and state surveillance. Given the wealth of […]

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The Native American Language Spoken At First Thanksgiving Is Experiencing A Revival

Massachusetts’ Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, descendants of the first Native Americans to encounter the Pilgrims nearly four centuries ago, is celebrating a remarkable achievement this Thanksgiving ― the revival of their native language. The ancestors of the Mashpee Wampanoag are said to have joined the Pilgrims in 1621 for what came to be known as the first Thanksgiving meal. But […]

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An American Journalist Is Facing A Felony Trial This Week — In The United States

Editor’s note: Taking a cue from Slate, this article describes an American news story — the virtually unprecedented prosecution of nearly 200 protesters on felony charges — using language the American media typically reserves for news stories written about more repressive countries. Felony charges against American journalists are jarring. Our approach to this story is […]