Leslie Grace shares personal connection to Translators doc and how she feels about Batgirl
The star talks about why she became an ambassador for Rudy Valdez's documentary short about three immigrant children who are the primary translators for their first-generation Latino elders.
- Austin American-Statesman
What we learned at ATX TV Festival: writers still striking, 'Cheers' reunion a highlight
The 2023 ATX TV Festival carried on in Austin despite the ongoing writers' strike.
Locarno Unveils Participants For 2023 Edition Of Open Doors Industry Sidebar Focused On Latin America & Caribbean
The Locarno Film Festival has announced the line-up for the 21st edition of its Open Doors program, which will focus on filmmakers from underrepresented countries in Latin America and the Caribbean for the second year running. The program runs online in July and onsite during the festival’s Locarno Pro Days industry sidebar, running from August […]
Jarboe Park pool on KC’s West Side is too far gone to save. So let’s build a new one | Opinion
This is exactly the kind of project Kansas City voted for in last November’s bond election. | Opinion
- The Columbus Dispatch
Down in the count: Navigating the U.S. as a baseball player who doesn't speak English
For minor league players who come to the U.S. without knowing English, the language barrier can be destructive to wellbeing.
Can Medicaid help those affected by gun violence? In California, a new system could help people rebuild their lives
Hospital-based violence intervention programs could soon see funds provided by Medi-Cal, the state’s Medicaid program
How will college admissions adapt after the Supreme Court rules in UNC case?
The ruling wouldn’t only bring UNC’s nearly decade-long legal battle to defend affirmative action in undergraduate admissions to an end — it could also upend admissions practices nationwide.
‘Absolutely panicking.’ New Florida law has Bradenton immigrants leaving, employers worried
Fear and misinformation over SB 1718 has gripped Florida’s immigrant community, including agricultural areas like Manatee and DeSoto counties.
- Erie Times News
Erie Times-News staff earn statewide, national journalism awards
The awards were earned for stories and editorials written in 2022.
- Courier News
Bound Brook's Latin American community inspires train station mural
Art and design students from Raritan Valley Community College recently finished a 2,000-square-foot mural at NJ Transit's Bound Brook station.
- The Providence Journal
These students were failing during the pandemic. Then a guidance counselor threw them a lifeline.
The Saturday school program offered academic help, yes, but for kids struggling with COVID isolation and anxiety, it was also about human connection.
‘I’m anxious, and she notices’: Emotional support animals welcome at this Miami area school
Students cope with academic stress using animals
White woman who fatally shot Black neighbor is arrested in Florida
A Florida woman accused of fatally shooting her neighbor last week in the violent culmination of what the sheriff described as a 2½-year feud was arrested Tuesday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said. Susan Louise Lorincz, 58, who is white, was arrested on charges of manslaughter with a firearm, culpable negligence, battery and two counts of assault in the death of Ajike Owens, a Black mother of four, Sheriff Billy Woods said in a statement. Authorities came under pressure Tuesday to arrest and charge the woman who fired through her front her door and killed Owens in a case that has put Florida’s divisive stand your ground law back into the spotlight.
Sunnyside High grad heading to inaugural UC Merced program to generate doctors
Joslyn Conchas, who graduated with the Sunnyside High Class of 2023, was accepted for the 15-student cohort.
Hoover High grads described as resilient, hardworking, friendly by trustee
“This class is destined to greatness no matter what you decided to take on in your future,” Fresno Unified School District trustee Claudia Cázares said.
Democrat Mike Johnston will be next mayor of Denver after opponent concedes
Former Colorado state Sen. Mike Johnston will be the next mayor of Denver after his opponent, Kelly Brough, called to concede Tuesday’s runoff.
Parades but no public posts: which brands are supporting Pride in the wake of backlash?
As Target, Bud Light, Starbucks and others face threats and boycotts, here’s what other top US brands have planned
Florida confirms it arranged recent migrant flights to California
A Florida official confirmed Tuesday that the state helped arrange for migrants to fly to Sacramento, California, over the last week following days of accusations from California leaders.
- The Bergen Record
Outta here: NJ bishop, a lifelong Mets fan, gets Amazin' retirement gift at Sunday Mass
Bishop William “Chip” Stokes scored a home run this past weekend ahead of his departure as leader of the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey.
Republican legislators who backed DeSantis immigration law appear to downplay its potential impact
Florida state lawmakers who voted for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ stringent immigration law are trying to reassure immigrant residents in the Miami-Dade area that they shouldn’t fear the new law.
Missing Adult Alert issued for 72-year-man last seen in Dayton
A Missing Adult Alert has been issued for a 72-year-old man last seen in Dayton.
‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ Team on Bringing the Iconic Characters to Life in a New Way: “It’s a Dream Come True”
The Transformers: Rise of the Beasts red carpet in New York City was filled with fans-turned-stars, who grew up watching the movies and playing with the toys, and now found themselves celebrating their parts in bringing these iconic characters to life. “It’s a dream come true,” Cristo Fernández told The Hollywood Reporter at the premiere […]
Increases in Black unemployment are especially dire for Black women, experts say
After the racial gap in unemployment was at its slimmest in months, an increase in unemployment among Black workers is causing some concern over lapsed progress for the Black labor force.
Why Jenna Ortega ‘Really Put Her Foot Down’ With ‘Wednesday’ Line Changes
"I’ve had experiences in TV where I felt my voice wasn’t heard, that I was meant to be a puppet," she says
'Blindspotting' Director Jess Wu Calder Remembers the One Text From Daveed Diggs That Changed Everything
When it comes to Jess Wu Calder’s incredible directorial debut in Starz’s series Blindspotting, everything was like a jump into the deep end. “It was terrifying,” she tells SheKnows’ Reshma Gopaldas. “But also there’s nothing more than I love than a creative challenge.” Blindspotting is a series inspired by the 2018 movie of the same […]