Hansi Lo Wang http://wfit.org en Wanted At Barneys New York: An 'Anti-Profiling Consultant' http://wfit.org/post/wanted-barneys-new-york-anti-profiling-consultant The luxury retailer Barneys New York is hiring.<p>WANTED: an "anti-profiling consultant."<p>The hire is just one part of Barneys' new settlement with the New York state attorney general's office, as <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/08/11/339641172/barneys-agrees-to-settlement-over-racial-profiling-allegations" target="_blank">The Two-Way reported</a> this week.<p>The state launched a nine-month investigation after <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=241903939" target="_blank">two African-American customers claimed they were racially profiled</a> and f Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:15:00 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 39787 at http://wfit.org Wanted At Barneys New York: An 'Anti-Profiling Consultant' Uncertainty Stalls Recruiting Efforts For Deportation Relief http://wfit.org/post/uncertainty-stalls-recruiting-efforts-deportation-relief Next week marks the second anniversary of the start of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. It allows young immigrants — those who were brought to the U.S. illegally before turning 16 — to avoid deportation and get a work permit for two years.<p>But the program is not being used as widely as you might expect. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:44:00 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 39463 at http://wfit.org Uncertainty Stalls Recruiting Efforts For Deportation Relief James Shigeta 'Led The Way' For Asian-American Lovers On Screen http://wfit.org/post/james-shigeta-led-way-asian-american-lovers-screen <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU_tjTkccHM</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNaxQ9CWX1Q</p> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 11:56:00 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 39296 at http://wfit.org James Shigeta 'Led The Way' For Asian-American Lovers On Screen At Washington's Training Camp, Fans Are Split On Name Change http://wfit.org/post/washingtons-training-camp-fans-are-split-name-change Washington, D.C.'s football team has opened its training camp in Richmond, Va., just weeks after <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/06/18/323351064/redskins-cancelled-tradmarks-spell-a-symbolic-victory-for-critics" target="_blank">trademark registrations for its name were revoked</a>.<p>In June, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled that the Redskins' name is "disparaging" to Native Americans. And earlier this month, U.S. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:03:00 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 39002 at http://wfit.org At Washington's Training Camp, Fans Are Split On Name Change New York's 'Night Of Birmingham Horror' Sparked A Summer Of Riots http://wfit.org/post/new-yorks-night-birmingham-horror-sparked-summer-riots It was called "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/1964/07/20/violence-flares-again-in-harlem.html?_r=0" target="_blank">New York's night of Birmingham horror</a>."<p>Just over two weeks after the <a href="http://apps.npr.org/behind-the-civil-rights-act/#/annotations" target="_blank">landmark Civil Rights Act</a> was signed into law in 1964, violence erupted in the streets of New York City, lasting a total of six nights. It was the first in a series of riots that would come to define the later years of the 1960s civil rights movement. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:54:00 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 38704 at http://wfit.org New York's 'Night Of Birmingham Horror' Sparked A Summer Of Riots