Glory days of baseball fade among African Americans

By Bobby Calvan   06.24.2014
Glory days of baseball fade among African Americans

Omaha Police Detective Kerrie Orozco huddles with her team during opening day of the police league’s baseball program. By Bobby Caina Calvan | The Heartland Project OMAHA, Neb. – As a reporter with the Sacramento Bee not long ago, I had the privilege of covering a diverse range of stories – from investigative health care pieces to

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AAJA Member News: April 2013 Roundup

AAJA Member News: April 2013 Roundup

By AAJA National   04.11.2013

Spencer Hsu (AAJA-Washington, D.C.) was named a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.  As an investigative reporter for The Washington Post, he explored flawed forensic evidence in a series of criminal cases prosecuted


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AAJA Extends Its Condolences

AAJA Extends Its Condolences

By AAJA National   01.17.2013

  AAJA extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of NLGJA President Michael Triplett. Triplett, 48, died Thursday, after a battle with cancer, according to the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association. An assistant managing


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AAJA Marks the Passing of Sen. Daniel Inouye

AAJA Marks the Passing of Sen. Daniel Inouye

By AAJA National   12.18.2012

SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) joins the nation in mourning the loss of U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye of Hawai’i. As a World War II Medal of Honor hero who


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AAJA Members Vote on UNITY Name

AAJA Members Vote on UNITY Name

By AAJA National   12.17.2012

[ January 15, 2013; 10:00 pm; ] The alliance association of AAJA, NAHJ, NAJA and NLGJA sought input from members on their preferred name for the partner organization. A ballot was sent to all AAJA


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AAJA Mourns the Passing of Dorothy Ing Russell, Journalism Trailblazer and AAJA Pioneer

AAJA Mourns the Passing of Dorothy Ing Russell, Journalism Trailblazer and AAJA Pioneer

By AAJA National   10.23.2012

Dorothy Ing Russell in 2010 AAJA is saddened by the news of the death of Dorothy Ing Russell, as reported by Richard Prince in Journal-isms. Russell died Friday, Oct. 19, in a Maryland hospice after a


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“The Living Textbook” Dispels Stereotypes About Arab Americans

“The Living Textbook” Dispels Stereotypes About Arab Americans

By AAJA National   09.13.2012

AAJA’s The Living Textbook is an Executive Leadership Program Media Demonstration Project launched in 2010, amplifying the voices of young Arab Americans in the Detroit, Mich. area. Under the guidance of the project’s Co-Directors   Emilia


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AP’s Paul Cheung Elected AAJA 2013-14 National President

AP’s Paul Cheung Elected AAJA 2013-14 National President

By AAJA National   08.07.2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 7, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) elected Paul Cheung as its 2013-14 National President, announced Friday at its annual Gala Awards Banquet, during the UNITY Journalists convention


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AAJA’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement, Leadership in Diversity, Dr. Ahn and Special Recognition Winners

AAJA’s 2012 Lifetime Achievement, Leadership in Diversity, Dr. Ahn and Special Recognition Winners

By AAJA National   07.20.2012

The Asian American Journalists Association, the AAJA National Officers and the 2012 AAJA National Awards Committee are pleased to announce the recipients of the following awards. At UNITY12, additional award recipients will be announced


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Joie Chen to Represent AAJA on Journalism Accrediting Council

Joie Chen to Represent AAJA on Journalism Accrediting Council

By AAJA National   07.17.2012

For immediate release: July 17, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is pleased to announce that veteran journalist Joie Chen will represent the organization on the Accrediting Council on Education in


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AAJA Calls on NBC to Keep Diversity a Priority as Ann Curry Exits ‘Today’

AAJA Calls on NBC to Keep Diversity a Priority as Ann Curry Exits ‘Today’

By AAJA National   06.28.2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2012 SAN FRANCISCO — When NBCUniversal named Ann Curry as co-host of the “Today” show more than a year ago, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) applauded the move. The


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