Stories by Bernice Yeung

Bernice Yeung is a freelance writer based in New York and a 2004-2005 Independent Press Association George Washington Williams Fellow. subscribe to Bernice Yeung's feed

Posted on: Apr 19, 2006, Source:

Lawmakers are attempting to suppress the rising popularity of misleading 'refund anticipation loans,' which target minorities and the working poor.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet

When a British newspaper targets residents of Clark County, Ohio with a letter-writing campaign hoping to sway voters, that old Yankee spirit gets fired up.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Generational political splits in immigrant families are commonplace in America, and so are attempts by the second generation to nudge their parents in a more progressive direction.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2003, Source: AlterNet

"The Life of David Gale" is one of the first major motion pictures to take an explicitly anti-death penalty perspective.

Posted on: May 22, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The new J. Lo movie, "Enough" could have helped increase awareness of a long-neglected social problem. But instead it fuels popular misconceptions about domestic violence.

Posted on: May 2, 2000, Source:

Rising violence among youth -- mostly young males -- is all over the news. But new studies show violence among girls is mounting -- as well as the media attention given to such crimes.