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Richmond City Councilwoman Kim B. Gray has been getting an earful from restaurants and businesses along Broad Street that have seen customer numbers fall and revenues shrink during the 20-month construction of Pulse, GRTC's new bus rapid transit system. Now she's hoping the city will provide ...
Historic talks between North and South Korea are being met with both optimism and skepticism by the Korean American community in Western Washington. RELATED: Leaders of North and South Korea pledge 'new era of peace'. Rev. Chang Cheh of Lynnwood recalled the last inter-Korean ...

Young mother searches for miracle in Korean American community ... This weekend, Jung's friends have organized close to 30 bone marrow donor drives across the country, aimed at the Korean American community. . Several of those drives will be held her in metro Atlanta on Sunday. They include ...
LEVERETT--It's planned to be just a small piece of this weekend's "Hands Across the Hills" cultural exchange with a dozen or so rural Kentucky ambassadors this weekend. Yet a brief concert of shape-note singing at an evening contradance may create a harmony all its own. The weekend visit, which ...
Bay Ridge Brooklyn is home to city's largest Arab-American, and in particular Palestinian-American community. This week Kelly Mena took a Beat of the Week trip to the neighborhood and listenened to what Arab American Association of New York Executive Director Rama Ibrahim had to say. Check it ...
NEW YORK -- Scammers targeting Chinese-Americans living in New York have stolen millions. Hundreds have received phone calls that fraudulently appear on caller ID as coming from the "Chinese Consulate," Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said. The scammers demand money or ...

A new report produced by U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, identifies key factors of economic opportunity and social cohesion in American communities to rank states according to a newly released Social Capital Index. "The Geography of Social Capital in America" Sen. Lee argues, is "the clearest picture ...
The new protocols recognize the history of Native American communities in building up missions throughout the archdiocese. They also offer guidelines to welcome Native American communities, incorporate their indigenous perspectives, and respect their traditions. “These protocols that we are signing ...
More than 250 people attended an event organized by Sreenath Enterprise Inc., dedicated to recognizing the service of several Indian-Americans and their organizations March 30, at the World Fair Marina in Flushing, New York City. Among those bestowed the Golden International Excellence Award, was ...
If you've received an "American Community Survey" in the mail from the U.S. Census, it is a legitimate survey used by the government to help distribute billions of dollars in federal and state funds. A NewsChannel 9 viewer emailed the "Your Stories" team asking about the validity of the survey recently.
Polish-American community enjoys Dyngus Day in Troy. Dyngus Day attendees, from left, Lynne Arienti, Craig Jasenski and Heather Minocko partake in the celebration at The Hill at Muza Beer Garden and Muza Restaurant on Easter Monday in Troy. LAUREN HALLIGAN ...
The United States of America was built quite literally out of the wilderness. The narrative of American history and progress is generally a technological one, focused on what the country built. Whether that construction project was the transcontinental railroad or a factory or an interstate highway, they all have ...
As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras broaches the issue of Turkey's ongoing detention of two Greek soldiers as well as the recent spike in Turkish aggression in the Aegean Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean at a meeting of European Union leaders, in Washington the Greek-American community ...
The sites serve as a reminder of a wartime executive order that stripped the Japanese-American community nationwide of its constitutionally guaranteed freedoms and rights to due process on suspicion that Japanese-ness made them un-American. When speaking with Zinke, Hanabusa added that her own ...
A co-ed dormitory at Hunter College in New York City has become the site of a dispute between the college and 32-year-old Lisa S. Palmer, who won't vacate her dorm room despite having discontinued her classes in 2016. Palmer, who works for an architecture firm, has "racked up a staggering $94,000 in ...
Native American Communities Need Help with Opioid Crisis: Senator Fights for More Funding. By Victoria Kim ... Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp, of North Dakota, spearheaded a letter sent to Senate leaders early March, urging them to allocate opioid crisis funding to Native American communities.

Korean-American community bank OP Bancorp sets terms for $21 million Nasdaq IPO. March 20, 2018, 04:55:00 PM EDT By ... OP Bancorp, a California commercial bank primarily serving Korean-American communities, announced terms for its IPO on Tuesday. The company is thinly traded on the OTCQB under the symbol ...
Native Americans and Alaska Natives saw a fivefold increase in overdose deaths between 1999 and 2015, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The increase in that period was higher for Native Americans than any other group, jumping to roughly 22 deaths for ...
WASHINGTON—Armenian-American community leaders from across the U.S. gathered in Washington, D.C. to congratulate Republic of Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan on his successful visit to the nation's capital this week, celebrating the growth of Artsakh's ties to America, its enduring commitment to ...
Rochester area churches join in to celebrate the life of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter. Spectrum News reporter Breon Martin shares thoughts of those who reflect on her contributions to the African American community. ROCHESTER N.Y. — For some, it's the continuation of commitment to serve that ...
Ed Lee was the first Asian-American to be elected mayor of San Francisco. He led the city for nearly seven years before his unexpected death on December 12, 2017. Lee championed prominent tax breaks to lure tech companies like Twitter to San Francisco's mid-Market area and helped re-energize the ...
Thirty community personalities will be honored at the event for their contributions to the Portuguese-American community of the SouthCoast Massachsuetts area and the state of Rhode Island. The honorees are Rep. Alan Silvia (Fall River, MA); Alfredo Alves (Fall River,MA); Gunga Tavares (Natick, MA); ...
During the hearing, Hoeven highlighted the impact of substance abuse in Native American communities and heard testimony from administration officials, tribal leaders and health care organizations on efforts to prevent and treat opioid abuse. “Native American communities have been among those hit ...
One Tipton Transmission Plant employee has been serving the Native American community as a missionary for the past three years. With his strong involvement at Jerome Christian Church (JCC) as a youth sponsor of 15 years, Brian Beachy was asked to lead a missionary trip to Thy Will Ministries in Show ...
Current White House policies and rhetoric are harming Asian-American communities in a multitude of ways. President Donald Trump's ... Just in February, three hate crimes against members of the Sikh American community occurred in three different states across the nation. The crimes involved the ...
The black community is often praised for its strength and perseverance. We deserve it! We've managed to survive and thrive with enormous obstacles in our way. We've passed down to each generation the core belief that all we need is strength to go on. We don't have to be strong all the time, though, and ...
A few years ago, I visited Oyotunji Village (www.oyotunji.org) in South Carolina, an intentional community founded by African-Americans in 1970, modelled after Yoruba culture. They speak fluent Yoruba, worship Yoruba gods, and you could easily mistake them for Nigerian Yoruba with their tribal marks ...
Didi Cabusao laughs at a comment made by Freddy Del Rosario at the annual dinner put on by the Filipino American Community of Yakima Valley March 22, 2014. The two were ... Members of the Yakima Valley's Filipino-American community will hold their 66th Anniversary of the Hall Dinner on March 24.
Didi Cabusao laughs at a comment made by Freddy Del Rosario at the annual dinner put on by the Filipino American Community of Yakima Valley March 22, 2014. The two were ... Members of the Yakima Valley's Filipino-American community will hold their 66th Anniversary of the Hall Dinner on March 24.
This week, we honor the late Raymond H. Boone Sr. from whose vision and purpose the Richmond Free Press was born. Mr. Boone's commitment to vigorous debate and the inclusion of all people in the life and direction of this city has added a wider voice and broader viewpoint that has greatly benefited ...
As another Black History Month has passed, I revisited the relevant speech given by former Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson in 2002 while speaking in Portland, Ore., titled, “The Scared Negro Disease.” Mayor Jackson's diagnosis is seemingly cancerous in black politicians in the Commonwealth of Virginia, ...
For the 10th year, the Cavalier Chapter of the American Business Women's Association is celebrating Women's History Month with Hattitude RVA — “Hats Off to Women” Awards Luncheon, a salute to the accomplishments of area women. “Hattitude is about sung and unsung heroes,” says Gwendolyn D.
High school students would be able ride GRTC buses without charge on an unlimited basis for a year. After-school programs for city youths would be expanded by enabling six city recreation centers to stay open longer and through support for programs offered by the YMCA, the YWCA and several other ...
While nationally, the percentage of the US population identifying as Hispanic is about 17 percent, in Texas that figure is nearly 39 percent, with the largest share of Mexican origin, according to the US Census American Community Survey's five-year estimates released in 2016. There are now 47 counties in ...
Let us work collaboratively so that our quality of living is outstanding. MARIA SCAPELLATO: Pittsburgh, as you know, has been making this transformation from the steel-producing powerhouse that it was to the center of high-tech innovation. From your perspective, is the African American community poised ...
Four days after Christmas, Floyd E. Miller II was in the Metropolitan Business League's offices at 707 W. Main St. preparing for “a new year and new opportunities for new sources of funding” for the league through grants, foundations and fundraising events. Mr. Miller, who became executive director of the ...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - If you're looking for a brand new perspective, try taking a peak through Johanne Rahaman's lens. “Photographing life as I see it, which is through non-judgmental eyes,” she says. Any given weekend, you can find her out and about, camera in hand, with one goal in mind.
Born in Sweden, Jan Muller developed an early love for America, made his way to Chicago by late 1960 and found his way into one of the hallmark American pursuits, advertising. “He was always really drawn to the American culture, the American lifestyle,” said his daughter, Lisa Muller-Jones. “My dad ...
Bowling Green native Don Offutt, 70, has been deeply intertwined with the African-American community for his entire life, and now his ultimate goal is to make sure that his people's culture will never be forgotten. Offutt was born in the Shake Rag community in his grandmother's house. At the time ...
Historic church honors two trailblazers, recognizes contributions to African-American community ... Trailblazer Awards are presented to those who have made significant contributions to the community, particularly the African-American community, and are celebrated intentionally during Black History Month.
St. James AME Church was built on Oakland Street in 1899. It was moved to Southeast Denton in 1922. Rufus Tankersley opened a barber and beauty shop and a cafe in the new African-American community. Marvin Alexander, husband of Alice Moore Alexander, had a theater, a drugstore, a grocery store, ...
According to the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of Wisconsin, " African-Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease as Caucasians." The Center and the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin are teaming up to help bring awareness to this ...
Shows were sold out on Thursday, Feb. 15 for a super hero movie that some critics are calling a “defining moment.” Even before reviews were tallied, “Black Panther” was being celebrated for a predominantly black cast in one of the most anticipated movies of the year.
PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Tucked away in the city of Petersburg remains a small, prominent community known as Pocahontas Island. The peninsula is considered one of the oldest African-American communities in the United States. Richard Stewart, a native of the area makes an effort to preserve its ...
(WXYZ) - The Arab-American community is on high alert because of a hateful flier that is circulating. The flier promotes April 3rd as "Punish a Muslim Day" and encourages violence against Muslims with an escalating point system the more outrageous the act. The fliers originated in London. They were left ...
Speakers also emphasized the greater impact gun violence has on the African-American community, tying it to historical acts of violence against minorities. “How many more black families will be devastated by gun violence — threatened or killed by the people whose job it is to serve and protect?
Who would have thought that in less than 15 days, I would have to coordinate and manage 1,000 young black student leaders from more than 24 cities on 17 buses in the name of gun reform and safety? The reality is sometimes the work chooses you. I started my new job one day before the mass school ...
Considering the legacy and future of Native American communities in Illinois ... Conference presenter Marisa Cummings (Miakonda) to discuss her involvement in the conference, the legacy of Native American communities in Illinois, and her hopes for Ancient Cahokia Future Vision Conference participants.
Mothers seek to combat breastfeeding stigma in Asian-American communities ... To address some of the common breastfeeding misconceptions in the Asian-American community, Yajie Zhu, program coordinator at the OB-GYN department at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in New York, ...


 

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