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The year is 1968 and the U.S. Civil Rights Commission is holding a hearing in San Antonio to hear Mexican-Americans from across the nation, but especially San Antonio, plead their case. They are there to hear about political, economic, cultural and educational problems. Mexican-Americans began ... Texas
Dancers perform a fancy dance and grass dance during the 39th annual UC Berkeley Powwow. (UC Berkeley photo by Brittany Hosea-Small). On Saturday, the sounds of laughter, song and drums echoed out from the Recreational Sports Facility as some 175 Native Americans from across UC ...

Everyone's concept of beauty is slightly different but can be influenced by different societal norms. These beauty ideals unconsciously manifest themselves into our psyches and serve as another tool people use to treat others differently based on whether they check all the boxes of an ideal phenotype.
The remarkable ratings success of the rebooted "Roseanne," a show that last aired when I was 17 years old but commanded a larger audience in its return than any sitcom now on network television, has unleashed a thousand takes about the show's political significance. Who's going to win ...
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - It was a heartfelt reunion at the Rapid City Regional Airport on Saturday, April as students from Saint Thomas More High School returned home from a mission trip to Jamaica. During their two week stay in the country, they helped with infrastructure projects, including a sewage system ...
Turning and turning in the widening gyre / The falcon cannot hear the falconer / Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; / Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world. Irish poet W.B. Yeats wrote these disturbing words in 1919 in the aftermath of World War I. Yeats was rightly disturbed. The War was over, ...

“Everyone knows we are not going to do a single damn thing. We can't. We are captives of The Gun. The Gun is patriotic. The Gun is America. The Gun is God.” What did the founding fathers have in mind with the second amendment? Remember, Thomas Jefferson, in the first draft of the Virginia Constitution ...
The Montevideo School district has developed a brand new Culture Club this year, whose mission is to increase the narrative about Native American history in Minnesota, as well as improve cultural awareness in the area. The Montevideo School district has developed a brand new Culture Club this year, ...
And the continuing divide over a changing American culture shows why the wars continue to rage. In the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, 54 percent of Americans said that they are comfortable with American society becoming more diverse and tolerant of different lifestyles, gender ...
Next weekend, thousands of music lovers from all across Texas will gather in Austin to enjoy R&B, hip-hop and rap performances from an impressive lineup of artists. The Urban Music Festival celebrates Afrocentric culture and music, drawing huge crowds each year. The festival was founded 13 years ago ...
The founders of Lil' Libros Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein joined us live to talk about their book collection including their latest best seller “The Life of- La Vida de Selina” In a world with a shortage of bilingual books for children, two mothers began their mission to introduce bilingualism and Latin ...
The University of Memphis currently has around 400 student-athletes, and some of them are from other countries. Some international student-athletes who come to the U of M have an easier time adapting than others. Shakeel Manji, a senior business major from England and one of eight international ...
How can we talk with our school children about the irrationality of violence when we happily take them to gun shows, military air shows and military museums where indiscriminate killing is portrayed as a fun activity for all? Since the last school shooting, our educators are racing to prevent more violence by ...
The rising wave of violence and school shootings in America is the result of a lot of little things, according to Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin. And Bevin touched on many of them, but not the topic of gun control, during a speech to the Boy Scouts of America's Lincoln Heritage Council on Wednesday afternoon at ...
The Second Annual Kalamazoo Foodways Symposium will be held at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum and the Culinary and Allied Health building of Kalamazoo Valley Community College on April 6 and 7, 2018. The focus will be food history, culture, and systems, with lectures, demonstrations, community ...
Central Michigan University and Native American communities were brought together to celebrate Native American culture March 17-18 for the 29th annual “Celebrating Life” Pow wow held at McGuirk Arena.
The Native American Programs office is hosting its 29th annual “Celebrating Life Pow Wow" March 17-18 in McGuirk Arena. The Central Michigan University pow wow gives the Mount Pleasant community an opportunity to learn more about Native American culture through music, dance and cultural ...

First-year theater students Isabella Urdiales Guzman and Lillie Muir, and second-year theater student Camila Rozo (left to right) star in UCLA's upcoming production of "Mala Hierba," which features an all-Latinx cast. The play uses visual and auditory design elements, including props and lighting, to further ...
Students in the seminar “Audio Journalism: Storytelling for Radio Documentaries and Podcasts,” taught by journalist Joe Richman, traveled the United States to report on compelling stories and develop journalistic skills. Video by. Nick Donnoli, Office of Communications. Curiosity, a desire to tell stories and ...
Having no expertise as a sociologist or psychologist, and admittedly not a member of this generation, I can't speak with authority about modern behavior, but it seems to me that the contemporary American culture is different, somehow, from the culture that I remember growing up. Maybe the difference was ...
Mr. Tikhonovsky is the son of Ukrainian immigrants, and his Times habit has not only raised his English test scores, but has also helped him better understand American culture — which, he says, has then helped him to better appreciate his family's own history and background. In this piece, Mr. Tikhonovsky ...
They meet on Sunday mornings at 11:30 a.m. By 11:25, people begin to gather and meet and hug each other in greeting. Only instead of sitting in a pew or a chair, they roll out their mats. Once you step onto your mat, the goal is to “set an intention”—to connect to something higher than yourself. You can ...
Students gather around desks to share conversation and different types of cuisine during Latin American Culture Day. From left are Margarito ... Learning, laughter and tasty food ruled the day as LeAnn Goya's classes celebrated Latin American Culture Day at West End Elementary. For the second year, ...
The 48th annual Puvungna Pow Wow was held at Cal State Long Beach over the weekend, showcasing traditional Native American dances and colorful garb from throughout the country. Even though it was raining Saturday afternoon, many attendees gathered around the campus' central quad to watch the ...
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The State Capitol was full of music, dancing and learning Wednesday afternoon. Governor Jeff Colyer signed a proclamation declaring Wednesday as "India Day" in Kansas. Afterward, the celebration continued with traditional Indian music, dancing and costume. People also visited ...
What is it about boys these days that makes everyone so fearful of them? Writing at National Review, Heather Wilhelm chronicles a litany of ways the parents of boys are given the clear vibe that girls rule, boys drool as the old saying goes. Look past the obvious anti-male bias and you'll get a better picture ...
Ben Carman, more commonly known as "Mr. Ben," reads "Wild Berries" by Julie Flett as part of the Big Read Storytime at Plattsburgh Public Library. KAYLA BREEN. PLATTSBURGH -- Story time was a big deal for the more than 20 kids who recently gathered in the Children's Room at Plattsburgh Public Library.
THE Ventana Fiesta — Frankston's celebration of Latin American culture — is back and more vibrant than ever. This year's Ventana focuses on celebrating “Women in the Arts” with female artists and work about women central to the program. New York based artist Negin Sharifzadeh is screening her short ...
Susan Jacoby scanned the American culture and found a prevalence of what she calls "junk thought." So she wrote a book, The Age of American Unreason in a Culture of Lies. And that was nine years ago. Just think of how much more there is to talk about now, in the age of daily lies from public figures and ...
March 2nd was the start of the Native Voices exhibit that will be open to students, faculty and the community in the Library Academic Resource Center until April 16. The exhibit showcases the connection between community, health, spirit and nature while shining light on specific individuals like Navajo ...
Students looking to make new friends and learn more about Chinese or American culture are welcome to join. “I feel like it is a place they can go and be themselves and not be afraid of being judged,” John Caruthers, senior in chemical engineering and president of the UT chapter of Project Pengyou, said.
International students view Thanksgiving as an opportunity to learn about American culture through the Thanksgiving holiday. The international students got to experience their own Thanksgiving on Nov. 20, when the Family and Friends group in Pueblo organized the annual Thanksgiving dinner at the ...
With the help of the office of Student Engagement and Leadership and the Diversity Resource Center, staff taught students about the legend of the Kokopelli: a fertility god, prankster, healer and storyteller. Students had the opportunity to learn about the Kokopelli and socialize at a painting event Nov. 6.
and executive producer after the smash release of his album, DAMN., it's fair to say that there were big expectations towards this soundtrack. The best part about it? He exceeded the expectations. This is more than just a soundtrack. It's a celebration of African American culture, it's an amalgamation of pop, ...
Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like. Close. Close Modal Window. Email This Story. Send email to this address. Enter Your Name Add a comment here. Verification Send Email Cancel. For hundreds of years, African Americans haven't had the voice that they've always ...
He's been open in the past about learning English from YouTube videos and memes, but during the Hot Ones episode, Brian talked about how that gave him a warped perception of American culture. At the 2:00 mark, he says, "With memes and everything, I got to learn the American sense of humor.
The Super Bowl represents a unique moment in American culture. For most of the rest of the year, the country is divided into little subcultures that watch different movies and TV shows, listen to different music and approach life from different directions. For example, you've probably heard of the hit Netflix ...
"I wanted people to experience who Sandra Bland was with photographs with her and her family, a video that gives you Sandy talking and getting a sense of her personality," said John Guess Jr, creator of the exhibit. The Sandra Bland exhibit will run at the Houston Museum of African American Culture ...
First conceived as a weeklong event in Washington DC in 1926 and held annually over the entire month of February since 1976, Black History Month celebrates the numerous achievements and contributions from black Americans in U.S. history. But this year, it's an especially important time raise ...
Lectures, a film screening, and a gala, are among the variety of special events planned throughout February to engage the campus and community as Birmingham-Southern College observes Black History Month. The events are sponsored by the college's Cross Cultural Committee; most are free and open ...
First conceived as a weeklong event in Washington DC in 1926 and held annually over the entire month of February since 1976, Black History Month celebrates the numerous achievements and contributions from black Americans in U.S. history. But this year, it's an especially important time raise ...
Carson Kressley and Jai Rodriguez talk with THR about how the show was received in 2003 America and reflect on the way it changed American cultural gay stereotypes. Queer Eye was never supposed to be a hit. When the reality TV show about five gay New Yorkers (the "Fab Five") who revamp the ...
A look back at African American art of the last 100 years will soon open at the McNay Art Museum's Jane and Arthur Stieren Center for Exhibitions. Curator Rene Barilleaux says the reason the exhibit is so big is that it's not just one collection.
An exhibit honoring Sandra Bland's life and story opened on Saturday at the Houston Museum of African American Culture. The exhibit features artwork and pictures of Bland throughout her life – including footage of Bland's traffic stop, which took place three days prior to her tragic death, Houston ABC13 ...
"You come out of this room and have a mix of happiness and sadness at the same time," Reed-Veal said. Sandra Bland's story is being told from smiling pictures -- and days of her lives -- to the Waller County traffic stop just three days before her tragic death. Sitting in a makeshift car watching the video of ...
Oakton Community College will join the community-wide celebration of "Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township," which this year spotlights Muslim-American cultures. The program, in its ninth year, features discussions, presentations, performances and films that explore Muslim American identity ...
Naima Dhore sits on her couch staring at her cellphone. Her son, Warsame, 6, rolls around on the carpet close by chattering about his day. She's watching an old "PBS Newshour" video about Cuba's leadership in organic farming. And although she rarely denies her son full attention, she makes it clear the video is too ...
This month's American Culture Topics book discussion at Neighborhood Reads Bookstore will be on the book “Kennedy and King: the President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights,” by Steven Levingston. The discussion, led by Bill Schwab, a book reviewer for The Missourian's MO Books Blog, will ...
The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas; the class which is the ruling material force in society is at the same time the ruling intellectual force. — Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Setting aside the 3-4 percent of the U.S. population that can be classified as psychopaths ('snakes in suits' ...
Spring Valley High School senior Sergio Rivero said the United States and Spain aren't necessarily all that different. For example, friends hanging out in Spain do things such as go the the movies or bowling. In Spring Valley, kids also like to go to the movies and bowling as well. "I think my favorite thing ...


 

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