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Every year on the 25th of February, Kuwait celebrates its National Day. A day that marks the ascension of one its heroes Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah’s to the throne in 1950 as well as his death in 1965.Details
MOLAA’s Afro-Latinx Festival celebrated cultural diversity and the African influence in Latin America. Attendees were thoroughly engaged throughout the day as they learned about the various ways in which the African influence has permeated Latin America by witnessing and experiencing firsthand through music, dance, food and even martial arts.The day long program featured a mixture of customs from African and Mestizo peoples in Latin America through art workshops, face paintings, live musical performances and more.Details
So what’s the definition of a “Young Turk”? — a young person eager for radical change to the established order.
The Immigrant Magazine always likes to recognize new talent in the creative sphere and recently was introduced to two Turkish-born, young men, each of whom are carving their own niche in the ultra competitive, U.S. entertainment industry.
The ArtFEST is sponsored in part by grants from The Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. The PAFF ArtFEST features over 100 established and emerging fine artists and quality craftspeople from all over the world.Details
The 28th annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) opened with the film “HERO: Inspired by the Extraordinary Revolutionary Life and Times of Diplomat and Judge Ulric Cross,” directed by Caribbean filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon. Kicking off festivities with a star-studded Opening Night at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in Hollywood, this year’s theme is “20/20 Vision,” kicking off the decade with a fresh lens and solidifying its commitment to tell diverse stories with a global, luminous view.Details
In December 2001, then-16-year-old Joseph Ngaruiya migrated from Nairobi, Kenya, to the eastern Massachusetts city of Lowell with his mother, Salome, to join his father, Stephen, who had arrived six months earlier.
He had never experienced cold of the magnitude of a New England winter nor seen snow with his own eyes.
LAKEWOOD, Ohio — For a city that has so many bars, it’s ironic — and, well, downright egregious — that Lakewood doesn’t have its own brewery.
That’s all about to change with the expected spring opening of Immigrant Son Brewery, which is currently planned for the former Constantino’s Market location at 18120 Sloane Ave.Details
Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin Honored at City Hall during Black History Month CelebrationDetails
Black comedians including Tiffany Haddish, Eddie Griffin, Kim Whitley, Paul Mooney, Darryl, Dwayne Mooney, and pioneer black comedy promoter Michael Williams were recognized by Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Councilmember Curren Price, and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson at Tuesday’s City Council Meeting, followed by a tour of the Stand UP Bridge Exhibit.Details
On Jan. 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) posted a final rule, effective immediately, imposing new restrictions on individuals applying for B nonimmigrant visas at U.S. consular posts outside of the United States. A B nonimmigrant visa is used by individuals traveling to the United States for business (B-1 visa) or pleasure (B-2 visa).Details
When you know somebody’s story, it should be impossible to see them as anything other than human. Yet when I see the United State’s policies separating immigrant families — families like mine — what seems like more incidents of race and culture-based violence daily, and the growing distrust of people from immigrant communities, it makes me wonder how some people fail to see the humanity of their neighbors. My family’s personal emigration story, my parent’s guidance and my high school history class have all taught me that there is nothing more important.Details