Los Angeles — During this global Covid-19 pandemic, women have risen to the occasion to meet many family challenges. In numerous situations, they have become the family backbones, breadwinners, caregivers, and even teachers. At home, these women are grandmas, moms, wives, partners, daughters, and sisters. In the society, they are performing may essential roles as doctors, nurses, teachers, grocers, and deliverers.Details
Despite the pandemic, David Kapuku earned a degree in petroleum engineering from UT-Austin, this spring.Details
There’s something about the video of the George Floyd killing that makes it very specific to the Twin Cities.
The video shows a white police killings seen nationwide — but there’s a third identifiable person: an Asian American officer seen running interference with the crowd and standing watch. He’s now-former Minneapolis police officer Tou Thao, a Hmong American — which is how you know this isn’t “any” city. It’s Minneapolis.
Selena Gomez showed her support for immigrant college students experiencing more unusual graduation ceremonies this year.Details
There’s a pattern to scams. They often thrive in extreme situations of economic boom or bust because the con artists know people would be either cavalier or desperate about money. And during this Covid-19 pandemic, the fraudsters see vulnerabilities everywhere.Details
Do you have questions about the Census? As part of Councilman Curren Price’s ongoing public education efforts, he is partnering with the Mayor’s Office of the Census to host a live discussion titled “Census 101: Making South LA Count” on Thursday, June 25 at 11 a.m.Details
Los Angeles — The Covid-19 pandemic has caused massive reversal of migration and rise in hunger worldwide. Their consequences in terms of economic and environmental fallout are felt globally, including in developed countries like the US.Details
The Africa Day Virtual Festival is a three day event comprising a Pre-Party on May 23rd, The Thread – Tastemakers Africa’s signature virtual conference going down for the third time on May 24, and Amplify Africa’s Africa Day Celebration on May 25th. The festival brings together African and diasporan leaders, thinkers, movers, and doers to connect and share ways we can win together – especially in times of crisis.Details
Every ten years the federal government of the United States allocates funding for communities resident in the US based on Census data reflective of the ethnicities of resident cities and counties. Based on the census information gathered the amount of budget allocated to various communities is based on the demographics of the residents in the district, city or countyDetails
Attempting to run a vernacular African television station in the diaspora is a challenge. It is a challenge that presents itself as a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. The plethora of issues for a television station using vernacular language are situated around message, identity, and profitability. This is the puzzle that confronts Jeremy Damaris, the owner and operator of Kikuyu Diaspora Television (KDTV).Details