Posts Tagged as "culture"

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Op-Ed: Culture Should Not Be a Barrier in Adoption

Feb. 3, 2016 / By
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"What the experience of my family shows is that familial bonds do not depend on a shared race or culture, and that they can in fact be enriched by ethnic or cultural differences."

What You Should Know About Long Beach Wiccans

Jun. 9, 2015 / By
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Though they remain hidden as a minority enclave, many witches and Pagans are part of the Long Beach community.
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Long Beach Muslims Fear Growing Prejudice

Apr. 6, 2015 / By and
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With heavy media coverage of the rise of ISIS and the recent shooting at the Paris magazine Charlie Hebdo, many Muslims feel that public and media sentiment against their religion in the U.S. is growing.

Commentary: Why My Culture Is Not A Halloween Costume

Oct. 29, 2014 / By
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In the U.S., we are proud to call our country a melting pot of numerous world cultures. From an early age we are socialized to accept and appreciate the culture of other people, but when does appreciating culture cross the line to insult and appropriation?

Read This: The Infinite Circle of Black Responsibility

Mar. 2, 2014 / By
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Bill O’Reilly is convinced that if only Kanye West would sing some Bing Crosby tunes, we could achieve a racial utopia...

I Slam, Therefore I Am: A Look into the LB Poetry Scene

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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Between Artesia Boulevard and Ocean Boulevard, sectioned off by Sante Fe and the San Gabriel River, there are more open mic events than one can count on two hands.

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Back On The Map: Rappers On The Current State Of Hip-Hop In Long Beach

Jan. 20, 2014 / By
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When people think of where hip-hop comes from, the West Coast is probably on the top of that list...

A Conversation with Gustavo Arellano

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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From his website: Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and lecturer with the Chicana and Chicano Studies department at California State University, Fullerton...

NewsLongBeach: Artist Carlos Ramirez

Dec. 3, 2013 / By
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The Arts Council for Long Beach recently sponsored an event called A Lot to activate empty lots in the city with art and performances...

Long Beach Opera: Great Stories with Great Music

Nov. 25, 2013 / By
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If you’ve never thought about spending a night at the opera, then you’ve never experienced the Long Beach Opera...

NewsLongBeach: Saving A Culture

Nov. 22, 2013 / By
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Thanksgiving is Nov. 28 and it’s a time for turkey and too many meals. But not all families celebrate the thanksgiving holiday in the same way...

Our Community: Homeland Cultural Center

Sep. 3, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...