Posts Tagged as "Holidays"

PODCAST: American Indians’ Complex History with Thanksgiving

Nov. 20, 2017 / By and
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Gratitude is deep-seated in indigenous culture and a tragic history of events hasn’t changed that. “We can try to make thanksgiving everyday,” says American Indian Studies professor Deborah Sanchez.

Diverse Long Beach Celebrates Its Many Holidays

Jan. 6, 2017 / By
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Long Beach communities celebrated Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and other traditions last week while, for some, the holidays continue on.

This is What California Youth are Wishing for this Season

Dec. 23, 2016 / By
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We asked youth reporters from across the state what they wish for themselves and their communities this holiday season.

6 Great Tips to Preventing Theft During the Holidays

Dec. 22, 2016 / By
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While it may be a time for giving, some burglars see it as a time for taking.

For Many Mexican Immigrants, Holidays Are the Hardest Part of the Year

Dec. 23, 2014 / By
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Many Mexican immigrants see the holidays as a harsh reminder of the border that divides them from their families.

Kwanzaa With Taitu

Dec. 27, 2012 / By
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Photo by Sophinarath Cheang.

Kwanzaa was created by Maulana Karenga in 1966, a professor and philosopher whose goal was to “give Blacks an alternative to the existing holiday and give Blacks an opportunity to celebrate themselves and history.” Although this was the goal, Kwanzaa is not a religious holiday...

Gay During The Holidays: Celebrating Posada With Bienestar

Dec. 27, 2012 / By
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Text and Photos by Prumsodun Ok, VoiceWaves Project Director + Executive Editor

On a cold Wednesday night the Guild Room of St...

Kwanzaa With Taitu

Dec. 26, 2011 / By
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Written by Taitu Negus, VoiceWaves Journalist.  Photo by Sophinarath Cheang.

Taitu (purple tank top) and her family.  ..

Gay During The Holidays: Celebrating Posada With Bienestar

Dec. 23, 2011 / By
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Text and Photos by Prumsodun Ok, VoiceWaves Project Director + Executive Editor

Jesus Kanessa Gonzalez.  Photo by Prumsodun Ok...