"There were babies everywhere, and not a bottle in sight! And for me, another sadly familiar scene: The rough count of nursing brown mommies I saw wasn't even one in 10.
But the actions of those African-American mothers who were present served to make a larger statement: Black women can and do nurse their babies, and even though nursing in public still bears a stigma, it's a natural and loving activity. And it's one that more black people need to see."
"Each year, the Day of Remembrance is held around February 19th to commemorate the day that President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, resulting in the incarceration of over 110,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. If you're in the Los Angeles, the Japanese American National Museum invites you to take part in its Community Day of Remembrance.
"This year's theme, 'September 11: Ten Years After' was selected to address growing anti-Muslim sentiments and attacks on mosques across the country, and to affirm the importance for Japanese Americans to support the parallel concerns of the Muslim American community."
"A disciplinary hearing was held[sic] for Elizabeth Davies, a nursery school teacher in Wales who allegedly accused Bangladeshi children of smelling like onions or curry, then sprayed them down with air freshener, The Telegraph reports."
"You may remember that Boroz previously demanded that a full line of foods encompassing “all ethnic groups” be available. So how is that 50-50 thing going to work? How would you determine that 50 percent of your vegetables are Asian? And will Chinese people be allowed to purchase Oreos?
Boroz additionally had these complaints:
After visiting the store, Boroz said too many of its products are Chinese, the deli is insufficient and many of the products’ packages do not have English translations.
How many of the “American” products have Chinese translations? Since we’re being all 50-50 here.
As somebody who cannot read much Chinese, I haven’t had any real difficulty in the Chinese grocery store. I can’t think of anything that didn’t have an English label. But if I didn’t know what it was, I probably wouldn’t buy it anyway."food
"I want to find someone I can better relate to…
* someone more like me who grew up in a typical suburban neighborhood and took the bus to school and grew up on McDonald's and pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from Safeway.
* someone who cannot afford a trainer, a chef, days at the spa, or fresh organic foods 24/7.
* someone that works a regular day job and is pressed for time, energy, and resources.
* someone who is of color, an immigrant or a mix who has had to contend with cultural (non-American) issues like, "How not having the Asian skinny genes affected my body image" growing up in the U.S."
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