When I first watched the children’s movie “Coco” with my daughter, I got emotional, not just because of the beautiful story it tells about family, but also because my little girl’s Mexican culture was finally represented in mainstream cinema. There
Cooking our way to understanding Food functions as a universal language, illustrating the history and culture of the place it represents while opening minds, raising awareness and encouraging diversity. And in teaching kids about other countries, many turn to food, leading
I was raised in West New York, New Jersey, one of the most densely populated municipalities in the United States. Our neighborhoods were not only overcrowded and constantly busy with the influx of workers making their way into the area,
What is your cultural identity? For most of us, the ideas that shape our cultural identities stem from what our parents taught us early in life. Growing up, my parents always instilled the importance of embracing our South American roots in
We put the building blocks of life together in the home. There, we carefully initiate the process of establishing our identity, shaping our self-esteem, building our belief system, exploring our expectancies, and learning how to behave in various situations. Parents
Salvationist describes experience of first event of its kind in the West By Thandiwe Gregory - When I first heard about the Territorial African Heritage Conference, “Empowerment West,” I knew I was going to attend. I was most excited to worship with
Aziz Abu Sarah wants to break down cultural and historical barriers between people through tourism. In 2009, he co-founded Mejdi Tours, a joint Jewish-Arab tour company based out of Arlington, Va. along with a conflict-resolution professor and a former financial adviser.