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2011-02-25 08:00:00

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2010-11-24 10:05:34

The study, by Dr Lavinia Mitton and Mr Peter Aspinall of the University of Kent, finds that 'Black Africans' in the UK are a diverse group with a wide range of experience and needs depending on country of birth, religion and native language. Understanding these distinctions between different Black Africans is the first step to providing better support, improving their quality of life and helping integration into society. There are now 737,000 'Black Africans' in England and Wales (according...

2010-11-22 16:04:08

The College of Direct Support (CDS), an internet-based curriculum for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and managed in partnership by Elsevier/MC Strategies and the University of Minnesota's Research and Training Center, has introduced its latest offering in the form of a new genre of its online learning content.  The new Learning Session is called "R&R Arcade: Direct Support Professionalism: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)." This Learning...

2008-10-07 12:00:32

Text of report by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA [VOV launches another radio broadcast in ethnic language] The radio broadcast is being carried out by the Northern West correspondent centre of VOV, which is also celebrating its 10th founding anniversary today. The H'Mong language broadcast is to provide folk music and news to more than 800,000 H'Mong ethnic people mostly living in mountainous regions of northern Vietnam, said Vu Van Hien, General Director of Voice of Vietnam....

2008-08-18 12:00:25

By KAREN SHADE See Reflejos Flamencos. When you teach the beauty, flair and melancholy drama of Spanish flamenco dance, steak and potatoes are the last thing you want to see on the menu. For Lexi Beard Allen of Reflejos Flamencos, the spice and aroma of ethnic cuisine can turn a regular night out into an otherworldly experience. "I love the exotic flavors that ethnic cuisine offers," she says, "and I also love the idea that I am literally getting a taste of another culture." Whether...

2008-06-27 06:02:08

By Long, Lisa A For many Americans, Southeast Asia and its inhabitants- particularly the Vietnamese and transnational ethnic groups such as the Hmong-become visible only through the lens of the Vietnam War. At the same time, contemporary Vietnamese tend to see that war as only one of the many imperialist conflicts in which they have been engaged for the past millennium.1 And the Hmong, with traditional roots in agriculture and no national ties to speak of, hold an even longer view, seeing...

2007-12-30 21:00:19

By Vanessa Colon, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Dec. 30--Dr. Fenglaly Lee grew up as a refugee in Fresno living on welfare and harvesting Asian vegetables on the weekends. Now, she is delivering babies as the first female Hmong OB/GYN doctor in the central San Joaquin Valley and possibly the state. Her arrival provides the Valley's large population of Hmong women with a physician who understands Hmong customs and can explain why it sometimes is necessary to set customs aside for the...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.