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How To Celebrate Khmer New Year

From South Seattle Emerald (by Bunthay Cheam) – Seattle’s Khmer community celebrates the solar new year throughout the month of April. In 2021 though, festivities may look a little different to account for social distancing measures.

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Bob Shimabukuro: Remembering His Legacy Of Community Activism, Art and Creative Journalism

From International Examiner – Community journalist and activist Bob Shimabukuro passed away on March 20th. Ron Chew pens this moving obituary remembering Shimabukuro’s community-wide impact, kindness, and humor.

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¡Si Se Puede! Celebrating Dolores Huerta

April 10th celebrates the life and work of labor rights activist Dolores Huerta. Learn more about Huerta, her work and long-lasting reach through these articles and multi-media sources.

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Drawing From Life

From Real Change – Bangladeshi American artist and activist Fahmida Azim talks about making it as an artist and the shift toward more inclusivity in the art world.

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Native Communities Seek To Keep the Spirit Of The Powwow Alive During the Pandemic

From South Seattle Emerald – Powwows have been canceled and postponed once again due to COVID precautions. Local Powwow performers and organizers reflect on the significance of song, dance, and gathering for Indigenous communities around the Pacific Northwest and beyond....

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The First Japanese American Battery Included a Future Hollywood Actor and a Philanthropist

From Fitt’s Baseball History – While writing his most recent book “The Pioneers of Japanese Baseball”, Robert K. Fitts came across this interesting story about members from the first Japanese American Battery in San Francisco.

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Artist Spotlight: Jacqueline Ware

EchoX has been honored to partner with one of our first directory participants, the African-American Writers’ Alliance (AAWA), to present a Wednesday poetry and prose series from a collective of different authors. So far, we have shared writing from Minnie Collins, Georgia S. McDade, Margaret S. Barrie, Gail Haynes, and  Merri...

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Artist Spotlight: Merri Ann Osborne

EchoX is honored to partner with one of our first directory participants, the African-American Writers’ Alliance (AAWA), to present a Wednesday poetry and prose series. For the past few Wednesdays, we have shared poetry and writing from a collective of different authors. This Wednesday we are proud to share...

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Artist Spotlight: Gail Haynes

EchoX is honored to partner with one of our first directory participants, the African-American Writers’ Alliance (AAWA), to present a Wednesday poetry and prose series from a collective of different authors. For the next few Wednesdays, we will continue sharing poetry and prose from one of these incredibly talented writers. This...

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