August 2019 archive

From John Alabilikian to El Paso to Mehmet

By Ismail Akbulut On August 3, a hate-driven heinous mass shooting targeting immigrants in El Paso, Texas left 22 people dead and added another chapter to the saddest of American stories. The tragedy made me reflect on the lives lost. They came to the US in search of a better future. Their deaths reminded me …

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Religions Come Together To Celebrate Unity Amid Tragedy

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – It’s the first day of Islam’s biggest holiday. Coloradans from different religions came together on Sunday to celebrate as one and learn from one another. (credit: CBS) At an office park in Aurora, Muslim and Jewish people got together to celebrate Eid Al-Adah. “Today is the highest Islamic holiday,” said Ismail …

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Group Fills Backpacks For Immigrant Students: ‘It Is Love Inside’

DENVER (CBS4) – The Multicultural Mosaic Foundation is coming together to help immigrant students in Colorado have what they need to succeed in the classroom before the new school year. Starting off at a new school is tough enough for most kids, but imagine if you were starting a new school in a totally different …

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