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Opinion: Hollywood awards shows and cultural diversity

Opinion: Hollywood awards shows and cultural diversity

Throughout the year, the world recognizes a vast array of global films at international events like the Cannes Film Festival. At these film festivals, both Hollywood and global films that have achieved exceptional standards of filmmaking are recognized with the...

Opinion: Sesame Street’s impact on the next generation

Opinion: Sesame Street’s impact on the next generation

This past November marked the 50th anniversary of “Sesame Street,” making it the longest running American children’s show. Throughout its extensive history, Sesame Street has raised awareness of several global issues through children’s education, empowering the next...

Arcadia’s 626 Night Market celebrates Asian culture

Arcadia’s 626 Night Market celebrates Asian culture

Residents from all corners of Southern California flock to the 626 Night Market to immerse themselves in the aromatic and bustling Santa Anita Park. The 626 Market, named after its Arcadia area code, is the largest Asia-inspired market in the United States and takes...

‘On the Come Up,’ Angie Thomas gets her rap on

‘On the Come Up,’ Angie Thomas gets her rap on

“I want a LGBTQ Twilight. I want a black Hunger Games. And I really want a black Harry Potter. I want publishers to allow black authors — marginalized authors — to tell our stories that should be told. The fact is: white authors tell every story under the sun. Give us...