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Asian women learn self-defense after attacks

Saturday, June 04, 2022

With an increase in attacks on Asian Americans in New York City, some martial arts practitioners are offering self-defense classes to women.


Self-defense classes help Asian and Pacific Islander women feel safer in New York

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The classes are taught by Jess Ng, a Muay Thai fighter who grew up in Queens. Ng decided to start the classes when Asian women at a recent community event indicated they feel endangered when outside.


High school homecoming is back

Friday, November 05, 2021

In many places, homecoming celebrations feel more meaningful this year. At one high school in Washington, D.C., homecoming was the largest event hosted by administrators since the pandemic started.


What Howard University's Upswing Means For Other Historically Black Colleges

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

This week, classes begin at Howard University, which has gotten a boost with its hiring of Nikole Hannah Jones and swearing in of alum Kamala Harris. But the school has a history of ups and downs.


High School Graduations Brought Joy This Year, Even If They Weren't Back To Normal

Saturday, June 26, 2021

One school returned to last year's drive-in movie theater, while another hosted about 600 personal ceremonies. In New Orleans, families celebrated with a spontaneous second line parade.