Sainthood for California friar Junipero Serra angers native Americans

By Fabienne Faur Washington, United States | AFP |  – The Franciscan friar who brought Christianity to California in the 18th century is on track for sainthood, but for Native Americans, his legacy is anything but holy. Junipero Serra founded the first nine of what would become 21 Spanish missions stretching from San Diego to […]

19.02.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA decries verdict in Zimmerman trial

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA decries verdict in Zimmerman trial

LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles is deeply saddened, outraged, and disappointed by the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, who stalked, shot, and killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African American boy. On Saturday, July 13, 2013, a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of any wrongdoing. Our hearts go out to the […]

16.07.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·