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Nisei Festival

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Nisei Festival

by:Karishma Bhakta "Nisei" stands for person born in the US or Canada whose parents immigrated from Japan. The Nisei wanted to celebrate their culture and attract people the Little Tokyo during the Great Depression. So they established a festival to educate, entertain and create awareness about the Japanese culture. Nisei week is a festival to celebrate the Japanese culture with the Japanese and non-Japanese Community. The festival was first established to bring customers and positive energy during the Great Depression. The Nisei Festival has various attractions like ondo dancing, tea ceremonies, martial arts and talent shows. The Nisei festival grows...

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CEO of PEPSI Co?

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CEO of PEPSI Co?

By:Karishma Bhakta Who is the CEO of PEPSI Co? The CEO of Pepsi Co is an Asian Indian woman born and raised in India, Indra Nooyi. She has held the title of CEO and Chairman of Pepsi Co for a decade now. It is rare to see a multicultural organization being led by a woman and a minority. She is a strong figure for many children and adults to look up to. She grew up in South India with multiple degrees in Business Management. In India, she worked as a product manager at Johnson and Johnson Inc and Mettur Beardsell, Ltd....

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Meet Diversified Divas

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Meet Diversified Divas

On Follow Fridays, The Mixed Up Blog, likes to introduce you to entrepreneurs that are doing good in the multicultural community. Today's feature is: Shana Simms Hello, my name is Shana and  I am a single mother of Miss Londyn Skye and a SHE.E.O of my own children’s online boutique Kulturedd Kids. I have an excessive shopping habit when it comes to my daughter's clothing (I know I can’t be the only one with this habit lol). Coming from a Jamaican family, I love diversity and colors and I like to incorporate that in the outfits I find for my...

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