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Four students have joined the UNLV Oral History Research Center to conduct interviews from the region’s Asian American & Pacific Islander communities.
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An old African proverb states that “When an elder dies, a library burns to the ground.”
Currently, Nevada has about the fifth largest population of Asian Americans. That’s 238,000 people or 8 percent of the state’s population. For comparison, the national average is 5.6 percent per state.
Students from the University of Nevada Las Vegas are embarking on a three-year project collecting stories of the local Asian American Pacific Islander community.
Beyond the glitz and glamour of the Strip, Las Vegas boasts a lesser-known local history of Civil Rights activism—and many of its key players lived and worked in a neighborhood called the Historic Westside.
Cox Communications honored four Southern Nevadans during Black History Month. Honorees included Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno; 100 Black Men of America Las Vegas chapter founder and president Larry Mosley; director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries Claytee White and Cox Media consultant and chair of Cox’s Southwest Region Diversity & Inclusion Council Keith Wingate.
For decades, the Historic Westside has felt the effects of disinvestment.