by Paul Bass | Feb 7, 2017 1:45 pm | Comments (2)
As she mourned her adopted country’s turn away from a world humanitarian crisis, Vietnamese refugee Trinh Truony found a reason to maintain hope — with the help of eight stuffed suitcases from New Haven.
Continue reading ‘From New Haven To Turkey, With Layers’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 4, 2017 11:15 pm
Saturday began with a colorful parade through downtown marking the Chinese New Year and was capped with a toast to New Haven’s budding relationship with its Chinese soon-to-be sister city of Changsha — a beacon of people-to-people diplomacy at a time of uncertain government relations.
Continue reading ‘Lions Dance, & “Sisters” Toast’
by Harry Droz | Dec 16, 2016 7:07 am
Friday’s programs celebrate northern Chinese cuisine, dig into the week’s news, and take a look at women’s economic self-sufficiency around the world.
Continue reading ‘Today on WNHH Radio’
by Paul Bass | Nov 25, 2016 2:12 pm
The coup leaders ordered CNN’s live-feed quashed. Eileen O’Connor had other ideas.
Continue reading ‘How She Got The World The Story’
by Paul Bass | Nov 3, 2016 12:08 pm | Comments (1)
While their national governments argue and negotiate conflicts, the cities of New Haven and Changsha are on their way to establishing official friendship ties.
Continue reading ‘City, Changsha Sign “Sister City” Intent’
by Allan Appel | Sep 8, 2016 7:09 am | Comments (1)
With pulsating Native American drumming and signs and chants declaring “Drink Water, Not Oil,” “Move to Clean Energy,” and “Hey, hey, ho ho, Dakota Access Got to Go,” demonstrators staged an anti-crude oil pipeline protest Wednesday afternoon at the corner of College and Chapel Streets.
The pipeline is being constructed in the Midwest. New Haven’s protest was loud, clear, and rhythmic during the downtown rush hour, although no pedestrian or vehicular traffic appeared to be disrupted.
Continue reading ‘Pipeline [Controversy] Runs Through Downtown’
by Allan Appel | Aug 9, 2016 1:32 pm | Comments (2)
Joshua Buddington — who was born on Aug. 6, the date in 1945, that the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima — happened to be wandering near the flagpole of the New Haven Green at precisely 11:02 on Tuesday morning.
Continue reading ‘Nagasaki Noted, With Silence & Warnings’
by Qi Xu | Jul 27, 2016 3:42 pm | Comments (2)
The Board of Education has voted to approve New Haven schools’ international trips for the coming year, after a debate over perils in the modern era of terrorism..
Continue reading ‘School Board Approves Trips Abroad’
by Daniela Brighenti | Jun 10, 2016 6:15 am
President Obama isn’t the only one opening doors to Cuba.
Continue reading ‘Cuban Spirit Washes Ashore At Davis’
by Edwin Black | May 31, 2016 6:26 am | Comments (4)
In recent years, some in the African-American community have expressed a disconnect to Holocaust topics, seeing the genocide of Jews as someone else’s nightmare. After all, African-Americans are still struggling to achieve general recognition of the barbarity of the Middle Passage, the inhumanity of slavery, the oppression of Jim Crow, and the battle for modern civil rights. For many in that community, the murder of six million Jews and millions of other Europeans happened to other minorities in a faraway place where they had no involvement.
Continue reading ‘Revealed: Early Anti-Black Roots Of The Holocaust’