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Increase in Chinese Maternity Tourists Draw Community’s Ire

Business, East Asian, Health, In the News, Women June 28, 2013 at 6:38 pm

Chinese-run maternity centers in the city cater to affluent pregnant women from China who visit the U.S. for the sole purpose of giving birth. This has upset the local Chinese community, especially because some of the women end up getting Medicaid to paid their medical costs, reports World Journal.

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Black Women Ask Passersby to ‘Touch My Hair’

African American, Culture, In the News, Women June 7, 2013 at 6:22 pm

Black women let strangers touch their hair at an interactive exhibit in Union Square, reports Amsterdam News.

María Román is very proud of the reputation she has gained as a chef in the male-dominated world of sushi. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario-La Prensa)

Dominican Slices her Way into Male-Dominated World of Sushi

Dominican, Food, Labor, Latino, Voices' Picks, Women May 29, 2013 at 4:52 pm

Kurumazushi restaurant employee María Román tells El Diario-La Prensa how she stepped into the field of sushi preparation. Juggling hundred-pound fish and dismissive clients keep her on her toes but she’s proud to show her daughters that women can do the jobs once restricted to men.