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DragonBoat 750

Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival returns to Cornelius Oct. 8

Sept. 22. The Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival comes back to Lake Norman Oct. 8 with a lineup that includes dragon boat races, the Parade of Nations, cultural performances and a wide variety of Asian and Pacific Islands food. Asian Americans of all ethnicities and languages come together to celebrate their heritage through many activities such […]

AAPI Heritage

Cooper declares May Asian American-Pacific Islander Heritage Month

April 30. Declaring May Asian American-Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Gov. Roy Cooper said “diversity makes our communities, our economy and our quality of life stronger and better.” An analysis released by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism revealed that while hate crimes decreased overall by 7 percent in 2020, such crimes targeting […]