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    In November 1994, the Atlanta Empowerment Zone was established, a 10-year, $250 million federal program to revitalize Atlanta's 34 poorest neighborhoods including the Bluff. Scathing reports from both the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Georgia Department of Community Affairs revealed corruption, waste, bureaucratic ...

  3. Hmong Americans - Wikipedia

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    According to the 2010 US Census, 260,073 people of Hmong descent reside in the United States up from 186,310 in 2000. States with the largest Hmong population include: California Minnesota Wisconsin North Carolina Michigan Colorado Georgia Alaska Oklahoma Oregon The metropolitan areas of Fresno and Minneapolis-St. Paul have especially large Hmong communities. St. Paul, Minnesota Wausau. In ...

  4. History of Mexican Americans - Wikipedia

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    The U.S. Department of Labor official overseeing the program called it "legalized slavery," and some Mexican Americans believed the program suppressed their own wages. Dolores Huerta , a prominent labor organizer, first began her work as an organizer with the Stockton Community Service Organization (CSO) in the 1950s, where she organized voter ...

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    1263 – Scottish–Norwegian War: Norwegian and Scottish armies fought the Battle of Largs, an inconclusive engagement near the present-day town of Largs, Scotland.; 1835 – Mexican dragoons dispatched to disarm settlers at Gonzales in Mexican Texas encountered stiff resistance from a Texian militia at the Battle of Gonzales, the first armed engagement of the Texas Revolution.

  6. Filipino Americans - Wikipedia

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    History. Filipino sailors were the first Asians in North America. The first documented presence of Filipinos in what is now the United States dates back to October 1587 around Morro Bay, California, with the first permanent settlement in Louisiana in 1763, the settlers there were called "Manilamen" and they served in the Battle of New Orleans during the closing stages of the War of 1812, after ...