By Jessica Chew For many Vietnamese during the Vietnam War, an international refuge meant hope for survival. Other Asian ethnicities, including the Chinese, looked to the United States with optimism for a better future. Several Vietnamese and Chinese immigrants found their new home in Houston, raising first-generation, American-born children while trying to preserve a piece of their old society. Vietnam War refugees faced […]
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By Houston History Magazine on March 17, 2013 in Communities, Health and Medicine, Race & Ethnicity, Women
Planting the Seed of HOPE: Cultivating Health Care in Houston By Thu Huong Vu On October 18, 2012, a celebration was held in honor of the HOPE Clinic. On that same day ten years before, the HOPE Clinic began its mission to provide culturally and linguistically competent health care to underserved populations in Houston. Over […]
Urban Village or ‘Burb of the Future?: The Racial and Economic Politics of a Houston Neighborhood
By Houston History Magazine on December 16, 2010 in Communities, Politics, Race & Ethnicity
To read the full text of this article by Jordan Bauer that appeared in the Summer 2009 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.