The Fourth of July Hmong Freedom Celebration, known simply by attendees as J4, is the largest gathering of Hmong people in the United States. Since the late 1970s, tens of thousands of Hmong from across the United States and the world gather in St. Paul, Minnesota for the annual summer sports and culture festival.
It’s a long time since the vaporous heyday of Cool Britannia, and both the UK and European football look much different than they did in 1996.
Overshadowed by August’s unprecedented wildcat strikes in professional sports, an equally significant labor action went relatively unnoticed. On […]
I didn’t know what soccer was actually. I was coming home from school one day and saw a poster on the wall that they were having tryouts. I told my mom that I wanted to try out.
Soccer in Visalia, much like the rest of the United States, has been marginalized behind sports with American origins such as football, baseball, and basketball. The Heritage Court and Pillars of Fame are furthering that marginalization by neglecting the significant contributions of so many people who have contributed to the community through soccer.
As for many American boys, sports were a staple of my life growing up in the 90s and […]