Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 1999’

Bay Area Afghans divided over military strike

By Fariba Nawa August 21, 1999 Argus/ANG Newspapers Fremont — In a Centerville jewelry store, a group of Bay Area Afghans who call themselves United Guardians Defending Afghanistan stood Thursday in front of their picket signs voicing anger about U.S. military strikes in their homeland. President Clinton ordered military strikes in Afghanistan and Sudan on Thursday to destroy what the …

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Minorities see less prejudice, more sensitivity in workplace

By Fariba Nawa August 1, 1999 Argus/ANG Newspapers EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of four articles investigating diversity in local police departments. FREMONT POLICE officer J.C. Grant knows some of his colleagues tiptoe around the words black and African American when they talk about crimes in his presence. Grant, one of 14 African Americans among 300 employees in the Fremont …

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