Karibu News

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To help boost entrepreneurship among women and minorities 43NORTH has announced plans for the 2nd Annual THE PITCH Business Plan Competition. This year's prize pool has nearly doubled to $50,000.

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Karibu News, a newspaper focused on the immigrant and refugee community, celebrated its one year anniversary this weekend.

Karibu News

The challenges that refugees and immigrants confront have been well-documented.

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A newspaper that serves the region's growing immigrant and refugee populations has published a primer for new Americans that highlights the voting process. A recent edition of Karibu News featured a two-page spread in three languages. It's an effort to encourage naturalized citizens to head to the polls and to spur discussion among those who cannot vote. WBFO's Brian Meyer sat down with publisher Rubens Mukunzi, a Rwandan immigrant who moved to Buffalo three years ago.


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The tragic terrorist attacks that occurred 14 years ago today had a profound impact on many people throughout the world. For a Grand Island girl, it triggered her first encounters with blatant prejudice. Sara Ali is the daughter Muslim Arab-American parents. She is a former WBFO intern who is now editor of Karibu News, a multilingual, multicultural newspaper. Ali sat down with WBFO News Director Brian Meyer.