Shereen Marisol Meraji http://kccu.org en Lending Circles Help Latinas Pay Bills And Invest http://kccu.org/post/lending-circles-help-latinas-pay-bills-and-invest <em>As part of its Changing Lives of Women series, </em>Morning Edition<em> is exploring women and their relationship with money: saving, purchasing and investing for themselves and their families. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 07:05:00 +0000 Shereen Marisol Meraji 53525 at http://kccu.org Lending Circles Help Latinas Pay Bills And Invest LAPD Pays Tribute To Josephine Serrano Collier, A Latina Pioneer http://kccu.org/post/lapd-pays-tribute-josephine-serrano-police-pioneer-latinas Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>A moment now to remember a woman who broke new ground on the LAPD. Josephine Serrano Collier(ph) was the first Mexican-American woman on the force. She's now died at age 91. NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji tells us more.<p>SHEREEN MARISOL MERAJI, BYLINE: Josephine Serrano Collier grew up in a Los Angeles when it was perfectly fine to put a sign in the business window that read, sorry, no Mexicans. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:20:00 +0000 Shereen Marisol Meraji 52808 at http://kccu.org Why Chaucer Said 'Ax' Instead Of 'Ask,' And Why Some Still Do http://kccu.org/post/why-chaucer-said-ax-instead-ask-and-why-some-still-do <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0aB-f_pHfs</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHZwOqLrF2M</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7E-aoXLZGY</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 21:21:00 +0000 Shereen Marisol Meraji 46523 at http://kccu.org Why Chaucer Said 'Ax' Instead Of 'Ask,' And Why Some Still Do An East L.A. Football Rivalry, Unchanged For 79 Years http://kccu.org/post/east-la-football-rivalry-unchanged-79-years An East Los Angeles rivalry has become the largest high school football game west of the Mississippi. The football teams of Garfield High School and Roosevelt High School will meet on the gridiron Friday night for the 79th year. The game is expected to draw 20,000 fans. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 21:06:00 +0000 Shereen Marisol Meraji 44741 at http://kccu.org The Whitest Historically Black College In America http://kccu.org/post/whitest-historically-black-college-america It opened in the late 19th century as the Bluefield Colored Institute, created to educate the children of black coal miners in segregated West Virginia. Although it still receives the federal funding that comes with its designation as a historically black institution, today Bluefield State College is 90 percent white. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:08:00 +0000 Shereen Marisol Meraji 43861 at http://kccu.org The Whitest Historically Black College In America