Anti Versus Pro

May W. By May W. In order to understand the anti-Asian attitudes and attacks, we can see by looking back at the history of anti-Asian prejudice in the United States. The Chinese built the railroads across the nation and were treated inhumanely as well as were the...

Moving Toward a Culture of Tolerance

By Marcy The United States, rich and powerful country that it is and dedicated in principle to a true democracy where everyone has the right to enjoy life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, is not without major, deep flaws. Still it is a highly sought-after...

Oscar Party

Some days after the Oscars were awarded in Hollywood, the Movie Group came together to celebrate the Oscars winners and the winners of the Oscar guessing game. IN members competed by guessing who the Oscar winners were going to be. Martha B. organized the game and the...

Remembering Susanne Waltjen

By Robyn Longtime leader of the Go Go Tea Group Susanne (Susi) Waltjen passed away March 13, 2021 aged 90. She was an elegant lady from Switzerland who settled in Ann Arbor in 1985, joining International Neighbors right away. Susi is remembered for her kindness,...

Summer Groups

Several groups are going to continue to meet during the summer months and would be delighted for you to join them. Interested in reading different kinds of books this summer? Most of the Reading groups will meet during the summer and are welcoming new members. We are...

Attacks on Asians

By Shirley We have been seeing stories in the media of attacks directed at Asians living in this country. We are very concerned with this kind of behavior because we have also heard of incidents in our community. The behaviors range from people yelling and saying bad...

Film Group’s Favorite Time of the Year

By Martha B For the IN Thursday Evening Film Group, the month in which Oscars are awarded is one of our favorite times of the year! Usually held in February, this year we have had to wait “on pins and needles” until April to enjoy one of our favorite group traditions....

My Private “OSCARS” In Retrospect

By Marja Since I have not followed up the Oscars 2021 nominations, instead, I shortlist the best movies of all time – in my humble opinion. As an outdated dinosaur, I look back by putting together a list of my personal favorites from the 1930s to 2010. I neither rate...