For the second time in just months, vandals struck at the Comfort Women Memorial in Glendale near Los Angeles, reports the Los Angeles Times.
The Korean American Forum of California erected the statue in 2013 to draw attention to the forced sex slavery of women by the Japanese Imperial Army during … Read more
Filipino American breakdancer Bailey Munoz has become the first b-boy to win So You Think You Can Dance in the history of the show.
The results, based on audience votes, were announced on Monday night in the Season 16 finale of the dance competition. Four contestants remained in the show where thousands audition.
The … Read more
When she decided to quit YouTube after a decade on the platform, Michelle Phan wrote in a description box that she’d return when she was “inspired to share new ideas again.”
After two years, it seems like she might finally be ready.
On Sunday night, the beauty guru uploaded a new video that includes footage … Read more
The UCI Center for Critical Korean Studies has partnered with Hyundai Motors America to display Afro-Korean hip hop culture in an upcoming festival. According to UCI news, the event will feature artists like Tiger JK, Yoon Mi-rae, Bizzy and Kurtis Blow.
Tiger JK, Yoon Mi-rae and Bizzy are rappers in South Korea. … Read more
It has almost become routine: Kodi Lee gives an emotional performance, the judges and audience are in tears, the crowd erupts in a standing ovation and everyone follows with heaps of praise for the Korean American singer and musician.
Lee has got to be the favorite to be one of the … Read more
Asian American leaders Monday called on a national apparel retailer with dozens of locations to pull a t-shirt with offensive images from sale.
The t-shirt resurrects several stereotypes including the chop stick font, take out boxes, and laughing Buddha. It also takes a jab at Asians who mispronounce the “L” sound by regurgitating the “wok” … Read more
A House Committee suspects Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao of making decisions to benefit her family’s own business interest, reports Slate.
“The Committee is investigating several allegations relating to your service as Secretary of Transportation, … Read more
Four days after his past racist and homophobic comments resurfaced, Shane Gillis has been fired from Saturday Night Live, HuffPost reports.
“We want SNL to have a variety of voices and points of view within the show, and we hired Shane on the strength of his talent as comedian and his impressive audition for SNL… Read more
A Little Late with Lilly Singh debuts tonight on NBC. The show will follow Late Night with Seth Meyers at 1:35 a.m.
If you’re not a night owl, no worries. The Peacock Network is taking full advantage of Singh’s social media following by releasing her premiere on You Tube at 10 pm Eastern … Read more
United Airlines is once again facing accusations of kicking an Asian American passenger unfairly from a flight in another apparent overbooking incident, reports Forbes.
It happened to a man who United seated in a seat that turned out to be double booked. The incident which happened in June … Read more