The first Sikh elected to Hoboken, New Jersey’s City Council will be running for mayor on November 7th, reports India West.
Eight years ago, people doubted that Ravinder Bhalla would find the support to be elected in a city … Read more
Rep Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI) is reportedly considering a run for governor of Hawaii.
If she does, she will go up against fellow Asian American, Governor David Ige.
Ige in his first term, has an approval rating of just 48 percent and a disapproval rating of 42 percent.
Civil Beat reports speculation of … Read more
By Ernabel Demillo
Host Asian American Life
Are you one of those people who likes to post photos of your food on Instagram? Well, you are not alone. The top Instagram hashtag in 2016 was #food with 182 million posts. That’s a lot of … Read more
Satnam Singh Bhamara is fighting for his spot in the NBA and just finished a stint with the Dallas Mavericks on their Summer League Roster.
Standing at 7 feet and 2 inches, 21-year-old Bhamara was selected by the Mavericks as the 52nd pick in 2015 NBA Draft. He is the first Indian-born … Read more
Their song Kiss Me is posted above, and … Read more
By Logan Wilber
Asian American Life Intern
With 10 albums released at the age of 25, jazz saxophonist Grace Kelly doesn’t have to toot her own horn, or in her case, her own woodwind; but she keeps doing it.
Television appearances and touring performances aren’t enough for Kelly, she is currently working on … Read more
Actress Mindy Kaling is reportedly expecting her first child, according to sources who talked to E Online.
Kaling appeared with the cast of A Wrinkle in Time at the D23 Expo this weekend, but did not appear to have a baby bump.
Kaling’s pregnancy was described as an “unexpected surprise.”
The … Read more
Fans of the movie Big Hero 6 can get excited.
The debut of Big Hero 6: The Series is approaching on Disney XD.
It will feature the return of Ryan Potter as the voice of Hiro and Jamie Chung as Go Go.
The new animated opening for the series was recently released.
Disney is so … Read more
Being a teenager can be difficult, but being a thirteen-year-old straight-A student, student body leader, dancer, and fashion model has additional challenges to those faced by most middle schoolers.
“Everyone is very judgmental. At my middle school it is known that I model, and most times I’m expected to always look perfect,” said … Read more
A Hapa transgender male athlete is the first transgender man to compete in any NCAA division 1 sport, reports CBS News.
A rising junior at Harvard, Schulyer Bailar originally made Harvard’s swim team as a woman. Bailar transitioned to a male and switched to Harvard’s men’s swim team about two years ago.… Read more