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Jul 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

First Sikh Elected to Public Office in New Jersey to Run for Mayor

posted by Olivia Wolf
Ravinder Bhalla

Outgoing Mayor Dawn Zimmer has thrown her support to Ravinder Bhalla to succeed her

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

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Jul 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Rep Hanabusa Reportedly Considering Run for Governor

posted by Randall

Rep Colleen HanabusaRep 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.
 
David Ige
Civil Beat reports speculation of … Read more

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Jul 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Hashtag #Food, Hashtag #DreamJob How Asian Americans are Fast Becoming Influencers on Instagram

posted by Randall
Foodie Instagram

Christine Yi Catches that perfect food photo for her Instagram followers

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

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Jul 22, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

First Indian Player Drafted in the NBA Makes Strides in the Summer Leagues

posted by Nicole Ki
Satnam Singh Bhamara

Satnam Singh Bhamara

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

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 21, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Chasing Lovely – Two Hapa Girls Sing about Things We Don’t Talk About

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Chasing Lovely
 
By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

 

Chasing Lovely consists of two powerful young, hapa women from the south who have hit the social media and pop culture scene.  They’re bloggers, musicians, and siblings who have released a new album, Things We Don’t Talk About.

 

 
Their song Kiss Me is posted above, and … Read more

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Jul 19, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

The New Face of Jazz-Grace Kelly

posted by Randall
Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly

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

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Jul 18, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Mindy Kaling Reportedly Pregnant

posted by Randall

Mindy KalingActress 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

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Jul 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Big Hero 6: The Series Releases Animated Opening

posted by Randall

Big Hero 6 The Series

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

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Jul 16, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

13-Year-Old Straight-A Student and Fashion Model Shares Struggles

posted by Olivia Wolf
Ammilyn Deita

Ammilyn Deita

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

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Jul 15, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Transgender Asian American Swimmer Is a Pioneer

posted by Nicole Ki
Schuyler Bailar

Schuyler Bailar

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

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