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Dec 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Report: Asian American to Co-Lead Women Production Company

posted by Randall
Janice Min

By Austin Hargrave – Provided by The Hollywood Reporter via Wikimedia Commons

Janice Min, former editor of US Weekly who is also credited with turning around the Hollywood Reporter, will reportedly run a new TV and digital production company.

The New York Post reports Min will launch an LA based start up with ex-CBS entertainment … Read more

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Dec 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Former Republican Quits Party Over Roy Moore and Donald Trump

posted by Randall
Kurt Bardella

Kurt Bardella

A man who was once a rising star in the Republican party has left the GOP to become a Democrat.

As Kurt Bardella put it in an opinion piece for USA Today, the Republicans “would rather elect a sexual predator who preys on underage teenagers at the local mall, than a crime-fighting … Read more

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Dec 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Queens Father Gets Reprieve from Deportation

posted by Randall
Riaz Talukder

Riaz Talukder with his wife Syeda and two sons Rafi and Radi.

A dad with two children and no criminal record is battling deportation as his wife faces surgery for cancer next month, reports India West.

Riaz Talukder showed up at Immigration and Custom Enforcement offices November 20 expecting to be deported.

That’s when ICE … Read more

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Dec 9, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Nation’s First Vietnamese American Bishop Dies

posted by Randall

Bishop Dominic Dinh Mai Luong

Bishop Dominic Dinh Mai Luong

The nation’s first Vietnamese American Catholic bishop has died after a long illness at the age of 77, reports the
OC Register.
 
Luong served as auxiliary bishop of the diocese of Orange in Southern California from 2003 TO 2015.
 
“(He) was involved in anything that had to … Read more

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Dec 9, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Chloe Bennet, Ming Na Wen and Kathreen Khavari Join Marvel Rising: Secret Warrior

posted by Randall

Marvel Rising Secret Warrior
 
Marvel has unveiled its new multi-platform offering, Marvel Rising: Secret Warrior and it’s going to feature quite a diverse cast.

The featured length animated film includes a number of prominent Asian Americans already part of the Marvel universe. Chloe Bennet will voice Quake, the S.H.I.E.L.D operative and inhuman from ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Read more

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Dec 8, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Aquaman Movie 2018 Teaser Trailer – Jason Momoa, Amber Heard (Fan trailer)

posted by Randall

 

Jason Momoa as Aquaman

Jason Momoa as Aquaman

Views from the Edge

Here’s an early peek at Jason Momoa as Aquaman looking more badass than ever in the new movie due a year from now. The “look” is quite different from the Aquaman we saw in this year’s Justice League.

Momoa’s father is Native Hawaiian.

Director James Wan … Read more

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Dec 8, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Indonesian Muslim Girls Rock Out to Heavy Metal

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer

The New York Times did a feature on three stellar teenage girls hailing from Singajaya, Indonesia: lead singer Firdda Kurnia, drummer Eusi Siti Aisyah, and bass player Widi Rahmawati. The three girls all share a couple things in common.

Their budding presence online and in concert show their spreading … Read more

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Dec 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Police Officer’s Heroic Action Saves Baby’s Life

posted by Randall

Savannah, GA Baby RescuedAn Asian American police officer is credited with saving the life of a newborn in Savannah, Georgia, reports WSAV.

“My momma’s baby is not breathing — newborn,” the 911 caller said. You can hear the entire 911 call here.

Officer William Eng was the first to respond to that emergency call of an … Read more

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Dec 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Diversifying Broadway, One Play at a Time!

posted by Tanvi Wattal

 

Broadway’s lack of diversity, in regards to both race and gender, has not gone unnoticed. Splinter News reports, “during Broadway’s 2015-2016 season, only two plays were written by women.  Therefore, Young Jean Lee’s play, Straight White Men, is all the more important to acknowledge.

Lee has made history by being the first playwright … Read more

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Dec 5, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Oh, No. Brenda Song Dating Macaulay Culkin

posted by Randall

Pictures are popping up of child stars Macaulay Culkin of Home Alone fame with Disney star Brenda Song.

As Entertainment Tonight reports, the two are feeling “the Paris love.”

The two were spotted together in Paris last … Read more

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