By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Every week, MSNBC news anchor Richard Lui flies all the way from New York to California. Then he’ll make the return trip back just 3 or 4 days later. With 300,000 flyer miles last year, he’s flown the equivalent of 25 times around the world … Read more
Super Victoria Secrets model Gigi Hadid has bowed out of the lingerie’s line much anticipated first runway show in China, reports the Telegraph
Hadid tweeted “I’m bummed I won’t be able to make it to China this year. Love my VS family, and will be with all my girls in spirit.”
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As a result, despite California’s healthy economy speeding into the future, they fear some ethnic groups are being left behind, forgotten or adversely affected.
“At the same time that the … Read more
Team USA three-time Olympic silver medalist Julie Chu is celebrating the birth of her first child, reports the Montreal Gazette.
Her partner and fellow Olympian Caroline Ouellette made the announcement on Instagram.
A national Asian American fraternity is on trial in the deadly hazing of a pledge in 2013.
Pi Delta Psi is accused of being criminally negligent in the death of Michael Deng who died of brain trauma and the suspected cover up that followed.
“Thirty four, there were 34 members that acted together … Read more
Students at two East Coast universities are demanding a curriculum that reflects their communities and an increasingly diverse country.
The Crimson reports that the Ethnic Studies Coalition, lead by founder and Harvard senior Juhwan Seo, is calling on Harvard to establish a national hub for ethnic studies.
According to the group’s … Read more
The historical photos show happy go lucky prisoners enjoying life behind barbed wire. They were photos taken by government photographers hired to put a positive spin on a blight in U.S. history.
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By Christopher Chow
I remember Herb Lee, Inspector Herb Lee of the San Francisco Police Department, the first Chinese American policeman in the City. That’s how I knew him, as Insp. Herb Lee. I met him when I was making the documentary Under Their Ancestors Shadows. I was a reporter … Read more
By Randall Yip
I was saddened to open the paper this morning to learn that Herb Lee had died at the age of 84 from colon cancer.
He was not a household name.
I’ve had very little social interaction with him over the years.
Yet I couldn’t help but think back … Read more