(Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of blogs on the author’s search for her Chinese birth parents. Her trip to China was recently concluded. This is her journal of her travels.)
I had just began the eight-hour train ride to Beijing. So long Shaoyang!
I’m still trying … Read more
A report by the Pew Research Center predicts Asians will be the nation’s largest immigrant group by 2055, surpassing Hispanics. More Asian immigrants have moved to the U.S. than Hispanic immigrants every year since 2000.
The U.S. Asian population grew 72 percent from 2000 to 2015 to a record 20.4 million, which is … Read more
Do you like David and Goliath stories? How about stories about injustice? Scapegoating? Racism? Put them all together and you get a story about how the American Dream turned into a nightmare for a Chinese American family.
Contrary to popular belief, the government did go after one bank in the mortgage
By Olivia Wolf
(Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of blogs from Olivia Wolf on her journey to China in search of her birth parents)
It’s difficult to know who or what to trust when searching for Chinese birth families.
Sometimes it seems like everybody … Read more
By Peter Schurmann
New America Media
In 2012, Raymond Ho was just entering college, his mind abuzz with new ideas and the prospect of new experiences. During his first week he … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
If Steve Bannon were to come into my church, he’d take one look at all the brown-skinned, black-haired, Filipinos, Vietnamese and Latinos in the pews and do a quick 180 and make an exit to the parking lot.
Bannon, the former chief strategist to Donald … Read more
By Gabi Wy
Kristina Wong’s How to Pick Up Asian Chicks is a double-edged sword–funny, and incredibly important.
The comedian rounded up eighteen Asian American women to react to the genre of self-published books that fetishizes Asians and gives supposedly helpful tips on how to pick up an Asian girlfriend. The result: a … Read more
By Olivia Wolf
(Editor’s Note: This is a third in a series of blogs on Olivia Wolf’s Journey to China to find her birth parents)
Our trip in China is about halfway over, but I feel like the adventure is just beginning. The … Read more
Philanthropic giving by Chinese Americans has increased two times more than the general population, reports KPCC.
The findings from UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, the University of California, Irvine’s Long U.S.-China Institute and Asian Americans Advancing Justice LA. found giving increased 418 … Read more
Both letters referred to the Black Lives Matter sign the two put up in their home in San Francisco’s Forest Knolls neighborhood.
The letter addressed to resident said … Read more