Thursday 22nd February 2018,

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Chinese American

Feb 22, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Inductees Announced for Asian Hall of Fame

posted by Randall
Kourtney Kang

Kourtney Kang
Photo: Asian Hall of Fame

The new inductees to the Asian Hall of Fame have been announced.

They include powerbrokers in Hollywood along with personalities from the media and culinary worlds.

The four inductees are Kevin Kwan, best selling author of Crazy Rich Asians; Kourtney Kang, writer and producer of Fresh Off Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 22, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Poverty, Housing & Health Needs Critical for San Gabriel’s Growing AAPI Population

posted by Angel Trazo

 Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the San Gabriel Valley.

By Angel Trazo
AsAmNews Intern

A new report published by Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (AAAJ-LA) provides insight on the often overlooked diversity and differential needs of the Asian American & Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander communities of San Gabriel Valley.

The San Gabriel Valley (SGV) is home to nearly 525,000 Asian Americans and Read more

HAPA

Feb 14, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Annihilation Film Accused of Whitewashing

posted by Randall

AnnihilationThe Media Action Network for Asian Americans is asking filmgoers not to support the movie Annihilation because it has whitewashed both Asian and Native American characters.

The movie based on the sci-fi novel by Jeff VanderMeer features a character described in the book as “dark, thick eyebrows, a slight, slightly off-center nose (broken once, falling … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 11, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Olympic Ice Dancing Pair Madison Chock and Evan Bates Reveal Romance

posted by Randall

Madison Chock and Evan BatesThe chemistry displayed on the ice by ice dancing veterans Madison Chock and Evan Bates is now more real than ever.

The pair has skated together since 2011, but told Inside Edition they have been officially dating since last year.

“We were always having a blast and we were laughing all the time and just … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 9, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

12 Asian Americans on Team USA

posted by Randall
Hailey Langland

Hailey Langland will compete in Snowboard Big-Air at the Winter Olympics.

Views from the Edge

The kids are alright!

At my age, I think it’s OK for me to describe the young Asian American Olympians as kids.

That’s not meant to be an insult or to denigrate the hours upon hours of training they put … Read more

Campus

Feb 7, 2018 Ξ 4 comments

Basketball Game Suspended following Racial Taunts

posted by Len Patel

Elder High SchoolA high school basketball game had to be suspended after students began directing racial slurs at an Asian American and African American basketball player in Cincinnati, reports Cincinnati.com.

‘Hey No. 2, open your eyes,'” students from Elder High School are accused of chanting at a multiracial Asian player. “‘Hey, No. 2 can you open … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 6, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Patrick Chung May Have Played in Super Bowl with Concussion

posted by Randall

Patrick ChungPatrick Chung had himself one hell of a game in the Super Bowl, but concerned fans are wondering if he put himself in danger by returning to the game with a concussion.

The New England Patriot Safety had a total of 10 tackles in the big games. He’s credited with seven solo tackles and assisting … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 31, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

AARP: 40 Percent of AAPI Elders Are Victims of Fraud

posted by Randall

Senior citizen
The AARP has issued an important alert for anyone who cares for an aging senior and for those under their care.

Nearly 40% of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) age 50 and older report that they or their family members have been victimized by fraud schemes, according to the recent fraud survey from AARP.  … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 31, 2018 Ξ 3 comments

North Korean Defector and Dreamers Attend State of the Union

posted by Angel Trazo
Rep Judy Chu

Rep Judy Chu (D-CA) expresses her displeasure to the President’s stance on family reunification, which he misleading dubbed chain migration, during the State of the Union

Despite an evening that showed the nation the deep divide between Democrats and Republicans, both parties stood as one in a standing ovation when President Trump introduced a North … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 28, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans Star In Leading Roles In New ‘Hamilton’ Tour

posted by Dana Delacruz
Joseph Morales

Via Twitter

Asian American actors Joseph Morales, Shoba Narayan, and Marcus Choi are filling leading roles in the second national tour of the hit musical Hamilton.

Morales who is Hawaiian will star as Alexander Hamilton in the hip-hop musical beginning in Seattle on February 6; he currently plays the alternate of Alexander Hamilton in … Read more

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