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
The first Vietnamese American elected to the Massachusetts State Senate has been sworn in after winning a special election, reports the Sentinel & Enterprise.
Republican Dean Tran won by just 600 votes last month.
Members of the Vietnamese American community were on hand to celebrate the Republican’s victory. … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
(Editor’s Note: We continue our countdown of the top 5 stories of 2017. Story number 4 is the resistance to President Donald Trump)
In 2017, Rose Tico, the Asian American character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, stepped out of the background as a nameless mechanic and … Read more
It soon became a rallying cry for creative Asian Americans around the country.
Man oh man. This tweet now has over 200,000 views. https://t.co/Rn3fsSD1PM
— Greg Pak (@gregpak) December 22, 2017
The hashtag #AsAmCreatorRollCall was a call to Asian Americans every where to give themselves a shout out … Read more
He will take over the Bay Area Reporter, a publication he has been involved with for 20 years.
The 51 year old has been publisher of the paper for four years. He became the majority owner after purchasing … Read more
For many people, it’s hard to get past the talking points to find out what the real impact of the Republican tax reform bill will have on individuals and their families. The tax bill passed by both houses of Congress Wednesday is supposed to be about pocketbook issues, but hidden in … Read more
How is this kind of crap still happening?
Not one, but two racist incidents have surfaced via social media.
Both happened in the San Francisco Bay Area where you’d think people would have a greater understanding of inclusion and diversity.
Jake Zyrus has joined the legends of entertainment with a star on the Eastwood City Walk of Fame, the Philippine’s version of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
It happened Tuesday to little fanfare.
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Walk of Fame. It happened and I still can’t believe it. Thank you so much. Thank you thank you. What
By Sarah Jackson
California State University campuses are protesting a revision to Executive Order 1100 which will dissolve ethnic studies courses unless they can be folded into traditional disciplines.
The revision will impact graduation requirements and other interdisciplinary studies, such as gender studies. … 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.