American Girl fans everywhere will say ‘Aloha’ as the doll company added a Native Hawaiian doll to its BeForever collection today.
The doll’s character, Nanea Mitchell, is a Hawaiian girl growing up on the island of Oahu … Read more
Alexandria Buchanan has become the first girl in Hawaii to start at quarterback for a varsity squad. Oh, and she also threw a touchdown pass in that game.
Buchanan plays for McKinley High School in Honolulu where she started last year on the junior varsity team.
You can watch her historic touchdown … Read more
After his sold out concert in Michigan, Bruno Mars stunned his audience by proclaiming that he will be donating $1 million of his profits to the Flint water crisis victims, according to Bet.com.
CNN stated that with cost cutting measures resulting in water contamination in this low income … Read more
More than 100 protestors gathered in opposition to the construction of a giant solar telescope on Haleakala, the sacred volcano on the Hawaiian Island of Maui, reports the Washington Post.
Six were arrested—two women and four men. One of those arrested had to be driven to the emergency room.
The … Read more
After an Asian American band won a U.S. Supreme Court victory to trademark their controversial name in June, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has received applications for trademarking other derogatory terms such as the n-word, the Vox reports.
The Slants won their landmark case after they were rejected by the U.S. Patent … Read more
By Sophia Whittemore
When I went to a local comic-convention (Comic-Con) near my house, I had the time of my life. There were Harley Quinn and Joker couple costumes, video game demos with the newest combat mechanics, celebrity panelists, and an entire lineup of tabletop gaming/ exclusive comic books still in the plastic … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
Mainstream media missed this one completely but some eagle-eye Asian Americans brought this to my attention. In the bigger scheme of things, the incident probably should go unnoticed, but as an Asian American, I just couldn’t let it go.
On Monday (July 24), Donald Trump gave a speech … Read more
Asian American students gathered on Thursday to protest a new law in Rhode Island that requires school districts to collect data on Asian Americans.
Many predicted that following the Supreme Court ruling allowing the Slants to trademark their name, more offensive trademarks would follow.
Reuters reports that since the ruling on June 19th, a San Francisco entrepreneur has applied for a trademark of a slur against Chinese people.
Mike Lin says its a slur he was called … Read more
By Ernabel Demillo
Host Asian American Life
Are you one of those people who likes to post photos of your food on Instagram? Well, you are not alone. The top Instagram hashtag in 2016 was #food with 182 million posts. That’s a lot of … Read more