(Editor Note: With Republicans in the Senate vowing to hold a vote on replacing the Affordable Care Act by the end of the week, and as early as today, AsAmNews is reposting this opinion piece from … Read more
By Ernabel Demillo,
When Elizabeth OuYang, a civil rights attorney, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, she remembers feeling isolated and alone.
“I’m a civil rights attorney, a very outspoken civil rights attorney. But when it comes to myself, I just couldn’t talk about it, other than with my … Read more
Residents in Guilford, Connecticut are reacting with outrage after someone spotted anti-Asian American slurs spray painted on a home there, reports Zip06.
The graffiti was quickly removed after being reported by a resident on Facebook.
“While on my run this morning I saw racial slurs spray painted on a house near downtown,” the post read. … Read more
The role of Queen Liliuokalani in the upcoming movie The Islands will likely be filled by a Native Hawaiian.
KHON reports the producers have embarked on a nationwide search for a Native Hawaiian woman between the ages of 40-60 to play the role.
National and local casting agencies will begin the search June … Read more
Asian American women are less likely than White women to see a doctor for follow up care after receiving an abnormal mammogram, reports UCSF.
This puts Asian American women at greater risk for later breast cancer diagnosis.
Treatment after early diagnosis is a key to survival. I know this from personal experience.
My … Read more
The gunman involved in the San Francisco UPS shooting on Wednesday appears to have targeted the three victims that were killed, CBS News reports.
The shooter was identified as 38-year-old Jimmy Lam, an employee of UPS for 18 years. There were four deaths, including … Read more
All three people killed by a co-worker in a shooting spree at a UPS facility in San Francisco are Asian American.
They have been identified as Wayne Chan, 56, of San Francisco and Benson Louie, 50, also of San … Read more
Asian American and LGBTQ actor/activist George Takei is featured in a celebrity-driven video to promote the I Stand with Immigrants campaign.
The video was timed to kick off the fourth annual Immigrant Heritage Month.
By Sam Louie
For Asian American men, dating in the U.S. is difficult enough because of cultural and stereotypical challenges. And now with the proliferation of online dating apps and websites, it can be even more daunting. Statistically, … Read more
“Filipino Pride,” she proclaimed.