Moua served in that role for five years.
Her departure, while not publicly known, was apparently not a complete surprise to the organization which said it expects to make an announcement about Moua’s replacement this … Read more
A junior at Wellesley University in Massachusetts is leading the effort to produce the first ever report on Asian Americans in the Boston area, reports
Tarnee Varma hopes her report will help the state legislature to create laws and policies benefiting the Asian American community.
The idea of compiling the … Read more
The mere sight of a non-western Asian name apparently was enough to inspire a vandal to rip off name plates on dormitory doors at Columbia University.
The Bwog reports among the dorms hit have been EC and Shapiro, but there have been others as well. Both foreign students and Asian American students have been … Read more
In response to the uptick in hate crimes against Asian Americans, Karin Wang, spokeswoman for Los Angeles-based Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ), announced the launch of the website Standagainsthatred.org to document and track crimes.
“Our goal is not just to have a place where we can share stories, but also … give people advice about … Read more
By Viji Sundaram
New American Media
Last March, when Nick Tran was told by his doctor in Bend, Ore., that the shortness of breath he had been recently experiencing was because he had congestive heart failure brought on by a viral infection, he was stunned.
In all of his 46 years, the Vietnam native … Read more
By Brittney Le
Orange County native and UCLA student Austin Nguyen doesn’t speak Vietnamese as well as he once did. The American-born Vietnamese American has slowly lost the native language of his parents. He comes to the Tet Festival … Read more
Cross posted from India West
Hate crimes against immigrant communities – which have seen a spike in the past two years – are vastly under-reported by victims and local law enforcement, concluded a group of panelists at a recent briefing in San Francisco organized by New America Media.
In 2015, the … Read more
Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America will be a book full of six-word stories telling of the immigrant experience. 20th Century Fox Television, Larry Smith of Six-Word Memoirs, and Kingswell of Disney have partnered to create this crowd-sourced book project, reports JustMeans. The public is … Read more
A middle school teach in Dallas has been arrested on charges of having sexual relations with a 14-year-old student, reports the Dallas Morning News.
Authorities say Sandy Doan, 27, paid the boy $28,000 to keep quiet about their sexual fling, but the boy’s mother found out about it and approached police.
The mother told … Read more