Hey! Kumail Nanjiani will be hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend. Why is that noteworthy?
The number of Asian or Asian American hosts SNL has had in the past four decades on one hand: Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, (and earlier this year, Aziz Ansari. )
In fact, in the show’s … Read more
By Tinabeth Piña
Imagine your life completely changing in one single instant. How would you handle it? Could you handle it? And is it possible you become an even better person from it?
12 years ago – at just 19 years old — Monica Singh’s life & appearance were drastically changed when … Read more
(This story has been updated with more specifics about the federal complaint. The Flushing Workers Center says this is a discrimination complaint and not a complaint about back wages, as we originally reported.)
A federal complaint has been filed against a Flushing, New York restaurant accused of discriminating against … Read more
Chalk up another honor for Viet Thanh Nguyen.
PBS reports that the Pulitzer Prize winning author is one of 24 people to be awarded a 2017 MacArthur Genius Grant. He will receive a cash prize of $625,000 so he can be freed to continue his writing.
Vandalism discovered at Little Manila center, a historical site in Stockton, California dedicated to the appreciation of Filipino culture, is being investigated as a hate crime.
The adoptive father of a 3-year-old Indian girl is under arrest for suspected child endangerment in a suburb of Dallas, reports Raw Story.
Authorities say Wesley Mathews, 37, punished his daughter for not drinking her milk by sending her out alone in an alley behind her home.
The fire that has ripped through California’s wine country has destroyed an area made known worldwide by the early “wine king” of the state, Kanaye Nagasawa.
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The Asian American community has taken a step to help DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, recipients after the Trump administration announced that the program would be abolished.
All three men challenged the constitutionality of the evacuation orders that lead to the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII.
All three men paid a personal price for … Read more
Views from the Edge
To celebrate Filipino American History Month, AARP AAPI Community and NextDayBetter have joined together to present a series of videos highlighting various Filipino Americans who have had an impact on U.S. history.
The project starts with A Filipino American Story – an animated video presenting the pivotal moments of … Read more