Views from the Edge
One of the many amazing stories coming out of the devastating wildfires in Northern California is the inspirational presence of the hotshot from American Samoa.
As the worst fire in California history continues to burn, firefighters have come from across the country and as far away as Australia … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Kumail Nanjiani is on a roll. From his role on HBO’s popular series Silicon Valley to his critically acclaimed movie The Big Sick and now last night’s featured appearance on Saturday Night Live, if the comedian is not a house hold name yet, he’s certainly taking big … Read more
It was the largest refugee resettlement program in U.S. history. More than 1 million Southeast Asians, victims of war and genocide were granted asylum and resettled in the U.S.
Some 10,000 Cambodians, were resettled in the Bronx, just as people who were living there in the 80s were fleeing … Read more
By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Angry Chinatown tenants walked out of their apartment Saturday morning in Los Angeles accusing their landlords of illegal rent increases of as high as 50 percent and unfair treatment.
The building at 651 Broadway is owned by Elaine, Howard and Robert Chan. Accompanied by members … Read more
By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer
“Asian people are good at science”.
One might assume that the so-called “model minority” faces no discrimination in the workplace. However, in a white paper from UC Hastings School of Law by Joan William, Rachel M. Korn, and Su Li, this stereotype is challenged. Asian women in … Read more
It’s the open secret behind the doors of too many massage parlors.
Happy endings have become synonymous with sex.
Too often its connected to sex trafficking-women lured to America with the promise of a better life, only to be trapped into a life of sexual servitude at a massage parlor while they pay off the … Read more
From Ameya Pawar gubernatorial campaign, 2018 via Wikimedia Commons
A Democratic candidate for Governor of Illinois, Ameya Pawar, has recently dropped out of the race due to a lack of funding. Pawar’s primary concern in this election was to discuss progressive issues that have been pushed to the side, specifically institutional racism.
Although … Read more
By Joo Heon Kim
Last week, one of my American friends asked me why plastic surgery was so popular in South Korea. She even complained that some Koreans were making fun of her because she … Read more
Several television series with Asian Americans in prominent roles either in front of the camera or behind the scenes are off the to a good start in the new fall season, according to information compiled by TV Series Finale.
ABC’sFresh Off the Boat is up nearly 20 percent after its first three episodes … Read more