“I wanted to write, too, you know, when I was young. I studied French poetry and philosophy, his father told him. ” But do you … Read more
Kevin Tsujihara will become the first Asian American ever to run a major Hollywood Studio, reports the Los Angeles Times.
His appointment to Chairman was announced by Warner Bros after what the Times described as a “fiercely fought battle” for the studio’s top spot. Tsujihara is the grandson of Japanese immigrants and the son … Read more
The survey is taken every five years and the 2012 survey is just now getting underway. If history is an indication, we should see another surge from the 2012 results. Since 1880, immigrants have … Read more
A South Asian magazine is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a list of prestigious South Asian actors, authors, singer, songwriters, designers and journalists. The list published in a collector’s edition of Anokhi Magazine includes such notables as Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra.
The first Korean American Superbowl winner, Superbowl MVP and Dancing with the Stars Champ Hines Ward has been awarded the Dapper Dan Lifetime Achievement Award, according to the Pittsburg Post Gazette.
Ward is currently training for the Ironman Triathalon and works as a broadcast analyst for NFL Sunday Night Football and Notre Dame … Read more
Confusion has reigned in the Manny Pacquiao camp since his stunning knockout by Juan Manuel Marquez last December in Las Vegas. First there was talk that Pacquiao would retire. Then he wouldn’t. Then there would be a rematch with Marquez in April. Then he wouldn’t.
It’s estimated 11 percent of all undocumented immigrants are Asian Americans. One must wonder then why a recent meeting at the White House on immigration reform didn’t include a single Asian American. Yet six members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus were invited, reports the World Journal.
Edwin DeLeon in a recent blog on … Read more
The oldest ethnic community in Washington, D.C. is not the African American community, but Chinatown. A documentary profiling that community is scheduled to be screened at the “Our City Film Festival” on March 10.
The cards played on stereotypes of African Americans, Asian Americans and Native Americans. Caricatures of each group were a poor but acceptable attempt of humor during those times.
“They capture in a … Read more
Questions are being raised as to whether New York mayoral candidate John Liu is getting favorable coverage in Chinese language press. That question is as ridiculous as asking if the New York Times is being unfair to Liu. The Times has been in the lead investigating allegations of improper fundraising by Liu’s camp, and … Read more