A bill by Rep Jim Costa (D-California) and U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) would grant burial honors to Lao and Hmong-American veterans of the Vietnam War in Laos, reports Yahoo.
“We are grateful that U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski has introduced new legislation in the U.S. Senate to grant burial honors, and burial benefits, … Read more
A blog in Dream Shake highlighted just how athletic the Houston Rocket point guard really is.
He blocked a shot at Aaron Brooks of the Sacramento Kings was … Read more
The Festival of Lights is observed by Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Jains, and Buddhists.
“As one of the world’s oldest religious holidays, it serves not only as a time for celebration, … Read more
The anger over a racist Asian-themed fraternity party at Duke University is even being felt by Asian American students at rival University of North Carolina, reports the Daily Tar Heel.
The party was promoted on twitter as #RacistRager and many party goers wore stereotypical Asian outfits.
UNC’s Asian Student Association reaction to the Kappa … Read more
Members from the Vietnamese American gay community in Orange County showed up strong at today’s Tet Parade in Little Saigon, despite a ban that preventing them from marching, reported the LA Times.
Instead of marching, they stood on the sidelines 250 strong next to the stage in a spirited … Read more
Chinese New Year is a time for new beginnings for many, but for columnist Marcos Breton of the Sacramento Bee it was a time to reflect on the struggles of his Chinese American father-in-law. The racism Dad endured, the racial taunts he suffered, the political turmoil he escaped were not only experienced by Breton’s … Read more
Confetti canyons fired and 500,000 firecrackers exploded to welcome the Year of the Snake in New York City. More than 50,000 people crowded into Sara D. Roosevelt Park for the festivities, reported NY1.
“I love seeing all the colors raining down from the sky and of course the noise and the crowds. It’s just … Read more
45,000 people were expected to attend today’s Chinese New Year Parade in Washington D.C.’s Chinatown. The Washington Post reports the parade is seen as a way to bring Chinese culture back to the area.
“The Chinese used to be concentrated here because it’s the only area where they could make a living,” parade coordinator … Read more
A simple gesture by a ping pong player is credited with opening the doors of China to the United States. Zhuang Zedong, the man behind that gesture, is dead at the age of 72, reports Fox News.
It all started in 1971 at the world championships in Japan when American ping pong player Glen … Read more
A blog by Justin Onslow in Bleacher Report says there’s nothing wrong with Jeremy Lin that consistent playing time won’t cure. Of the 16 players who average more assists than Lin’s 6.1 a game, only two average less playing time than him.
The way Onslow sees it, Lin won’t reach his full potential without … Read more