A simple gesture by former Today host Ann Curry to remember the victims of the massive school shooting in Newtown, CT has snowballed into a successful community fundraising drive.
The Saginaw Community Foundation, a local community organization in Michigan, recently launched a donation challenge after hearing about Ann Curry’s 26 Acts … Read more
A common stereotype of Asian Americans is that we’re all good at math and we can’t speak English, at least not very well, but a new report by the College Board
counters that stereotype.
The report looks at which Advance Placement exams are taken by Asian Americans. In all, 100, 795 Asian American students from … Read more
Steven Chu will return to Stanford University as a faculty member teaching physics when he leaves his post as Energy Secretary at the end of this month, reported the San Francisco Chronicle.
Stanford officials haven’t disclosed when he will return to the University. Chu will hold joint appointments in the physics department and the … Read more
When Jeremy Lin signed his $25 million three year contract with the Houston Rockets, most predicted he would either live up to the hype or be a bust. The fact is he’s been more in-between and has proven to be a perfect fit for the Rockets run and gun offense.
An analysis in the … Read more
The Takin’ It to the Streets festival has attracted such musicians as Mos Def in 2010 and is organized by the Inner-City Muslim Action Network, … Read more
The news could be bad for Jeong’s current series on NBC, Community. The show has been suffering from poor ratings in its fifth … Read more
City Council candidates for District 1 in Los Angeles participated in a voter forum on issues important to the Chinatown community.
Neon Tommy reports that District 1 is 69 percent Asian American.
“There is a lot going on, I want to know how it is going to affect us, what … Read more
The Congressional Gold Medal awarded to members of the Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the 100th battalion and the Military Intelligence Service will be on display in Hawaii March 9 – April 14th, reports the LA Times,
The tour is part of a traveling Smithsonian exhibit, “American Heroes: Japanese-American WWII Nisei Soldiers … Read more
Jazz sensation Norah Jones is set to perform at the Academy Awards Sunday night, reports India West.
The daughter of the late Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar will perform Everybody Needs a Best Friend from the movie Ted.
“I’m excited. I think it’ll be really fun. It’s a really cool, unique experience for me … Read more
Is there anything Hines Ward won’t do? The Super Bowl champ and MVP with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Dancing with the Stars Champ has his sights on more than just a Mirror Ball trophy. He’s determined to be the next Ironman Triathalon Champ.
He’s putting it all on the line, launching a web series giving … Read more