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Jan 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

OC Register: Questions Raised About Hurricane Sandy Donations Raised in Vietnamese Am Community

posted by Randall

 

HurricaneQuestions are being raised in Orange County’s large Vietnamese American community about what happened to $200,000 donated to Hurricane Sandy victims, reports the OC Register.

Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen expressed concern in a letter written to Vietnamese Interfaith Council in America. She urged the group to send the money to New York … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

AP via Washington Post : Chinese American Dance Troupe to Participate in @barackObama Inaugural Parade

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President ObamaA Chinese American Dance Troupe will be part of the Inaugural Parade Monday celebrating the second terms of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, the    AP reported

The troupe from Delaware, Wilmington’s Chinese American Community Center Folk Dance Troupe, will alternate between dancing to a traditional Chinese folk song and doing the Chinese … Read more

Campus

Jan 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

KQED: Under the Ashes, The Forgotten Chinatown

posted by Randall

 

Forgotten Chinatown

It’s a visible demonstration of this country’s racist past. An entire Chinese community burned down in an environment of anti-Chinese hysteria.

It happened in San Jose’s Market Street in 1887. It was a part of history forgotten–until a construction crew in 1980 stumbled upon artifacts from that destructive fire.  Today those ashes have risen

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Bad Ass Asians

Jan 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Hyphen Magazine: @DrSanjayGupta New Book is ER & Grey’s Anatomy Between the Covers

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Sanjay Gupta Monday MorningDr Sanjay Gupta’s new novel Monday Morning takes us inside the seedier side of a working hospital. It’s the CNN correspondents first novel of fiction following his two earlier non-fiction works, Chasing Life and Cheating Death.

Monday Morning is not unlike how hospitals are depicted in a typical television medical drama, according to … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Asians On Film Festival Winners Announced

posted by Randall

Movie ClapperYou have a chance to see glimpses of the best Asian Americans on film in 2012 all in one place from the comfort of your living room. The annual Asian on Film Festival winners were awarded earlier this week. Asians on Film has posted clips from all the winners and you can see it here.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 18, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Bleacher Report: Five Players Who Could Catapult @Jlin7 & @Jharden Into Playoffs

posted by Randall

Houston RocketsJames Harden & Jeremy Lin have pretty much settled the argument this year that they CAN play together, the current 5 game losing streak not withstanding.

With the All Star game approaching in a couple of weeks and many teams falling further in the standings, the Houston Rockets have the opportunity to trade for a … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 17, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Christian Post: @Jlin7, @TimTebow Drafted for Team Vatican

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CrossTim Tebow and Jeremy Lin may not be Catholic. But the Vatican says it wants the devout Christians on its team, reports the  Christian Post.

The Vatican is organizing a sports conference designed to promote good values in athletic events. The goal is to show that faith and sports are compatible. What better poster … Read more

Community Issues

Jan 17, 2013 Ξ 2 comments

NBC: Campaign to Save Historic Japanese American Church in Orange County

posted by Randall

 

 

Japanese Presbyterian ChurchThis story is a great example of the power of the written word.

Mary Urashima started writing a blog this year about the Japanese American Church in Orange County after she learned it was slated for demolition. City Council members formed a committee to look at saving the church after learning about it … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 17, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Live Journal: @IHarryShum Busy Despite Uncertainty about Returning to Glee.

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Harry Shum JrHarry Shum Junior of Glee fame thinks Jenna Ushkowitz as Tina needs a man to fix her diva attitude. He just doesn’t know if or when he’ll have the opportunity to do it. Shum fully expects to be back this season, but doesn’t know when producers will give him the call, he told Live Journal Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 17, 2013 Ξ Comments are off

Hollywood.com: @MindyKaling Returning to The Office

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Mindy KalingIt’s almost a sure bet that Mindy Kaling will be returning to the Office to say her goodbyes in the show’s finale. In fact, chances are she’ll return for more than one episode despite being in production for her own show, The Mindy Project, reports Hollywood.com.

“Mindy and B.J. should be in the finale,” show … Read more

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