New York Police pulled the body of the country’s first Muslim judge out of the Hudson River Wednesday, reports PBS.
According to police sources who spoke to the New York Post, Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam committed suicide after a battle with depression.
She became the first Black woman to serve in the New York … Read more
As the votes are still being counted, it appears that while Donald Trump won the Electoral College, Hillary Clinton had more people vote for her.
Trump must realize that his victory was not a mandate. He eked out a win in a contest that unveiled the deep, deep cultural and racial divide … Read more
In the late 1960s, philosopher and activist, Grace Lee Boggs understood that foundations were starting to shift.
“What we saw and heard was that Americans were thinking and talking and wondering about revolution as they had not done for nearly two hundred years,” she expressed in her autobiography Living … Read more
Dennis Liu’s new comic Raising Dion tells the story of a superhero from the mom’s point of view.
Liu signed autographs and talked to fans at University of Connecticut in Storrs.
California’s first open Senate seat in twenty-four years has failed to garner the caliber of candidates one would expect in the U.S.’s most populous state. In the five months since Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer announced her retirement, few major contenders have entered the race. The expense of running a serious Senatorial campaign … Read more
Ariana Miyamoto is hafu, the Japanese term for being half Japanese. Her mother is from Japan and her father is African American.
She says the … Read more
That’s what blogger Jeff for 8 Asians thinks.
Sales in the last quarter left the clothing chain with a quarterly loss.
The chain’s controversial relationship with Asian Americans goes back to 2002 when it released a … Read more
Tested is the story of the cultural importance of education in the Asian American community and the desire of other communities to get a bigger piece of the pie. The pie in this case is Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech, three nationally ranked public high schools in New York City where African Americans and … Read more
But the Huffington Post reports the singer who made a name for herself as a back up singer for such stars as Stevie Wonder is about to emerge with her debut solo album later this year.
She’s currently on tour with Josh Groban … Read more