An Indian American who works for NASA says he was detained at the U.S. border during his return trip to the U.S. from South America four days after President Trump issued his now stalled Muslim ban.
Sidd Bikkannavar, 35, … Read more
John Chiang’s campaign for Governor of California is picking up speed.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Chiang’s most recent financial report revealed that he raised $4.2 million in 2016, almost matching the amount raised by Democratic frontrunner Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom in the same year.
Chiang, the state treasurer, has … Read more
Several high-profile Indian American lawmakers have denounced the Republican Hindu Coalition’s support for President Donald Trump’s executive orders on refugees and immigrants.
That’s what Fresh Off the Boat actress Constance Wu feels should have happened to Manchester by the Sea actor Casey Affleck, reported NBC Boston. The actor settled two suits filed against him in 2010 by former co-workers.
Wu took to Twitter to criticize … Read more
Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive, to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.
The annual Indiaspora Gala in Washington, D.C., which has traditionally celebrated the presidential inauguration, will instead this year celebrate the great advancement of Indian Americans in politics.
The Gala will celebrate the “Fab Five” Indian Americans recently elected or … Read more
Congratulations to Mayor Donald P. Wagner and Councilmembers Christina L. Shea & Melissa Fox; all were sworn into office this evening. pic.twitter.com/7gL97pkBXS
— City of Irvine (@City_of_Irvine) December 14, 2016
While Irvine became the largest city in the United States with more Asian than White residents, it also elected an all-White … Read more
Gene Luen Yang, author the award-winning graphic novel American Born Chinese, was honored at the Library of Congress as the fifth National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.
The Ambassador program, established in 2008, is a literary honor presented to authors or illustrators who have made a substantial contribution to young people’s literature.
“Gene’s message … Read more
By Lia Chang
AsAmNews Arts and Entertainment Reporter
East West Players (EWP) in Los Angeles re-opens the hugely popular … Read more