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Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

posted by Lisa Dinh
Asian American male model

An Asian American male model shatters the stereotype of AAPI men as unattractive and nerdy

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 Huffington Post recently outlined 10 instances when the community made headlines and shattered the silent … Read more

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Indiaspora Gala will Honor “Fab Five” Indian American Politicians

posted by Cathy Sun
Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D-CA) will take a seat in the U.S. Senate in January

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

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Returning to the Homeland

posted by Randall
Reverse Migration

Henrietta Lewis returned to India, one of an estimated 3 million born in America now living back in their ancestor’s home country

By Tinabeth Piña
Asian American Life

The United States has been the land of opportunity for many immigrants over the years. So why is it that the children of those very same immigrants … Read more

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Writer Gene Luen Yang Inducted as Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

posted by Susan Chang

Yang, Gene Luen

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

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Tony Award-winning Playwright David Henry Hwang’s ‘Chinglish’ returns to East West Players with Revised Ending

posted by Lia Chang
Xi Yan, Vice Minister of Culture, played by Kara Wang, explains a situation to American businessman Daniel Cavanaugh, played by Matthew Jaeger in East West Players production of David Henry Hwang’s ‘Chinglish’. Photo by Michael Lamont

Xi Yan, Vice Minister of Culture, played by Kara Wang, explains a situation to American businessman Daniel Cavanaugh, played by Matthew Jaeger in East West Players production of David Henry Hwang’s ‘Chinglish’. Photo by Michael Lamont

By Lia Chang
AsAmNews Arts and Entertainment Reporter

East West Players (EWP) in Los Angeles re-opens the hugely popular … Read more

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Jennifer Phang’s ‘Advantageous’ nominated for 2016 Film Independent Spirit Award

posted by Lia Chang

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By Lia Chang
AsAmNews Arts and Entertainment Reporter

The 31st Film Independent Spirit Award nominations have been announced and Jennifer Phang’s critically lauded sci-fi film Advantageous, winner of a Sundance Film Festival Jury Award for Collaborative Vision, has been been nominated for the John Cassavetes Awardgiven to the best feature made for under … Read more

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