Chinese American soldiers have served the United States since the Civil War. Wearing both Union and Confederate uniforms, 58 Chinese Americans soldiers joined the battle and marched together … Read more
At the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Asian Americans are already scoring points for representation in the Olympic sports discipline of figure skating.
None has been more prominent than the Team USA’s figure skating team. Seven out of 14 athletes on the team are Asian Americans, marking a historic number for Asian American skaters in Olympic … Read more
An Iranian judiciary confirmed on Sunday that an American man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for espionage, reports the New York Times. This was the first official confirmation of 37-year-old Xiyue Wang’s arrest since his disappearance several months ago.
Wang was a fourth-year graduate student at Princeton University … Read more
Children’s books are supposed to be a good learning experience for kids and an opportunity for parents to spend time with their children; however, it wasn’t that simple for Jerry Zhang and his daughter. These books led to a rather heartbreaking realization for the Chinese American father of two, reports INQUIRER.net.
Zhang’s daughter Madison … Read more
Half-Chinese author Jamie Ford has signed on to work with film producers to turn his bestselling novel Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet into a movie, reports KRTV. Ford has even agreed to write the screenplay adaptation himself, something that not many authors choose to do.
The historical fiction novel is a … 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
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
Gentrification, an otherwise opaque buzzword for city-dwellers, has a face in one of the world’s most expensive cities: Boston. Pei Ying Yu and Yan Nong Yu are two elder Chinese American sisters featured in a recent BuzzFeed article on housing displacement. The women immigrated to America in 2008 and 2010 respectively. Since then, they have … 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
By Brittney Le
It’s a foodies delight in New York.
The Big Apple now has two museum exhibitions dedicated to Chinese American food: Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy… Read more