How cool is this?
Kelly Marie Tran was anything but cool on the Red Carpet for the World Premier of Star Wars:The Last Jedi in Los Angeles.
You know what? The world is OK with that.
It’s great to see her wear her emotions on her sleeve in a genuinely … Read more
Janice Min, former editor of US Weekly who is also credited with turning around the Hollywood Reporter, will reportedly run a new TV and digital production company.
The featured length animated film includes a number of prominent Asian Americans already part of the Marvel universe. Chloe Bennet will voice Quake, the S.H.I.E.L.D operative and inhuman from ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.… Read more
Two members of Congress — Rep. Judy Chu, D-CA, and Rep. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., —were among the 182 demonstrators arrested during a rally demanding that Congress pass a clean Dream Act.… Read more
Not surprisingly, the conservative U.S. Supreme Court is allowing Donald Trump’s controversial Muslim ban to go into effect.
The third version of the controversial travel … Read more
Sophia Vuelo has become the first Hmong judge in the state of Minnesota and just the third in the country.
In Yuba City near Sacramento, Preet Didbal will soon be the first Sikh woman to become mayor in the United States.
Didbal who is Indian American was appointed by the city council and … Read more
The happiest place on Earth, just got a little bit happier.
As part of its Festival of Holidays, Disney California Adventure Park is offering adobo and chana masala as part of its food offerings. It might seem minor, but the decision to widen its cuisine is … Read more
By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer
“I mean, we’re lucky. No one sees race here,” said Lexie Richardson, a fair-haired suburbanite and fictional character from best-seller Celeste Ng’s newest work, Little Fires Everywhere.
Without knowing it, Lexie ironically speaks to the idea of a 1990s “post-racial suburbia”. Ng’s book aims to tackle that concept of … Read more
Asian Americans may be on the cusp of a Golden Age with an increased multifaceted presence on U.S. television.
One 10-episode miniseries will air in January and three sitcoms, three dramas and a dramedy starring Asian Americans are in … Read more
Faculty at Princeton are working to establish an Asian American Studies certificate program by September, reports the Daily Princetonian.
A certificate program at Princeton is similar to a minor at other universities and will allow students to supplement their major with an additional concentration. It’s been a project in the works for at least two … Read more