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Oct 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Stockton’s Little Manila Center Target of Vandalism in Possible Hate Crime

Stockton’s Little Manila Center Target of Vandalism in Possible Hate Crime

posted by Sarah Jackson

Vandalism discovered at Little Manila center, a historical site in Stockton, California dedicated to the appreciation of Filipino culture, is being investigated as a hate crime.

According to Recordnet.com, “Five of six donated vinyl banners that had been on the windows for the last three years were either ripped off or damaged. … Read more

Asian Americans

Jul 16, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on 13-Year-Old Straight-A Student and Fashion Model Shares Struggles

13-Year-Old Straight-A Student and Fashion Model Shares Struggles

posted by Olivia Wolf
Ammilyn Deita

Ammilyn Deita

Being a teenager can be difficult, but being a thirteen-year-old straight-A student, student body leader, dancer, and fashion model has additional challenges to those faced by most middle schoolers.

“Everyone is very judgmental. At my middle school it is known that I model, and most times I’m expected to always look perfect,” said … Read more

Filipino American

Jul 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Collision with Police Car Kills Filipino American

Collision with Police Car Kills Filipino American

posted by Nicole Ki

Stockton Police DepartmentA fatal car collision between a Stockton, California police car and SUV last week led to the death of a Filipino American.

28-year-old Titus Vanguardia Tabotabo III was driving alone on his way home from work last Wednesday and crashed with a police car at the intersection of Martin Luther King Junior and Airport Way, … Read more

Asian Americans

‘My Family’s Slave’ was only one of many

posted by Takuma Okada

Atlantic Cover of My Family Slave

By Takuma Okada
AsAmNews Intern

In a country raised with the labor of enslaved people, it is heartbreaking but not surprising to read that even recent immigrant families use slavery to uplift themselves. The late Alex Tizon’s story about Eudocia Tomas Pulido in The Atlantic’s June issue exposes his own family to bring this to … Read more

Blogs

May 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Lea Salonga talks about Miss Saigon and the role she originated

Lea Salonga talks about Miss Saigon and the role she originated

posted by Takuma Okada
Lea Salonga. Photo by Lia Chang

Lea Salonga. Photo by Lia Chang

The smash-hit musical Miss Saigon has returned to Broadway. The revival is nominated for two Tony Awards, including Best Revival and Best Actress in a Musical for young Eva Noblezada in the role of Kim. Noblezada, a Mexican and Filipino American, was only 17 years old when she was … Read more

Filipino American

Dec 27, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Filipino Mother Missing for Two Months

Filipino Mother Missing for Two Months

posted by Brittney Le
Cecilia Bustamante

Cecilia Bustamante was last seen October 28

The local Filipino community in DeKalb County, Georgia, is using social media in the hopes that they may find leads to the disappearance of Cecilia Bustamante, a 42-year-old Filipino mother of a 7-year-old child.

Willy Blanco from the Filipino American Association of Atlanta told WSB-TV that he urged … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 6, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Bruno Mars Confirms Performance at Super Bowl

Bruno Mars Confirms Performance at Super Bowl

posted by Susan Chang
Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars performs in Las Vegas in 2010

By Susan Chang
AsAmNews Intern

Bruno Mars will be performing at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. He confirmed his appearance at this year’s show via Instagram.

Mars first performed at the Super Bowl halftime show with the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2014.

Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 2, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on DJ Richie Menchavez Bringing Asian American Music Talent to the Mainstream

DJ Richie Menchavez Bringing Asian American Music Talent to the Mainstream

posted by Susan Chang

 

Richie Menchevez of Traktivist

Richie Menchevez of Traktivist

 

By Susan Chang
AsAmNews Intern

The future of Asian American representation in the music industry has hope in the hands of DJ Richie Menchavez. I was lucky enough to speak with Mr. Menchavez this week, to learn more about his background in the music industry and his music platform and … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 28, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on MySpace Co-Founder Offers to Pay SF Giants to Keep Tim Lincecum

MySpace Co-Founder Offers to Pay SF Giants to Keep Tim Lincecum

posted by Susan Chang
Tim Lincecum

Tim Lincecum

The three-time World Series title and two-time Cy Young Award winner, Tim Lincecum, will likely not be wearing the red and orange of the San Francisco Giants in 2016.

For the first time in his career, this 31-year-old Filipino American right-hander will be a free agent.

While many Giants fans will be sad … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 19, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Filipinos make up a third of the Golden State Warriors Facebook fans

Filipinos make up a third of the Golden State Warriors Facebook fans

posted by Randall
Golden State Warriors shout out to Filipino fans

Translation: Two Million Facebook fans in the Philippines. Thank you very much, #Dubnation”

By Ed Diokno

Perhaps more than any other sport, Filipinos love their basketball. No … they’re CRAZY for basketball. And it looks like the professional basketball team that has attracted their loyalty is the Golden State Warriors.

If there is any doubt … Read more

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