By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
#OscarsSoWhite, hopefully no more.
The Oscar nominations came out today with six Black actors garnering nominations, the most in Oscar history. After huge uproars two years in a row about the lack of diversity at the Academy Awards, this was … Read more
George Takei, best known for his portrayal of Hiraku Sulu, helmsman for the Starship Enterprise, was among the eight people inducted into California’s Hall of Fame Wednesday night.
“I am a proud second generation Californian, humbled to be honored by a state singular in its beauty, diversity and dynamism,” said… Read more
George Takei of Star Trek and social media fame hopes to take visitors to the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles where few have gone before.
OCT. 24 is the deadline for registering to vote in California.
Besides being the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S., Asian Americans have the highest income and are the best educated – both factors that have traditionally produced high voter turnout.However, as a… Read more
By Ed Diokno
Who knew that Donald Trump was bilingual?
Hillary Clinton and Trump finally got around debating immigration in the third and final presidential debate held last night in Las Vegas.
Star Trek actor George Takei plans to donate memorabilia from his life to the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.
The exhibit will include souvenirs from his time on Star Trek and memories from his run for Los Angeles City Council in 1973.
The collection is called “New Frontiers: The … Read more
A film coming out in November is being lauded by Asian and Pacific Americans for its diversity of voices, while another which came out this month is being panned.
Following on the success of its film Big Hero 6 starring Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney and Jamie Chung, Disney is following up with Moana.… Read more
By Ed Diokno
I couldn’t believe my eyes! During the last night of the Democratic National Convention, there were more people Googling “register to vote” than “Kim Kardashian.”
By the time that Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton finished her speech, “register to vote’ was … Read more