Wisconsin Hmong American teen Dylan Yang, who was convicted in the murder of another teen, has decided to withdraw a motion for a retrial, reports NBC News.
Yang, 17, was convicted of first-degree reckless homicide for fatally stabbing 13-year-old Isaiah Powell in 2015. Yang’s current attorney, Harry Hertel, filed a motion for a new … Read more
More than 100,000 attendees will head to Fresno this week for the three-day-long Hmong International New Year celebration, reports ABC30 News.
Throughout the fairgrounds, people will be playing games and wearing formal Hmong costumes, traditions brought from overseas that the celebration hopes to keep intact over the generations. More than 200 vendors can be … Read more
By Ed Diokno
We’re waiting, trying to be patient, but we can’t help that a little bit of doubt is starting to creep in.
California’s Gov. Jerry Brown has three bills on his desk, waiting for his signature. There are three that … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Larry Itilong and Cesar Chavez, the late founders of the United Farm Workers, would have been pleased.
The California Assembly passed AB1066 – the bill that gives farmworkers the same overtime rights as other workers. If signed, it would be the first in the nation. All that it needs to make it
The same divide that exists among Asian groups over affirmative action in higher education is surfacing again–this time in California over a bill that would disaggregate data among Asian Americans.
Asian American women make 84 cents for every dollar paid to White non-Hispanic men while Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander women made just 62 cents in 2014, according to a new fact sheet published by the Center for American Progress.
“The Asian American and Pacific Islander community is … Read more
The Golden State’s poverty statistics are grim: Two in five people live just over the federal poverty level (FPL), and the state has the highest child poverty rate in the nation.
But this year, for the first time, California’s working poor will get to keep more of their earnings … Read more