Chico State in Northern California has announced plans to make permanent the Hmong Cultural Roots and Contemporary Issues course.
The class has been offered several times, but this is the first time it will be … 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
33-year-old Yia Vang has taken it upon himself to spread Hmong culture through its traditional cuisine. He started a Hmong pop-up restaurant, Union Kitchen, in Minnesota with the assistance of his cousin.
Vang explains that food is the perfect storytelling medium to help others understand his culture because Hmong … Read more
A daughter was speaking both Hmong and English to her mom in a Walmart in Appleton, Wisconsin when she was approached by a White woman who wasn’t pleased they were speaking a language she couldn’t understand.
Jasmine Xiong posted a video of the … Read more
Friends and family of a Hmong couple and their Latino neighbor plan to make their presence known in a Milwaukee courtroom today in the insanity trial of Dan Popp.
Popp plead no contest in September to three counts of intentional homicide and one count of attempted first degree intentional homicide in … Read more
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