By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Greg Pak-many know him as a filmmaker and an inspiring AAPI comic-book-writer. I recently had the honor of interviewing him to learn more about the details of his career and body of work. Greg, who identifies as “Asian American, Korean American, and hapa”, writes books for Marvel Comics featuring … Read more
By Olivia Wolf
As we previously reported on our Facebook page, Two Korean American actors, Grace Park and Daniel Dae Kim, left the CBS crime series Hawaii Five-O after being denied pay equal to White co-stars Alex O’Loughlin and Scott Caan.
The final amount offered to Park and Kim was still … Read more
Seung-Whan Choi, an internal relations professor and U.S. citizen born in Korea, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the University of Illinois at Chicago for alleged race discrimination, reports the Chicago Tribune. The lawsuit states that Choi had filed a complaint in October to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and had received … Read more
Congratulations to Mayor Donald P. Wagner and Councilmembers Christina L. Shea & Melissa Fox; all were sworn into office this evening. pic.twitter.com/7gL97pkBXS
— City of Irvine (@City_of_Irvine) December 14, 2016
While Irvine became the largest city in the United States with more Asian than White residents, it also elected an all-White … Read more
By Mandy Day
San Diego’s Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts), the organization behind the West Coast’s largest Asian Film Festival, will have a new Executive Director in 2016. Founder and Executive Director Lee Ann Kim announced to members, friends, and supporters of the organization that she will be transitioning out of the … Read more
Korean American actor John Cho, who portrays character Hikaru Sulu in the rebooted Star Trek series, has revealed in a video exclusive with Entertainment Tonight that Sulu has a daughter in the upcoming film Star Trek Beyond, the third … Read more
Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland issued a statewide proclamation Monday to recognize tomorrow as Korean-American Day, according to Afro.
Governor Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan hosted a reception at the State House in Annapolis … Read more
It follows the lives of Asian American gang members in Atlanta, GA and their struggle to assimilate. It’s “a story of the American dream derailed,” as described on the film’s website.
In her interview with … Read more
Fourteen-year-old Chloe Kim of La Palma, California became the youngest competitor to win X Games gold on Saturday when she dominated the Women’s SuperPipe in Aspen, Colorado, reports US Snowboarding.com. The Orange County teenager, who trains at Mammoth Mountain, beat snowboarding legends Kelly Clark of Vermont and Australia’s Torah Bright.
Visibly banged up from … Read more