Tuesday 28th March 2017,

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NY Times: Jason Wu’s Large Studio Is His Small Personal Retreat

posted by ShirleyNLew

Jason WuHe designed clothes for dolls for ten years many years ago.  Now after being catapulted to fame by Michelle Obama selection of a Wu original for both of her inaugural gowns,   Jason Wu designs in his nook for real women with his favorite pen, the Uni-ball.

Wu’s third studio in New York is now over … Read more

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Michelle Obama needles Miss America about getting kid suspended

posted by Randall

Nina Davulari Show some PersonalitySeems like everyone is talking about how a high school student got suspended after asking Miss America Nina Davuluri out on a date.

Even first lady Michelle Obama is talking about it, reports the Financial Express.

If you haven’t heard, Davuluri spoke at a high school in York, PA. School administrators got wind that … Read more

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SF Gate: SF @MayorEdLee to be special guest of First Lady at State of the Union tonight

posted by Randall

Ed LeeSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will get a prime seat at President Obama’s State of the Union address tonight.

SF Gate is reporting he’ll be the special guest of First Lady Michelle Obama along with Jason Collins who is the first NBA player to come out openly as gay and Boston marathon bombing survivors Carlos … Read more

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Talking Point Memo: President Obama visits immigration rights fasters on National Mall

posted by Randall

Immigration rights activists now in their 19th day of fasting for immigration reform have received a big boost.

The President and First Lady took time Friday to stop by the National Mall to visit with them, reports Talking Point Memo.

“The President told them that it is not a question of whether immigration … Read more

Community Issues

Outlook India: Michelle Obama to Host #Diwali Celebration at White House

posted by Randall

Michelle ObamaFirst lady Michelle Obama will host this year’s Diwali celebration at the White House on November 5, reports Outlook India.

Prominent Indian Americans will be invited along with lawmakers and senior White House officials.

President Obama this week issued his proclamation commemorating the Festival of Lights.

“The flame of the diya, or lamp, reminds … Read more

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Vogue: @JasonWu Named New Artistic Director of Hugo Boss. @HugoBoss

posted by Randall

Jason WuThis news just breaking in the fashion world.

Vogue is reporting that designer Jason Wu is the new creative director of the fashion label, Hugo Boss.

Wu catapulted to fame after designing Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Ball Gown in 2008 and then made an encore at the 2012 Inauguration. He will oversee oversee the entire women’s … Read more

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Pix11: @barackObama Explains Lipstick on His Collar

posted by Randall


President Obama Explains Lipstick on CollarPresident Barack Obama sidestepped a likely argument with First Lady Michelle Obama during an event at the White House commemorating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, reports Pix 11.

Two smudges from lipstick could be seen on the President’s white collar as he made his remarks from the podium.

The President said he had … Read more


KC Infozine: How to Eat Asian And Eat Healthy, White House Style (video)

posted by Randall


Chris Tsai and  Cristeta ComerfordFirst Lady Michelle Obama has made healthy living a cornerstone of her stint as America’s first lady.

As part of the first lady’s initiative, a White House chef joined together with fellow chef Ming Tsai and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to release a video on healthy eating and … Read more

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NPA: Michelle Kwan Shines Light on Health Disparities

posted by Gracie Zheng

Michelle KwanFormer Olympian and figure skating champion Michelle Kwan is shining a spotlight on health disparities in minority communities as part  of National Minority Health Month.

In a recent blog post for the National Partnership for Action, Kwan pointed out  that communities of color have higher rates of certain health conditions including obesity, diabetes and heart … Read more


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