Olivia Munn, whose mother is Chinese, made a cutting reference to the lack of Asian American nominees while presenting the award for best actor in a drama series with Niecy Nash.… Read more
A new study has found that Asian Americans who reach out to their state legislator are less likely to get a response than other groups, according to researchers who shared their findings in a blog on the Washington Post.
Micah Gell-Redman from the University of Georgia, Neil Visalvanich from Durham University, and Charles Crabtree … Read more
Asian American actors got a little bit of love from their acting peers when the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees were announced Wednesday (Dec. 13).
Vietnamese American Hong Chau was nominated for her supporting role … Read more
Star Wars debuts in theaters nationwide tomorrow and perhaps no one is more excited than Kelly Marie Tran.
Tran was overcome with emotion at the Hollywood premier this past weekend.
The newest addition to the Star Wars legacy can hardly contain her excitement.
Quick, which network would you recognize for featuring the most Asian Americans in its programming?
The Asian Pacific American Media Coalition gave ABC an overall grade of “B,” matching the highest grade the group has ever given a network in its … Read more
Asian Americans may be on the cusp of a Golden Age with an increased multifaceted presence on U.S. television.
One 10-episode miniseries will air in January and three sitcoms, three dramas and a dramedy starring Asian Americans are in … Read more
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Wood Moy is missing. From life.
The trailblazing Asian American actor died November 8 at the age of 99, according to an obituary in the San Francisco Chronicle.
He died on November … Read more
By Ernabel Demillo
Asian American Life Host
I first met Yuh-Line Niou in 2014 when she was New York Assembly Member Ron Kim’s chief of staff. We were working on a story on Asian Americans in elected office, and at the time Kim was the first Korean American to be … Read more
Photo by Charlie Nguyen (IMG_7708) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Asian American actors often find themselves stereotyped into the select few “Asian” roles that are offered in Hollywood. John Cho of American Pie fame, however, has set out to break through the stereotypes and make his mark in Hollywood.
Recently, Cho has … Read more
By Brittney Le
Asian American women in the acting industry are continuing to fight for the spotlight that has long been turned away from them in mainstream media. One name that’s becoming bigger and bigger as she keeps snagging original, empowering roles is Ally Maki.
Maki’s latest big role … Read more