By Sophia Whittemore
Now, let me preface this by saying this is in no means a comprehensive list. I’m not pointing fingers, blaming anybody, or calling any specific person out. I’m simply saying that, as a multiracial person whose mom is also multiracial coming from Indonesia and a father from Minnesota, that … Read more
The Asian American movement is not what it used to be…and that’s a good thing (Photo by Kheel Center).
In the 1960s, the term Asian American was largely synonymous with East Asians and quickly expanded to include Pacific Islanders, Native Hawaiians and Filipinos.
Some consider Filipinos part of the Pacific Islands due to the … Read more
A Lao American from Minneapolis is returning to her native country to help the impoverished and to fight human trafficking, reports the Minn Post.
Thouni Seneyakone still clearly remembers the last words her grandmother whispered to her when she left Laos at age 5.
“Come back home when you finish school.”
She wants to … Read more
Tri Ta, the nation’s first elected Vietnamese American mayor has climbed the highest mountains, obtained a black belt in judo and now has won over the electorate in Westminster, CA, home to the second largest concentration of Vietnamese Americans of any city, reports KPCC.
His election has generated enthusiasm among Vietnamese Americans nationwide, but Ta … Read more
It’s just the second Hmong Immersion program in the country, patterned after one in St. Paul, Minnesota, reports Hyphen Magazine.
The idea of the Hmong … Read more