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
The Haikus for Hotties 2018 calendar is now taking orders. This is the third year this special calendar is being offered. Part spoof, part social commentary, it actually works as a calendar.
Haikus With … Read more
A group of veteran police officers in San Gabriel near Los Angeles is suing the department for discrimination, according to KTLA.
Allen Sam, Wei “Gilbert” Lee, Sunny Kim, Vy Van and Nhat Huynh accuse fellow officers and police personnel of using racial slurs and carrying out acts of racial harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
All … Read more
Asian Americans Advancing Justice became the first Asian American civil rights group to speak out on the World Series controversy involving Houston Astro Yuli Gurriel.
The group’s affiliates in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Chicago and Atlanta said Guriel “disrespected not only (Yu) Darvish, but millions of Asians Americans, for whom that is perhaps … Read more
Despite concerns that dressing up children as Moana for Halloween may be racially insensitive, a study by Wikibuy has found the Disney character is the studio’s most popular Halloween costume this year.
The study concluded Moana is twice as popular as Beauty and the Beast, and even twice as popular than Star Wars… Read more
Despite outrage from many members of the Asian American community, Dodger manager Dave Roberts has no problem with delaying the suspension of Yuli Gurriel until next season.
The Houston Astro will be forced to sit out five games next season without pay for making a slant-eyed gesture after hitting a home run against … Read more
Kellogg may be known for its sweet breakfast cereals, but the art work on the box of Corn Pops has left a bitter taste in the mouths of many.
Novelist Saladin Ahmed called out the company on Twitter when he noticed the only Brown person depicted on the box was a janitor.
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By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews Staff Writer
I recently had the opportunity to interview Telly Leung, the rising star who is starring as Aladdin on Broadway in New York. Here’s what he shares with AsAmNews.
I read that you got inspire… Read more
A publishing company is apologizing after being accused of stereotyping Asians, Blacks, Hispanics and other minorities in a nursing text book.
Bustle reports the textbook, Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, Volume I was published in 2015, but recently became controversial when people took to Twitter to point out the stereotyping.
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It’s the open secret behind the doors of too many massage parlors.
Happy endings have become synonymous with sex.
Too often its connected to sex trafficking-women lured to America with the promise of a better life, only to be trapped into a life of sexual servitude at a massage parlor while they pay off the … Read more