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Why Asians Felt a Kinship to the Late Muhammad Ali

posted by Louis Chan
Muhammed Ali v Joe Frazier in the Thrilla in Manila in 1975

Muhammed Ali v Joe Frazier in the Thrilla in Manila in 1975

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

From the classic Thrilla in Manila in 1975 to his visit to South Korea to his worldwide charisma and courage to stand up in opposition to the Vietnam War and oppression of the underclass, Muhammad Ali, 74, … Read more

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VOA: Multiracial Asian Americans Often Invisible

posted by Randall

Tiger WoodsTiger Woods’s mother is Thai and his father is African American.   Yet Tiger is rarely recognized in the media as Asian American.

 Voice of America talked to LeiLani Nishime, professor at the University of Washington and author of Undercover Asian about how Tiger’s racial identity represents a larger trend.

“There are times where he identifies … Read more

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Times-Union: Is Michelle Wie the new Tiger Woods?

posted by Randall

Michelle WieA blog in the Times-Union compares Michelle Wie to Tiger Woods and wonders if Wie is the new Woods.

The biggest argument to answer yes to this comparison is the two players’ impact on the television ratings.

Wie’s victory in the US Women’s Open nearly doubled the 2013 ratings. In fact, more people watched the … Read more

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Audrey Magazine: 20 Asian celebrities you may not know are Asian

posted by Randall

Vanessa HudgensMost followers of AsAmNews know that Vanessa Hudgens, Nicole Scherzinger, and Darren Criss are Asian American.

But Audrey Magazine has come up with a list of celebrity Hapas that might surprise you.

Test your knowledge and see how many of the 20 celebrities on the list you can guess before you look at it.

I … Read more

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Seattle Globalist: How America sees HAPAs

posted by Randall

Undercover Asian A new book by Leilani Nishime explores the world of mixed-race Asian Americans in visual media.

According to a story in the Seattle Globalist, Undercover Asian: Multi-racial Asians in a Visual Culture explores the way HAPAs are misrepresented in mass media.

“A lot of people, when they look at mixed race people think it’s … Read more

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CNN: @MannyPacquiao Faces Biggest Fight of All–Human Trafficking.

posted by Randall

Manny PacquiaoManny Pacquiao is arguably the most famous person in the Philippines.

In 2012 he earned $62 million dollars, according to CNN. The cable news outlet says that’s more than Tiger Woods, Lebron James, and Roger Federer.

He’s won titles in eight separate weight divisions and won election to the Philippines House of Representatives.

Now … Read more

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Asiance: Predictions for @TigerWoods in 2013 @asiance

posted by Randall

golf ballAsiance Magazine  wonders if Tiger Woods time has come and gone. His quest for Jack Nicholas’ record for career major wins seems a long shot at best, right now. Tiger has shown no indication he can return to his pre-scandal form. Can Tiger even get back into the conversation with Jack Nicholas? It’s possible. Right … Read more


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