The Voice of America profiled the stories of three mixed race children now in the United States and the uphill struggle to find their biological parents.
While there have been many harrowing but heartwarming stories of refugee families who landed on America’s shores after escaping Vietnam, the stories … Read more
After 51 years with the Associated Press, Nick Ut says he will retire in March of next year, reports Ahn Do of the Los Angeles Times.
Ut, 66, is best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning 1972 photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl … Read more
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
Recently an Asian American and Pacific Islander defamed my character and good name. He labelled me something quite horrific as a Chinese American, a Communist. When I was a student I came to America for College. My father had been a trailblazer being the first Chinese to go to multiple Ivy League … Read more
KUOW reports a committee will take up the matter today and if it passes, the full council could vote June 22.
Most Vietnamese Americans are … Read more
(This is the latest story in our continuing series commemorating the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the arrival of Vietnamese refugees to the United States).
Lala Stein learned a lesson first hand no child of any age should have to experience.
War, she said, “means winning, losing and killing.”
The 16-year-old lived … Read more
There is much that separates Cambodian Americans from other Asian Americans, wrote Christina Nhek in a blog for
APALA, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance.
Although Nhek received her college degree and is now attending graduate school, she is the exception among Cambodian Americans. Southeast Asian Americans have some of the lowest high school … Read more