If you stuck around after the Super Bowl to watch the trophy presentation, you may have noticed an Asian woman on the big stage.
She is Tina Lai, wife to Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie.
According to Philadelphia Magazine, the two were married in 2013.
They met while Tina was behind … Read more
Hong Chau was a surprise Golden Globe nominee for her best supporting role in Downsizing.
She didn’t win Sunday night, losing to Allison Janney (I, Tonya). Yet the award has given her a higher profile, and also made her the target of those critical of her accent in the movie.… Read more
Chico State in Northern California has announced plans to make permanent the Hmong Cultural Roots and Contemporary Issues course.
The class has been offered several times, but this is the first time it will be … Read more
Outrage from both the Vietnamese American community and veterans has forced a California politician to pull his bill that would have lifted a ban on communists working for the state, reports Voice of America.
“This bill is blatantly offensive to all Californians,” said Assemblyman Travis Allen, … Read more
Dao, who was first thought to be Chinese, has been identified as a Vietnamese American doctor with five children.
“The family of Dr. Dao wants the world to … Read more
The people behind the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. hope to put a face to every name on The Wall.
Honoring American veterans who died fighting in the Vietnam War, The Wall consists of over 58,000 names. Lancaster Online reports theVietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is seeking help to match photos to each and … Read more
Sen. Janet Nguyen’s forcible removal from the California Senate floor may help her get reelected during the 2018 election, reports The Orange County Register. Nguyen (R-Fountain Valley) is being praised by the Vietnamese American community for speaking up during the Senate floor session on Feb. 23. In a Senate district where Democrats currently have … Read more
California Sen. Janet Nguyen is being treated as a hero by the GOP after she was removed from the state Senate floor for continuing to criticize the late state Sen. Tom Hayden, reports the Mercury News. Republican Sen. Nguyen spoke during a portion of the session Thursday … Read more
By Brittney Le
Orange County native and UCLA student Austin Nguyen doesn’t speak Vietnamese as well as he once did. The American-born Vietnamese American has slowly lost the native language of his parents. He comes to the Tet Festival … Read more