Just a year after removing its only Asian American doll from its collection, New American Girl has quietly introduced a new Asian American doll, reports the New York Post.
Diane Clehane has a daughter born in China and was among those who raised quite a stink a year ago in response to American Girl’s … Read more
A grandmother who was shopping for groceries in San Francisco’s Chinatown on Mother’s Day and struck in the head has died, reports ABC7
77-year old Lin Leong collapsed several days after the attack and fell into a coma. Her family took her off life support on Friday.
“I hope everyone’s able to collectively gather as … Read more
The Media Action Network for Asian Americans is voting the new movie starring Bradley Cooper Aloha off the island, reports the NY Post.
Hawaii is 58 percent Asian American and Pacific Islander and the only majority Asian American state in the nation.
Yet the only Asian Americans seen in the movie are background actors … Read more
Many Asian Americans are less inclined to seek out mental health care and therapy that they might need, due to an apathetic attitude towards mental health issues, as well as a relative lack of information about available mental health care.
Check out this video from the My InsprirAsian campaign sponsored by McDonalds.
It truly is an inspiration for young and old Asian American and Pacific Islanders everywhere.
It’s produced by Heritage Series, LLC Co-Founder and Executive Producer, E Samantha Cheng along with Edward Young Lee, Jan Lin Lee, Tiger Tiger, AsAmNews reporter Shirley N Lew … Read more
A Japanese American family that has lived in their home for a century must vacate by June 1 for a parking lot, reports KABC.
The Yuge family lived at the home thanks to the generosity of philanthropist and cereal magnate William Kellogg.
Hanjiro Yuge worked at the Scripps-Kellogg estate, known as Scripps Hall, in … Read more
The film is directed by Marisa Aroy and features the role labor leaders Larry Itliong and Philip Vera Cruz played in the historic movement.
“Growers like … Read more
11-year old Tanishq Abraham has graduated from American River College in Sacramento, reports the Times Gazette.
College officials think he is the youngest ever to graduate from the university, but say they don’t have all the records to confirm that.
Abraham was home schooled at age 7 and passed an exam last year which … Read more
The White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on May 12, 2015, in Washington, D.C., may arguably have been the crowning event of this year’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Present were nearly 2,000 community leaders and activists, federal representatives (including six Cabinet-level secretaries), and guests, representing … Read more