Here’s proof that people can rise above oppression.
20 years ago this coming Sunday, authorities raided an apartment complex near Los Angles where 72 Thai workers were held captive and forced to work under sweatshop conditions.
After the raid, immigration threatened the workers with deportation, but an attorney intervened and convinced the government to authorize … Read more
A San Francisco man says he became a target of excessive police force after speaking out on behalf of a woman he felt officers were roughing up.
Tony Nguyen had just come out from the Lexington Club during Gay Pride on June 27 when he said he saw police trying to restrain a woman.
“I … Read more
The Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt has not only generated a lot of buzz among Netflix fans, but Asian Americans as well.
Many were impressed that the show featured a Vietnamese immigrant character named Dong who had a flirtation with the show’s main White character.
After all, you can probably count the number of Asian American men … Read more
ABS CBN reports that a boy being tried as an adult in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Santa Cruz, California faces life in prison.
Police arrested Adrian Jerry Gonzalez shortly after the body of 8-year-old Maddy Middleton was found in a recycling bin in the apartment complex where the two both … Read more
Reports are growing that more and more San Francisco Chinatown residents are being evicted, often times in favor of short term rentals catering to tourists.
KQED reports Owen Wang returned home one day to find a new door knob on his front door. His key no longer worked.
A notice written in English pretty much … Read more
Catherine Giudici, the only Asian American and person of color ever to win on either the Bachelor or Bachelorette, appeared in a much talked about Bachelor edition of Celebrity Wife Swap Wednesday night.
It’s a day that changed the life of Huntsville, Alabama resident Haruko Lewis, 88, forever.
“Hiroshima. So beautiful. All gone. Gone. Dead, ” she said to Al.com.
Haruko speaks in short choppy sentences due to a stroke she suffered last year.… Read more
He’ll play Dev, a young actor in New York and a character somewhat based on his own life.
The 10-episode comedy which debuts in November will explore issues of … Read more
Released domestic violence survivor Nan-Hui Jo and supporters gathered on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall Wednesday celebrating her recent victory and remembering that her struggle is not over.
The contributions of Asian Americans to the Civil War never made it onto the pages of American history books, but the National Park Service is working to make sure their stories are told.
“It is our job to keep those stories alive so that the places where the values of our nation … Read more