Five 7-Eleven franchise owners in New York accused of stealing $2.6 million dollars in wages from undocumented workers have pleaded guilty, reports the Inquirer.
The owners also forced their Filipino and Pakistani workers to live in miserable conditions, according to court papers filed.
“Using the 7-Eleven brand, the defendants dispensed wire fraud and identity … Read more
City Sightseeing has been identified as the tour company that employed the racist guide who went on a f-bomb laden tirade about San Francisco Chinatown, reports The Examiner.
The video has gone viral on You Tube and has received media coverage nationally.
“I deeply apologize to the residents of Chinatown and San Francisco, for … Read more
Laker Nation is reporting that Steve Nash is likely to be ruled out for the entire season due to nerve issues.
The development, barring a trade, leaves no doubt Jeremy Lin will start for the Los Angeles Lakers this season.
Lin returned from an ankle injury on Tuesday after sitting out a week. He’s gained … Read more
The Tale of Princess Kaguya debuts in theaters nationwide today and is already getting mentions as an Oscar contender, reports The Wrap
The film features hand drawn animation by director Isao Takahata and includes Lucy Liu in the voice cast.
It is based on a Japanese folktale and is from Studio Ghibli.
You can read … Read more
The film produced by Martin Scorsese and co-directed by Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo is based on Asian street gangs in New York in the 1980s.
“Paul Wong is this soft-spoken, very basic gang leader … Read more
NBA basketball legend Yao Ming on Wednesday received the 2014 Tribute Award from Points of Light, reports CRI.
The non-profit launched by former President George Herbert Walker Bush honored Ming for his charity work with the Yao Foundation. The Foundation provides educational opportunities to improve the lives of youth in China.
The ceremony and … Read more
If elected the Indian American would become not only California’s first Asian American governor. He would become the state’s first governor of color.
Thus does Kashkari have anything to lose by depicting himself helping a drowning boy while the … Read more
Deadline reports the program has finished first against its cable news competition in the key 25 – 54 demographic in each of its first four episodes.
Hmong who are from the mountainous region of Laos fought the CIA’s secret war in that country. The number of Hmong veterans believed to have died number in the tens of thousands.
Yet they are not entitled to be buried in US national cemeteries.
On Wednesday, Hmong veterans marched to Capitol Hill to change that, … Read more
Naomi Ko has just a small role in the award winning critically acclaimed film Dear White People. But in a film that moves forward the conversation about race in America, it’s a pivotal one, according to the Visibility Project.
The film from Justin Simien won the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent at Sundance. … Read more