The movie is based on the best selling novel by Andy Weir. In the book, Dr. Venkat Kapoor is described as being Hindu. In the movie, the name is … Read more
As we reported earlier this week, Jeremy Lin will make his television acting debut on Fresh Off the Boat this coming Tuesday on ABC.
ABC has released the behind the scenes photos of Lin’s shoot.
In the episode titled The Fall Ball… Read more
By Ed Diokno
GROWING UP in an immigrant household, I remember my parents would always refer to our white neighbors as the “Americans.”
This was funny, because my father fought for the U.S. during World War II and defended the Stars and Stripes in Korea and worked for the the city we lived in.… Read more
The high interracial marriage rate in the Chinese and Japanese American communities and the relatively lower level in the Indian American community is the focus of a new research project at the University of California at Berkeley.
Louise Ly, a PhD. candidate in sociology, is looking into the intersection of race, … Read more
Hirono represents the only Asian American Pacific Islander majority state in the nation and Honda represents the only AAPI majority district in the continental United States.
“Recognizing Filipino American History Month in Congress … Read more
Native Hawaiian Auli’i Cravalho has been cast as the voice of Moana, Disney’s first Pacific Islander Princess, reports The Denver Channel.
The 14-year-old Cravalho didn’t even want to audition for the part thinking she didn’t have a chance.
A casting agent convinced her to come out and she beat out hundreds of girls for the … Read more
The voting rights of two Asian Americans in Goshen, New York have been reinstated after they appealed to the Board of Elections, reports the Epoch Times.
Two Fei Tian College students, Ashely Wei and Andrew Fung, were wrongfully told in September their voting registration would be cancelled because they are green card holders.
The mix … Read more
Attorneys for Purvi Patel, who was convicted under Indiana’s feticide law after ending her own pregnancy, have filed an appeal, reports WFYI.
She is represented pro bono by Stanford law professor Lawrence Marshall who founded the Center for Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University and Indiana University law professor Joel Schumm.
“What I generally gravitate toward … Read more
Students at Northwestern University have launched an online petition to support a faculty proposal for an Asian American Studies major, reports The Daily Northwestern..
Students went on hunger strike in 1995 for the major. Four years later, the university implemented a minor which still exists today. The proposal for a major is … Read more
Kanya Sesser is a skateboarder, swimmer, surfer and model. She also was born without legs. Rocket News24 reports she was abandoned at birth by her parents and adopted. She’s been in the United States since … Read more