Tuesday 24th November 2015,


Blog: Outdated Stereotypes of Asian Women Live On in Modern Times in Lifehack Article

posted by Randall
Suzie Wong

Nancy Kwan & William Holden in The World of Suzie Wong (1960)

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Stereotypes and images of Asian women that hark back to the days of Suzie Wong and the exotic China doll angered members of the Facebook group Global Asians for Action and Social Change.

The group launched … Read more


Dallas Morning News: Gun Toting Radical Right Wing Zealots Protest Outside Islamic Center

posted by Len Patel
Islamic Center of Irving

Islamic Center of Irving

Raging politicians and their fanatic followers love to throw around the term radical Islam.

Then what do you call a group of protesters, many carrying long guns, who show up outside a place of worship to stop the “Islamization of America”?

The Dallas Morning News reports that was the scene outside … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

US: Harry Shum Jr Marries Shelby Rabara

posted by Randall
Harry Shum Jr with wife Shelby Rabara

Harry Shum Jr with wife Shelby Rabara

Glee alums were among those on hand for the marriage of Harry Shum Jr and his longtime girlfriend Shelby Rabara, reports US.

The lovely couple married over the weekend in Costa Rica after a two year engagement.

Among those on hand for the wedding were Jenna Ushkowitz, Kevin … Read more


#ThickEnvelope: Thanksgiving Check List for College Bound High School Juniors & Seniors

posted by Randall
High school graduation

High school graduation is inching closer for junior and seniors. Photo by Varin

By Patrick Lorenzo

Last week, I presented at a College Information Night for juniors and their families. Yes, we just finished traveling, just started reading and we’re already thinking about next year. It’s that time of the year for juniors and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

LA Times: Exhibition Honors Early Chinese American Immigrant Rights Activist

posted by Randall

You Chung Hong

Born in 1898, Chinese American pioneer You Chung Hong argued some 7,300 cases on behalf of Chinese immigrants seeking to enter the United States.

Hong studied law at USC and became the first Chinese American to pass the California State Bar. Another was admitted a few years earlier without taking the written exam.YC Hong business flyer

A new … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

American Bazaar: Sanjay’s Super Team on Shortlist for an Oscar

posted by Randall

Sanjays Super Team

Director Sanjay Patel is one of ten finalists eligible to be nominated for an Academy Award in the category of best animated short film, reports American Bazaar.

His film Sanjay’s Super Team will be released concurrently with Pixar’s A Good Dinosaur in theaters Wednesday in the United States.

The seven minute film is inspired … Read more

Chinese American

Travels with Tony: San Franciscan Experiences Chinese Malaysian Wedding

posted by Randall
Kevin Choy & Angelynn Koh

Kevin Choy & Angelynn Koh get married in Malaysia

By Tony Lee
Travels with Tony


I tagged along with my brother Howard and his wife Tracey as they attended her nephew’s wedding in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capitol. I had only met Tracey’s sister (mother of the groom) once many years ago ,but I … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Spoiler Alert: Fate of Glenn Revealed on “The Walking Dead”

posted by Randall
Steve Yeun

Steve Yeun

It was one of the most talked about secrets in the television season. Fans who were mourning the apparent death of Glenn on The Walking Dead got the answers they’ve been clamoring to get Sunday night.

When we last saw Glenn (Steve Yeun) three episodes ago, the baddest ass Asian on television had … Read more

Community Issues

BBC: Sureshbhai Patel speaks out over ‘assault’ by Alabama police. Third Trial Possible

posted by Randall
Sureshbhai Patel

Sureshbhai Patel

Proesecutors hope to try Madison, Alabama Police Officer Eric Parker a third time for the alleged assault that left Sureshbhai Patel partially paralyzed.

Whether he is put back on trial depends on a pending ruling from the judge in the case, according to WHNT-TV.

The defense has asked U.S. District Judge Madeline … Read more


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