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.
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
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
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
This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
As with so much in our society, disabled Asian Americans have had to fight for a seat at the table to advocate for issues important to them.
Among those in the forefront is Alice Wong.
She runs the Disability Visibility Project.
“There are … Read more
The murder of Seattle Chinatown leader Donnie Chin near the King’s Hookah Lounge is drawing increased scrutiny on the business, reports KING.
Chin had been vocal about his concerns that hookah bars brought undesirable elements into the community.
He had been patrolling the area for that very reason the night he was found shot … Read more
Two Asian American group of lawyers are opposing a band’s fight to call themselves The Slants, reports The Recorder.
The Asian American rockers from Portland, Oregon applied to trademark their name, but the Patent and Trademark Office … Read more
By Lia Chang
I am over the moon that my Bev’s Girl Films producing partner Garth Kravits and I are now award-winning filmmakers. Our debut indie short, Hide and Seek, was named among the top ten films of the Asian American Film Lab’s 11th Annual 72 Hour Film Shootout filmmaking competition. A sold-out World … Read more