Archive for April, 2014

Why Aren’t Asian-Americans Getting Their ‘One Shining Moment’?

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by imprentacomm

  Posted on April 2, 2014 Source: WFAE While we were looking at some NCAA stats on student athletes for a story last week, we came across a couple of numbers that made our eyes bulge: of the 5,380 men’s basketball players in Division I basketball last season, only 15 were Asian-American.Fifteen. That’s 0.2 percent of all […]

Walking Dead: No More Asian-American Male Stereotypes

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on: March 29, 2014. Source: GuardianLV Walking Dead‘s Glenn Rhee, played by Korean-American actor Steven Yeun, is not the stereotypical Asian-American male in most Western mainstream media. He is just a former pizza delivery guy from Michigan who is pretty good at stabbing and stomping zombie brains. His love and devotion to his wife, Maggie, […]

Asian Immigrants Still Climbing in America

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on: April 2, 2014 Source: Forbes.com Publication in the U.S. this year of a book, The Triple Package, has opened a door for recognition of an obvious but impolite truth: Asian immigrants to America constitute one of the most amazing economic and social success stories of modern times. It’s impolite to recognize this general fact […]

Asian Organization Behind Effort to Kill SCA5

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on Source: LA Wave It appears that everybody woke up last week — California’s Legislative Black Caucus, Latino Legislative Caucus, Assembly Speaker John Perez and state Sen. Ed Hernandez — and decided to deal with the Asian-American Caucus’ move to stop the enactment of a legislative amendment which would restore affirmative action admissions to […]

‘Uncle Leland’: Political ambition and debt put California state senator on collision course with FBI in five-year corruption sting.

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

  ‘Uncle Leland’: Political ambition and debt put California state senator on collision course with FBI in five-year corruption sting Source: Medium.com  : Center for Investigative Reporting The sun was shining on a brisk January day when Leland Yee took a seat at an undisclosed San Francisco coffee shop. Across from him sat a Cosa Nostra […]

COMMENTARY: Chinese Americans to benefit from the Affordable Care Act

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on: March 28, 2014 Source: Northwest Asian Weekly Almost one in seven Chinese Americans does not have health insurance. Chinese Americans are also at higher risk for many illnesses that can be prevented early on. For example, Chinese American women have experienced a dramatic increase in uterine cancer rates, rising 7 percent each year […]

Pinay named Republican party adviser for Asian Americans

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

  Posted on March 27, 2014 Source: Rappler WASHINGTON DC, USA – Vellie S. Dietrich-Hall was recently named one of 4 Filipino Americans leaders appointed to the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) Asian American Advisory Council. The announcement did not surprise Vellie, general manager of the Diamond Hill Retreat jewelry store in Charlotte Court House in […]