• Traveling while Asian during the pandemic

    (CNN) — “I hope we don’t get sick from these Ch*nks.” Those are the words an Asian-American woman from Seattle, Washington, heard while boarding an airplane. The passenger who said it was staring directly at her. This is one of more than 2,100 anti-Asian, pandemic-related hate incidents documented and submitted to Stop AAPI Hate, a reporting center […]

    Date: Aug 04, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • I’m Asian American. The pandemic showed me why black people feel so unsafe.

    When the coronavirus started spreading across the United States, triggering a surge in anti-Asian hate crimes, I began feeling uncharacteristically anxious. As a Korean American, I was used to microaggressions — being complimented on my English (though I was born and raised in the States), being asked where I really came from — but this felt different. For the first time […]

    Date: Aug 04, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans Face Disproportionate Economic Insecurity Amid Pandemic, And Racism Plays A Role

    UCLA economist Paul Ong had heard about Asian American businesses dealing with discrimination and harrassment from customers since the early days of the pandemic. He’d watched President Donald Trump call COVID-19 the “China virus” and “kung flu.” “That affected people’s perspective. So what we started seeing is people harassing Asians….blaming them for the pandemic,” Ong […]

    Date: Aug 04, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Little noticed, Filipino Americans are dying of COVID-19 at an alarming rate

    On March 10, Loretta Mendoza Dionisio became the first person in Los Angeles County known to have died of COVID-19. Dionisio was 68, had diabetes and had just returned from a trip to her native Philippines. That made her a precursor of the coming pandemic in more ways than one. For a variety of reasons, Filipino Americans […]

    Date: Jul 28, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Coronavirus is killing more Californians than ever before, and cruel inequities are worsening

    California reached another bleak coronavirus milestone this week, recording more than 150 daily deaths in the worst fatality numbers since the pandemic began. But just as troubling, health officials and experts say, is how COVID-19 is stalking certain groups, such as essential workers, and those in institutions including nursing homes and prisons, at much greater rates than […]

    Date: Jul 28, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • New Book by Maeley Tom: ‘An Asian American Woman’s Political Journey’

    Fascinating, brutally honest, and hard to put down! Even if you don’t know Maeley, the inspiration and insights are remarkable! DALE MINAMI Amazon this week released a new book by CAPA21 leader Maeley Tom titled “I’m Not Who You Think I Am: An Asian American Woman’s Political Journey.” Buy your copy today! This book is both a […]

    Date: Jul 28, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Tammy Duckworth’s Stock Rises As A Possible VP Choice After High-Profile Weeks

    In combat and in Congress, Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth has seen a lot of firsts. She was the first female soldier to lose both her legs in the Iraq War. She was the first Thai American woman elected to Congress. And she was the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office. Now she may […]

    Date: Jul 21, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Kamala Harris Is Seen As The Clear Front-Runner To Be Joe Biden’s Running Mate

    More than a month before former Vice President Joe Biden’s stated deadline for naming his running mate, California Sen. Kamala Harris is seen as the consensus front-runner to become Democrats’ vice presidential nominee. Speculation about running mates can be wrong, of course. Ultimately, the choice is Biden’s and Biden’s alone — just as it was […]

    Date: Jul 21, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘It is historic’: Women of color dominate Joe Biden’s list for vice president

    As Joe Biden weighs potential running mates, he has been asked repeatedly about the women he is considering. The Democrat has responded repeatedly that multiple women of color are on his list. The former vice president’s statement has all the makings of a coy dodge, keeping all possibilities open. But it is also a milestone. […]

    Date: Jul 20, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0