• Fear of coronavirus fuels racist sentiment targeting Asians

    As she walks through campus and sits in class, Rosen Huynh tries extra hard to suppress her coughs. Fear of the coronavirus, which was first detected in December in China, has spread around the world, and many people like Huynh are suddenly hyperaware of their East Asian roots. Every cough, every wheeze, the 22-year-old says, […]

    Date: Feb 04, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Awkwafina Reflects on ‘Progress’ Being Made for Asian-Americans on TV: ‘It’s Been Incredible’

    Last Updated: January 14, 2020 @ 11:44 AM Awkwafina is enjoying a hell of an 18-month run, as are film and TV projects with Asian-American leads and creators. The rapper/actor was asked Tuesday at the Television Critics Association press tour to reflect on the previously marginalized group’s recent progress, which includes projects like her new […]

    Date: Jan 14, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Trump sends congratulatory message for Korean American Day

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday sent a congratulatory message for Korean American Day, noting the contributions Korean Americans have made to the country, the South Korean consulate in Los Angeles said. In 2005, the U.S. Congress passed a resolution to commemorate Jan. 13 as the day the first […]

    Date: Jan 13, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0

    At the end of 2018, I looked back on my favorite first-time reads for the year was struck by something interesting. Four out of seven of them were written by authors of Asian descent: Elif Batuman (The Idiot), Aja Gabel (The Ensemble), Kazuo Ishiguro (Never Let Me Go), and Weike Wang (Chemistry).  Although I’m Asian […]

    Date: Jan 09, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Chinese American WWII Veterans Honored at Seattle Seahawks Game

    Six Chinese American World War II veterans were honored by the Seattle Seahawks in a game against the Minnesota Vikings (37-30) on Dec. 2. The veterans, namely Gene Moy (102), Thomas Lew (96), William “JB” Chin (95), Calvin Fung (95), William “Bill” Chin (94), and Lip Mar (92), received recognition during the two-minute warning in […]

    Date: Dec 11, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Survey shows Asian ‘two Californias,’ with one in four struggling with poverty

    A new study reveals that, contrary to the stereotype, almost one in four Asian and Pacific Islanders in California is struggling with poverty even though they have jobs. The results of the survey were released Monday and were conducted jointly by AAPI Data, an organization researching and collecting data concerning the Asian American and Pacific Islander […]

    Date: Nov 15, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The Rise (and Stall) of the Boba Generation

    How bubble tea became far more than just a drink to young Asian Americans by Jenny G. Zhang@jennygzhang  Nov 5, 2019, 11:51am EST InIn the 2013 music video “Bobalife” by the Fung Brothers, the rhythms and motifs of the eponymous “boba life” are familiar to anyone who spent a good part of their high school and college years […]

    Date: Nov 05, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Video surfaces of new ‘SNL’ cast member using Asian slur on same day show casts Asian American

    A video of newly cast “Saturday Night Live” member Shane Gillis making racial and homophobic jokes surfaced online Thursday, the same day the show was lauded for casting its first openly gay Asian American comedian. A Twitter user named Seth Simons shared a clip of a video, taken from a now-deleted YouTube post from September 2018 […]

    Date: Sep 12, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian women fought the West’s slave trade. And then they were written out of history

    Tien Fuh Wu, far left, was a former slave and key member of the Mission Home staff in San Francisco, which disrupted sex trafficking in the late 1800s and early 1900s. She is posing with residents of the home in the 1920s.(Presbyterian Historical Society) It was nearly dusk on Dec. 14, 1933, when a Chinese […]

    Date: Aug 06, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0