• With ‘Tigertail,’ a Filmmaker Hopes to Comfort Asian-Americans

    Alan Yang based the new Netflix movie on his father’s tale of leaving Taiwan. The film arrives at a difficult time: a rise in xenophobia amid the pandemic. The drama “Tigertail,” directed by Alan Yang, an Emmy-winning writer known for TV hits like “Master of None” and “The Good Place,” arrives on Netflix this weekend at an unfortunate time. Based on […]

    Date: Apr 14, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Dr. Robert K. Ross, California Endowment Blog – Covid19 and Race

    Our 10-year, billion-dollar sojourn into Building Healthy Communities (BHC) taught our foundation a great deal — with community leaders, grantee-partners, and young people as our Professors-in-Residence.  We learned early on that one’s zip code should not determine one’s health destiny – but in America, it does.  We learned that power, voice, and agency at the […]

    Date: Apr 06, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Around 100 Attacks on Asian Americans Occur Every Day Due to Coronavirus Fears, Says Rep. Judy Chu

    Incidents of racist and xenophobic attacks against Asian Americans have surged as cases of COVID-19 escalate in the U.S., which became the new epicenter of the global outbreak last week. As of this writing, the U.S. tops the rest of the world with more than 203,000 cases, followed by Italy (110,574), Spain (102,136), China (82,361) and Germany […]

    Date: Apr 06, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 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
  • WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I READ MORE ASIAN AMERICAN AUTHORS IN 2019

    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