• Asian American eligible voter population surges 139 percent, report says

    The number of eligible Asian American voters has surged by 139 percent in the last 20 years, according to a Pew Research report released Thursday.  Asian Americans are the fastest-growing segment of eligible voters out of the major racial and ethnic groups in the U.S., with more than 11 million people able to vote this year, according […]

    Date: May 11, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ABC Leads Big Four Networks in Asian American Representation, Says APAMC

    The Asian Pacific American Media Coalition issued its annual report card for the 2018-2019 television season, examining ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox’s on-screen and off-screen representation of Asian Americans. ABC once again scored highest among the four major broadcast networks, though the media-watch organization noted that “the biggest gains for APAs now seem to be happening […]

    Date: May 11, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • New docuseries unpacks more than 150 years of Asian American history

    “Asian Americans,” which airs Monday and Tuesday on PBS, is the first series about the community on commercial television, one filmmaker said. Asian Americans have a more than 150-year history in the United States, but it’s been a long fight for them to make their voices heard. For decades, the community’s contributions to the country […]

    Date: May 11, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • What To Watch Now: 10 Programs To Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and WGBH is broadcasting compelling programs that celebrate the achievements and contributions of this community. From a new series that looks at how the Asian experience illuminates the larger American story to an award-winning documentary about creators challenging race stereotypes in comics, here are ten programs that chronicle […]

    Date: May 05, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Unemployment claims from Asian Americans have spiked 6,900% in New York. Here’s why

    Ten days before New York issued a stay-at-home order, Truman Lam, 35, was already contemplating whether to close his restaurant Jing Fong, an icon in Manhattan’s Chinatown. It was Tuesday, March 10. During the peak lunch hour, he went upstairs to count how many customers he still had. Jing Fong’s dining room is massive; a […]

    Date: May 05, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Gold House’s Annual A100 List Celebrates Influential Asians

    The month of May marks Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) and every year Gold House releases a list of 100 Asian and Asian-American leaders to celebrate. In this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Gold House Chairman and co-founder Bing Chen discusses this year’s list and the importance of celebrating Asian achievements with Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu and […]

    Date: May 05, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How Southeast Asian American refugees helped shape America’s resettlement system

    2020 is the 45th anniversary of Southeast Asian American refugees’ arrival in the U.S., still the largest group to be resettled since then. Two days before the end of the Vietnam War, Le Xuan Khoa boarded a plane with his family to start a new life in the United States. He’d had a comfortable life […]

    Date: Apr 27, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Texas is third in hate incidents against Asian Americans amid coronavirus, group says

    Asian Americans are among the doctors and nurses saving our lives. Yet they also endure the worst abuse. Texas is the No. 3 state for hate incidents against Asian Americans, according to recent numbers from a California-based advocacy council. A recent attack on a Burmese family in Midland is being investigated as a hate crime. And the president […]

    Date: Apr 27, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • IDEAS WE SHOULD STEAL: DUMPLINGS AGAINST HATE

    The grassroots campaign raises funds for businesses in New York’s Chinatowns and fights coronavirus-related racism. A local activist hopes to bring it here. Back in February, Mayor Jim Kenney sat down for lunch in Chinatown. Though Covid-19 had yet to slam the city, news of the virus abroad was already driving customers away from Asian-American eateries. […]

    Date: Apr 21, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0