• Asian-American voters are a growing voice in North Carolina

    NORTH CAROLINA — Asian-American voters are a growing voice in North Carolina. While not huge in numbers, it’s a block that may be large enough to change the outcome of some races. “In my experience as first-generation Chinese-American, I think it’s pretty common to keep from being politically engaged or to have a lot of […]

    Date: Oct 20, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans must make themselves heard in 2020 election

    In 2016, I was careless with my vote. At the time, I lived in New Delhi, and mostly, I did what I was supposed to do: I printed my ballot, filled it out and dropped it off at the American Embassy in a wooden box labeled “Vote Here.” Since I turned it in three weeks […]

    Date: Oct 15, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Kamala Harris and a history of trying to define ‘Asian American’

    The identity of Sen. Kamala Harris, who will debate Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday, is part of a long discussion of who gets to be considered Asian American and who is too often left out of the group. Harris’ Asian American ethnic background — she is multiracial — hasn’t always been recognized by the […]

    Date: Oct 13, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘Overlooked’: Asian American Jobless Rate Surges But Few Take Notice

    The coronavirus pandemic is taking a heavy economic toll on Asian Americans. From Vietnamese nail salons to Cambodian donut shops, Asian-owned businesses have struggled. And Asian American workers have gone from having the lowest unemployment rate in the country to one of the highest. Jerry Raburn lost his job at a mortgage servicing company in […]

    Date: Oct 06, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans call out Republicans who opposed anti-racism measure

    Asian American personalities are calling out 164 Republican members of Congress who voted against a resolution denouncing hate incidents toward Asian Americans during the pandemic. The House passed the legislation, introduced by Rep Grace Meng, D-N.Y., on Sept. 17 in a 243-164 vote, with all 164 nays coming from Republicans. Only 14 GOP members of the […]

    Date: Sep 29, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • US Open winner Naomi Osaka challenges viewers to ‘start talking’ about racial justice

    Professional tennis star Naomi Osaka said after winning the U.S. Open for a second time that her decision to wear masks during the tournament honoring Black Americans who have been gunned down was part of an effort to “make people start talking” about racial justice. Osaka, who wore seven such masks during the tournament this year, on Saturday […]

    Date: Sep 22, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian American voters support Biden at 54% and Trump at 30%, but numbers don’t tell full story

    With less than two months until the presidential election, Asian American and Pacific Islander voters are favoring Democratic candidate Joe Biden, according to a survey published Tuesday that examined the community’s attitudes toward the election. The survey revealed that 54 percent of Asian Americans would vote for Biden if they were to choose today, while about […]

    Date: Sep 22, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0