• Steven Yeun on ‘Minari’ and seeing Asian America as its own third culture

    Steven Yeun has seen your outcry over “Minari”‘s being placed in the foreign language film category at the Golden Globes, and he is appreciative. In many ways, the film and the ensuing protest highlight what many people think is the Asian American experience — walking the line between two cultures and not having a solid […]

    Date: Feb 09, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Chloé Zhao is the First Woman of Asian Descent to Land a Golden Globe Directing Nod

    “Nomadland” director Chloé Zhao was nominated for a Golden Globe on Wednesday morning, making her the first ever woman of Asian descent recognized in the directing category. Zhao’s nomination should not come as a surprise. “Nomadland” earned the top prize at the Venice and Toronto film festivals and the Chinese American filmmaker has been picking […]

    Date: Feb 03, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How a Podcast Revisits Milestones of Asian American Representation in the ‘Star Trek’ Universe

    With the third season of “Star Trek: Discovery” airing its finale on Thursday, Jan. 7, it is difficult to overstate what a significant milestone this season marked for representation across the franchise. Case in point, the series introduced a romantic relationship between the first non-binary and transgender characters in the “Star Trek” universe, played respectively by a […]

    Date: Jan 12, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Local Asian American artists respond to the pandemic in new Fondren exhibit

    Now on display in Fondren Library, Houston Asian American Archive’s “Faces in the Pandemic” exhibit explores Asian American experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic through dynamic visual art, fostering reflection and discussion on relevant topics of racism, isolation, history and intersectionality. The exhibit explores a history of Asian American discrimination from the early 1800s to today […]

    Date: Sep 22, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 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
  • Native Hawaiians Deconstruct the Misleading Narrative of Hawaii as Paradise

    Article Source: HyperAllergicOriginal Post Date: January 15, 2019 A mural by six Native Hawaiian contemporary artists serves as a counterpoint to the commercial imagery that has advertised the state as an exotic paradise. HONOLULU — When you imagine Hawaii, what do you think of? Perhaps hula girls dancing seductively at sunset, wearing grass skirts, coconut bras, and […]

    Date: Jan 15, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Imprenta Produces PSA Video to Promote Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies

    Imprenta Communications Group partnered with Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) to produce a PSA video that highlights the importance and need to have APA leaders in elected office.  APAICS is a national non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting Asian Pacific American participation and representation at all levels of the political process, […]

    Date: Jan 23, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian American Women Reach A Milestone In The U.S. Senate

    For the first time in history, there will be three Asian American women in the U.S. Senate in January. Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), who in 2012 became the first Asian American woman elected to the Senate, will be joined in January by two more. On Tuesday, Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) unseated incumbent Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), […]

    Date: Nov 15, 2016 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asians on pace to overtake Hispanics among U.S. immigrants, study shows

    (CNN)Asians are on pace to become the largest immigrant group in the the United States. Meanwhile, the share of new arrivals who are Hispanic is smaller than it was 50 years ago. And the percentage of the total U.S. population born outside this country was higher in 1890 than it is today. Those are just […]

    Date: Oct 07, 2015 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asians Have Been Slower To Sign Up For Obama’s Immigration Reprieve

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Asians have been slower to sign up for President Barack Obama’s reprieve for young immigrants in the country illegally, and community advocates are ramping up efforts to reach thousands more who are eligible for his expanded immigration plan. Many advocates have blamed the paltry turnout among young Asian immigrants for the […]

    Date: Jan 11, 2015 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0