• A New History of Being Asian-American

    Most politicians mark Asian Pacific American Heritage Month each May with some kind of rote message of tribute to the nation’s twenty million or so Americans of Asian descent—a sizable population, and the nation’s fastest-growing ethnic group. In contrast, President Trump decided to speak not to Asian Americans but for them. On Monday, after he […]

    Date: May 19, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Part 2: Good Americans & Generation Rising

    Asian Americans fight for equality in the fields, on campuses and in the culture; new immigrants and war refugees expand the definition of Asian American.

    Date: May 19, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Rise in hate incidents toward Asian Americans during coronavirus crisis, officials say

    Hate crimes and incidents directed at Asian Americans have surged during the coronavirus outbreak, according to the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, whose director said Wednesday that civic groups and police departments had fielded more than 100 reports of hate incidents tied to the pandemic from February through April. Many of these incidents […]

    Date: May 19, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Trump accused of racism after clash with Asian American reporter

    President appears to continue confrontation on Twitter seemingly in response to incident involving CBS News reporter Weijia Jiang CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang at the White House coronavirus briefing in Washington on 11 May. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/ReutersAdam Gabbatt in New York and David Smith in WashingtonPublished onTue 12 May 2020 11.57 EDT Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared […]

    Date: May 12, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Senate Democrats call for federal action on anti-Asian coronavirus racism

    “There has not been a concerted effort from federal agencies to prevent and address anti-Asian sentiment related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the senators wrote. A dozen Senate Democrats on Friday called on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to take “robust” action against the uptick in anti-Asian sentiment and attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began. […]

    Date: Apr 14, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0