• SF School Board Member Said Asian Americans ‘Use White Supremacist Thinking’ to ‘Get Ahead’ in Old Tweets

    Derogatory tweets by the vice president of San Francisco’s Board of Education have recently resurfaced, prompting several San Franciscans to push for her resignation. Resurfaced Tweets: In a series of tweets from 2016, Vice President Alison Collins shared anti-Asian American sentiments, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Collins, who was elected to the San Francisco Unified School District Board in 2018, took […]

    Date: Mar 23, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian American Communities Grapple with Whether Police are the Right Answer to Recent Attacks

    If one thing was made clear last year, it’s that American policing is a deeply flawed institution. Protests over racism and the police killings of Black Americans have fueled efforts to shift funding away from law enforcement and toward social services like mental health care and education. Cities across the country are now grappling with what the function […]

    Date: Mar 15, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Steven Yeun Becomes 1st Ever Asian-American Actor Nominated for Best Actor in Oscars History

    Steven Yeun has just become the first-ever Asian-American actor to receive an Oscar nomination for best actor in history. On Monday when couple Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas announced the 2021 nominees, Yeun was nominated for “Minari,” Lee Isaac Chung’s American dream drama following a South Korean family trying to make a success of their farm in 1980s Arkansas. No Asian-American […]

    Date: Mar 15, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans Have Often Needed to ‘Prove’ Racism. Then Social Media Video Came Along.

    In Sacramento, California, last Friday, a high school Spanish teacher made a slant-eyed gesture during a Zoom class. “If their eyes went up, they’re Chinese. If they’re down, they’re Japanese,” she said in a video recorded by a student. “If they’re just straight, you don’t know.” Four months earlier, a U.S. marine threatened to shoot […]

    Date: Mar 09, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘I am an American, too’: Violence sparks new grief, reckoning for Asian Americans

    A barrage of attacks on Asian Americans, reported to be fueled in part by biases pertaining to the coronavirus pandemic, have filled communities around the country with fear and rage. But they have also exposed old wounds as advocates implore their fellow Americans to see and hear what they call a long-standing plight of invisibility. “Our people are getting […]

    Date: Mar 09, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 12 Asian-American Founders On Why The Beauty Industry Needs To Take A Stand Against Asian Hate

    Over the course of the last year, as Covid-19 has raged across the United States, an outbreak of different variety has plagued every corner of the country as well. While the pandemic has spared no one from its devastating effects on the economy, public health, and day-t0-day life, the Asian-American community has also experienced 12 […]

    Date: Mar 02, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘What are you?’ How Multiracial Americans Respond and How it’s Changing

    Growing up in a predominantly white suburb of Washington, D.C., photojournalist Daniella Zalcman didn’t get to go to school with a single other Vietnamese person — nor anyone, like herself, who was of mixed Vietnamese heritage. Instead, she got “ridiculous questions” about whether she was a “war baby.” Fast forward to college, when Zalcman, now 34, walked […]

    Date: Mar 02, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • COVID-19 is Taking a Devastating Toll on Filipino American Nurses

    Nearly a third of the nurses who’ve died of coronavirus in the US are Filipino, even though Filipino nurses make up just 4% of the nursing population nationwide. A recent report from the largest nurses’ union in the country revealed the disproportionate number of deaths. It’s a jarring statistic researchers are working to understand and a tragedy […]

    Date: Mar 02, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0