• Jeannie Mai Talks Asian American Portrayals in TV on ‘The Real’

    Diversity and inclusion are vital for ensuring that all peoples feel represented in the media that they consume, but Jeannie Mai is tired of the “Crazy Rich Asians” stereotype being the only Asian American portrayal she’s been watching on TV. On Friday’s episode of “The Real,” Mai and her co-hosts Loni Love, Adrienne Houghton and Garcelle Beauvais, the latest addition to […]

    Date: Jan 19, 2021 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans are a Key Force in the US Senate Run-off Elections in Georgia

    When Georgia resident Baoky Vu first moved to the Atlanta area a few years after his family fled the war-torn South Vietnamese capital of Saigon in 1975, he remembers seeing few people who looked like him. “In fact, in Georgia’s DeKalb county, you had maybe two or three Asian families in 1978. When I went […]

    Date: Dec 29, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The challenge of combating fake news in Asian American communities

    Less than a week after Election Day, a spreadsheet titled “Battling Asian American Misinformation” began circulating in progressive Asian American social media circles, primarily among those of Vietnamese and Chinese descent. The most popular YouTube channels flagged on the spreadsheet accumulated hundreds of thousands of subscribers, in which pundits discussed misleading claims about election fraud, Hunter Biden’s […]

    Date: Dec 08, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • A New Political Force Emerges in Georgia: Asian-American Voters

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Four years ago, Maliha Javed, an immigrant from Pakistan, was not paying attention to politics. A community college student in suburban Atlanta, she was busy paying for books and studying for classes. She did not vote that year. But the past four years changed her. The Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban affected […]

    Date: Dec 08, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • California’s next attorney general? Gavin Newsom could face another tough choice

    President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as the next U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services could give Gov. Gavin Newsom the chance to fill not just one but two powerful political offices in the coming weeks. News of Becerra’s nomination comes as the governor is already under pressure to choose […]

    Date: Dec 08, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • In A Racism-Fueled Pandemic, Asian Americans Find Healing Through Art And Storytelling

    On Jan. 16, just days after the first coronavirus outbreak was reported in Wuhan, China, Connie Wang landed in the city of Jinan in Shandong province during a 12-day visit to see her grandparents and other relatives. Her family was immediately put under quarantine. “All of our big plans were canceled. We couldn’t take any […]

    Date: Dec 01, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Affirmative action debate ignores Asian American community college students

    The November election has yet again thrust the Asian American community into the middle of a contentious affirmative action fight. This time, it’s in California, with Proposition 16, a statewide ballot measure that would restore race-conscious decision-making in public education admissions, employment and contracting — practices that were banned in 1996. The initiative has won […]

    Date: Oct 15, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans: Battling Bias

    “Asian Americans: Battling Bias,” produced by the CBS News Race and Culture unit, explores the discrimination facing the Asian American community in 2020. In addition to fighting the devastating health impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, Asian Americans have faced high unemployment, business boycotts and racist attacks caught on video.

    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