• Jeremy Lin Says ‘It Kind of Sucks’ Being the Only Asian American in the NBA

    Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Toronto Raptors guard Jeremy Lin hopes to one day see more Asian American players in the NBA.  In an interview with Cary Chow of The Undefeated, Lin talked about the dichotomy of being the only active player of Asian descent in the league: “At times it kind of sucks. At other times it’s amazing. Amazing because you get […]

    Date: Feb 27, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • NYPD Seeing More Asian Americans on the Job

    NYPD Chief Thomas Chan remembers when the police force only had 30 Asian members. Now, in a department of more than 36,000, there are 3,000 Asian American officers, about 8 percent of the force.  “When people need assistance, it’s not a matter of what ethnic background the officer is,” said Chan, now the highest-ranking Asian […]

    Date: Feb 14, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • De Blasio’s Plan Would Destroy Asian-American Admissions

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has a plan to increase black and Hispanic enrollment at the city’s eight specialized, or elite, public schools. And a new report by the publicly-funded Independent Budget Office confirms what skeptics of the plan have known since de Blasio announced his scheme last summer: It baldly discriminates against Asian […]

    Date: Feb 04, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The End of the American Chinatown

    How renewed interest in downtown living is threatening neighborhoods that long provided a first stop for new immigrants LOS ANGELES—As a new immigrant to the United States, Li Zhong Huang knew there was only one place he wanted to live: the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, where he could be surrounded by language, food, and […]

    Date: Feb 04, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans working to make their voices heard in Arizona

    In a state where only a handful of government officials are of Asian decent, Vicente J. Reid wants to be an agent of change and encourage members of the Asian community to become more civically involved. (Photo by Vivian Meza/Cronkite News) PHOENIX – On a cool November evening in a warehouse on the edge of […]

    Date: Jan 29, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • US lawmakers introduce resolution in support of ‘Korean American Day

    Article Source: Korea TimesOriginal Post Date: January 15, 2019 H. K. Suh, Korean-American, Lucy Murphy and Kate Shim, also Korean-American, take a selfie during a vigil outside the White House to celebrate the joint summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held in Singapore, in Washington, U.S., June 11, 2018. Yonhap Two […]

    Date: Jan 15, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ takes Best Comedy at Critics’ Choice Awards

    Article Source:NBC NewsOriginal Post Date: January 14, 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards are considered a “strong bellwether” for the Oscars. The cast and crew of “Crazy Rich Asians” accept the award for Best Comedy at the Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica on Jan. 13, 2019.Chris Pizzello / APJan. 14, 2019, 9:48 AM PSTBy Charles Lam “Crazy Rich […]

    Date: Jan 15, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • California’s Asian-Pacific Islander community divide over race data bill

    Protestors gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to speak out against a bill aiming to expand the categories of Asian-Americans on applications. Asian-Americans came on tour buses from all over California to tell lawmakers they consider bill,  AB 1726, racist and divisive. Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda, introduced the bill called the AHEAD Act, which stands […]

    Date: Aug 15, 2016 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans Are Affluent Americans

    Asian Americans are wealthy, healthy and wise and they spend a lot on expensive ties. But marketers who want to reach this 5% (and growing fast) of the U.S. population would do well to avoid General Tso chicken syndrome. Actually, who invented General Tso’s chicken? I don’t know. And most Chinese Americans, I will wager, […]

    Date: Mar 11, 2015 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Fil-Am Robert Lopez wins Oscar for ‘Let It Go’

    Posted on March 3, 2014 Source: ABS-CBN News Filipino-American composer Robert Lopez made history on Sunday (Monday morning in Manila) when he and his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez won an Oscar for “Let It Go” from the hit Disney animated movie, “Frozen.” During the 86th Academy Awards hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, Lopez won in the Best […]

    Date: Mar 04, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0