Archive for January, 2014

Metallica and Lang Lang Become ‘One’ at the Grammys

Posted on January 28th, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on January 26, 2014 Source: Rolling Stone Twenty-five years ago, Metallica played “One” at their very first Grammy Awards. But despite an impassioned performance, they lost the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance trophy to a band whose frontman played a classical music instrument, flute-mongers Jethro Tull. At tonight’s Grammys, they embraced metal’s classicism on that very same song […]

Asian-American Advocates Find Bipartisan Support

Posted on January 28th, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on January 22, 2014 Source: EPOCH Times ATLANTA—With a wood-burning stove making things cozy, and her geriatric diva of a bulldog, Spanky, in the next room, attorney Helen Kim Ho sat in her sunny office and described the priorities of the civil rights group she founded and leads. Cyberbullying, family leave, Medicaid expansion, and […]

Asian Americans and the ‘model minority’ myth

Posted on January 28th, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on January 23, 2014 Source: LA Times Previews of Amy Chua‘s forthcoming book, “The Triple Package” (co-written with husband Jed Rubenfeld), detonated a social media uproar among Asian Americans. Many were infuriated by the New York Post’s report that Chua, the self-styled Tiger Mom, was identifying eight superior “cultural” groups in the United States: Jewish, […]

Remembering MLK’s Dream and Vision

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on January 22, 2014 As Americans, most of us took a few moments to reflect on our day off about the legacy, dream and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  As people of color in America, Dr. King’s dream of a color-blind society is particularly poignant for us.  Nearly 50 years have passed […]

Not all things are equal, Asian American males need to make significantly more to be equal.

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Asian American Men Less Likely to Date Interracially Niala Boodhoo, WBEZ, August 29, 2012  Who you date—as well as who you marry—is one of the most intensely personal decisions someone makes. So it’s easy to overlook the broader role society, culture and yes, even race plays in that decision. Hardy Kim is a second generation […]

Chinese tourists to U.S. to rise sharply by 2020, report says

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on: January 20, 2014 Source: LA Times BEIJING – The number of Chinese tourists visiting the U.S. each year will more than triple by 2020, as 5.7 million mainland visitors are expected to reach American shores that year, a new report predicts.  And California is the most popular destination. That’s well ahead of the 1.5 […]

Silicon Valley: Ro Khanna outraises Rep. Mike Honda again, has three times as much money banked

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on: January 20, 2014 Source: San Jose Mercury News The showdown for Silicon Valley’s coveted congressional seat grows pricier and pricier as Rep. Mike Honda tries to keep up with his Democratic challenger who finished the year with three times more cash than the seven-term incumbent. Ro Khanna, 37, a former Obama administration official […]

NY GOP increases outreach to Asian Americans

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on: January 18, 2014 Source: Wall Street Journal   ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Republicans are increasing their outreach efforts to Asian Americans. The state party and the Republican National Committee say they have hired Oliver Tan as the state director of Asian Pacific American strategic initiatives. State Republican Chairman Ed Cox says Tan […]

Dr. MLK inspires Asian American community leaders and youth in Philadelphia

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by imprentacomm

Posted on January 21, 2013 Source: 1Love Movement Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Action: Building Leadership, Pride and Heart in Asian American Communities Organized by 1 Love Movement, BPSOS-Delaware Valley, Asian Americans United, Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia, Providence Youth Student Movement, Family Unity Network & Asian Student Association of Philadelphia We recognize that […]