Archive for September, 2018

Despite Successful Minority Stereotype, Asian-Americans Face Worse Retirement Crisis Than Whites

Posted on September 24th, 2018 by imprentacomm

America’s families face a looming retirement crisis and it is worse for Asian-Americans and other communities of color than for whites. Millions of Asian-Americans work in low paid jobs located in high priced communities, but without benefits. Older Asian-Americans rely more on public assistance than any other population groups. Income and wealth inequality among Asian-Americans have also been rising […]

New York’s likely first Asian-American state senator

Posted on September 24th, 2018 by imprentacomm

ALBANY — John Liu, best known for his former role as New York City comptroller, is poised to become New York’s first Asian-American state senator. It is something of a comeback for the trailblazing ex-city councilman, who ran for New York City mayor in 2013 and came in fourth place in that crowded Democratic primary after […]

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ box office success led to a massive spike in book sales

Posted on September 20th, 2018 by imprentacomm

  NEW YORK — “Crazy Rich Asians” isn’t just a hit at the box office. Kevin Kwan’s novel and its two follow-ups have sold 1.5 million copies this year, Knopf Doubleday announced Monday. “Crazy Rich Asians,” along with “China Rich Girlfriend” and “Rich People Problems,” have occupied the top three slots on The New York […]

Imprenta Communications Group: Reaching Diverse Audiences Since Inception

Posted on September 20th, 2018 by imprentacomm

    Communication is an art. In a world that grows smaller every day, the ability of a company to convey its message clearly to an increasingly diverse demographic is one of the bedrocks – and clear indicators – of success. Transcending language is but a small part of the challenge; there is no substitute for genuine familiarity and an understanding […]

The Layup Drill

Posted on September 11th, 2018 by imprentacomm

Welcome to another edition of the Layup Drill. In this edition, we take a look at the rising star of Washington football, Jordan Clarkson’s summer vacation, and a soccer star’s crucial game to determine his future. All-American Rapp leads Dawgs Secondary Taylor Rapp (Photo from Rapp’s Instagram) The University of Washington football team began its […]

DOJ sides with Asian-American students in affirmative action suit against Harvard University

Posted on September 5th, 2018 by imprentacomm

The Department of Justice sided with Asian-American students and their families Thursday in a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University discriminates based on race in its admissions process. The case, Students For Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President And Fellows Of Harvard College, was brought to the District Court in Massachusetts by students and parents who believe that the prestigious […]

Orange County attorney’s racist Facebook rant against Asian Americans draws backlash

Posted on September 5th, 2018 by imprentacomm

ORANGE COUNTY (KABC) — An Orange County attorney’s Facebook post spurred by the movie “Crazy Rich Asians” drew major backlash. In a now-deleted post, Christina Ignatius wrote several paragraphs targeting Asians in Orange County and reinforcing negative stereotypes. “She’s in for a ride because we are not going to let this pass. We will not […]

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ success has Hollywood scrambling for similar Asian-centric stories

Posted on September 5th, 2018 by imprentacomm

LOS ANGELES — In the eight years that Lisa Takeuchi Cullen has been developing and writing for television, she never had a producer insist on casting an Asian American as the lead in a show. For years, Hollywood operated under the belief that Asians couldn’t sell a movie or a TV series. That all changed earlier […]