Archive for December, 2018

Asian Americans Win Big In National, State and Local Elections

Posted on December 14th, 2018 by imprentacomm

Some 150 Americans of Asian cultures won impressive victories in the November 6 midterm elections at the federal, state and local levels – even making history along the way. In the national races, Asian American lawmakers in the U.S. Congress handily won reelection, helping the Democratic Party retake the House of Representatives. Representatives Judy Chu, […]

With a new crop of Asian-American officials, Berkeley sets a new record

Posted on December 14th, 2018 by imprentacomm

Rashi Kesarwani, Rigel Robinson, Jenny Wong and James Chang: four newly elected representatives for Berkeley. Photos: Courtesy When Rashi Kesarwani and Rigel Robinson sit down at the City Council dais tonight, it will be the first time in 41 years that there has been an Asian-American city councilmember in Berkeley. The new representatives are just two of four recently […]

Asian-Americans Sue New York City Over School Desegregation Plan

Posted on December 14th, 2018 by imprentacomm

A GROUP OF Asian-American parents, civil rights groups and a parent teacher organization are attempting to block changes to the admissions process for New York City’s competitive entrance exam schools that would make the schools more racially diverse. The group filed a federal lawsuit in Manhattan on Thursday against New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and Richard […]