• Asian American Studies Department celebrates 50th anniversary with gala

    By Ivan Natividad    Tuesday, April 16, 2019 This mural was unveiled on SF State’s campus in 2003, and honors Asian American historical figures and the 1968 Third World Liberation Front strikers that paved the way for the first and only College of Ethnic Studies in the U.S.   Pulitzer Prize-winning alumnus Jose Antonio Vargas tapped as keynote […]

    Date: Apr 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The Next Mayor of Boston?

    6:00 AM ET Michelle wu wanted to free the T. On a subfreezing February morning, the Boston city councilor was handing out flyers at the Park Street subway station. In a soft voice, she urged bundled commuters to sign a petition opposing the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s proposal for a 6.3 percent fare hike, part of […]

    Date: Apr 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Chinese immigrants helped build California, but they’ve been written out of its history

    In 2014, the U.S. Labor Department formally inducted the Chinese workers who helped build the transcontinental railroad into its Hall of Honor, giving them a place in American labor history alongside union leaders such as Eugene V. Debs and A. Philip Randolph and champions of worker dignity such as Mother Jones and Cesar Chavez. What was remarkable […]

    Date: Apr 17, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 1
  • ASIAN AMERICA Asian American political groups announce Democratic presidential candidate forum

    Two groups said they planned to host the event focused on Asian American and Pacific Islander issues Sept. 8. Asian American political groups plan to host a forum in Orange County, California, for Democratic presidential candidates this September, the groups announced Thursday. AAPI Victory Fund, a super PAC, and Asian Americans Rising, a PAC, said […]

    Date: Apr 17, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Why it’s wrong to lump Asian Americans with whites

    The sun sets on a guard tower at the Minidoka National Historic Site in Idaho, where a vast majority of people of Japanese descent were incarcerated during World War II. Many of those imprisoned were from Seattle. (Photo by Glenn Nelson) In the late 1950s, Mike Ishii’s parents were one of the first nonwhite families […]

    Date: Apr 04, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Victims losing an average of $164K to scam that targets Chinese Americans

    The FCC is warning of robocall scams that target Chinese Americans. Callers claim to be from the Chinese Embassy or Consulate. They may ask for immediate payment for overdue credit cards or demand payment of fine for a package linked to a criminal investigation. Victims are losing an average of $164,000, with a combined loss […]

    Date: Apr 04, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 9 Asian And Asian-American Trendsetters Changing The Fashion Game

    Asians are transforming the fashion industry. (Illustration by Kell Kitsch, Deakin University) It’s about time that we see more Asian representation in fashion. With big names like the Hadid sisters and the Kardashians dominating the scene in recent years, it’s been hard to see through the madness and into the diversity that lies in the industry. […]

    Date: Mar 26, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • In Midwest states, political parties eye growing Asian-American electorate

    “You’re going to see more voter outreach, more engagement in 2020 than you’ve seen in the past.” A voter fills out a ballot inside the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Aug. 14, 2018.Stephen Maturen / Getty Images fileMarch 26, 2019, 10:31 AM PDTBy Chris Fuchs With Milwaukee set to host the 2020 Democratic convention, the […]

    Date: Mar 26, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • For an Asian-American Family, the Cost of Education

    The college admission scandal and a lawsuit charging admissions discrimination at Harvard have special resonance for families like mine, where parents sacrifice so much for their children’s opportunities.CreditPing Zhu By Jingjing Xiao My parents bought a foreclosed farmhouse during the 2008 recession. For a decade afterward, we made hourlong weekly trips from Kentucky, where we lived, […]

    Date: Mar 26, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0