• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • How America’s biggest Asian supermarket was born

    US shoppers are spoiled for choice when it comes to grocery options. Massive supermarkets, discount outlets, mom and pop stores, high-end yuppie marts and ethnic markets of all stripes proliferate in even the smallest towns. But for many of the country’s 21 million Asian-Americans, grocery shopping has always meant one thing: a trip to 99 […]

    Date: Mar 11, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans may have an educational advantage, but they face a ‘bamboo ceiling’ at work

    In a controversial and closely watched federal trial last fall, an anti-affirmative action group, Students for Fair Admissions, argued that Harvard discriminates against Asian American applicants by holding them to higher academic standards and rating them poorly on personal characteristics. The university does this in order to artificially suppress the rate of admission among Asian Americans, the […]

    Date: Feb 27, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Native Hawaiians Deconstruct the Misleading Narrative of Hawaii as Paradise

    Article Source: HyperAllergicOriginal Post Date: January 15, 2019 A mural by six Native Hawaiian contemporary artists serves as a counterpoint to the commercial imagery that has advertised the state as an exotic paradise. HONOLULU — When you imagine Hawaii, what do you think of? Perhaps hula girls dancing seductively at sunset, wearing grass skirts, coconut bras, and […]

    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
  • Fast-Growing Korean Fried Chicken Chain Bonchon Is Gaining On KFC

      KFC may be looking over its shoulder because Bonchon, a restaurant chain specializing in Korean fried chicken is fast gaining on it. Bonchon’s revenue in 2017 grew 35% according to Technomic’s ranking of the country’s 500 largest restaurant chains. Bonchon now has 336 outlets globally including 87 units in operation in the U.S. with […]

    Date: Jan 08, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0