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

    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 […]

    Date: Sep 05, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • What is WeChat? Chinese-language app could be fueling Chinese-American conservatism

    It’s been used to buy farm-fresh eggs and pay bills — and to quickly mobilize tens of thousands across the country to rally on behalf of a former New York City cop convicted in the accidental shooting death of an unarmed black man. WeChat, the hugely popular social media app developed by Chinese internet company Tencent, has grown to […]

    Date: Jul 03, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • World Health Org. Urges Vietnamese to Eat Less Sugar

    Excessive sugar and salt combined with insufficient vegetable consumption is posing health risks to Vietnamese people, experts say. Photo from vtc.vn via Viet Nam News/Asia News Network HANOI — Vietnamese people eat too much sugar and it is harming their health, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). While the WHO recommends consuming less than […]

    Date: Jun 26, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Vietnam memorial: ‘We come not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them’

    ST. CLOUD — Despite the pouring rain, hundreds of people attended a ceremony Saturday afternoon to honor Americans and Vietnamese people who fought and died in the Vietnam War. The crowd gathered by the Vietnam War Memorial at Lake George for a short program and picnic. Many wore bright red and yellow, the colors of the Vietnamese […]

    Date: Jun 19, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • George Takei: Trump Immigration Policy Worse Than Japanese Prison Camps

      Actor George Takei, who was sent to a Japanese prison camp with his family during World War II, said immigrant detention centers that separate migrant children from their parents are worse than what he experienced. “At least during the internment of Japanese-Americans, I and other children were not stripped from our parents,” Takei wrote in […]

    Date: Jun 19, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • An Asian-American Awakening

    Have progressives poked a sleeping giant? A thousand New Yorkers showed up Sunday at City Hall to protest Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid to substitute de facto racial quotas for a merit-based admission test at the city’s elite public schools. Two things make the protest striking. First, the protesters were Asian-American. Second, the big local […]

    Date: Jun 19, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The Asian Glass Ceiling: Studying the Model Minority Myth

    When we examine the pipeline for leadership talent, Asian Americans aren’t there. “Asian Americans are the forgotten minority in the glass ceiling conversation,” says Buck Gee and Denise Peck, two former Silicon Valley executives in this must-read piece from HBR. In fact, they find, Asians are sometimes included with whites in corporate diversity reports and not counted […]

    Date: Jun 15, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Why Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is still necessary

    We are the fastest growing major racial group, yet we’re still starved for representation. The minute any Asian American makes an appearance in the mainstream media, the Facebook walls and Twitter feeds of other Asian Americans light up: We like the posts about Chloe Kim winning the Olympic Gold Medal for snowboarding, or retweet the […]

    Date: May 23, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Pacific-American success and pride unfold in Central Florida

      May is Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month, dedicated to celebrating the contributions of the Asian-American community to our great nation. Though Asians have been in America since the time of Ferdinand Magellan, the numbers have always been small, though not for a lack of trying (see Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882). Indeed, May was chosen to […]

    Date: May 23, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0