• Asian Americans Win Big In National, State and Local Elections

    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, […]

    Date: Dec 14, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans Sue New York City Over School Desegregation Plan

    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 […]

    Date: Dec 14, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ box office success led to a massive spike in book sales

      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 […]

    Date: Sep 20, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The Layup Drill

    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 […]

    Date: Sep 11, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 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
  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ success has Hollywood scrambling for similar Asian-centric stories

    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 […]

    Date: Sep 05, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Applying to Harvard as an Asian-American

    To the Editor: Re “Harvard Rates Asian-Americans as Less Likable, Plaintiffs Claim” (front page, June 16): I think I can speak for all college admissions consultants when I say that none of us were shocked by the recently released Harvard investigation, included in court documents, revealing that the university rated Asian-American applicants consistently lower on […]

    Date: Jul 03, 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
  • 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