• California’s Asian-Pacific Islander community divide over race data bill

    Protestors gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to speak out against a bill aiming to expand the categories of Asian-Americans on applications. Asian-Americans came on tour buses from all over California to tell lawmakers they consider bill,  AB 1726, racist and divisive. Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Alameda, introduced the bill called the AHEAD Act, which stands […]

    Date: Aug 15, 2016 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans Are Affluent Americans

    Asian Americans are wealthy, healthy and wise and they spend a lot on expensive ties. But marketers who want to reach this 5% (and growing fast) of the U.S. population would do well to avoid General Tso chicken syndrome. Actually, who invented General Tso’s chicken? I don’t know. And most Chinese Americans, I will wager, […]

    Date: Mar 11, 2015 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Fil-Am Robert Lopez wins Oscar for ‘Let It Go’

    Posted on March 3, 2014 Source: ABS-CBN News Filipino-American composer Robert Lopez made history on Sunday (Monday morning in Manila) when he and his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez won an Oscar for “Let It Go” from the hit Disney animated movie, “Frozen.” During the 86th Academy Awards hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, Lopez won in the Best […]

    Date: Mar 04, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asians overtake Hispanics as top Nevada immigrant population

      Posted on February 23, 2014 Source: Shreveporttimes Nevada’s Hispanic population has surged in the last decade, increasing from 19.7 percent of the total population in 2000 to 27.3 percent in 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures. But in recent years, the biggest group of immigrants coming to Nevada from outside the United States […]

    Date: Feb 26, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Kansen Chu: A calculated risk taker in politics

    Posted on February 14, 2014 Source: ChinaDaily   San Jose City Councilmember Kansen Chu holds a campaign handout in Berryessa, San Jose. Yu Wei / China Daily When he was elected to the San Jose City Council seven years ago, former Berryessa union school board member and businessman Kansen Chu became San Jose’s first Chinese-American […]

    Date: Feb 20, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Comics’ First Asian-American Superhero Returns in ‘Shadow Hero

    Posted on 2/11/2014 Source: The Hollywood Reporter  Award-winning cartoonist Gene Luen Yang teams with artist Sonny Liew for First Second’s revival of the long-forgotten Green Turtle. Sonny Liew/First Second Books One of the most obscure of the superheroes of the 1940s “Golden Age” of comics has to be the Green Turtle — a character who enjoyed […]

    Date: Feb 20, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Metallica and Lang Lang Become ‘One’ at the Grammys

    Posted on January 26, 2014 Source: Rolling Stone Twenty-five years ago, Metallica played “One” at their very first Grammy Awards. But despite an impassioned performance, they lost the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance trophy to a band whose frontman played a classical music instrument, flute-mongers Jethro Tull. At tonight’s Grammys, they embraced metal’s classicism on that very same song […]

    Date: Jan 28, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-American Advocates Find Bipartisan Support

    Posted on January 22, 2014 Source: EPOCH Times ATLANTA—With a wood-burning stove making things cozy, and her geriatric diva of a bulldog, Spanky, in the next room, attorney Helen Kim Ho sat in her sunny office and described the priorities of the civil rights group she founded and leads. Cyberbullying, family leave, Medicaid expansion, and […]

    Date: Jan 28, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans and the ‘model minority’ myth

    Posted on January 23, 2014 Source: LA Times Previews of Amy Chua‘s forthcoming book, “The Triple Package” (co-written with husband Jed Rubenfeld), detonated a social media uproar among Asian Americans. Many were infuriated by the New York Post’s report that Chua, the self-styled Tiger Mom, was identifying eight superior “cultural” groups in the United States: Jewish, […]

    Date: Jan 28, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • As Parents Age, Asian-Americans Struggle to Obey a Cultural Code

    Posted on January 14, 2014 Source: NY Times SOUDERTON, Pa. — Two thick blankets wrapped in a cloth tie lay near a pillow on the red leather sofa in Phuong Lu’s living room. Doanh Nguyen, Ms. Lu’s 81-year-old mother, had prepared the blankets for a trip she wanted to take. “She’s ready to go to […]

    Date: Jan 28, 2014 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0