A poetry series featuring Asian American poets will soon kick off at Town Hall Seattle, in collaboration with KUOW.
New Tukwila City Councilmember Cynthia Delostrinos Johnson was sworn by Justice Mary Yu on Jan. 6 at Tukwila City Hall. Yu has been Delostrinos Johnson’s mentor since she was an undergrad at the University of Washington, continuing throughout law school. Delostrinos Johnson also currently works for Yu and for the Supreme Court.
Police in California announced Dec. 31, 2019 that they have arrested six suspected gang members in the shooting deaths of four men last month at a backyard gathering of family and friends that they believed was a rival gang’s party.
More than 1,000 members of India’s LGBTQ community, rights groups, and their supporters marched through the streets of the capital on Friday to protest a citizenship law that excludes Muslims.
This year’s Academy Awards are stirring controversy—again—over the lack of diversity in its nomination pool. After a banner 2019 that seemed to signal a much-needed shift, this year’s nominees indicate that change remains inconsistent and slow to arrive. It’s very likely that #OscarsSoWhite will start trending once again. Among the four acting categories, the only […]
What do you do when grim news constantly haunts you? It’s not about the news we journalists are reporting. It’s about the adversities we face as community media. Realistically, how long can we last?
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I love the new year because it is not only a time to have new goals and be forward-looking, it’s also a time of reflection and appreciation of the gifts we’ve received. My best of 2019 list interestingly does not always feature events that made the front page of […]