At 17, Ali Chu has grown up as the only Asian person in her Indiana school. And to fit in, she knows she must be as bland as white toast to survive—meaning eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and ignoring the racism from her classmates and teachers.
Five emerging screenwriters—including two Asians—gained the film academy’s stamp of admission into Hollywood with help from an ensemble of actors that included Tyrese Gibson and Amandla Stenberg.
Washington voters have narrowly rejected a ballot measure seeking to reinstate the use of affirmative action in state employment, contracting and admission to public colleges and universities.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Cody Chhun grew up watching professional wrestling with his grandfather and uncles. The 22-year-old is now a professional wrestler himself. In fact, the Cambodian American admits his mother isn’t a fan of his career choice. “You’re going to get hurt,” she warned. Although scripted, professional wrestling includes physical moves […]
I really love and hate what they are doing with movie trailers these days. Gone are the days when movie trailers basically gave you an accurate idea of what a movie is about, replaced by these two-minute light shows of cobbled-together scenes that make you think stuff like, oh, cool, another Christmas movie about a manic mess of a woman who can’t get her sh*t together even though she’s super white and super attractive.
If you want to make it to the top, you have to start small. Award-winning Chinese American pianist George Li knows that from personal experience.
On Nov. 2, Seattle Goodwill held its annual Glitter Gala & Fashion Show at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle.
Growing up in South Korea in the post-Korean War era, current Director of Economic Development Bobby Lee saw firsthand how different economic strategies can help pull people out of poverty and transition a country to prosperity. He said this experience had a formative effect on his career choices.
The 2019 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held on Nov. 19, from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. at the Bush Hotel in the plaza-level meeting room.
When employees from the Low-Income Housing Institute (LIHI) came to the Northlake tiny house village on Oct. 29 to tell the formerly homeless residents that their village would be closed in December, things quickly got ugly.