Long-time Seattle community leader “Uncle” Bob Santos died on Aug. 27. Born in Seattle to a Filipino immigrant father and a Native American/Filipino mother, Santos became involved with Seattle’s civil rights movement in the 1960s. He was one of the “Gang of Four” — civil rights leaders who worked together even though they were from […]
“He had many different interests, pursued them in a humble way, and succeeded in everything,” Sheenie Yip, a marketing intern at Wing Luke Museum, said about Bruce Lee.
Interracial marriage has grown in the United States over the past few decades, and polls show that most Americans are accepting of mixed-race relationships. A 2012 study by the Pew Research Center found that interracial marriages in the United States had doubled between 1980 and 2010 to about 15 percent, and just 11 percent of […]
Founded by Master Chang Wu-Na and Dr. Mei-hui-Lu in 2006, the Wudang Internal Arts Academy has instructed students in the Chinese martial arts, while promoting physical fitness and self-defense.
For the Olympics, it’s so long Rio, hello Asia.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he wants suggestions on how to improve the outreach to Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, as well as others.
Seattleite Mark Mitsui will begin his new job as president of Portland Community College (PCC) on Aug. 29.
With about 74,000 more “yes” votes, Seattle’s Proposition Number 1 replaces an expiring levy to pay for more affordable housing and provides $290 million over the next seven years.
The Metropolitan King County Council, joined by Moon Duk-ho, Consul General for the Republic of Korea, recognized Aug. 15th as Liberation Day of Korea, celebrating the end of the Japanese occupation of the country with the surrender of Japan in World War II. “We celebrate this freedom from oppression — Korean independence and the immense […]
Annie Wright School in Tacoma announced that 26 out of 27 students received its International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and that class president Maggie Wang received the highest score on the exam. Wang, from Dalian, China, will go to Boston University in the fall as one of only 20 Trustee Scholars, recipients of the university’s most […]