SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) had set up a new hotline to report harassment in the city. Officials say the hotline is part of Seattle’s Bias Hurts Campaign. It’s for Seattle residents and business owners who are the targets of discriminatory harassment, including threats, slurs, intimidation and cyberbullying. “We […]
By Arlene Dennistoun NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Marsha Chien, the daughter of parents who emigrated from Taiwan and an Assistant Attorney General in the Wing Luke Civil Rights Unit, had “no qualms about taking the strongest possible stance” in Washington state’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s travel ban. When news first leaked about Trump’s Executive […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly On Monday, March 6, Friends of Little Saigon organized a protest at Seattle City Hall. According to its press release, the protest, “is to demand that the mayor (Ed Murray) and city council give the neighborhood and communities the proper respect and recognize their voice as residents, families, business […]
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Enzo Zhao is only 7 years old and he’s about to play at Carnegie Hall this April for the second time in his life.
Back in the early internet days when people were paying attention to domain names, the market was more like a pioneer days gold rush.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Swedish Health Services’ CEO Tony Armada, 57, resigned recently after The Seattle Times published an investigative report on the hospital’s negligence towards its neurology patients. Armada’s tenure at Swedish might have been short (three and a half years), but his work for people of color has made more […]
The Asia Pacific Cultural Center’s 19th annual New Year event featured Guam this year, and Guamanians cheerfully shouted, “Hafa Adai!” which means ‘welcome’ in the Chamorro language.
By Andrew Hamlin NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Canadian director Jeff Chiba Stearns, of mixed Japanese and European heritage, shot a feature documentary, “One Big Hapa Family,” and a number of animated shorts, including one rendered entirely on Post-its, before and around his new feature documentary, “Mixed Match.” But the new film, about the difficulties of […]
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly When race prejudice, war hysteria, and a failure of political leadership combine to cause the removal of University of Washington (UW) students, professors, and others, the annual Day of Remembrance takes on a special meaning. The university held a panel discussion entitled “How Could Concentration Camps Happen?” on […]