LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — The police chief on the Hawaiian island of Kauai mocked people of Asian descent and in one case “squinted his eyes’’ and bowed his head while mimicking someone with a Japanese accent, a discrimination investigation found. In another incident, Kauai police Chief Todd Raybuck relayed a story of meeting someone of […]
BALTIMORE (AP) — The governor of the state of Maryland said that his family has felt the effects of discrimination over the past year amid a wave of racism against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Larry Hogan’s wife, Yumi Hogan, is Korean American. Speaking to Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union” […]
By KATE BRUMBACK ATLANTA (AP) — Shootings at two massage parlors in Atlanta and one in the suburbs on March 16 left eight people dead, many of them women of Asian descent, authorities said. A 21-year-old man suspected in the shootings was taken into custody in southwest Georgia hours later after a manhunt, police said. […]
The new Community Vaccination Site at the Lumen Field Event Center will open on March 13. The site will initially vaccinate around 5,000 people each week, but could vaccinate 150,000 people each week—or 22,000 per day—at full capacity, if supply is available. Vaccination appointments will be prioritized for community-based organizations serving Black, Indigenous, and People […]
The former Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS) building in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District will soon be offered for sale, The Seattle Times reported. The building, on 815 Seattle Boulevard South, is now known as Inscape Art. The investors who bought it plan to list it for sale this year, according to Brian Mayer, vice president of […]
Police arrested an armed robber in the Chinatown-International District on March 3 and found the weapon that he fired in Hing Hay Park. A community service officer witnessed a man steal a laptop and bag from a restaurant in the 600 block of South King Street, shortly before 6 p.m. He fled into Hing Hay […]
The last five years have been exciting for API Disney movie lovers. In 2016, we got Moana, the first Polynesian princess. In 2020, we got a live action remake of Mulan.
For 12 years, the magical Kingdom of Avalon has been encased in ice—ever since the Snow Queen waged her war. Former citizens are now refugees scattered across a world devoid of magic.
In Lee Isaac Chung’s Arkansas-set family drama, “Minari,’’ land is something more than a setting. It’s a future. It’s a dream. Jacob Yi (Steven Yeun) has moved his family to a wide-open Arkansas plot to farm the land and, hopefully, release him and his wife from years of toil at poultry plants.
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The Dalai Lama, the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, was administered the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine on March 6 at a hospital in the north Indian hill town of Dharmsala. After receiving the injection, he urged people to come forward, be brave and get vaccinated. “In order to prevent some […]