This week, we received a news tip in the form of an e-mail. The e-mail was basically regarding how the Tommy Hilfiger clothing brand
Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Sen. Jim Webb called for ending government-run diversity programs in a newspaper column on July 23
If you missed the Seafair Chinatown parade last week, you missed the culmination of 60 years of community history. Organized by the Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce
African American and Asian American elected and appointed officials have failed to address the growing racial tensions in southeast San Francisco.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Radio commercials blare ranchera tunes, beseeching Mexican Americans to fill out their census forms. Print ads with a portrait of a Thai family with a carved elephant in the background implore Thais to do the same. So does a Congolese basketball hero in another.
Last week, it was announced that King County Executive Dow Constantine’s top aides were six notable people. Two of them are Asian Americans Frank Abe and Sung Yang. Seattle Mayor-elect Mike McGinn named Asian American Phil Fujii as one of his three top aides.
The lawsuit seeks approximately $4 billion, based on the sum of $4,000 multiplied by an estimated population of one million Asian Pacific Islanders living in the state of California.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly ‘Hapa’ is a Hawaiian term that describes somebody of at least half Asian or Pacific Islander ethnic heritage. ‘Hapa’ literally means a ‘portion’ or ‘part.’ Many hapas live in the Pacific Northwest, as Seattle is home to a huge population of biracial people.<!–more–> Cassie Wada, whose father is Japanese […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four years after spending $50 million to settle a number of employment discrimination lawsuits, Abercrombie & Fitch says it’s making progress with diversity in its hiring.