By Amy Taxin The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Asian Americans have seen their ranks swell over the past decade not only in coastal immigrant enclaves, but also in new places such as the southwestern states of Texas and Nevada, according to a report released last week by a coalition of Asian American organizations.
By Ngoc Nguyen New America Media A few years ago, my father, a former naval officer in the South Vietnamese Army, developed liver cancer. The diagnosis followed decades of struggle with hepatitis C, a viral infection he contracted through a blood transfusion during the war. A liver transplant saved his life.
Parents, as you prepare your kids for a new school year, it’s important to realize that your child will look around the cafeteria and see a the kind of variety that we adults didn’t see when we were in school.
Last week, a news story appeared on The Associated Press (AP) wire, stating that all of Gov. Chris Gregoire’s new hires on her leadership team are white. The hirings were befuddling to many of her supporters, especially those of color, as Gregoire has always vowed that diversity is of the utmost importance to her.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “Majority minority districts will lead to more civic participation in communities of color,” said Cherry Cayabyab, project director of United for Fair Representation, which is a coalition that works through the Win/Win Network to push for, among other things, a 10th congressional district that is made up primarily of […]
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke formally resigned Monday, Aug. 1, and was sworn-in by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.
By Mark Niesse The Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — The population of Native Hawaiians in Hawaii jumped by more than one-fifth over the last decade, continuing a resurgence in the once-dwindling numbers of indigenous people in the state, according to new U.S. Census information.
This year, Renton became the third largest city in Washington state in terms of Asian population, according to the newly released 2010 U.S. Census.
Dr. Susan Enfield has been a ubiquitous face in the community ever since Dr. Maria Goodloe-Johnson was dismissed as superintendent by the Seattle School Board last March
Walking into the newest Uwajimaya supermarket in Bellevue, I noticed that many smart ideas have been incorporated into this fourth store.