The Asian Hall of Fame honored four Asian Americans at its annual event at the Fairmont Olympic in Seattle on May 31.
On Jan. 30, the White House issued a statement honoring the legacy of Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American hero who stood his ground in the face of injustice.
The Seattle chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) recently had its 90th annual banquet. That’s right — 90th! It’s a number that no other Asian American organization can lay claim to. Notably, the Seattle chapter was actually conceived before the greater JACL, which was formed in 1929.
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Asian Americans haven’t always been welcome in the arena of United States politics. As the nation has grown older, policies have changed and boundaries have shifted; and political fields have changed as well. This has created opportunities for Asian Americans to enter the world of United States politics, but […]
Special thanks should go out to the Rothman-Kurose family. Ruthann, Mika, and Mori were some of Obama’s earliest supporters
On Nov. 4, we will cast our vote in the most important election of this generation — what will be the most important election of our lives. It comes at a critical time, as we bleakly watch our economy freefall, as so many of our neighbors — families — are losing their homes.