A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly With November underway and Halloween behind us, I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday and avoided dressing in ethnic or race-based costumes. Read on to see which fools in the media didn’t follow suit this past month.
By Brett Zongker The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For the past eight years, journalist Jose Antonio Vargas worried about a looming deadline: the expiration of an illegally obtained Oregon driver’s license that had allowed him to get his first full-time job at a top U.S. newspaper. The 30-year-old Pulitzer Prize-winner who covered the Virginia […]
As Election Day nears, campaigns are heating up with advertisements urging you to vote one way or the other. However, in Nevada, a Republican group placed ads urging Hispanics not to vote.
Last week, Justice John Paul Stevens, known by many as the “most liberal” justice, announced that he will retire from the U.S. Supreme Court this summer. He will be 90 years old on April 20.
Qing Hong Wu, 29, fell into a bad crowd when he was younger, according to a story in The New York Times (NYT). The child of legal Chinese immigrants, he and two other teenagers mugged four people in 1995 and 1996. Wu pled guilty to the robberies as an adult, even though he was only 16. He didn’t realize that it would have dire immigration consequences later on.