By Jocelyn Moore Northwest Asian Weekly Way back when China’s Jade Emperor held the Great Race to determine the 12 Chinese zodiac animals, three animals stood before a river that separated them from the finish line. The monkey, who wittily picked out lengthy branches as makeshift paddles, helped the sheep and the rooster cross the […]
By Jocelyn Gecker Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) – First, Thailand’s junta seized power, then they commandeered every TV channel for round-the-clock broadcasts of dour announcements and patriotic hymns. The public’s verdict: DJ, please change the soundtrack. And after about 24 hours, they did.
By Staff The Associated Press IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Irvine, is investigating a video that shows a member of an Asian American fraternity dancing in blackface after the clip sparked outrage on campus, a university official said April 25.
Early last week, a video of four members of an Asian American fraternity based in Southern California dancing to Justin Timberlake’s “Suit and Tie” surfaced on the Internet. One of the members, in an effort to portray Jay Z, was wearing blackface.