Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their schools as being champions of diversity. From among those students, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and […]
By Mark Lee Northwest Asian Weekly January 16 was a federal holiday celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. King’s legacy upholds the principle that all people, regardless of race or creed, should be treated as equals. In a democratic society, education should function as the great equalizer.
Keynote speaker Nate Miles rocked Mt. Zion Baptist Church with his fiery delivery, passionate cry for social, economic, and civil rights justices, and dramatic storytelling at “Leaders and Leadership” last Friday, an event in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. Organized by the Seattle Community Colleges, the annual event brought together the young and […]
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Hair stylist and business owner remembered as “gentle soul”
Kin On’s Story Circle provides opportunities for older Asian adults and seniors to socialize, make new friends, and connect outside of their homes. It includes conversation and activity gatherings, educational workshops, and community events.
By Harrison Lo SYLP student Asian Americans were thought to be ninjas, to be seen and yet unseen in society. We are seen as the minority group that has it best. We can take the racist remarks and comments as if they are nothing. Why has this become the image of Asians today? We hardly […]
This week, a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., called the Stone of Hope, was finally unveiled in Washington, D.C. It was originally scheduled to be unveiled in 2008 …
By Ben Nuckols The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some were locals who’ve watched for years as the memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. took shape on the National Mall. Some were tourists who happened to be in Washington the day it opened. All felt honored to be a part of history as they gazed […]
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
The Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) wants to encourage the creativity and development of our youth by sponsoring free workshops conducted by professionals