On June 1, the Ethnic Heritage Council (EHC) will honor Pastor Patrinell Wright with the Cultural Treasure Award. The EHC calls Wright a true cultural symbol who preserves and promotes ethnic and cultural traditions, fosters mutual understanding, enriches lives, and celebrates Black heritage. Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir have been involved in hurricane […]
Imagine the City of Seattle being completely flooded with water. People would have to abandon their homes, personal belongings, and maybe even pets. Having access to food would become a monumental challenge — a daily fight.
By Melinda Deslatte The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has won a second term in office, after his only competitor dropped out of the race. Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao filed paperwork Tuesday formally withdrawing from the election, a spokesman for the Secretary of State’s office said. “After meeting […]
Compiled by staff Northwest Asian Weekly At the end of each school year, we run this column, which features some exceptional Asian American students that have made the most of their high school careers, whether it’s through academics, volunteer work, artistic endeavors, or in athletics.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao, the Vietnamese American Republican who won, then lost a mostly Black, mostly Democratic
KENNER, La. (AP) — The man taking over the Gulf oil spill claims process at BP promised spill victims fast service, with short-term emergency payments coming in two days
Instead of spending his vacation on a beach somewhere, Thao Tran, a Vietnamese refugee and staff assistant to Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, went to the Gulf Coast to see its present condition and volunteer. What he experienced there has affected him profoundly …
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) — A class-action lawsuit filed Thursday accuses a Los Angeles-based company of a human trafficking scheme to bring hundreds of Filipino teachers to Louisiana public schools using exploitative contracts that charged them excessive, illegal fees …
Rep. Joseph Cao (R-La.), the country’s first Vietnamese American member of Congress, paid a visit to Seattle on July 30.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On a steamy summer morning, Minh Chu would normally be out in the Gulf, hauling in huge loads of shrimp in the blistering sun.