By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Did you know that the late Wing Luke, the first Asian American Seattle city councilman, started the preservation of the Pike Place Market campaign even though no history book credited him for it? How did he win his enemies over? Why did he remain unmarried? What did he do […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Martial artist, movie star, father, husband, cha-cha champion.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A recent launch of a video game featuring mixed martial arts fighters entitled “EA Sports:
Cheryl Chow, former member of the Seattle School Board and city council and daughter of the late Chinatown leader Ruby Chow, passed away at her home on Friday, March 29. She was 66 years old.
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly At 71, Dennis Su takes his retirement seriously. Whether it’s attending board meetings for multiple organizations around
Shannon Lee is hoping to bring her father’s legacy in the form of a museum to Seattle. Seattle is the city where legendary martial artist and actor Bruce Lee spent some of his youth. Lee was born in San Francisco, but he moved to Hong Kong with his family when he was only three months […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Edward Shui “Ping” Chow passed away peacefully on June 29, 2011, at the age of 94. He was born on November 5, 1916, in Canton, China. He was the sixth of eight children and the youngest son. As a youth, Ping became an apprentice to a Chinese opera singer […]
The University of Washington (UW) Women’s Center is celebrating 100 years of women voting in Washington state by honoring 100 influential women in the state that have
Not long ago, I was extensively involved in the college admissions process. I remember a particular interview with an alumnus, and we had a discussion about the implications of my studies in history — why was it so important to remember my cultural identity?
When a thousand participants commemorated the 60th anniversary of the founding of People’s Republic of China by storming through Seattle’s Chinatown last Sunday, serendipities occurred.