By Julie Pham New America Media In May 2012, minority newborns began to outnumber their white counterparts in the United States. But even with an African American president and the huge growth of minority populations, why is it that we as minorities are still far from exercising the full potential of our political power as […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly More than 120 members of ethnic media and more than 25 candidates networked and discussed hot topic issues at the Sea Beez’ Candidates Meet and Greet, held at the Nagomi Tea House in Seattle’s International District on August 22. Sea Beez, an organization providing opportunities for ethnic communities and media, […]
By Assunta Ng While at the Ethnic Media Candidates Meet and Greet, organized by Sea Beez and members of local ethnic media, I enjoyed meeting the female candidates. It is encouraging to see female candidates running for top office. Kim Wyman and Kathleen Drew are pursuing a seat for the Secretary of State. If one […]
By Assunta Ng “You probably won’t vote for me,” said a Seattle City Council candidate at Sea Beez’s ethnic media candidates forum on Oct. 6 at the Life Enrichment Bookstore.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Doug McDonald believes that I-1125 will completely halt transportation progress, hurting struggling families.<!–more–> Tim Eyman believes that Initiative 1125 will prevent struggling families from losing thousands of dollars a year to bridge tolls. So who is right? I-1125 defined “They want to toll every major highway, bridge, road, and […]
Sea Beez, an ethnic media capacity building program, concluded its first phase a year after its launch with a finale party held on the third floor
Recent information from the Seattle Times’ analysis of 2010 Census data indicates that the number of minorities has quickly
In movies and other popular portrayals of human trafficking, recovery of the victims is where the narrative often ends. Yet for NGOs, law enforcement, and
This year, we, as a newspaper and as part of the Asian community, have been blessed. We’ve had many political candidates reaching out to us for the first time.
Watch TV and you will see Sen. Patty Murray and her opponent, Dino Rossi, banking up the prime-time commercials back to back. How much of that ‘pie’ is given to ethnic media?