By Jean Godden For Northwest Asian Weekly There are books of mine that, when I page through them, I can’t help remembering where I acquired them. And, if the book is a fine Northwest classic, perhaps signed by the author, I will remember with pleasure that I bought it from David Ishii, the legendary bookseller […]
By Assunta Ng This week, I’ve benefited from many words of wisdom. I thought I’d share them with you.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Several people congratulated the Northwest Asian Weekly this week for blogging about Mayor Mike McGinn’s quick departure at a scheduled meeting with local community and ethnic media on Aug. 23.
Your question for Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s CEO, “captured the lede in the Seattle Times,” a Seattle Rotary Club member e-mailed me.
The first time I heard Nate Miles’ name was during former Mayor Norm Rice’s election in 1989. Miles was one of Rice’s campaign strategists. Many minority publishers wanted advertising. According to a Hispanic publisher, “Miles said he is not going to advertise in our [minority] publications. The campaign does not have enough money.”
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I was in Toronto last week, reuniting with ‘sisters’ I had not seen for 42 years. It was surprising to see so many of my classmates from Hong Kong settled in that part of Canada.
Last week, we ran the story, “Hospital workers sue over patient who requested only white workers,” of nine Western State Hospital employees
Late last month, the U.S. Census dropped a bit of a bomb on us that the Seattle Times aptly ran with: Seattle is apparently the fifth whitest big city in America
Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines.
Recent information from the Seattle Times’ analysis of 2010 Census data indicates that the number of minorities has quickly