By Samantha Henry The Associated Press WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — Anum Hasan has seen many conflicting visions of America: the hope of a better life that brought her family from Pakistan and the hate-filled act that ended her father’s life in the name of American vengeance. An outpouring of compassion that her family has […]
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Asian Americans haven’t always been welcome in the arena of United States politics. As the nation has grown older, policies have changed and boundaries have shifted; and political fields have changed as well. This has created opportunities for Asian Americans to enter the world of United States politics, but […]
Spring is the start of another season of bats, balls, and scoring runs. For some, it’s not baseball that’s on their minds. It’s the game of cricket. Cricket is an international sport with a rabid fan base.
Unlike the Gregorian calendars that start the year on Jan. 1, most South Asian countries use lunisolar calendars that start the year at the beginning of spring.
In March, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders appointed by President Obama presented a report to the White House
Asian American students are often labeled as the model minority because of their high rates of success throughout schools in America.
The Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) and Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) in May jointly filed a federal lawsuit with other civil rights groups
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government will present a bill to lawmakers on March 8 aimed at empowering the nation’s often-marginalized women by reserving one-third of legislative seats for them, a governing party spokesman said.
On Jan. 16, Houston became the first city in the United States to name a major commercial area after Mahatma Gandhi. The Hillcroft-Harwin area, where the new Gandhi signboards are displayed, is dominated by South Asian businesses. Houston Mayor Annise Parker told Voice of Asia, a community weekly in Houston, that the new district signified the international character of the city.
WAYLAND, Massachusetts (AP) — Artwork from India’s Punjab state decorates the Ray family home. A Johann Sebastian Bach statue sits on a piano. But in the basement — cluttered with wires, old concert fliers, and drawings — 25-year-old Arjun Ray is fighting distortion from his electric guitar.