It’s a tragedy. An innocent life cut short, and ended unexpectedly. What happened to Akai Gurley was a tragedy. Former NYPD officer Peter Liang, who was found guilty of second-degree manslaughter on Feb. 11 for shooting and killing Gurley, an unarmed Black man, should not face any prison time. That was the recommendation of the […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly He’s my oldest friend in the world and I love him like my own brother. But I don’t think I’ll be talking to him for awhile.
By Mike Balsamo Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton drew salutes from some <!–more–>officers Saturday as they arrived at the wake of a second New York Police Department officer killed in an ambush shooting. The gesture of respect during the calling hours for Officer Wenjian Liu […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Hip hop artist Robert Diggs, better known by his stage name RZA, grew up watching Chinese-language kung fu
For Asian Americans, the term “fob” is not new. If anything, it’s commonly used to refer to those moments we have that lean more toward
NEW YORK (AP) —A historic win for a Black woman on Staten Island and a Chinese American woman in Chinatown have helped to make election history — for the first time, people of color will hold the majority of seats on the New York City Council.