Former Washington governor Gary Locke told the Northwest Asian Weekly on May 10, “It has never been a secret that we are divorced; we have simply not advertised it.”
Can you name five Asian American Pacific Islander influencers off the top of your head?
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra commemorates the Asian cultures with its own event, Celebrate Asia.
“We had a really good relationship,” filmmaker, actor, and comedian Anna Akana, 27, said, describing her sister Kristina.
The Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration was held at the Seattle Center Amory with 13 cultural Asian performances.
Akemi Matsumoto Being a single mom is a choice. Women can have children by themselves. It’s part of the women’s movement. At 36, I was not married and I wanted to have a child. So I went to the sperm bank and got pregnant. My dad was happy that it was a boy. I was […]
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “If not me, then who?” Jinyoung Lee Englund, 33, feels that now is the right time and right place to run for the state senate seat in the 45th Legislative District, which includes Duvall, Kirkland, Sammamish, and Woodinville. Dino Rossi was appointed to the late Andy Hill’s senate seat […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The good, the sad, and the ugly happened on the same day. On May 9, Sen. Bob Hasegawa formally announced his bid for Seattle mayor in downtown Seattle, a few hours after Mayor Ed Murray, in West Seattle, said he is dropping out of the race. If elected, Hasegawa, […]
May 6, 2017 marked the 135th anniversary of the enactment of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, which was the first law to expressly target and prohibit a specific group from immigrating to the United States. The law was signed by President Chester A. Arthur and imposed a 10-year ban on Chinese immigration or naturalization. […]