This October, the Northwest Asian Weekly presents the Visionary Awards Gala, an event honoring visionaries in the APA community. By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Inbee Park, Michelle Wie, and Tiger Woods. These golfers got their start in golf at a young age, but for many children, a chance at golf — or any other […]
NPR receives $1.5 million for race, ethnicity coverage
By Suzanne Gamboa The Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — National Public Radio, criticized in recent years for their lack of diversity of its staff and coverage, is using a $1.5 million grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to put together a six-person team to report stories on race, ethnicity, and culture.
A-pop! Controversy abound: plastic beauty queens and R-E-S-P-E-C-T for Pinkberry mogul
All things Asian in popular culture! By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Do you hear that sizzle? No, it’s not the sound of an egg cooking on the sidewalk, as summer finally ramps up in Seattle — it’s the sound of scandal sizzling around the world for Asians and Asian Americans alike! July has been […]