By Assunta Ng When you read that headline, you probably thought, “Is she crazy? What is she thinking?”
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly The Duwamish River has long been a fishing ground for Asian and Pacific Islanders, but what
The Asian & Pacifi c Islander American Scholarship Fund has created the APIASF Community College Scholarship Program with scholarships ranging from $2,250 to $5,000 during the 2012 to 2013 academic year. The new scholarship fund is designed to give AAPI students access to higher education and help develop role models and train future leaders in their communities. The APIASF Community Scholarship […]
To keep pace with rapidly changing notions of race, the Census Bureau wants to make broad changes to its surveys that would treat “Hispanic” as a distinct category regardless of race, end use of the term “Negro,” and offer new ways to identify Middle Easterners …
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly He is one of the most widely-recognized single fathers in the world.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Read part 1 of this story here. Recently, while Michelle Tran rode the bus with her cousin, Tran’s cousin made a comment to a woman who took up<!–more–> multiple seats on the bus. The woman responded with a negative comment about her cousin’s race. “My cousin was very confused […]
The King County Council’s Citizens’ Election Oversight Committee (CEOC) is looking to fill two seats in its organization to represent the Chinese and Vietnamese-speaking communities.
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly On Nov. 4, the residents of Pacific, a small town just outside of Auburn, voted in a new mayor, Cy Sun, an Asian American. While it’s not unusual to vote a new mayor into office, the circumstances surrounding his election are rare. Not only that, months into his term, […]
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Many Americans never face the struggles and hardships of immigration. They never leave their nation due to political strife or military uprising.
By Eric De Place In honor of Chinese New Year, I thought it would be fun to crunch some Census numbers to get a sense of where people of Chinese heritage live in the Northwest. In the tables below, I’ve rank-ordered places in the Northwest according to their share of people who self-identify as Chinese.