By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly When I tell people that I cook for a living, I get, on multiple occasions, “Do you make sushi?” or “Do you
Dr. Kimo Hirayama, known as just Dr. Kimo to the International District community, is heading north to
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Jeffrey Chen’s long wait for his retrial to determine whether he was the victim of racial discrimination will soon come to an end when his lawsuit<!–more–> against the City of Medina goes to trial August 11th. Chen, the former police chief of Medina, filed a lawsuit on December 16, […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. It’s a packed edition with a no-hitter, golf prodigies, and we start with our favorite NBA player Jeremy Lin.
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly This month, I want to discuss the use of racial slurs in the media.<!–more–> In my last column, I highlighted how ABC picked up the sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat” for a mid-season premiere. This will be the first show in 20 years to star an all-Asian cast since […]
By Juliet Williams Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state’s powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The jury trial of ousted Medina Police Chief Jeffrey Chen has been postponed from the original date of April 28. The trial, which will take place in Western Washington District Court, is scheduled to begin July 28, 2014.<!–more–> Chen filed a lawsuit on Dec. 16, 2011, against the City […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly One of the first things you notice inside the “Grit” exhibit at the Wing Luke Museum is a gas
By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) – A major Chinese government news service used a racist slur to describe the departing American ambassador in a mean-spirited editorial on Feb. 28 that drew widespread public condemnation in China.
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Three Everett police officers filed a lawsuit on Jan. 8 against the City of Everett, its Chief of Police Katherine Atwood, and its Police Captain David Fudge, alleging racial discrimination.