By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Michael Derrick Hudson is under scrutiny after using the name Yi-Fen Chou when submitting a poem that made it into the annual “Best American Poetry” anthology. The discovery and fallout has the poetry community up in arms and raises the question of race. Hudson’s poem “The Bees, the Flowers, […]
By Matthew Pennington THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, renowned for her peaceful struggle against military rule, began a marathon tour of the United States on Monday, Sept. 17, the latest milestone in her remarkable journey from political prisoner to globe-trotting stateswoman.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The owner of a Fort Wayne business that posted a sign barring Burmese people from entering has apologized, but it may not be enough to get the business off the hook with civil rights groups.