By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press In our global world, you can easily buy a Thanksgiving turkey for roasting in Dubai or Beijing or Tokyo. You also can shop for Christmas trees in Bangkok, where stores play Christmas carols throughout December, a constant reminder that Santa Claus can come to town even when you’re 8,000 miles […]
The Nisei Veterans Committee and the Japanese American community will gather to honor fallen veterans at the 67th Annual NVC Memorial Day Program at Lake View Cemetery on Capitol Hill. Michael Reagan, a combat veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, gave the keynote speech. Reagan is a portrait artist who has […]
By Donald Bradley The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — At the very worst of times, John W. Nash came clean. “If I tell you what I did over there, you won’t love me anymore,” he told his wife.
For Asian Americans, getting a tattoo has traditionally been considered taboo. In mainstream culture, tattoos often have negative connotations,
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The commandant of the Marine Corps is sending a special letter of appreciation to an 88-year-old South Carolinian who survived the Bataan death march.
As an Asian American growing up in the 1960s in the middle of the white American West (Nevada), I was subjected to racial insults and the immediate threat of bodily harm. I was a scrawny 14-year-old picked on by brawnier upperclassmen or a gang of young white men.