By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly A bill that would remove derogatory racial terms, including the word “Oriental,” from federal language has been passed by Congress. The bill will now be sent to President Barack Obama, who is expected to approve the legislation and sign it into law. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed H.R. 4238, introduced […]
Asian Pacific Americans win on Election Day
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Election night was a good night for Asian and Pacific Americans — not only in Washington State but also nationwide.
J-Am WWII vets to get medal in November
HONOLULU (AP) — A date has been set for the awarding of the Congressional Gold Medal to Japanese American Veterans of World War II.
Democrat Hanabusa wins Hawaii race for Congress
HONOLULU (AP) — Democrat Colleen Hanabusa ousted Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Djou from the U.S. House seat representing urban Honolulu
My favorite part about being Asian American is …
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage month, we asked some cool people what their favorite part about being Asian American is, and their responses ran the gamut, from the poignant to the ones made us laugh out loud.