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.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly North Seattle Community College (NSCC) President Mark Mitsui has been selected to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges in the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. The selection follows a many-month-long process that began in January.
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Trauma can be a difficult thing to overcome. It can set back a person’s life, but when one can
By Staff The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland school board has narrowly voted to shut down three of California’s highest-performing public schools amid allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Al Young and his sister Connie Yu Young served the Tacoma Art Museum with a lawsuit on Thursday, Feb. 28, to stop the auction of their late parents’ donation to the Tacoma Art Museum. Then, on Tuesday, March 5, they withdrew the lawsuit following a concession from the Tacoma […]
By Assunta Ng Twenty-nine applicants were interested in the vacant Port of Seattle Commissioner’s seat, vacated by Gael Tarleton, who had left to become a state representative for the 36th District.
By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly Over 600 people rallied in support of Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell’s bid for mayor during his Feb. 7 campaign kick-off at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill.
By Sonya Ross THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as 700,000 minority voters under age 30 may not be able to cast a ballot in November because of photo ID laws in certain states, according to a new study. The lower turnout could affect several House races, as well as the tight presidential […]
By Suzanne Gamboa The Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — National Public Radio, criticized in recent years for their lack of diversity of its staff and coverage, is using a $1.5 million grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to put together a six-person team to report stories on race, ethnicity, and culture.
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their schools as being champions of diversity. From among those students, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and […]