By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly If there’s one thing that Oakland-based poet Nellie Wong wants to make clear, it’s that she’s no Amy Tan.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Read part 1 of this story here. Recently, while Michelle Tran rode the bus with her cousin, Tran’s cousin made a comment to a woman who took up<!–more–> multiple seats on the bus. The woman responded with a negative comment about her cousin’s race. “My cousin was very confused […]
By Peter Schurmann and Summer Chiang New America Media SAN FRANCISCO — San Mateo resident Dan Lin Shen says he often comes to San Francisco’s Chinatown to purchase fresh produce. But if a proposed piece of legislation that seeks to impose a tax on the use of plastic shopping bags goes forward, the 63-year-old says […]
Last week, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist shocked the country by publicly admitting to a secret that he had been harboring for years.
More than 80 students and community members gathered outside California Sen. Barbara Boxer’s office on Nov. 12 to protest the scheduled
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — City Councilwoman Jean Quan edged a heavily favored opponent to become Oakland’s first female mayor and the first Asian American woman
Thanks to trailblazers across the globe, women today are continuing to succeed in spite of hardships. Their success comes through hard work and dedication ó but what is also important is the balance between taking care of oneís self and taking care of others. This is the theme of the next Women of Color Empowered event, to be held at China Harbor Restaurant in Seattle on Friday, Sept. 26, at 11:30 a.m. This is an event honoring women who are accomplished in their fields, who have contributed to local communities of color in both traditional and nontraditional jobs.