In the 1870s, hundreds of Chinese immigrants came to the Tacoma area to help build a portion of the Northern Pacific Railroad line. They were ordered to leave a decade later.
Local Filipino rap duo balances passions and professions
Long before they met and formed their hip hop group, J-Pros, Filipino American rap artists Reggie Sapida and Ran Gamboa had been spitting out verses.
Budget cuts threaten vitality of emergency center
Much like the backstage crew of a great performance, the International District Emergency Center (IDEC) works behind the scenes of the district at night by
Attention: Volunteer teachers and tutors needed to help Asian immigrants gain U.S. citizenship
The ESL/Literacy Program at the Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) seeks friendly, patient, and dependable volunteer teachers and tutors to help Chinese
Attention: New expanded hours at Nikkei Bunko Japanese Language Library
The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) Nikkei Bunko Japanese Language Library recently expanded its hours of operation.
The Filipino Community of Seattle celebrates 75 years
On Nov. 6, the Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) will celebrate its 75th anniversary. Alma Q. Kern is its 27th president.
Report shows racial profiling pervasive across America
On Oct. 7, OneAmerica, along with Rights Working Group, released a report, “Faces of Racial Profiling: A Report from Communities Across America.”
Whitman campaigns to help erase gap in California race
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP)—California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman took her campaign to Asian American voters statewide last Saturday as polls
Hawaii congressional race is a contrast in style
HONOLULU (AP)—Both come from families of immigrants. Both grew up in Hawaii. Both are lawyers who rose to power in elected office.
Vietnam mom recalls how bus was submerged by flood
NGHI XUAN, Vietnam (AP)—It was dark and quiet in the early morning when the bus engine stalled and the driver yelled for everyone to remain calm.