A leading scholar of Seattle’s “white supremacist” history of housing discrimination said it was important for the property developer that is demolishing Keiro and building an apartment complex in its place, to be sensitive to the history of the Central Area.
New Asian mayor, deputy mayor
Originally elected to the Mercer Island City Council in 2013, Wong has an undergraduate degree from Yale University and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a senior partner at the Seattle law firm of Keller Rohrback L.L.P.
McDonald’s offers scholarship to API high school students
Inside the electronic geofence that registers the arrival of a car pulling up to pick up food, past the posters showing chocolate-dipped donut sticks, around the electronic kiosks taking orders automatically, past the smiling face of the franchise owner, behind counters that are ubiquitous around the world— sits a surprise.
Vietnam War POW meets widow of pilot who shot his plane down
By Max Garland Commercial Appeal MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lt. Col. James Williams has something better than a bucket list. “I don’t like the word ‘bucket list’ because it makes it feel like you’re getting ready to die,” said the North Memphis native and Vietnam War veteran. “I call it my ‘living list.’” Williams completed […]
Northwest Asian Weekly’s past, present, and future — Can we repeat miracles?
What do you do when grim news constantly haunts you? It’s not about the news we journalists are reporting. It’s about the adversities we face as community media. Realistically, how long can we last?
EDITORIAL: #OscarsSoWhite Part 2
This year’s Academy Awards are stirring controversy—again—over the lack of diversity in its nomination pool. After a banner 2019 that seemed to signal a much-needed shift, this year’s nominees indicate that change remains inconsistent and slow to arrive. It’s very likely that #OscarsSoWhite will start trending once again. Among the four acting categories, the only […]