By KATE BRUMBACK ATLANTA (AP) — Shootings at two massage parlors in Atlanta and one in the suburbs on March 16 left eight people dead, many of them women of Asian descent, authorities said. A 21-year-old man suspected in the shootings was taken into custody in southwest Georgia hours later after a manhunt, police said. […]
Speakers at the March 13 rally at Hing Hay Park: Chris Stearns, Nathan Duong, Khang Nguyen, Debra Erdene, Frank Irigon, Gary Locke, Dow Constantine, Quang Nguyen, Noriko Nasu, Larry Gossett, Girmay Zahilay, Sharon Tomiko Santos, Bob Hasegawa, Joe Nguyen, Toshiko Grace Hasegawa, Michael Itti, Sam Cho, Matt Toles, Janice Zahn, and Kim-Khanh Van.
By Mahlon Meyer and Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) activists organized three rallies against hate crimes last weekend, bringing hundreds of people out under the rain to demand public officials denounce racism and provide funding for community education. The turnout exceeded their expectations, with speeches from community leaders and […]
LOS ANGELES — After a pandemic year that shuttered movie theaters and upended the movie business, nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced on March 15—they went to a historically diverse slate of actors in a very untraditional year. Nine of the 20 acting nominees are people of color, including Steven Yeun (“Minari”), the […]
Living through a year of the pandemic has brought each one of us a set of challenges that we have had to overcome.