Professor Roger Daniels, an Asian American studies scholar, gave an open lecture on the incarceration of Japanese Americans in World War II.
Amid the hustle and bustle of Chinatown sits a quiet, unassuming park nestled behind trees on the corner of Seventh Avenue South and South Lane Street. A bronze dragon hovers over a giant yin-yang arrangement made of sand and grass. Rockery symbolizing the mountainous regions of the Philippines rests alongside a small slide and merry-go-round.
William Lum Sing died on Aug. 21 in Seattle due to complications from a stroke. A businessman, Sing was a key figure in raising funds for the Chinese Baptist Church, was an active member and former commander of Cathay Post 186 of the American Legion, and contributed to the expansion and renovation of the Wing Luke Asian Museum in Seattle in 2008.
In the first round of the Seattle City Council candidates’ forum at the Wing Luke Asian Museum, there was only one black male were among eight white males seated at the panel.
Your story on the race for King County Executive, “Dow vs. Phillips” (issue 31, July 25–31) was uneven.
In fairness, it should have included Larry Phillips’ actual record of support for the API community. It’s also important to know who has endorsed him [which the story did not do].
Thousands of people congregated along Fourth Avenue to cheer for nearly 200 groups marching in Seattle’s Pride Parade on Sunday, June 28.
Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington (ABC) honored 15 outstanding projects with its 2009 Excellence in Construction Awards. Marpac Construction, which worked on the Wing Luke Asian Museum’s new location, was one of the organizations recognized.
On April 4, the Wing Luke Asian Museum presented A Year of New Beginnings, a dinner and auction that featured local chefs who made appetizers inspired by art.
In 1986, when both Ron Sims and Bruce Laing were members of the County Council, they co-sponsored changing the name of King County …
Make a positive contribution to the Asian Pacific Islander American community and your efforts can be recognized. A few outstanding individuals and organizations have shown the kind of perseverance worthy of the community’s praise.