Asian Americans question if race played a role in United Airlines incident
by Grace Madigan
Some have questioned whether ethnicity — and the Asian model minority myth — played a role in how United Airlines forcibly removed passenger David Dao.
Apr 14, 2017
F.I.G.H.T. helps Asian, Pacific Islanders readjust after prison
by Sarah Stuteville
F.I.G.H.T., or Formerly Incarcerated Group Healing Together, provides mentoring and support to men of Asian or Pacific Islander descent in state prisons.
Mar 25, 2016
No Place Like Home: Apartheid in the Emerald City
by Steven Johng
White Seattle fancies itself a bastion of multiculturalist progress. Is there something else lurking beneath the surface?
Feb 12, 2014
4 picks from The Seattle Asian American Film Festival
by LeiLani Nishime
I’m pretty used to complaining. And as a professor of Asian American media, believe me, I’ve got lots to complain about. From the underrepresentation of Asian Americans on film and television to the appalling stereotypes that often typify the rare times we do appear (see Two Broke Girls) to the persistence of yellowface as an […]
Jan 22, 2013
China to Taiwan to Seattle, a family legacy lives on at Green Village
by Lisa Strube-Kilgore
As I sat clicking dispiritedly through take-out menus in search of lunch, Chi Sun Lu walked by my desk on her way outside for a quick cigarette. ”Lu,” I asked, ”Can you recommend any really good, authentic Chinese restaurants in town?” She stopped in her tracks, turned, and eyed me silently as though waiting for […]
Jan 2, 2013
Pounding the Pavement to get out the Asian Pacific Islander vote
by Kat Chow
Despite a growing population, Washington’s Asian Pacific Islander community has a disproportionately low percentage of registered voters. This election season, community leaders are launching a big push to change that. Nancy Huang, a senior at Garfield High School, had never canvassed before. But there she was on a sunny afternoon in Beacon Hill, standing nervously on […]
Apr 20, 2012