Archive for January 19th, 2007

  • The New Colors of the Golden Globes

    The New Colors of the Golden Globes

    A few years back when Halle Berry won her Academy Award for her performance in Monster’s Ball, the actress gave an emotional acceptance speech about how doors seemed to now be opening for people of color in Hollywood (Denzel Washington also won an acting Oscar […]

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Letters to the Editor

    The Meaning About ‘Mean’ I heard on the news (“Hmong Hunter Found Dead,” Jan. 12) that James Nichols commented, “Hmong people are mean.” Now, why in the world would you say something like that about the Hmong if you’re trying to prove your innocence? He […]

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  • ‘Wind, Fire, Wheel’ Wins

    ‘Wind, Fire, Wheel’ Wins

    SAN FRANCISCO — On Wheels, one of the nation’s leading minority automobile publications, awarded Subaru its Asian-American Diversity Advertisement Print Ad Award for the second consecutive time this month in Detroit. The winning ad, entitled “Wind, Fire, Wheel,” beat out a number of other automotive […]

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  • 1332 18th Street, Washington D.C.

    1332 18th Street, Washington D.C.

    For over 33 years, the Organization of Chinese Americans — a national constellation of 80 chapters and affiliates and 10,000 members — has been on the front lines for Asian Pacific Americans — fighting for civil and voting rights by reaching out to tens of […]

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  • Small Man Beats the Big Girl

    Small Man Beats the Big Girl

    HONOLULU — On Jan. 8, the Moanalua High sophomore had just turned 16. Then he became the only amateur tied for eighth against 72 pro-golfers going into the final round of the Sony Open at the Waialae Country Club. The 5’ 1″, 135-pound Tadd Fujikawa […]

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  • In the Name of the Son and His Father, Spencer Kim

    In the Name of the Son and His Father, Spencer Kim

    In the long aftermath of the James Kim tragedy, family members continue to grieve. However, there are options. You can take the edge off your sorrow by using the tragedy to make the world a better place for everyone.

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  • Entertainment’s New Jack-of-All-Trades

    Entertainment’s New Jack-of-All-Trades

    Actor. Model. Host. Singer. Young and charismatic Vietnamese and French American John Wynn is a jack-of-all-trades in the entertainment industry. In the past four years, the up-and-coming pop cultural phenomenon has modeled in national television commercials and print ads for Kohl’s, Verizon Wireless and recently […]

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  • The Center of Gravity in Washington

    The Center of Gravity in Washington

    A drizzly wintry afternoon at the thirteen hundred block of 18th Avenue was anything but gloomy as over 300 members and friends of the Organization of Chinese Americans gathered with excitement to witness the ribbon-cutting, opening the new OCA headquarters and the establishment of the […]

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Letters to the Editor

    Humble and Less Ethnocentric I’m hoping that this incident was not retaliation (“Hmong Hunter Found Dead,” Jan. 12) against Chai Vang. I grew up in Wisconsin as a second-generation Hmong American.

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  • Cold Feet for Nick Lachey

    Cold Feet for Nick Lachey

    ROMANCE, THY NAME IS GERE Richard Gere admits that he’s still peeved at Sylvester Stallone, who allegedly started that whole “gerbil/match” rumor, but he can’t help it if all he can think about is sex and Indian food.

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