Archive for August 27th, 2008

  • Lieu: More American Requirements for LPGA Players

    Lieu: More American Requirements for LPGA Players

    Assemblymember Ted Lieu (current Chair of the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus) released a statement regarding the new English requirement titled “A Modest Proposal for the LPGA.” AsianWeek would like to create a healthy forum and discussion regarding this issue. How do you feel about […]

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  • Ohio Man Sentenced for Sending Hate Mail

    Ohio Man Sentenced for Sending Hate Mail

    For almost twenty years David Tuason of Pepper Pike, Clevland, sent over 200 racially charged hate mail letters all across the nation, targeting black and mixed-raced men . Tuason, 46, pleaded guilty in May to six counts of mailing threatening communications and two counts of […]

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  • Scripted and Real

    Scripted and Real

    Political conventions are carefully scripted productions. They represent the weaving together of many competing interests into a coherent whole that is presented to the public. While only C-SPAN and National Public Radio supplied uninterrupted political convention coverage, the blogosphere, the Pacifica Radio Network and other […]

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  • Daily Dose: 08/27/08

    Daily Dose: 08/27/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » MSU Sees Leap in Chinese Enrollment » U.S. Labor Department Issues Report on Worst Forms of Child Labor » New Haven Welcomes Two Guest Teachers » Asian Indians at Greater Risk for Heart Disease and Diabetes » El Cerrito Chinese […]

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  • Will.i.am Shows Obama Video “Yes We Can” at DNC (feat. Kelly Hu)

    Will.i.am Shows Obama Video “Yes We Can” at DNC (feat. Kelly Hu)

    Rapper, artist, and Black Eyed Peas member, Will.i.am produced a music video titled “Yes We Can” featuring presidential candidate Barack Obama, Kelly Hu, and other artists earlier this year. The video’s exposure to mainstream media increased astoundingly at the Democratic National Convention.

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  • ‘Breakfast’ is Out to Lunch

    ‘Breakfast’ is Out to Lunch

    Where San Francisco and San Jose have failed in recent years, Sacramento saw the light. Sacramento Vice Mayor Steve Cohn cancelled an outdoor screening of the 1961 romantic comedy Breakfast at Tiffany’s on August 23 after protests condemned the film for the racist yellowface portrayal […]

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  • Asian Americana

    Asian Americana

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