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Category: Profiles

Taraji Henson: ‘Jesus Never Gave Up On Me’

“My father always told me that if I have faith the size of a mustard seed, I can overcome anything,” says the Academy-Award nominated actress.
categories Arts & CultureProfiles

Once a Cub Now an Eagle, Teen Enters Ranks of High Achievers

Sixteen-year old Alek Sanchez could have been just another young Latino who with no father in the home statistics show was at greater risk of getting involved with drugs, gangs or dropping out of school. But involvement in the Montebello Boy Scouts has helped the Alhambra resident to earn scouting’s highest advancement ranking.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Rep. Xavier Becerra: a National Leader with a Heart for Local Communities

In spite of his national prominence in the political arena, Rep. Xavier Becerra remains grounded in his public service work.
categories PoliticsProfiles

Self-worth Powers an Immigrant’s Dream

Asian Journal profiles "Super Lawyer" Abigail Zelenski.
categories ImmigrationJusticeProfiles

Matt Sedillo Brings Back the Revolution

Local poet makes circles in national ponds.
categories Arts & CultureProfiles

Autumn Burke’s Bid for 62nd Assembly

An exclusive interview with an L.A. business owner.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomyNeighborhoodsPoliticsProfiles

Latino Mayoral Candidate in San Diego Poised to Make History

Observers say David Álvarez – the son of a Mexican farmworker – could become the first Latino mayor in San Diego’s modern history.
categories PoliticsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Journalist Turned Immigration Activist Jose Vargas Speaks From the Heart

At one time, Filipino American journalist Jose Antonio Vargas’ work was his life. Then, after “coming out” as undocumented in 2011, his life became his work.
categories ImmigrationMediaPoliticsProfiles

Fil-Am Walnut City Mayor Tony Cartagena

A trailblazer in public service and a leader committed to community-building.
categories City AffairsPoliticsProfiles

Glendale Mayor Dave Weaver: Not a Politician, But a Public Servant

In an exclusive interview with the Asian Journal at Max’s Fried Chicken in Glendale, Weaver casually talked about his love for Filipinos, and his work as a public servant.
categories NeighborhoodsPoliticsProfiles
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