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Category: Race/Ethnic Relations

Record Number of Asian Pacific Americans on November Ballot

“The record-breaking Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) candidacies in the 2014 election is a strong indication that the AAPI community is ready to step up to the plate instead of staying on the sidelines,” said Floyd Mori, president and CEO of APAICS, a national, nonpartisan organization dedicated to promoting AAPI political representation.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Film Chronicles the Movement

The film "Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians," to save sacred land and visionary culture, comes to L.A.
categories Arts & CultureRace/Ethnic Relations

Costumes Perpetuate Stereotypes and Mask Realities

Contemporary use of degrading costumes, symbols, and parties is fueled in part by a lack of education about the roots of racism.
categories Arts & CultureRace/Ethnic Relations

Political Parties Ignore API Vote at Their Peril

For Asian voters, ethnic loyalties are helping to galvanize an electorate largely ignored by Republicans and Democrats alike.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

For Novelist and TV Writer Leonard Chang, It’s All About Connecting

Chang’s back with an autobiographical novel titled "Triplines," a coming-of-age story centered on 11-year-old Lenny who has to deal with with a dysfunctional Korean immigrant family, an abusive, alcoholic father at home and racist bullying at school.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Ethnic Voters Encouraged to Vote in Nov. Elections

“The fact is, the state of California has an increasingly growing ethnic voter population. Soon, the majority of the state will be ethnic voters,” says Mark DiCamillo, director of The Field Poll.
categories MediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Glendale Celebrates Filipino History Month

The City of Glendale  joins the Filipino community in celebrating the month of October as the annual Filipino American History Month.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

‘Spa Night’ Explores the Story of a Closeted Korean American Teen

This Kickstarter film follows the story of David Cho, a closeted 18-year-old Korean American teen living in the Koreatown, who takes a job at a Korean spa and finds an underground culture of gay sex.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Why Are Southern California's Chinese Schools Losing Students?

Enrollment in the region's Chinese-language schools has steadily decreased in the last 10 years, World Journal (世界新闻) reports.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Why Candidates Shouldn’t Ignore Asian American Voters

Asians and Pacific Islanders are a fast-growing population and as a voting bloc, their numbers have nearly doubled since 2000, but political candidates continue to ignore them.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations
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