As the spring semester gets underway at many colleges and universities around the country, that means that new groups of students get their first introduction to Asian American Studies. With that in mind, these recently-published books provide some more details and sociological context about the history and contemporary dynamics of the Asian American community. The […]
"This assault is being investigated as a bias incident." Photo: Sikh CoalitionLast week in Washington state, an Uber passenger was arrested for strangling his Sikh American driver during a ride. The attack is reportedly being investigated as a possible hate crime. Hate crime charges ‘pending’ after reported strangulation of Bellingham Uber driver 22-year-old Grifin Levi […]
While I’m late coming to the book release party for “SHOOT THE BASTARDS” – because apparently that happened this summer in June… Here’s the setup from the article down at twincities.com When her good friend goes missing in South Africa while exploring rhino-horn poaching and international smuggling, Crys gets an assignment from National Geographic to […]
Alter egos are nothing new in the world of music — think Beyoncé’s alternate persona Sasha Fierce, or Garth Brooks’ rocker alter ego, Chris Gaines. And while all these alter[…] The post Micropixie’s Otherworldly 3rd Album Takes Listeners to ‘Dark Sight of the Moon’ appeared first on The Aerogram.
By now, you’ve heard of the controversy surrounding how all the acting nominees at the 2016 Academy Awards were entirely White, with no actor of color nominated. And you probably saw host Chris Rock’s take on the situation throughout the Oscars awards ceremony. And hopefully you saw the skit in which three Asian American children […]
This past Friday, June 3 2016, Muhammad Ali passed away at the age of 74. More than being regarded as the greatest boxers ever, Muhammad Ali is remembered as one of the most significant, famous, and celebrated athletes of all time. His legacy transcends his accomplishments inside the boxing ring and also encompasses his tradition […]
But why is 'The Farewell' nominated for Best Foreign Language Film? Nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning, and as many predicted, Lulu Wang's indie hit The Farewell picked up a couple of nods, including a Best Actress nom for Awkwafina. Golden Globes: Full List of Nominations The rapper-turned-actress, aka […]
Lahore native Kamil Ahsan moved to Chicago for graduate school in 2012. A freelance journalist, Ahsan holds a Ph.D. in developmental biology, a master’s degree in history of science, is[…] The post Q&A With Kamil Ahsan — Editor of Barrelhouse Magazine’s Desi ‘Road Trips’ Issue appeared first on The Aerogram.