Vincent Rodriguez III: On facing challenges as an Asian American actor and scoring a lead role in CW’s ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ http://asianjournal.com/aj-magazines/vincent-rodriguez-iii-on-facing-challenges-as-an-asian-american-actor-and-scoring-a-lead-role-in-cws-crazy-ex-girlfriend/
LOS ANGELES – Since President Barack Obama announced his executive action on immigration last November, hundreds of departments and organizations have been gearing up to implement the plans that are estimated to affect millions of undocumented residents living in the United States. http://asianjournal.com/news/la-mayor-homeland-security-chief-urge-undocumented-immigrants-to-step-forward/
A brand new TV series is premiering on Fuse, uniquely focusing on the everyday lives, struggles and overall experiences of today’s transwomen. Produced by World of Wonder Productions (creators of “RuPaul’s Drag Race:), the show “Transcendent” will follow the lives of a diverse group of transwomen living in San Francisco. http://asianjournal.com/entertainment/tv-series-transcendent-looks-to-break-misconceptions-of-transgender-women%E2%80%AF/
IT all started with a love for Philippine heritage, art, and performance. Singing, dancing, and performing have always been integral aspects of the Filipino tradition—be it cultural or contemporary dance groups, learning to play multiple instruments, or karaoke “Magic Mic” at parties. http://asianjournal.com/entertainment/win-arts-radiating-light-and-hope-for-filipinos%E2%80%AFthrough-music/
“What do want in life? Where do you see yourself? Who do you want to be?” These were just a few of the big, existential questions Angelia Trinidad was asking herself in October 2013. http://pbli.sh/sQC4
http://asianjournal.com/news/behind-the-model-minority-myth-the-asian-disadvantage/ WITH stereotypes like “The Model Minority” and the “most successful race,” Asian Americans are facing increasing pressure in society.
THERE are roughly 11.5 million undocumented immigrants in the US today, and 1.5 million of those are Asian Americans. In California alone, at least 40,000 of the half a million undocumented immigrants in the state are eligible for beneficial programs like Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), implemented in 2012, which allows immigrants, who came to the States before age 16 and also meet other requirements, to temporarily live and …
Mel Recana and son Julian share valuable experience on trials in court and in life. http://asianjournal.com/aj-magazines/mel-recana-and-son-julian-share-valuable-experience-on-trials-in-court-and-in-life/
http://asianjournal.com/news/whiaapi-federal-agencies-boost-outreach-efforts-in-fil-am-community/ ASIAN American media crowded the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Jan. 27, where the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) hosted an informational session for various members of the AAPI community. It was an event to bring together to discuss programs that affect the diverse AAPI population in the Southwest region.