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2016 - The Year That Launched A Movement

Posted by Suzanne Kai

2016 - The Year That Launched A Movement
December 29, 2016 Photo: Asian American Demonstrators San Francisco Bay Area Circa 1968  2016 will go down in history as the year that sparked a movement. This was the year that Asian Americans came together en masse to fight for fair representation and visibility in our American society, and to stop racist, irresponsible and inaccurate coverage of our communities in the press, and...

I Was Never Jackie Chan, and I'm Not Jeremy Lin - New York Times commentary by Andrew Keh, Video by Yousur Al-Hlou and John Woo

Posted by Suzanne Kai

I Was Never Jackie Chan, and I'm Not Jeremy Lin - New York Times commentary by Andrew Keh, Video by Yousur Al-Hlou and John Woo
October 25, 2016 As Jeremy Lin takes to the basketball courts for the Brooklyn Nets just minutes from Manhattan where "Linsanity" began back in 2012 when he played for the New York Knicks, New York Times filmmakers Yousur Al-Hlou and John Woo produced this video looking back on it - "the good, the bad and the gaffes."  Accompanying the video is commentary by New York Times writer...

John Cho, Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Phil Yu are 2016 Honorees at V3

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John Cho, Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Phil Yu are 2016 Honorees at V3
2016 V3 Honorees!: John Cho, Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Phil Yu Actor John Cho, director Jennifer Yuh Nelson and blogger Phil Yu were honored at this year’s V3 Digital Media Conference special awards ceremony on June 24 to kick off the full day V3 conference on June 25, 2016. Cho received the Visibility Award. He has starred in a number of film and television shows,...

A Father's three decade search for his kidnapped son - an amazing story by writer Scott Herhold

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A Father's three decade search for his kidnapped son - an amazing story by writer Scott Herhold
September 27, 2015 Glendale, California Journalist Scott Herhold working for the San Jose Mercury News has uncovered a story of a father who never gave up hope searching for his son who was 5 months old when he was kidnapped aboard a Thai fishing boat 31 years ago. The family was escaping Vietnam to find a better life. Herhold learned about the father's three-decade efforts to find his...

Actor Ken Jeong talks about his darkest moment in Ken Burns Films' "Cancer Story Wall"

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Actor Ken Jeong talks about his darkest moment in Ken Burns Films'
Community actor Ken Jeong learned about his wife Tran's diagnosis of Stage 3 breast cancer just as he was close to winning a part in The Hangover. Click here to Esquire.com and view Jeong's deeply personal story which was filmed as part of Ken Burns Films' "Cancer Story Wall" an accompaniment to this month's three-part PBS documentary series Cancer:The Emperor of All...