7.01.2018

Read These Blogs


How the Supreme Court Replaced One Injustice With Another
Karen Korematsu's father, Fred, defied Executive Order 9066 and was imprisoned. His case against the federal government famously landed in the Supreme Court. Now, with the recent decision on Trump's travel ban, Karen sees how one injustice has been replaced with another.

* * *

I Was Detained in a U.S. Internment Camp. Here's Why America's Current Tragedies Have the Same Causes
Norman Y. Mineta served as a cabinet member under George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. He and his family were also incarcerated during World War II -- and today, Trump's policies and rhetoric eerily echoes the political climate of Mineta's childhood.

* * *

Ours is a History of Resistance
Karin Wang, Executive Director of the public interest law program at UCLA, on Asian immigrants challenging racism and changing American history through court cases.

* * *

Just stop with the slanted-eye racist gestures
SIGH. After South Korea's 2-0 World Cup victory over Germany, racism and insensitivity once again.

* * *

I Found My Birth Mother. It Didn't Rock My Life -- And That's OK
There's seemed to be an uptick in international adoptees searching for their biological parents. Amy Westerman was one of them -- traveling to the Philippines to meet her birth mother.

* * *

Mission Accomplished
In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger stunned the nation when it broke apart 73 seconds into flight. This is the story of the soccer ball that survived -- and the family that sent it into space, twice.

* * *

How The Instant Pot Became A New Immigrant Classic
The creator wanted to facilitate a comfort dish for each of the newest clans in North America: porridge for the Chinese, dal for Indians, beans for Latinos.

* * *

A Day In The Life Of The San Gabriel Valley's Hardest Working Dim Sum Makers
Kenny Chen gives a behind-the-scenes look into NBC Seafood, a well-oiled machine that churns out hundreds of delicious morsels of dim sum staples every day.

* * *

'Seven Seconds' Creator Veena Sud On How Lack Of Asian American Representation Influenced Her Career
Veena Sud, creator of the Netflix series Seven Seconds and AMC's The Killing, vows to make sure more stories from marginalized communities make it to the screen.

* * *

Treya Lam and the Shape of a Person
An in-depth profile of Grammy Award winning musician Treya Lam.

* * *

BD Wong Doesn't Want Fame -- He Wants Success
The 57-year-old actor is the most enduring character of Jurassic World, and an off-Broadway legend. So when is he going to be front and center?