• Jeremy Lin and Brooklyn Nets Teammates Show Solidarity Against Violence in Minority Communities

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    Photo Credit by Suzanne Joe Kai - Jeremy Lin in the locker room faces press at Madison Square Garden March 11, 2012 October 7, 2016 - Brooklyn Jeremy Lin, the Brooklyn Nets new point guard and his team mates stood with locked arms around each other's shoulders in a show of solidarity against violence in minority communities as the Natonal Anthem played before the first preseason game last night against the Detroit Pistons at Barclays Center. Lin said, "This isn't anti-cops, this country needs cops...This isn't anti-minorities, this country needs minorities. This is what makes our nation great. We need more of both and we need compassion, more sympathy where guys can take the time and really put themselves in somebody else's shoes." Lin has matured since his explosive NBA debut. For the...
  • Firestorm Over Fox News' Jesse Watters Racist New York Chinatown 'Man-On-The-Street' Report

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    October 5, 2016 (updated October 9, 11, 12) The Asian American Journalists Association's MediaWatch Committee, and AAJA's president Paul Cheung issued a statement (Oct. 5th 2:30 pm ET reprint below) condemning the October 3rd segment by Jesse Watters of "Watters' World' on Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor.'   AAJA MediaWatch requested a meeting with the show's producers, and announced a town hall on Sunday October 9 at the Museum of Chinese in America in New York. Check the website for updates. Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, "O'Reilly Factor" goes on the air on a Fox News segment to discuss the piece by Jesse Watters. View his entire video interview below. O'Reilly said, "No, it wasn't over the line...we ran that piece on Monday of last week, okay, 5 million people pl...
  • ROSE PAK (1947 - 2016) San Francisco's Tireless Leader

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    September 18, 2016  San Francisco by Suzanne Joe Kai Its not fair, Rose. You left us way too soon. This portrait of you looking good was taken just a week ago on September 9 by photographer Frank Jang, another San Francisco treasure.  So many stories are running through my mind... We shared some great, crazy times. I will miss you dearly.  I'll never forget the evening decades ago I was driving with you through a narrow, dark alley in San Francisco Chinatown at the height of that period when gang wars were terrorizing and murdering people.   We were going out together just the two of us, and we could see youth blocking the alley and hear what sounded like a war zone between feuding gangs. As we got closer we could see their faces - Rose you grabbed and lit cherry bombs I ...
  • RIP Edward Albee - American Playwright 1928 - 2016

    Posted by AC Team

    RIP Edward Albee, American Playwright 1928 - September 16, 2016 Albee was last photographed by Lia Chang on our pages here in 2013, and is re-posted below. Albee was with playwright David Henry Hwang: New York City by Lia Chang The Dance and the Railroad is extended through March 24, 2013. Click on the title link above to go to the full story. Tony award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly) celebrated Signature Theatre’s revival of The Dance and The Railroad starring Ruy Iskandar as Ma and Yuekun Wu as Lone, and directed by May Adrales, which opened February 25, 2013.                      Edward Albee and David Henry Hwang. Photo by Lia Chang Renowned playwright and multiple Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize win...

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