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First Summit on Asian Stereotypes Urges Empowerment to Make Change

Posted by AC Team - on Sunday, 24 March 2013

Jeff Yang writer of
Little Tokyo - Los Angeles March 23, 2013 More than 200 people attended a summit yesterday in Los Angeles, provocatively titled "Beyond the Bad and the Ugly." The meeting was appropriately named as it took aim at the continued use of offensive images, ethnic slurs and stereotypical caricatures of Asian Americans in American media, and its impact on just about every aspect of American culture, politics, education and society. applauds Jeff Yang, Wall Street Journal...

In Memoriam - Hideki Irabu 1969-2011 former NY Yankees Pitcher

Posted by AC Team on Thursday, 28 July 2011.

Former New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu was found dead Wednesday at his home in Rancho Palos Verdes, California a suburb in Los Angeles county.HIDEKI_IRABU_360x600-2011-07-28_at_10.57.44_PM

The Los Angeles County Coroner's office is investigating the case as a suicide.

AsianConnections' Suzanne Kai spoke with Irabu at a CAPE holiday event in 2009.

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