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Scott Oki Speaks at ID Teahouse

Scott Oki Speaks at ID Teahouse

Nan Nan Liu March 7, 2012 0

Scott Oki grew up on 14th and Yesler, where he shared a one-bedroom apartment with five family members. He worked throughout high school, with meager jobs such as car washing, paper delivering, and teaching

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Asian Americans and Small Town Life

Asian Americans and Small Town Life

Nan Nan Liu March 7, 2012 0

Across from Seattle’s city lights, there is a small, maritime town called Bremerton. Even on a sunny weekend, Bremerton remains quiet and sleepy. Like other small towns in Washington, the Asian Pacific Islander population

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Making Cents of It All, Part II Why Budget Cuts are Bad For Your Health

Nan Nan Liu January 18, 2012 0

Read part I of this special series on-line by clicking this link www.iexaminer.org. In 2001, a sudden car crash shattered the wonderful life Wing Tse shared with his wife and two daughters. After months

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Making Cents of It All: Why the Governor’s Proposed Cuts Will Hit Hard, Part I

Nan Nan Liu January 4, 2012 0

Tuyet Thi Mai, 69, already receives state public assistance, but still cannot afford rent. She is among the poorest and most vulnerable of the Asian Pacific American (APA) population. The Model Minority Myth often

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Family Says Filipino American Man Beaten to Death was a Hate Crime

Nan Nan Liu December 7, 2011 Comments Off

Family and friends describe Danny Vega as kind, loving and full of life. The 58-year-old hairdresser was cherished by both Seattle’s Filipino and gay and lesbian communities. They must now mourn his tragic death.

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Breaking Ground: Nikkei Concerns’ vision for a green space becomes a reality for its residents.

Nan Nan Liu October 5, 2011 Comments Off

  “This looks like hell. We have to do something about this,” said Jeffery Hattori about one year ago, as he looked out at Seattle Keiro Rehabilitation Center’s current garden, with an uneven ground,

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