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King County Council proclamation recognizes WWII Filipino veterans

King County Council proclamation recognizes WWII Filipino veterans

Chetanya Robinson October 16, 2017 0

Today the King County Council released a proclamation recognizing Filipino World War II veterans who will receive the Congressional Gold Medal. Congress will hold a ceremony recognizing these veterans on October 25. A single gold medal

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Celeste Ng’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ reveals the conformity of suburbia

Celeste Ng’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ reveals the conformity of suburbia

Maisy Chan October 15, 2017 0

Celeste Ng’s new novel Little Fires Everywhere picks up in mid-stream right at the burning pyrotechnic of the youngest of the Richardsons’ brood of four children. Izzy, the youngest, sets fire to burn down

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Tay and Val break ground with #ARTempowers

Tay and Val break ground with #ARTempowers

Rumi Tsuchihashi October 14, 2017 0

The September 16 interactive screening of #ARTempowers at King Street Station began with a surprise admission from Tay and Val, the two filmmakers. Despite years of creating groundbreaking TV shows in their native Singapore

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Set designer Chikako Suzuki finds balance in her success

Set designer Chikako Suzuki finds balance in her success

Roxanne Ray October 13, 2017 0

Images are powerful, and set designer Chikako Suzuki enjoys wielding that power. Trained as a set designer at Carnegie Mellon, she then made the leap to designing for television in Hollywood, and has earned

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TWIST: 22nd Seattle Queer Film Festival offers powerful line-up

TWIST: 22nd Seattle Queer Film Festival offers powerful line-up

Yayoi Lena Winfrey October 12, 2017 0

Presented by Three Dollar Bill Cinema, TWIST: 22nd Seattle Queer Film Festival promises a powerful line-up of LGBTQ films. Below are some featuring Asians and Asian Americans. From Japan, comes Close-Knit, a tender, tear-jerking tale

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National Week of Action on Immigration: API community members stand up for immigrants, DACA recipients

National Week of Action on Immigration: API community members stand up for immigrants, DACA recipients

Chetanya Robinson October 11, 2017 0

Ji Soo Kim came to the United States from South Korea with her parents when she was two years old. Now 21, she recently graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in

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Muslim, Christian, Sikh faith leaders speak in support of DACA recipients

Muslim, Christian, Sikh faith leaders speak in support of DACA recipients

Leilani Leach October 11, 2017 0

The child was taken by his parents in the middle of the night, fleeing the country and a dangerous political leader. Even before he was born, the family was on the move, denied room

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API Candidate Forum: Who do I Vote For Seattle School Board on November 7?

API Candidate Forum: Who do I Vote For Seattle School Board on November 7?

Guest Contributor October 10, 2017 0

Education is very important to our Asian Pacific Islander (API) community. In 2016, the Seattle Public Schools enrolled 8,027 (15%) API students and served 2,031 (24%) API bilingual students. The graduation rate is 77%.

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October, 2017—Arts Etc.

October, 2017—Arts Etc.

Alan Chong Lau October 10, 2017 0

IE Arts Editor Alan Chong Lau highlights the latest October happenings in visual arts, film, theater, books and more

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Opinion: Why I’m Protesting Betsy DeVos

Opinion: Why I’m Protesting Betsy DeVos

Velma Veloria October 5, 2017 0

On Friday, October 13, I will be in the streets protesting Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education, because I believe in freedom and equal opportunity for all students, regardless of skin color. I

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