Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sari Jewelry Box by Amrita Singh

There’s nothing worse than putting one of your favorite necklaces down, then picking it up later and getting a brand-new necklace ball instead. Put away your jewelry (and little trinkets) safely and neatly with this Sari Jewelry Box ($40) by … Continue reading

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Will K-Pop Group Girls’ Generations “The Boys” Be The Next American Radio Hit?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhXopp1YgbA Remember BoA and her entry into American Pop Music? While she may not have been the crossover K-Pop Superstar that SM Entertainment had hoped for – unless you count a couple of boys dancing at gay bars, the Korean … Continue reading

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Asians In America: The Under-Represented Asian Americans

Recently, I covered the some of the overview of the numbers and statistics as they relate to Asian Americans in a new report from the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice). As I mentioned in the previous article, … Continue reading

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APA Faith Matters: Patrick Cheng, Theologian and Author of ‘Radical Love’

APA Faith Matters is a periodic interview of Asian Pacific American (APA) leaders in various religious contexts. It highlights those leaders who are passionate about social justice issues that matter to APA communities and work from within their religious contexts. Patrick … Continue reading

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Hello Kitty Mustache — Coin Bag

It’s Halloween! Which means that you need a costume, stat. If you’re short on time and low on creativity, you can always follow in Hello Kitty’s footsteps: add a mustache and call yourself a hipster. And with this Hello Kitty … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: MoveOn.org Ad Against Oakland Mayor Jean Quan

I was flipping through the channels the other day, and was surprised to see how quickly this ad by MoveOn.org got on the air two days later after the Oakland police crackdown on the Occupy Oakland demonstrators. Personally, I support … Continue reading

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LAST CHANCE: ‘A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas’ — Two Giveaways Ending Soon

Hey everyone – you have less than 24 hours left to enter in two giveaways relating to ‘A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas,’ provided by 8Asians, Warner Bros, John Cho, and Kal Penn! Check out: Giveaway: The Ultimate Prize … Continue reading

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Top 8 Last Minute Halloween Costumes For Asian Americans

Crap. It’s the day before Halloween and you don’t have a costume. You’re also Asian, which means your options are either limited to Bruce Lee, GoGo from Kill Bill, Ryu from Street Fighter or Mulan. Yawn. You were already a … Continue reading

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“Ph is for Pho” Tee

A is for Apple, B is for Bumblebee…and Ph is for Pho. Show that you’ve learned your food (and letter) fundamentals with this “Ph is for Pho” Tee ($12.98). This image of warm, delicious noodles in broth can come on … Continue reading

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Asians In America: A Focus On Taiwanese Americans

Recently, I covered the some of the overview of the numbers and statistics as they relate to Asian Americans in a new report from the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice). As I mentioned in the previous article, … Continue reading

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Oakland High School Students Create Comic Book On Immigrant Experience

With the help of their art teacher, students at Oakhland International High School–many of whom are immigrants and learning to speak English–have detailed their experiences by drawing and writing comics: “By asking her students to create these comics, Bui is … Continue reading

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Re-elected In Landslide Victory

I was kind of surprised to learn over the weekend that Governor Bobby Jindal won re-election as governor of Louisana. Not because I didn’t think he couldn’t get re-elected, but it seemed like yesterday (but it’s been four years since … Continue reading

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