Tag Archives: Hmong

Visualizing the Asian American Population in California

Graphical visualizations are often the best way to understand data. The San Francisco Chronicle recently published this dynamic set of visualizations looking at the Asian American population.  It allows interactive exploration of California Asian American population trends. Some of the … Continue reading

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Asian Americans Targeted by Advertisers

With a half a trillion in income and high median household income, Asian Americans are now being targeted by advertisers. This made me wonder. Is this a good thing for Asian Americans? Can it be bad? How can you target … Continue reading

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Hmong Players Beating Expectations in Small Town Football

I found the latest Sports Illustrated on my bed open to the article “How To Become An American,” presumably left by my husband, who keeps an eye out for stories that might be compelling. This one caught my eye, namely … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Radio Station Mocks Hmong People

Earlier this week, the Dave Ryan in the Morning Show on KDWB 101.3 FM station in Minneapolis created a racist song about Hmong people using the tunes of Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven.”

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When Eating Organic Was Totally Uncool

When I was growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area,  it was less built out, and many more vacant lots and wild areas were closer to the population.  During the early spring and late winter, these areas would become … Continue reading

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