Educational pioneer Yung Wing (1828-1912) worked to bridge cultural gaps between the U.S. and China.
Communities are celebrating the achievements of Asian and Pacific Americans.
"The rich heritage of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders spans the world and the depths of America's history."
President Obama, the Democratic leadership, and the immigrant rights movement are planning a new push for immigration reform legislation in Congress.
Yesterday, a bus filled with dozens of immigrants en route to deportation ran into an unexpected roadblock: a group of undocumented activists and allies.
A poll of Asian Americans revealed that neither Democrats nor Republicans are doing much to tap into one of the fastest growing populations.
Some doubt the fortune-cookie ice cream is really a problem, but others say it reflects how little most Americans know about Asian Americans.
"It will take all of us to change things in corporate America," APALA President Luisa Blue said.
In a ceremony marking several "firsts," Jean Quan, a former labor organizer and school board and city council member, was inaugurated Oakland's 49th mayor Jan. 3.
Rich Cho, 45, made basketball history last month after becoming the first Asian American general manager of an NBA team, the Portland Trail Blazers.