News and Features
From International Examiner – Community journalist and activist Bob Shimabukuro passed away on March 20th. Ron Chew pens this moving obituary remembering Shimabukuro’s community-wide impact, kindness, and humor.
From South Seattle Emerald – Powwows have been canceled and postponed once again due to COVID precautions. Local Powwow performers and organizers reflect on the significance of song, dance, and gathering for Indigenous communities around the Pacific Northwest and beyond....
From Fitt’s Baseball History – While writing his most recent book “The Pioneers of Japanese Baseball”, Robert K. Fitts came across this interesting story about members from the first Japanese American Battery in San Francisco.
From LAist – Rashad Al-Dabbagh reflects on how Arab Americans and people from the Middle East categorized as “white” under the US Census, a label that does not match or represent real lived experiences especially after 9/11.