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By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Michigan is one of several states across the country seeking to protect abortion rights as the question of legality returns to the states. But it’s also one of close to two dozen states with a law criminalizing the termination of…
Correction: The original version of this story misspelled Yuji Ichioka’s name. It has since been updated. Director and writer Curtis Chin grew up in Detroit’s small, close-knit Chinatown. His family owned Chung’s, a long popular Chinese restaurant and local…
Metro Detroit is home to the oldest, largest and most diverse Muslim American communities in the U.S. Only in recent years, however, have being visibly Muslim and publicly engaging in some of its practices, including fasting for Ramadan, become less…
As a third consecutive dry year sets in on California, drought has become a source of stress and anxiety for farmers and communities.
By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
One year after the Atlanta spa shootings which killed eight people, including six Asian American women, Asian American communities continue to be on edge.
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine plays out in real time across news and social media, many parents and teachers are looking for guidance about how to talk to their young people about the crisis in Ukraine and how they…
By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado, Adam Kemp
Coalitions of nonprofit partners, local businesses and interfaith organizations say challenges remain.
“Jim Toy's life is a reminder that LGBT history and LGBT civil rights were also made here in the Midwest, and that Asian Americans and other people of color were a critical part of that movement.”…
By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado
As the omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads across the United States, shutting down in-person events and renewing worries of the pandemic, the Hmong American community is going forward with plans to celebrate one of their largest gatherings.
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