Seattle city council member slams colleague for public safety issues in Chinatown
Seattle city council member Sara Nelson publicly criticized her colleague Tammy Morales during a press conference due to increasing public s...
Michelle De Pacina
Councilwoman in Georgia shamed as ‘un-American’ for wanting to add ballots in Vietnamese, Spanish
A councilmember in Georgia was shamed by her fellow councilmember for petitioning to add voting ballots in Spanish and Vietnamese.
Chinese American chef called a ‘communist’ after landing in top 3 in primary election
An Asian American chef running for city council in Lexington, Kentucky, is speaking out against a campaign against his candidacy, which has...
New York City Council holds hearing on wave of anti-Asian hate crimes
New York City Council members convened on Tuesday for a hearing to address ongoing local anti-Asian hate issues.
The hearing was conducted...
Asian American History
San Diego names street after Asian American trailblazer ahead of his 95th birthday
The San Diego City Council officially unveiled Honorary Tom Hom Avenue, named after the city’s first person of color elected to the City Co...
Muslim mayor, all-Muslim city council elected in Michigan in national first
A city in Michigan made history last week after it elected the U.S.’ first-ever all-Muslim city council led by a Muslim mayor.
Who they are:...
NYC Council better reflects city’s Asian population after 5 first-time Asian American candidates win seats
Five new Asian American candidates won seats on the 51-member New York City Council on Tuesday — evidence of a new wave of AAPI activists g...
Asian Australian Politician’s Campaign Posters Vandalized With Racist Graffiti
Election posters for an Asian Australian council candidate have been spray-painted with racist graffiti.
Asian Australian Yongbei Tang, a c...