- Three-time Olympic medalist in gymnastics Suni Lee posted a photo revealing her new relationship last week.
- In response to a supporter’s video, she wrote that she’d been receiving hate from the Hmong American community.
- “They support me when it’s beneficial for them, never when it comes to my happiness,” she said.
Three-time Olympic medalist Suni Lee went public with her new relationship via Instagram last week.
Lee, now a freshman at Auburn University, poses in the photo alongside her new boo with a caption that includes a single white heart emoji.
Hmong American PhD student rejected for prestigious fellowship for not being in ‘underrepresented’ group
A Hmong American Ph.D. candidate studying neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was refused a fellowship after it was determined that she was not from an “underrepresented” group because she’s Asian American.
“Model minority” myth: In a Twitter thread, doctoral student Kao Lee Yang said she was nominated for the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowship but was told by a committee that she didn’t fit its “Racial/Ethnic Underrepresentation” criteria.
“Mulan” actor Doua Moua will star in the independent film “The Harvest,” a Hmong American family drama based on his own screenplay.
What to know: “The Harvest,” which Moua wrote in 2009, follows an estranged son who comes home to help his ailing Hmong father and ends up setting off “a chain of events that affects the lives of his entire family.” The script made it to the 2019 CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) List and is a 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowship semifinalist.
Police released a search warrant that shares gruesome details surrounding the death of a woman found brutally beaten in Washington Park, Milwaukee, on Sept. 16, 2020.
Although the warrant does not fully solve the case of 36-year-old Hmong American Ee Lee, it does shed light on how the attack happened, according to FOX6.
Hmong candidate Pajdee Yang was named United States of America’s (USOA) Miss Minnesota 2020 this week.
Yang, a loan officer assistant and meditation practitioner, will represent Minnesota at the pageant’s national level, which will be held in Las Vegas from Feb. 14 to Feb. 16, 2020.
At 16-year-old, Sunisa Lee has already made history by becoming the first Hmong American gymnast to be part of Team USA.
Lee made the national gymnastics team this weekend by placing second, behind first-place finisher Simone Biles, at the US Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, according to Team USA.
A Fresno Police Officer and the first Hmong-American police officer in California’s Central Valley has been killed by a wrong way driver.