Vietnamese filmmakers create visually stunning short about AAPI hate being as old as American history
Vietnamese filmmakers Sally Tran and Phuong Vo have created a short film about the history of anti-Asian racism and violence in the U.S.
What it’s about: The short film, entitled “Centuries and Still,” unveils the “search for justice [that] goes back to the Gold Rush era fetishization of Asian women, to today’s hate crimes targeting Asian elders.”
The ‘Vietnamese Alex Jones’ has his YouTube channel taken down after being called out by John Oliver
John Oliver threw a jab at the spread of misinformation among the immigrant diaspora in the U.S., including the Vietnamese community, in an episode of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.”
The misinformation disease: In the episode, which aired on Oct. 11, Oliver said the spread of misinformation among the immigrant community was fueled by the lack of platforms that deliver reliable and accurate news in their languages, according to VN Express.
Le Thu, a Vietnamese American songstress who rose to fame in the 1960s and 70s, died at the age of 78 after suffering from COVID-19.
Thu was reportedly admitted to Orange Coast Memorial Hospital in Fountain Valley, California and placed in the intensive care unit as early as Jan. 3.
A professor at Laney College was put on administrative leave after asking a Vietnamese American student to “anglicize” her name because it “sounds like an insult in English.”
Anh-Thu Nguyen, founder and president of non-profit Women in Aerospace and Aviation, has set her sights on becoming the first Vietnamese American pilot to fly solo around the world.
Currently an Airline Transport Pilot and a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI/CFII/MEI) at AeroVentures Flying Club in Atlanta, Nguyen decided to attempt such a feat to inspire the next generation of female pilots.
A Vietnamese-American man suffered a skull fracture and spine injuries after being robbed and attacked by six men while on his way to work last weekend.
The victim, identified as Vinh Vu, was on his way to his second job at Fisherman’s Wharf when he was attacked from behind by the assailants, according to San Francisco Chronicles. Vu didn’t fight back or resist the assault. The suspects, however, continued to beat him until he becomes unconscious.
Certain artists live their whole lives dreaming to shine on stages: not Trace. She’d already seen the life firsthand as the daughter of legendary Vietnamese singer Carol Kim. She’s maintained a good relationship with her mother, but was always going down a different path.
More than 100 Vietnamese Americans took to the streets of Little Saigon in Orange County, California to protest the Trump administration’s move to deport thousands of war refugees.
After a meeting between U.S. and Vietnam representatives last week, over 8,000 Vietnamese residents who committed crimes in America will face deportation if immigration officials succeed in changing an agreement that protects their residency status.
More than half of 24 Vietnamese Americans running for the midterm elections in Orange County, California, share the same last name Nguyen.
The candidates, vying for different positions, are concentrated in Little Saigon, an enclave consisting of Fountain Valley, Garden Grove and Westminster.
A Vietnamese American Twitter user got many netizens mushy after sharing what her mom gave her on her 18th birthday.
Thy Tran recently posted images of her loving mom’s special gift: a scrapbook in which every milestone of her life is recorded.
We can add Cypress College student Luan Nguyen to the list of Vietnamese Americans who have a big heart after he returned the lost possessions of an elderly woman he met in Garden Grove, California.
In a Facebook post on Christmas Eve, Nguyen said he was headed to a Bank of America at the corner of Westminster and Brookhurst to withdraw money when a 75-year-old Vietnamese woman approached him and asked if he would buy some flowers from her for $20.
A couple who went missing in Joshua Tree National Park back in July died in a murder-suicide, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff press release.
Authorities found the bodies of Rachel Nguyen, 20, of Westminster, and Joseph Orbeso, 21, of Lakewood, on Sunday after spending over 2,100 hours searching for them. The couple was found embracing each other inside “a steep canyon to the far north of the Maze Loop Trailhead,” according to the sheriff’s statement. A handgun was also recovered from the site.