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Some commentators today were so enthralled by last night’s Dorner news, they compared the manhunt to a Denzel Washington movie.
Too bad for the president. He gave a pretty good speech without having to sneak in a sip of water.
See my Asian American take on the State of the Union Address here.
It’s my post on the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund blog.
- Emil Guillermo on Todd Endo, an Asian American activist at Selma, and at the March on Washington.
- Officer Wenjian Liu emerges an Asian American hero, gunned down with cop partner in New York City
- Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration? My sources say it’s about time; Updates with reaction from different Asian American groups; AALDEF statement,American Immigration Lawyers Association, and New York Immigration group’s practical view on how the action applies to real people. President still cracks down, but prioritizes hardline on “felons not families.”
- Update: SF’s David Chiu beats David Campos in Assembly District 17; Midterm mugging: For first time in 8 years, GOP in charge. Nancy Pelosi still minority leader, but Mike Honda still in Congress.
- Midterm Elections are Democracy’s Game 7. You better #vote. I already did. Once is enough. Don’t forget. It’s the only real power you have. Don’t waste it. #Vote.
- World Series Updates: Madison Bumgarner is Game 7 Superman, carries San Francisco Giants to 3rd World Series championship in 5 years; Pre-game 7: Who wants to win this odd “Bi-Polar” World Series? UPDATE: Game 6 washout just a prelude to Game 7, as Royals humiliate SF Giants; UPDATE-World Series Game 5: Giants win, 5-0 as Royals are “Bumgarnered” again; quick someone name a candy bar or something after him; Pre-World Series Game 5: Remember just 10 days ago? Madison Bumgarner today on all the rest he needs; 10/25/14: World Series Game 4 comeback–SF out small balls Kansas City Royals.
- UPDATED: World Series an anti-climax? SF Giants must top that Game 5 NLCS finish; Ishikawa home run legendary for so many reasons; And will we ever see Tim Lincecum again? UPDATED 10.21. WS-GAME ONE, MADBUM MAKES ROYALS LOOK PLEBEIAN; UPDATED 10.22. WS-GAME TWO–What a difference a Madbum makes; and a Lincecum sighting. UPDATED-10/23/GAME THREE BUZZ–KC PITCHER AND ISHIKAWA HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON; UPDATED-10-24-GAME THREE IS A LOSS, BUT HERE’S HOW THE GIANTS CAN STILL WIN IT ALL IN 7.
- UPDATE: Performance was great–contact me for future shows; Why I prefer “American Filipino” to Filipino American, even during October, our history month
- Asian American Journalists Association conference #aaja2014 — CSPAN panel, some observations.
- UPDATES FOR STEPHEN GUILLERMO CASE: The power of a diploma as a symbol of justice, 6/20/14; Today we get a little sense of justice at Stephen’s posthumous graduation ceremony, 6/19/14; Graduation info on Stephen at SFSU, and a cool disco pic of me! 6/13/14; After election day, a silent vigil for Stephen, a month after his shooting; Petitions for justice to be delivered to DA, 6/4; One month after his shooting death, it’s Election Day in California, 6/3/14; Stephen Guillermo is now an SFPD crime stat that decries the PR of low homicide numbers in the city; Updated 5/3/ 11:52 a.m., with confirmation of suspect arrest. UPDATED 5/7/14 SUSPECT RELEASED…UPDATED 5/8, 5/9,5/10, 5/12, 5/13,5/14,5/15 funeral day, 5-17 with info on 5-19 eulogy, 5/20 SF State to give degree, 5/21 DA meets with family,5/23 San Francisco Chronicle Op-Ed piece runs as SFSU graduation weekend begins; 6/3 Election day in CA, are you voting for a DA in your county? #justiceforstephen
Read Emil's commentaries on Asian American issues on the
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund blog:
- That kind of domination? Not since elementary school, says @KlayThompson. He redefines “being in the zone.” ow.ly/HSemR 3 days ago
- Saw Warriors w/Wilt,Nate, Barry, JMullins, CMullin, Spre, but none like today’s Dubs of Kerr,Curry,Klay. Proof? ow.ly/HRDAx 3 days ago
- RT @ESPNStatsInfo: Klay Thompson sets an NBA record for points in a quarter with 37 in 3rd quarter vs Kings! His shot chart– http://t.co/4UOrxCXqx2 3 days ago
- An Asian American for POTUS? Don’t be fooled by La. Gov. Bobby Jindal. People in his home state aren’t. ow.ly/HNaEu 5 days ago
- MEDICAL NEWS: New England Patriots expose rare male disease–Deflated balls. Super Bowl to be 1st telethon. ow.ly/HId6y 6 days ago
- Obama’s confident #SOTU energizes his Democratic base before the long, cold,barren winter of a conservative majority ahead. 6 days ago
- DId the Dems win in Nov? Obama’s confident #SOTU might be just a few hopeful scrap for the cold barren conservative winter ahead. 6 days ago
- Big diff in Obama now that he “has no more campaigns to run…I know because I won both of them.” Where has this Obama been hiding? #SOTU 6 days ago
- #SOTU diversity shout out: “Black, white, Latino, Asian,immigrant,Native American,gay, straight, Am w/ mental illness or phys. disability. 6 days ago
- As he starts his last two years, #SOTU sounds like that inaug. speech I heard on a cold DC day in 2009. Bi-partisan hope? Will it work now? 6 days ago
- “A better politics is one where we appeal to each other’s basic decency instead of our basest fears.” #SOTU sounds like 2009 inaug. 6 days ago
- Elizabeth Warren is standing. Obama must be a progressive again! Where has this Obama been? #SOTU 6 days ago
- Hey that faster internet/infrastructure idea should be a bi-partisan slam dunk. I’d be live tweeting but my internet is too slow. #sotu 6 days ago
- “The shadow of crisis has past and the state of the union is strong.” Obama’s #SOTU headline. But are we all feeling it? Or just some of… 7 days ago
- Unintentional diversity? I think I saw a few frames of an Asian American in the movie “Selma”! aaldef.org/blog/emil-guil… 7 days ago
- “Fresh off the Boat”? @margaretcho was first w/Asian Am. sitcom in 1994. What does she think of new series? ow.ly/HFqdz 7 days ago
- RT @jozjozjoz: Nice piece by @emilamok for @NBCAsianAmerica: “Beyond Black and White: Asian-American Memories of Selma” nbcnews.to/14ZlXp3 1 week ago
- RT @sonadelite: Such a great piece @emilamok and a reminder that we “…aren’t your model minority.” Todd Edno at Selma: nbcnews.com/news/asian-ame… 1 week ago
- Kiyoshi Kuromiya was an aide to #MLK. I swear he’s in the movie “Selma,” for an AA second. #modelactivist @aaldef ow.ly/HAf3M 1 week ago
- We must not forget. Asian Americans have always stood with Dr. King. @nbc nbcnews.com/news/asian-ame… 1 week ago
- RT @aaldef: .@NBCAsianAmerica: A #JapaneseAmerican incarcerated in WWII camp remembers Selma, nbcnews.to/1Cd7QtC @emilamok #MartinLutherKingDay 1 week ago
- MLK, ‘Selma,’ and the Feeling – Higher Education diverseeducation.com/article/68905/ via @twitterapi 1 week ago
- RT @KaozouapaLee: Beyond Black and White: Asian-American Memories of Selma nbcnews.to/1uhTHER via @NBCNews @emilamok great profile! 1 week ago
- “All About Sex” & @margaretcho on TLC/ 8,pst. The early bird session for kinky seniors. Then read my intvw w/her ow.ly/Hv3YH 1 week ago
- My interview with @margaretcho about the Golden Globes, the Oscars, racism, and sex. Now on the @aaldef blog ow.ly/HtewX 1 week ago
- Mixed results for Obama, but maybe Kamala Harris is the ideal diversity candidate in country’s political future. ow.ly/HsR7Y 2 weeks ago
- “It’s just the racists who are reacting negatively,” says @margaretcho Look for my interview w/her later @aaldef ow.ly/HrNXl 2 weeks ago
- Jones clearly drank the college kool-aid.A realistic view of college football–where the goal is the NFL–would have been to take the money. 2 weeks ago
- I admire him for sticking w/college. But if he doesn’t beat out the 2 injured QBs ahead of him, or gets injured, it may be the wrong choice. 2 weeks ago
- OSU’s Cardale Jones admits to not being a student. Hate to say it, but he should take the money. In college, he’s just an unpaid pro. 2 weeks ago
- 50 years after Selma, #OscarsSoWhite. Hollywood is part of the “1p America” w/”equality fatigue.” ow.ly/HoqGY 2 weeks ago
- Got a bias toward community college students as ethnic losers? What if student were white…like Tom Hanks. ow.ly/HkkPr 2 weeks ago
- Political Waste: House passes futile defunding bill to stop Obama immigration actions.#allforshow ow.ly/Hkbz0 2 weeks ago
- RT @kgoradio: .@sfchronicle has hired its first female editor-in-chief in the 150 years of operation, 37-year-old @audreycoopersf bit.ly/1wcmGd2 2 weeks ago
- New distraction: Pacquiao to momentarily give up Karaoke. Too busy. ow.ly/Hk1Qt 2 weeks ago
- I guess censorship lives on in France, after all. ow.ly/HjQAf 2 weeks ago
- It’s called “Gandhi-bot” beer. Even though Gandhi probably didn’t. And likely wouldn’t have approved. ow.ly/HjBxI 2 weeks ago
- My High School French relevant again! ow.ly/Hj4QM ow.ly/i/8fXr3 2 weeks ago
- When an Asian Am.of #AnnCurry‘s stature gets this kind of treatment, not a good sign for diversity in media. ow.ly/HgM4t 2 weeks ago
- No reason Asian Americans should be conflicted on Margaret Cho if they understand satire and free speech. @aaldef ow.ly/Hg4Sl 2 weeks ago
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